How employers should handle stress in the workplace
Every employer has a duty of care with employees and others in the workplace. Workplace stress is one of the main contributors to mental ill-health, but if effectively managed, the impact can be minimal with positive outcomes for all parties.
Mental Health issues can be difficult for employers to tackle without the physical cues. With mental ill-health impacting workplaces with an estimated cost of $10.9 billion per annum (plus the human cost factors), it is something which simply cannot be ignored.
This webcast offers valuable guidance on how to minimise legal ramifications and manage workplace stress, including:
- How to identify common signs of workplace stress
- Tips for developing a mental health plan
- Issues in managing ill and injured workers
- Benefits of a return to work plan