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December/January 2008/2009 (vol. 05/4)

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Still as stressed as ever

Little has changed in the five years since the Management Standards were launched

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A study charting progress in combating work-related stress since the launch of the HSE’s Management Standards, finds that the psychosocial working conditions for British employees has changed little in five years.

In November 2004, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) launched its Management Standards approach to tackling work-related stress. The HSE’s overall aim is to bring about a reduction in the number of employees who go off sick, or who cannot perform well at work because of stress (OH at Work 2004; 1(4):11–14). Its health at work group has now…

Paul Suff is contributing editor of Occupational Health [at Work].

 

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Occupational Health at Work December/January 2008/2009 (vol. 05/4) pp19-21

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