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work-related stress


tension experienced when the demands of the work environment exceed the workers’ ability to cope with or control them

Context: Info

It is widely recognised that work-related stress is one of the major contemporary challenges facing occupational health and safety. It is commonly understood that a need for stress prevention activities is prevalent in all European countries and across all types of organisations.

Term reference

Stacey, N., Ellwood, P., Bradbrook, S., Foresight on new and emerging occupational safety and health risks associated with information and communication technologies and work location by 2025 – Final Report, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), Bilbao, 18.1.2018, p. 6, [9.10.2018]


  • Български: свързан с работата стрес
  • Čeština: stres při práci
  • Dansk: arbejdsrelateret stress
  • Deutsch: arbeitsbedingter Stress
  • Ελληνικά: εργασιακό άγχος
  • English: work-related stress
  • Español: estrés laboral
  • Eesti: tööstress
  • Suomi: työperäinen stressi
  • Français: stress lié au travail
  • Hrvatski: stres povezan s radom
  • Magyar: munkahelyi stressz
  • Íslenska: vinnutengd streita
  • Italiano: stress lavoro-correlato
  • Lietuvių: su darbu susijęs stresas
  • Latviešu: ar darbu saistīts stress
  • Malti: stress relatat max-xogħol
  • Nederlands: werkgerelateerde stress
  • Norsk: arbeidsrelatert stress
  • Polski: stres związany z pracą
  • Português: stresse relacionado com o trabalho
  • Română: stres profesional
  • Slovenčina: stres súvisiaci so zamestnaním
  • Slovenščina: stres, povezan z delom
  • Svenska: arbetsrelaterad stress