HSE raps health trust for 'failing' on stress
- Hazardous steps. Falconer, Heather // Employers Law;Apr2003, p7
Comments on the efforts made by the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to fit risk assessment to the problem of stress. Setbacks of the guidance of HSE to employers and its inspectors; Description of the guidance.
- On trial. // Personnel Today;8/5/2003, p18
Utility company Innogy PLC was all too happy to help pilot the new draft stress management standards developed by the Great Britain Health and Safety Executive (HSE), as it has been working unilaterally on something similar for the best part of a year. Claire Forty, Innogy's senior occupational...
- Stressing the importance of good mental health. // Works Management;Jul2001, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p9
Reports the publication of the guide on preventing work-related stress by the Health and Safety Executive in Great Britain. Identification of people at risk of developing work-related stress; Context of the book; Production of management standards for measuring employee performance.
- Strain stoppers. Jordan, Joe // People Management;11/20/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 23, p38
Emphasizes the role of the personnel management profession in the implementation of the 2003 management standards on stress issued by the British Health and Safety Executive. Overview of the employment problem caused by stress; Discussion of the government recommendations on stress management;...
- Staff still stressed out. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Dec2006, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p8
The article reports that stress is still the biggest problem faced by workplaces in Great Britain. The most common triggers for rising stress levels amongst employees include excessive workloads, job cuts and rapid change. Statistics from the British Health and Safety Executive shows that half...
- Snap judgment. Betts, Zoe // Works Management;Dec2008, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p9
The article reports on a ruling in Great Britain related to the impact of work-related stress to health of an employee. The Court of Appeal handed down a judgment that could announce an increase in the number of stress claims by employees. In a case, a company was ruled liable to an employee's...
- Poor health and safety hits SMEs hard. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;May2006, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p3
The article presents information from the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE) about workplace injuries in Great Britain. According to the article, the most common injuries were slips, stress, and back and shoulder problems. Comments from Jonathan Russell of HSE regarding the effect of...
- Stress at work grows worse. // Works Management;Dec1998, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p7
The article discusses the research by the TUC on the effects of stress in employees. The figures from the TUC suggested that stress at work was considered as a major concern for colleagues of union safety representatives. Furthermore, the Health & Safety Executive found out that stress affects...
- Sound out on stress. // Works Management;Jun2004, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the effort of the Health and Safety Executive to create a proposal to reduce work-related stress in Great Britain. Contents of the proposals; Purpose in helping companies meet existing duty of care for workers; Productivity impact of work-related stress.