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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.

All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish enhance their CPD.


This event will:

  • 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

Have a large group of staff to train?
To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh your knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.

Need more than training?
We recognise that every organisation is different. Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To arrange a call or visit or to simply find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

Venue Acas Newcastle   Map (opens in new window)   Date 06/11/2019    Time 09:30 - 16:30   
Price £255.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
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* 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.