Dealing with Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Violence in the Workplace
Preventing physical injury in the workplace should be a key concern for all employers, but any approach to worker wellbeing needs to factor in mental health. In addition, employers also need to be aware that workplace violence is a relatively common occurrence across many industries.
In this course, you will learn how to identify stress, anxiety, depression and violence in the workplace. With reference to Health and Safety law, you will discover how to fulfil your legal obligations and support employee wellbeing.
You Will Learn
- Why employers need to take psychological distress and violence in the workplace seriously
- The causes of workplace stress, signs of stress and the symptoms of burnout
- How and why employers should identify and support those suffering workplace stress
- How employers can identify mental health problems in the workplace and how they can best support those with mental health problems and addictions
- How employers can reduce the risk of workplace violence and support victims of violence
Benefits of Taking This Course
- If you are an employer, this course will help you meet your obligations under health and safety law
- If you are a worker, this course will alert you to the dangers of workplace stress and encourage you to seek help if necessary
- If you work in an HR role, this course will help you work with managers to devise effective stress management policies
- If you are a manager, this course will help you better understand a common problem – mental distress – that affects a significant minority of your team
- If you are interested in occupational health and safety, this course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of several key risks facing modern workers