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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2009-08-06
  • Title
    Protecting Workers' Health Series No. 3: Work organisation and stress
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Year
    2004
  • Author
    Leka, S, Griffiths, A & Cox, T
  • Description
    From website: "Work stress is thought to affect individuals' psychological and physical health, as well as organization's effectiveness, in an adverse manner. This booklet provides practical advice on how to deal with work stress. It is intended that employers, managers and trade union representatives use this booklet as part of an initiative to educate on the management of work stress. Discussed are the nature of the stress at work, the causes and effects of stress, as well as prevention strategies and risk assessment and management methods. Also discussed are the role of the organizational culture in this process and the resources to be drawn upon for managing work stress."
  • Categories
    Work Environment
  • Keywords
    Stress, work organisation, occupational health and safety, working environment
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