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National Stress Awareness Day 6th November 2013

Date: 29 Oct 2013

 

National Stress Awareness Day, on 6th November 2013, raises awareness about stress, how to prevent it and how to manage it once it occurs.  The emphasis is on promoting psychological wellbeing of people at work so that they can perform at their peak. 

The International Stress Management Association has provided a number of downloadable support materials:

NSAD is an ideal opportunity to take positive action to reduce and prevent workplace stress.  If you're wondering how you and your company can get involved, contact ISMA to find out more.

 

Working Days Lost

According to HSE, 36 million days were lost in 2008 as a result of work-related ill health or workplace injury. The worst performing organisations lost an average of 12 working days per employee [CBI/AXA].

Costs

27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness in 2011/12.  Workplace ill health cost society an estimated £13.8 billion in 2010/11.

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