Preventing work-related stress: For employees in the private sector

How to reduce or eliminate work-related stress for private sector employees.
Last updated

Jun 2009

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PDF, 283.2 kB

Document length

6 pages

What it contains

Work-related stress is a health and safety hazard for employers and employees. This guide outlines the occupational health and safety duties of private sector employers to help manage stress. It explains:

  • the causes of workplace stress
  • the mental, physical, emotional and behavioural effects of stress
  • how to address stress concerns, including who to consult and how to prevent stress
  • reporting and resolving work-related stress issues