Preventing work-related stress: Information for Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) in the private sector

How health and safety representatives (HSRs) can reduce or eliminate work-related stress in the private sector.
Last updated

Jun 2009

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4 pages

What it contains

Work-related stress is a health and safety hazard for employers and employees in the private sector. This guide outlines how health and safety representatives (HSRs) can help prevent work-related stress. It explains:

  • what work-related stress is
  • potential causes and effects of work-related stress
  • occupational health and safety laws relating to work-related stress
  • the role of HSRs in preventing stress
  • how to consult about, report on and resolve work-related stress issues