stress Management

Mae'r ymateb i'r cais hwn yn hwyr iawn. Yn ôl y gyfraith, ym mhob amgylchiad, dylai West Lothian College fod wedi ymateb erbyn hyn. (manylion). Gallwch gwyno drwy yn gofyn am adolygiad mewnol.

Dear West Lothian College,

Under Freedom of Information Scotland, I wish to receive the following information within 20 working days:

1. Please advise over the period (1 April 2017 to 12 March 2020), the number of staff who listed stress as one of the reasons for sickness. For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

2. Of these staff identified above, how many were subsequently discovered to be related to work? For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

3. How many days were lost as a result of any kind of stress? For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

4. How many days were lost as a result of workplace stress? For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

5. How many individual stress risk assessments have been carried out by the College? For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

6. How many occupational group risk assessments have been carried out by the College? For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

7. Do you have a specific stress Policy and/or procedure? If so, please attach.

8. Do you have a specific stress workgroup? If so, please attach minutes/action points for last year.

For each point, could you please provide the information broken down into numbers for support staff/lecturers and staff earning over £70,000 PA for each of the time periods listed above?

Yours faithfully,

John Gallacher

FOI, West Lothian College

Dear Mr Gallacher

Thank you for your FOI request. I confirm that this was received today, Tuesday 31 March 2020, is receiving our attention and that we will be in touch with you in due course.

Kind regards

Colin Miller
Head of Service External Engagement

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FOI, West Lothian College

Dear Mr Gallacher

With reference to your FOI request dated 30 March 2020, please find the following response.

The college has a Shared Services Payroll service with a Local Authority, and due to the current Coronavirus situation college staff are unable to use the Payroll reporting systems.

For your Questions 1 - 4, Payroll reporting systems are required to provide the responses so therefore cannot be provided currently. We will not be able to gain access to the Payroll system until we are back in college, and we don't know when this will be.

Please find answers to your questions 5 to 8, as below.

5. How many individual stress risk assessments have been carried out by the College? For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 (1 x Support, 2 x Lecturing, 0 x >£70k p.a.)
1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 (1 x Support, 4 x Lecturing, 0 x >£70k p.a.)
1 April 2019 - 31 March 2020 (2 x Support, 9 x Lecturing, 0 x £70k p.a.)

6. How many occupational group risk assessments have been carried out by the College? For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 and 1 April 2019 to 12 March 2020).

Nil for all time periods

7. Do you have a specific stress Policy and/or procedure? If so, please attach.

Yes: http://www.west-lothian.ac.uk/_uploads/E...

8. Do you have a specific stress workgroup? If so, please attach minutes/action points for last year.

No.

I trust this information is sufficient for your needs.

Please see link below - Scottish Information Commissioner’s contact details for the launch of the new appeal service:
www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

Kind regards

Colin Miller
Head of Service: External Engagement

Almondvale Crescent | Livingston | West Lothian | EH54 7EP
T: 01506 427919 | E: [email address] | W: http://www.west-lothian.ac.uk

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