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Stress Awareness for Employees


About 1 in 5 people say that they find their work either very or extremely stressful and over half a million people report that they experience work-related stress at a level they believe has actually made them ill.

On average, a case of stress-related ill health leads to 29 working days being lost. In one recent year a total of 13.4 million working days were lost due to either stress, depression or anxiety.

In addition the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) increasingly expect to see that organisations are managing workplace stress following their guidance. This training course will help ensure that employees are aware of their part in helping to manage stress in the workplace and your organisation’s approach to this risk area.

Aim of the Course:

Stress Awareness for Employees aims to make employees more aware of the causes of stress and the positive actions that you can take to manage stress.

At the end of the training trainees will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between stress and pressure
  • Appreciate the common causes of stress in the workplace and also causes outside of work
  • Recognise the common signs and symptoms of stress in themselves and others
  • Appreciate the adverse effects that stress can have on people and the contributory factors
  • Recognise the positive actions and strategies that can be applied to deal with stress

Who is it for?

The course has been developed for all levels of employees to provide a general awareness about the stress factors arising from their social and work life and how to cope with them.

How is it Delivered?

Stress Awareness for Employees can be delivered online or through a computer network to each trainee at their desktop or laptop. We can also provide the course to be integrated into a SCORM compliant LMS.

The training can be completed at the employees own pace by ‘book marking’ and recording progress and returning to the training at a later stage. In delivering the training in this way the normal costs of training are reduced whilst still achieving the desired awareness and compliance with the organisation’s legal responsibilities. At the end of the training the trainee will complete an assessment.desired awareness and compliance.

Compliance Record Keeping Easily Solved

An invaluable feature of Praxis42 eLearning modules is our learning management system called the eSP, our eSolutions Platform. This solves the problem of compliance record keeping by recording all training and completion of courses and making these records available for you to view and manage electronically.

No more struggling to find training records should you have a visit from the enforcing agency or an audit. Training certificates can be printed by the trainee once the course is completed and the end assessment successfully passed.

Course Summary

The Stress Awareness for Employees course from Praxis42 will help employees recognise the common causes of stress and help them understand the positive actions they can take to better manage its effects.The training uses a best practice approach and the latest guidance.

Additional information

Stress Awareness for Employees Guide 9pdf) Download Pdf