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Document ID (ISN)107834
CIS number 08-492
ISSN - Serial title 0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) .
Title New evaluation of psychosocial hazards
Original title Una nueva evaluación de riesgos psicosociales [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 2007, Vol.53, No.311, p.36-44. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract This article presents a new approach developed by the Spanish Ergonomics Institute of the MAPFRE Foundation for evaluating psychosocial hazards. Following a definition of the concept of psychosocial hazards in occupational settings and a presentation of traditional evaluation methods, the article goes on to present the new approach which involves developing specialized computer-based tools for various sectors that are particularly concerned by psychosocial hazards (teaching, health care, services and administration, call centres). The objective of this approach, which relies on questionnaires and reference lists, is to help occupational safety and health specialists evaluate psychosocial hazards within the enterprise.
Descriptors (primary) occupational psychology; social aspects; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) psychology and sociology; description of technique; risk factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Risk evaluation