Pressure at work is part of our day to day life and keeps us motivated and productive. However, if there is too much pressure or it last over a long period of time, it leads to stress which can a significant impact on your physical and mental health.
Often work-related stress comes from too much work and not enough time to complete it. Other causes of stress could be lack of control over the work being done, such as if there are conflicting priorities or major changes going on.
However, there are actions you can take to eliminate or reduce the stress these things cause.
From a legal point of view The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 requires employers to provide employees with a safe and healthy working environment.
Our stress toolbox talk helps keep employees healthy and reduce health and safety issues in workplaces where there is a lot of pressure on employees which can lead to stress.
Items Covered in the Stress Toolbox Talk
Our stress toolbox talk is split up in following sections:
- Introduction: Provide an introduction to what stress is and what causes it.
- Symptoms of Stress: Outline a range of common symptoms that a person is stressed.
- Control Measures: Define the controls that can be used to manage and avoid stress at work.
- The Law: List the regulation related to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.
- Toolbox Talk Questions: Include a few questions to validate attendees understanding of the stress toolbox talk.
Each of our toolbox talks include an additional page where relevant hazards on site can be identified and discussed, together with an attendance list where participants can be recorded and sign.
Purchase our Stress Toolbox Talk to keep your employees safe, or take advantage of our toolbox talk packages which contains a range of our toolbox talks at a reduced price.