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Understanding and preventing stress in the workplace


An in-depth programme exploring signs and symptoms of workplace stress, responsibilities in relation to the HSE management standards (including recent developments of this model) and detailed guidance on the competencies required to effectively manage stress in the workplace.

Business need

Stress is commonly cited as one of the key reasons for sickness absence, impacting on the individual, the team and the wider organisation. Research has consistently shown that line managers play a key role in providing appropriate support to reduce the negative effects of workplace stressors.

Suitable For

Anyone with supervisory/managerial responsibility; HR professionals.


- Increase understanding of stress and workplace stress including triggers and symptoms

- Review and discuss organisational and individual attitudes to stress, health and wellbeing

- Raise awareness of the responsibilities that exist in relation to workplace stress based around Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommendations and best practice

- Introduce HSE management standards and stress risk assessment including latest developments to this model

- Identify management competencies in managing stress effectively

- Introduce techniques to help minimise stress in the working environment

Venue Acas Training Suite, Leeds City Centre   Map (opens in new window)   Date 14/02/2018    Time 09:30 - 16:30   
Price £245.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.