The Management Standards for Work-related Stress
The Management Standards approach has been developed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to help reduce the levels of work-related stress reported by British workers. The goal is for you to work with your employees and their representatives to implement the Management Standards by continually improving the way you manage workplace pressures that can result in work-related stress. This will be good for employees and good for business.
The Management Standards cover six key areas of work design that, if not properly managed, are associated with poor health and well-being, lower productivity and increased sickness absence. In other words, the six Management Standards cover the primary sources of stress at work. These are: