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Are there any risk assessments for stress among staff? We link to examples of risk assessments on work-related stress. We also point to further articles on staff wellbeing.

Risk assessments for workplace stress

Cardiff High School

Cardiff High School uses a risk assessment for stress in the workplace published by its local authority, which can be found on pages 13-18 of the document linked to below. 

The form identifies some hazards and control measures related to stress. It has columns for who might be harmed, a risk rating, action needed to reduce the risk, and the residual risk rating.

For example, control measures listed against the risk of work overload, underload or difficulty include:

  • Monthly discussions of workload with employees
  • Making time management courses available to staff
  • Setting realistic deadlines
  • Encouraging staff not to take work home

Code of guidance: stress, Cardiff High School (Adobe pdf file)

 University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow has a guidance document for the risk assessment of work-related stress, which includes a risk assessment form on pages 10-11.

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