The Health & Safety Executive report that 11 million working days are lost per year due to stress, depression, and anxiety. Across April, stress awareness month aims to raise awareness of the damaging impact stress has on both employees and businesses.
One of the most important ways employers can deter workplace stress is by conducting a stress risk assessment. Like completing a risk assessment for a new piece of machinery or task, employers are legally obliged to risk assess for workplace stress.
This beginner’s guide from the experts of British Franchise Association, Citation, will take you through the essential need-to-knows about tackling workplace stress, including:
- What are stress risk assessments?
- Who is at risk of workplace stress?
- Why are stress risk assessments so important?
- What are some common sources of workplace stress?
- What are the signs of stress?
If you join* Citation before 29 April 2022, we’ll give you FREE 12-months access to our Employee Assistance Programme – an exclusive Citation offer to celebrate Stress Awareness Month.
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If you’d like to chat about how Citation can help with the HR and Health & Safety side of your business, just give them a call on 0345 844 1111, or fill in their call-back form and they’ll get right back to you.