HSE Management standards: risk factors for stress

  • The HSE management standards identify the risk factors for work-related stress:

    Demands Staff are able to cope with the demands of the job         
    Control Staff are able to have a say about the way work is done
    Support Staff receive adequate information and support from colleagues and line  managers
    Relationships Staff are not subjected to unacceptable behaviours e.g. bullying and harassment, at work
    Role Staff understand their role and responsibilities
    Change Staff are involved and consulted about organisational changes

    This link gives guidance on the actions line managers at the university need to take to meet the HSE Management Standards