7 November 2007: UK National Stress Awareness Day 2007 and National Ban Bullying at Work Day 2007
Sheila Pantry OBE
The UK National Stress Awareness campaign aims to present a more positive, proactive and manageable approach to stress management. There are many causes of stress and when these build up they undermine people's natural ability to cope, leaving them tired, and anxious, irritable and making stress more infectious.
National Stress Awareness Day - 7th November 2007 is an annual event organized by the International Stress management Association. To find out how you can participate please visit www.isma.org.uk/about-national-stress-awareness-day-nsad
Talk to someone who will listen. Lines only open on National Stress Awareness Day 8am - 8pm. 0800 030 4786
National Ban Bullying at Work Day - 7th November 2007
The UK Health and Safety Commission (HSC) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) strongly condemn any form of harassment or bullying at work.
National Ban Bullying at Work Day is spearheaded by the Andrea Adams Trust. To find out how you and your organisation can be involved in this years event visit www.banbullyingatwork.com also www.hse.gov.uk/stress.
Revised HSE Stress guidance 2007
The revision of HSE guidance 'Tackling work-related stress a managers' guide to improving and maintaining employee health and well-being (HSG 218) is about to go to print. It will include additional material and tools on CD-ROM. Publication is planned for November/December 2007
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