work-related stress


‘Work-related suicides should be monitored and regulated’

In this episode of the Safety & Health Podcast, we are joined by Sarah Waters to look at a study, published by University of Leeds, which calls on the HSE to monitor, regulate and ultimately prevent workplace suicides. Read More

‘Work-related suicides should be monitored, regulated and prevented,’ SHP meets Prof Sarah Waters

SHP speaks to Sarah Waters, Professor of French studies at the University of Leeds, who has recently published a report, with Hilda Palmer from Hazards Campaign, looking into 12 suicide cases that occurred between 2015 and 2020 to discover whether they could be attributed to the workplace. Read More

My experience of workplace stress, in an organisation that didn’t see occupational stress as an issue: In conversation with Kate Field

Kate Field has never had a diagnosed mental illness or received medical treatment for her mental health. But like so many, she has certainly suffered with her mental health. Read More

The wild west of wellbeing

Dr Nick Bell explains that wellbeing may exist in an ‘unregulated’ space between various disciplines. Here he explores what wellbeing means, discusses some of the long-standing theories that can inform our understanding and sets out practical steps that a health and safety practitioner can take to make a success of wellbeing. Read More

Long working hours: ‘745,000 deaths are the tip of the iceberg’

The World Health Organization has recently drawn attention to research which estimated that 745,000 people died globally in 2016 due to health conditions (such as stroke and heart disease) associated with long working hours. Dr Nick Bell discusses the implications and the likelihood that this is a significant underestimation of the harm caused by long working hours. Read More

Preventing work-related stress in construction

The HSE's Preventing work-related stress in construction toolkit is aimed at small businesses with a regular workforce. Read More

Why organisations must learn from remote working impact

James Pomeroy, Director of Quality, Health, Environment and Safety at Lloyd’s Register, explains how results from the global safety assurance specialists’ latest report shines a light on the true impact working from home has had on staff mental health. Read More

Work-related stress and the wellbeing of frontline workers

In episode 9 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Peter Kelly, Senior Psychologist for the HSE about work-related stress and Inspector Phil Spencer, Blue Light Programme Co-ordinator at Cleveland Police, discusses the stress of working on the frontline during the pandemic. Read More

Preventing work-related stress

HSE has launched a ‘Talking Toolkit’, which focuses on work-related stress. Read More

Is your organisation impacting worker health?

Taking stock is a universal business practice applied across micro to multinational businesses irrespective of sector. Taking time out to Read More



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Down to Earth: The hidden risk of low level falls in vehicle maintenance

Display Screen Equipment: Employee factsheet

ISO 45003: Your questions answered

Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing