LRD Booklets October 2000

Tackling workplace stress - guide for safety reps

Introduction (352 words)

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines stress as: ...

1. The scale of the problem (2651 words)

The TUC believes that stress is now the biggest health and safety problem at work. In a new TUC survey of over 8,000 safety ...

3. The law on work-related stress (2147 words)

Although there is no specific legislation aimed at controlling stress at work, employers have legal duties under both statutory and common law that are ...

4. Tackling workplace stress (3384 words)

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has produced a number of guides on stress including Help on work-related stress - a short guide. This ...

Appendix: Sources of help and further information (650 words)

A number of unions, including education unions NATFHE, AUT and ATL and civil service union PCS have set up stress helplines. ...