Employer's Liabiity for Stress

Employer's Liability for Stress


Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, employers have a responsibility to assess the risk of stress-related ill health arising from work activities and under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and to take measures to control that risk. 

The HSE provides a set of Management Standards which provide guidance for employers on methods of preventing stress in the workplace:

http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/standards/index.htm

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