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The results of stress at work may not be as obvious as an industrial accident, but they can be just as harmful. A certain amount of pressure may help us perform well, but if stress is too great or too frequent, health problems are likely to follow. Read on for some of the common causes and results of stress, and ideas for what you and your employer can do to manage stress in the workplace.
The TUC’s Changing Times (CT) webpages offer advice and information on work-life balance.
Hazards magazine’s website has information on stress.
The Labour Research Department has published the booklet Stress and mental health at work – a guide for trade union reps.
The UK National Work-Stress Network offers information and advice.
Click here to download UNISON’s Stress at work – a guide for safety reps booklet.
The Unite union has produced a guide to work-related stress.