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Document ID (ISN)104616
CIS number 06-240
ISSN - Serial title 1641-9251 - International Maritime Health
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Leka S.
Title Psychosocial hazards and seafarer health: Priorities for research and practice
Bibliographic information 2004, Vol.55, No.1/4, p.137-153. 73 ref.
Abstract This article explores the changing nature of work and the emergence and prevalence of psychosocial hazards. Effects on worker health are examined, focusing on the issue of work-related stress, and the effects of these hazards on seafarer health are investigated in the light of current working conditions in the maritime sector. Recommendations are made for future research and practice.
Descriptors (primary) psychology and sociology; stress factors; sea transport; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) state of health; hazard evaluation; mental health; occupational psychology
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Water transportation
Psychological factors