Work Related Stress: "The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them at work." - Health and Safety Executive
Employers have a duty of care to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their employees. They are also required to conduct risk assessments for work-related stress. But in reality, how many do?
Stress causes 40% of all work-related illnesses and one in five visits to a GP.
It is the single biggest cause of sickness in the UK.
Sarah, Karishma and Paul share their experiences of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. They also provide insight into stress and how they sought help to find coping skills.
Dr. Cherrie Coghlan describes the symptoms from a psychiatric perspective.
Prof. Cary Cooper discusses attitudes to stress and mental illness in the workplace. He explains the impact on business before moving to concepts like absenteeism, presenteeism and practical advice for the future.
An essential tool for Management, Human Resources and Occupational Health.