National - Work Positive: Managing Organisational Stress (Based on HSE Management Standards)

Greater Glasgow and Clyde

This course is aimed at HR, H&S or other representative from organisations wishing to develop a Wellbeing Strategy and/or a proactive approach to psychosocial risk management.

It provides information on the HSE Management Standards for Work-related Stress and the Work Positive risk management process. It includes practical exercises to develop skills required to conduct a stress risk assessment and action plan in the workplace.

The course also highlights the key role of line managers in reducing stress and promoting wellbeing as well as the importance of supporting employees to build their resilience in order to cope better under pressure and during period of change. Delegates leave the session with a draft project plan for implementing the Work Positive process in their workplace as well as lots of other useful resources to take away. 

Rebecca Norris (nee Lancaster) of Work and Wellbeing Consultants will deliver the training. She is an Occupational Psychologist and developed the Work Positive stress risk management tool for NHS Health Scotland. She works closely with Healthy Working Lives in further developing Work Positive and accompanying training and resources.

Programme (course starts at 9.30 prompt)

  • Developing a Wellbeing Strategy Stress in the workplace, symptoms, causes and impacts

  • HSE Management Standards for Work-related Stress

  • The Work Positive Stress Risk Management Tool

  • Organisational level risk assessment - implementing the Work Positive process in your workplace (This is the main focus of the session, considering how you can tailor the HSE Management Standards and the Work Positive resource to your workplace).

  • The role of team level and individual stress risk assessment

  • The key role of line managers including HSE Competency framework

  • Building resilience to support employees to cope better under pressure Reflections and actions from the course

  • Evaluation and close

Event Information


09:30am - 4:30pm 19/03/2018




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