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Work-related stress: Nature and management
Juliet Hassard Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom , Tom Cox Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom Professor
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. This article will summarise the key issues in relation to work-related stress and will discuss how stress at work can best be managed.
Psychosocial risks and workers health
Marlen Hupke DGUV
Changes in the economic and social conditions have an effect on the health and safety of European workplace conditions. This article aims to give an overview on the theoretical background and current empirical findings regarding psychosocial risks, and their associated negative health outcomes for both the individual and the organisation.