Several sources of data, information and knowledge can be used to identify the extent to which work related stress is a problem in your organisation.
Most organisations have significant amounts of qualitative and quantitative data that, when properly collated and analysed, can provide useful information to be used in the Management Standards approach
This is the first step in assessing any gap between your organisation’s current performance and that described by the Management Standards as the states to be achieved. The main sources include:
"We have been monitoring sickness absence data and line managers have been evaluating staff reviews to try and identify triggers."
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Before you begin the next step you should have:
You are ready to move on to the next stage: Step 3, Evaluate the risks