HSE guide helps stress victims claim damages
- Mental distress at work -- advisory leaflet. // Accountancy;Nov92, Vol. 110 Issue 1191, p104
Reports on the leaflet published by the Health and Safety Executive entitled 'Mental Distress at Work: First Aid Measures,' which is designed to help employers, supervisors and managers offer immediate support for employees suffering from severe acute mental distress at work.
- Lighten the load and beat stress. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/7/2005, Vol. 156 Issue 19, p4
Reports on the survey conducted by the Health and Safety Executive organization on the level of stress in workers in Great Britain. Account of stress, depression and anxiety in reported lost working days per year; Variation in reaction of employers to stress; Tips on how to manage the harmful...
- Managing work-related stress. // Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Feb/Mar2005, Issue 45, p11
The article reports that Great Britain's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a new approach to help employers work with their employees to manage the risks from work-related stress. Great Britain's Minister for Work Jane Kennedy has said that this is a practical example of what can be...
- 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.
- IN BRIEF. // People Management;6/28/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p17
Presents news briefs on employees in Great Britain. Importance of the practice guidelines produced by the Health and Safety Executive organization; Number of employees experiencing occupational stress; Information on the back-pay received by ambulance men.
- First aid boss claims workplace stress forced him to leave HSE. Pitcher, Greg // Personnel Today;2/13/2007, p3
The article reports that the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been strongly criticised after Ian Kershaw, a senior employee claimed he was forced into early retirement by work-related stress. Kershaw left his position as head of the First Aid Approvals and Monitoring Section (FAAMS)...
- ON YOUR BIKE. Kent, Simon // People Management;2/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, Special section p20
The article reports on obesity-related diseases and stress affecting employees and their employers in Great Britain. Employers are challenged by stress and obesity among their employees. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) calculates that 13.8 million working days were lost to stress,...
- We have a duty of care towards staff with stress. Taylor, Gill // Third Sector;Dec2014, Issue 807, p52
The article focuses on the responsibilities of a manager concerning staff suffering from work stress. It discusses the results of the Labour Force Survey work-related illnesses, the need for managers to be proactive in dealing with such cases, and the management standards developed by the...
- Men more likely to suffer musculoskeletal disorders. // Occupational Health;Aug2003, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p4
Reports on a study by the Great Britain Health and Safety Executive which revealed that male workers are more likely to fall prey to musculoskeletal disorders than women, and both sexes are just susceptible to stress, anxiety or depression. Prevalence rates for stress, anxiety and depression;...