Stress is an inevitable part of life, but chronic unmanaged stress can greatly reduce the quality of our lives. The good news is that we can manage our stress to live healthier more resilient lives.
In manufacturing, managing stress is a crucial aspect of maintaining a healthy and thriving workforce. By understanding and defining stress, workers gain insights into the significant impacts of stress on their well-being, productivity, and overall job satisfaction. Workers will identify the various sources of stress that arise in their work environment, such as tight deadlines, high-pressure situations, and demanding workloads. Employees will learn how to effectively manage their stress levels, enhancing their resilience, focus, and safety. By investing in the well-being of their employees and providing them with the necessary tools to manage stress, manufacturing organizations can create a healthier, more engaged workforce, leading to increased productivity, reduced absenteeism, and improved overall job satisfaction
- Stress affects everyone
- Stress can negatively impact our lives
- We can learn to manage stress
- Its important to know when to get help
- Invest in your own wellbeing to stress less and live more
- Dr. Steve Conway is the Mental Health and Wellness Director for the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC. Steve has extensive experience with more than 30 years of providing mental health services in a variety of settings and to diverse populations, Steve also holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), and an MBA with a focus on leadership and teams. He is a Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor, Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified Clinical Supervisor and has coach training from an ICF accredited program. He has been a counselling therapist for two decades, as well as a leadership coach and consultant, workshop facilitator for workplace mental health and leadership issues, and a leadership fit to position assessment specialist for the past 15 years. Additionally, Steve has served as a Director and Vice President for a private not for profit university.
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