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Document ID (ISN)101335
CIS number 03-488
ISSN - Serial title 1575-1392 - Prevención, trabajo y salud
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schaufeli W.B., Salanova M.L.
Title How to evaluate psychosocial risks at work
Original title ¿Cómo evaluar los riesgos psicosociales en el trabajo? [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2002, No.20, p.4-9. Illus. 20 ref.
Abstract Various instruments and methods developed in the Netherlands for evaluating psychosocial risks due to stress are presented. They include: check lists that evaluate the conditions of work and social and professional relationships at work; the WEBA approach (description of the workplace and its evaluation by an expert); self-administered questionnaires on stress factors, work organization and social relationships; psychophysiological measurements (Stressomat, a method of measuring cardiovascular and respiratory reactions induced by stress); the analysis, by the employer, of administration data (absenteeism, work incapacity, hazard evaluation, identification of psychosocial factors, identification of groups at risk) and the presentation of a report to employee representatives. A brief overview of literature and of current research on this topic in Spain is also included.
Descriptors (primary) occupational psychology; stress factors; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) human relations; role of employers' organizations; Netherlands; Spain; social aspects; stress evaluation; role of workers' organizations; description of technique; sickness absenteeism
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain; Netherlands
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Psychological factors
Risk evaluation