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Stress

The University of Huddersfield is committed to providing a healthy working environment for all of its employees. This includes where reasonable the protection of employees against work related stress and to promote their health and wellbeing.  

Read the university's Stress Policy.

This web page includes information on training and links to other stress related resources that university staff can utilise.  You are also welcome to contact the Occupational Health Department to arrange a one to one consultation with one of the Occupational Health nursing advisers on a self-referral basis.

There are occasions when you may also find that a consultation with one of the university Dignity at Work advisers would be of benefit to you. Dignity at Work Policy and information

Detailed rationale for the policy can be found on the following links:  Health & Safety Executive 'Managing the Causes of Work Related Stress' & Health & Safety Executive 'Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations'

If you are currently concerned about an aspect of stress as related to the team which you manage please do not hesitate to contact Occupational Health for advice. 

Resources used on university stress training courses

Support for employees info

Stress and mental wellbeing guide

Stress risk assessment Guidance notes

Stress risk assessment form

Mental Health and the Workplace: A Guide for Line Managers

 Employees can also access SilverCloudwhich offers secure, immediate access to online CBT programmes for Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Body Image. 

 

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