Managing Employer Liability for Employee Stress

With record-breaking awards for work-related stress hitting the headlines, it is clear that employee stress is becoming acknowledged as a significant health & safety issue. As an employer, you can now face both civil and criminal prosecution for negligence against your employees. So it is vital that you are aware of your liabilities.There is currently little guidance on how to manage this potential liability. This report fills the gap. It suggests the easiest strategy you can adopt for maximum protection and shows you how you can integrate stress management into your existing health and safety policies and procedures.Contents include:The three faces of employers' liability Employers' civil liability The current state of the civil law on stress at work Employers' criminal liability