Preventing work-related stress: Information for employees in the public sector

Preventing work-related stress in the public sector
Last updated

May 2008

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3 pages

What it contains

Work-related stress is a health and safety hazard for employers and employees in the public sector. This document explains:

  • how stress can affect a worker mentally, physically, socially and in their work performance
  • what causes stress in the workplace
  • how employer and employees have responsibilities to manage stress under occupational health and safety laws
  • how to prevent work-related stress
  • where employees can get help for work-related stress

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