Stress risk assessments using an ergonomics approach


About this course

Benefits of attending

Who should attend?

Professional competence


Dates and locations

A one-day course designed for assessors who wish to examine their risk assessment process and workplace design in order to reduce barriers to the reduction of stress induced mental health disorders and improve workplace wellbeing.

Delegates will be able to understand stress in the context of work and workplace design, how factors that can cause stress can be avoided which will benefit the individual and organisation. Delegates are often surprised how often physical discomfort solutions can result in stress related mental health problems

This course will complement Mental Health First Aid training.

For all staff that want to be able to carry out stress risk assessments by understanding what stress is and how it affects the body, and how design of work, task and place of work can have a major impact on workers.

The course is designed to give a holistic approach to carrying out stress risk assessments and how to avoid introducing stress and how to break down barriers to stress

08.45 -09.00:  Tea / coffee
09.00 - 09.30: What is stress and what is a stress risk assessment? What is a human factors perspective on stress?
09.30 - 10.30  What is stress management and how can this benefit the organisation?
10.30 - 10.45  Break
10.45 - 11.30  How stress effects the body and mind
11.30 - 12.30  Cases 1 and 2
12.30 - 13.00  Lunch
13.00 - 14.30 Cases 3 and 4
14.30 - 14.45 Break
14.45 - 15.45  Stress risk assessment and stress reaction
15.45 - 16.30  What is an effective stress management program?
  • How can we tie this into the new occupational health standards ISO45001?

3rd Quarter
London- Novotel Waterloo - 12th August
Bristol - Mercure Redcliffe Hill - 4th September
4th Quarter
Manchester - ETC Venues - 11th October
  • Human Factors guide to Stress risk assessments
  • Handouts and digital guides
  • Certificate on successful completion of the course
  • Lunch and refreshments are provided on most Full Day public courses

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Price  £399.00

VAT (@20%) £79.80

Total £478.80