Preventing work-related stress: For employers in the public sector

How to reduce or eliminate work-related stress for public sector employers.
Last updated

May 2008

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4 pages

What it contains

Work-related stress is a health and safety hazard for employers in the public sector. This guide outlines the occupational health and safety responsibilities of public sector employers to help prevent work-related stress. It explains:

  • how stress can affect a worker mentally, physically, socially and in their work performance
  • how employer and employees have responsibilities to manage stress under occupational health and safety laws
  • ways to prevent work-related stress
  • reporting work-related stress hazards, including monitoring health and conditions and resolving issues