Why do businesses need a stress risk assessment?
Today, many of the UK’s businesses are facing absenteeism, presenteeism, reduced productivity and high staff turnover due to mental health issues. In fact, three in five UK employees have had mental health issues due to work*.
As all employers have a duty of care obligation to look after the health and safety of staff, including their wellbeing, a stress risk assessment is vital. We’ve designed this guide to help you create an effective stress risk assessment for your business.
How to use this guide
As every business is unique, we’ve created a risk assessment template that you can use as a framework. Simply remove, add, or change points, to customise it for your business. Our example is for a company-wide stress risk assessment, however you could adapt it for a team or individual.