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Document ID (ISN)106142
CIS number 07-238
Year 2004
Convention or series no. ERUS H&S01
Title Employment relations and union services: Health and safety - Workplace stress
Bibliographic information The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, 14 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4ED, United Kingdom, May 2004. 36p. 42 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This guide is aimed at safety representatives of health service unions in the United Kingdom. Topics addressed: definition and causes of stress at work; effects of stress on workers; effects of stress on the organization; stress among health services workers and physiotherapists; role of the Health and Safety Executive; stress research; responsibilities of employers; United Kingdom laws and regulations; jurisprudence; role of safety representatives.
Descriptors (primary) psychology of work organization; stress factors; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; public OSH institutions; United Kingdom; legal aspects; safety guides; stress studies; role of workers' organizations; safety officers; sickness absenteeism
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) Health care services
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors
Mental stress and burnout