Newsletter Resources include Tools for Managing Work Related Stress

Newsletter Resources include Tools for Managing Work Related Stress


Posted by Amanda Furness

 

The resources featured in our Summer 2019 newsletter are:

 

How to beat stress and keep the mind healthy

The British Safety Council launched 3 wellbeing videos to coincide with Mental Health Awareness week in May. They acknowledge that wellbeing is a shared responsibility between employers and employees.  Their aim is to provide practical tools for everyone in the workplace, which employers can support and encourage the use of. The short 3-5 minute films are freely available online by following the link in the title above.

 

Let’s talk menopause

Recent research by the CIPD has found that three fifths of working women between 45 and 55, who are experiencing menopausal symptoms, say they are negatively affected at work.  To help break the stigma around this topic and to stop women suffering in silence, the CIPD have launched resources which include a guide for HR, a guide for people managers, as well as printable posters and leaflets for the workplace.

 

Managing Work Related Stress – case studies

The Health and Safety Executive have 3 work related stress case studies on their website.  They show how organisations can make positive changes in how they manage work-related stress and demonstrate how managing risk can help staff, as well as reduce sickness absence.  The 3 case studies are from an NHS Trust, a local council and a science company.

 

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