Standards for good practice for human resources (HR) managers, employers and managers
Managing psychosocial risk in the workplace
PAS 1010 can help employers identify the risks associated with psychosocial risks, work-related stress, violence and harassment. It provides a code of practice to help manage workplace health.
The Health & Safety Executive defines stress as "the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demands placed on them." Stress can lead to many problems, including:
- Physical ill-health such as severe headaches, musculoskeletal disorders, heart conditions, gastrointestinal problems, fatigue and 'burnout'
- Mental ill-health such as poor concentration, depression and/or anxiety
- Behavioural changes such as increased smoking, drinking, short temper, withdrawal or other sudden changes in behaviour.
Guidance on the management of psychosocial risks in the workplace
Read more about PAS 1010 and managing stress risks at work
Online recruitment. Code of practice
Read more about a new British Standard for online recruiting
BS ISO 26000:2010
Guidance on social responsibility
An organization’s attitude to social responsibility can affect its ability to attract and retain staff. It can also impact on maintenance of employees' morale, commitment and productivity.
Read more and buy BS ISO 26000
If you're an HR manager buying in corporate training or overseeing in-house training, BS ISO 2990 could be of interest:
BS ISO 29990:2010
Learning services for non-formal education and training. Basic requirements for service providers
Event stewarding and crowd safety. Code of practice
Security screening of individuals employed in a security environment. Code of practice
Code of practice for close protection services. Services within the United Kingdom
Code of practice for close protection services. Services outside the United Kingdom
Security consultancy. Code of practice
Code of practice for the provision of lone worker device (LWD) services
Moving to Mobility. Creating a Successful Remote Work Environment
Download a sample chapter on working away from the office
Read more about this manager’s guide to staff working remotely