|Document ID (ISN)||106141|
|Convention or series no.
||Stress at work - A guide for safety reps
||UNISON, 1 Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9AJ, United Kingdom, Oct. 2002. 25p. 5 ref.
||http://www.unison.org.uk/acrobat/12879.pdf [in English]
||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.
||psychology of work organization; government services; stress factors
||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
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Psychology and sociology
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors
||Mental stress and burnout
Public and government services
Psychology of work organization
Bullying and mobbing