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A practical e-Guide to managing psychosocial risks

Discover how to effectively manage work-related stress and psychosocial risks in the workplace with our e-guide. Search the national version of your interest, browse it online or download it to your computer for offline usage.

Find instructions on system requirements etc. below.

The Managing stress and psychosocial risks e-guide is available in national versions. It provides information about work-related stress and psychosocial risks to foster awareness, understanding and management of these issues in the workplace.

The e-guide is designed to respond to the needs of employers and people working in small enterprises, who are starting to approach psychosocial risks in the workplace, and who need to get guidance on the first steps, including:´

  • simple explanations of work-related stress and psychosocial risks
  • effects on businesses and workers
  • practical examples on how to prevent and deal with psychosocial risks
  • references to national legislation
  • information on national resources and practical tools

    Access to the national versions of the e-guide

    Find the e-guide version that is relevant for you by filtering by country and / or language.

    Instructions

    Downloading and Viewing the e-guide

    Some computers might not be able to open and view the e-guide because of their security settings. If you find this to be a problem please check that you have the following settings:

    Enable ActiveX controls/Disable ActiveX filtering

    Enable Flash plug-in

    Enable Popup blocker

    The e-guide is best viewed using Flash Player 10 or later.  Although it will usually work with earlier versions we suggest that, to provide the best view, you download FP10 from http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash

    View e-guide online

    The e-guide can be viewed online using the following browsers. "ActiveX Filtering" has to be turned off.

    Windows:

    Google Chrome (Recommended)

    Internet Explorer 6 and later

    Firefox 1.x and later

    Opera 9.5 and later

    Mac:

    Safari 3 and later

    Firefox 1.x and later

    Google Chrome

    Linux:

    Firefox 1.x and later

    View downloaded version of the e-guide (offline view)

    To view the e-guide you first need to load it onto your computer.  The files you need are compressed into ZIP files which need to be extracted before you can view it.  Please follow the instructions below depending on the main operating system on your computer.

    Windows:

    Download/copy and extract ZIP files onto your local hard disk

    Run file Story.exe from the extracted files

    Mac:

    Safari 3 and later

    Download and extract ZIP files onto your local hard disk

    Run Story.html from the extracted files

    Linux:

    Firefox 1.x and later

    Download and extract ZIP files onto your local hard disk

    Run Story.html from the extracted files

    Note: In a small number of cases, depending on your computer system and security settings, hyperlinks to internal PDF files may not work properly in the e-guide.  If this happens the files can still be found by searching the folder of downloaded files to find the sub-folder story_content\external_files where all of the PDF files are stored.