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Document ID (ISN)106141
CIS number 07-246
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title Stress at work - A guide for safety reps
Bibliographic information UNISON, 1 Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9AJ, United Kingdom, Oct. 2002. 25p. 5 ref.
Internet access http://www.unison.org.uk/acrobat/12879.pdf [in English]
Abstract This booklet is aimed at the safety representatives of a large public service trade union in the United Kingdom. It contains guidance for preventing stress among workers. Contents: definition of stress; causes of stress; cost of stress to employers; legal aspects; cases of workers having received compensation for occupational stress or bullying at the place of work; stress prevention policy; hazard evaluation; support for stressed workers; post-traumatic stress disorder; rights of safety representatives. An appendix includes a sample questionnaire for a workplace stress survey.
Descriptors (primary) psychology of work organization; government services; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; United Kingdom; legal aspects; case study; bullying; safety guides; economic aspects; hazard evaluation; role of workers' organizations; safety officers; sickness absenteeism
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Psychological factors
Public and government services
Psychology of work organization
Bullying and mobbing