Resources guide for stress

Personnel Today offers a list of resources and references which can help you
better manage work-related stress in your organisation.

Websites International Stress
Management Association. Charity with a multidisciplinary professional
membership which promotes sound knowledge and best practice in the prevention
and reduction of human stress. National Stress Awareness Day organiser aims to educate
and raise awareness of work stress and to improve legislation on health, safety
and employment rights in UK and Europe Stress in
Perspective. Ethical and professional consultancy providing advice and training
to help reduce stress in the workplace Professional body for
the personnel/human resources sector. Useful links to information on stress at
work, how to tackle it, legal implications and more
research into workplace and employment issues, including stress and stress
related problems
Gives advice and training on work-life and stress-related issues Official
statistics, reflecting Britain’s economy, population and society at national
and local level Health and Safety
Executive Good for
searching HSE publications. Some can be downloaded free in pdf format Equal Opportunities
Commission Arbitration and
conciliation service Trades Union Congress International Labour Office.
Provides statistics on working hours conditions etc. See also – the European Foundation
for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions Employers’ organisation
which offers advice on all aspects of employment

Useful organisations

Health and Safety Commission (HSC)
Tel: +44 (0) 207 717 6630
Fax: +44 (0) 207 717 6644

Stress at Work
Tel: +44 (0) 1604 259 770

Stress Education Services
Tel/Fax: +44 (0) 1560 486888
E-mail: [email protected]

The Andrea Adams Trust
Tel/Fax: +44 (0) 1273 704900
E-mail: [email protected]

Health and Safety Consulting
Tel: 07742 633129
Email: [email protected]

Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM)
Tel: +44 (0) 131 667 5131
Fax: +44 (0) 131 667 0136
Email: [email protected]

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
Tel: +44 (0) 116 257 3100
Fax: +44 (0) 116 257 3101
E-mail: Consultants’ Register [email protected]

International Labour Office (ILO)
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7828 6401
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7233 5925
E-mail: [email protected]

Public Concern at Work
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 6609
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7404 6576
E-mail: [email protected]

Institute of work, Health and Organisations

Official publication of the ISMA

Occupational Health
Leading monthly for OH professionals
For subscriptions, phone: 01444 445566

Employers’ Law
The monthly insight into the law at work
For subscriptions, phone: 01444 445566

Stress in the UK workplace
A comprehensive report on the findings of the October 2003 stress survey by
the Health and Safety Executive and Personnel Today is available now. Price
£25. Tel 01371 810433 for more information or e-mail [email protected]

Personnel Today One Stop Guide to Managing Incapacity
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Personnel Today survey: UK line managers – are they good enough?
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Stress and employer liability
Jill Earnshaw and Cary Cooper.CIPD. London. 2001

Tackling work related stress: A manager’s guide to improving and
maintaining employee health and well being
Sudbury. HSE Books. 2001

Organisational interventions for work stress
Tom Cox, Amanda Griffiths and Claire Barlowe Sudbury. HSE Books. 2001

Help on work related stress: a short guide
Sudbury. HSE Books. 2000

Occupational Stress
Industrial Society. London. 2001

Creating a stress free office
Simon Priest and Jim Welch. Aldershot, Gower. 1998

Managing organisational stress
Noreen Tehrani. CIPD. London 2002.
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Tackling the drivers of stress go toHow the NHS is managing stress go to

Stress management

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