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Work related stress - Stress risk assessment


Work related stress (WRS) or stress at work accounts for 37% of all ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost due to ill health. The total number of working days lost in 2015/16 was 11.7 million, with an average of 23.9 days per case. The overall economic cost to Great Britain was estimated to be over £5 billion.

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Workplace Stress Indicator Tool


Industry experts at HSE have developed and produced an online Stress Indicator Tool (SIT) that measures the attitudes and perceptions of employees towards work-related stress. SIT provides anonymous feedback and is a quick and easy way to determine the extent to which work-related stress is a problem within an organisation.

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