The Health and Safety Executive states that ‘work related stress develops because a person is unable to cope with the demands being placed on them’. This can come from any aspect of their life but it often comes from demands placed on them at work.
So why is stress a problem in the workplace?
Well the latest estimates show the total number of cases of work related stress depression or anxiety account for 39% of all work related illness.
Some occupations may be more susceptible to stress but it can affect anyone and can impact on health, ability to function effectively at work and at home and in relationships.
This course will cover an introduction to stress and why it’s a problem, some of the causes of stress and some ways to minimise the risk of stress.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.
This course is approved by IIRSM (International Institute of Risk & Safety Management) IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of these leading industry bodies. It is also approved by CPD (Continual Professional Development Service). CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.
This course should take about 30 minutes to complete. (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).
Recommended system requirements
Browser: A modern and up to date web browser. Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
This course is most suited to:
Anyone that is experiencing stress or anyone that is responsible for managing stress within their workplace.