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Document ID (ISN)101118
CIS number 03-499
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2568-0
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Research Report RR 024
Author(s) Rick J., Thomson L., Briner R.B., O'Regan S., Daniels K.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Review of existing supporting scientific knowledge to underpin standards of good practice for work-related stressors - Phase I
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2002. xxii, 226p. Illus. Approx 350 ref. Price: GBP 25.00.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr024.htm [in English]
Abstract This literature review was undertaken in order to identify the best available evidence on the ways in which stressors affect individuals at work. The following stressors were investigated: poorly designed or managed workload, work scheduling, work design, physical environment and procedures for eliminating damaging conflict (bullying, harassment) at individual or team level; lack of skill discretion, decision authority, appropriate proactive support and appropriate reactive support. The review was conducted in line with principles of evidence based approaches, which consist of a systematic way of pulling together and assessing the quality of evidence around a given research question and making recommendations for practice.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; health hazards; stress factors; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; neuropsychic stress; report; bullying; job dissatisfaction; sickness absenteeism; mental stress; physical workload; mental workload; psychology of work organization; motivation; stress studies; symptoms
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Bullying and mobbing
Mental stress and burnout