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Document ID (ISN)106111
CIS number 07-245
ISBN(s) 1-900544-55-5
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Labour Research Department
Title Tackling workplace stress - A guide for safety reps
Bibliographic information LRD Publications Ltd., 78 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8HF, United Kingdom, Oct. 2000. 40p. Illus. 6 ref. Price: GBP 3.50. GBP 10.00 for employers and commercial organizations.
Abstract This guide for safety representatives describes the extent of stress in the workplace using official statistics and surveys by unions and professional organisations. It includes practical guidance on tackling stress in the workplace. Contents: introduction; scale of the problem (causes, symptoms and consequences of stress); legal framework; responsibilities of employers, role of trade unions (risk assessment checklist; carrying out a workplace survey; negotiating a stress prevention policy).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; stress factors; conditions of work; psychology of work organization
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; labour-management relations; safety guides; role of workers' organizations; check lists; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors