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Document ID (ISN)110429
CIS number 09-1420
ISBN(s) 978-929191-224-7
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Title OSH in figures: Stress at work - Facts and figures
Bibliographic information European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Gran Vía 33, 48009 Bilbao, Spain, 2009. 132p. Illus. 76 ref.
Abstract According to the fourth European Survey of Working Conditions, carried out in 2005 in all Member States of the European Union, stress was experienced by an average 22% of working Europeans. In 2002, the annual economic cost of work-related stress in 15 EU countries was estimated at EUR 20 billion. Contents of this report on stress at work in Europe: introduction; prevalence of stress at work; stress by age; stress by gender; stress by sector and occupation; stress by employment status; expert survey on emerging psychosocial risks; cost of stress-related health problems; legislation.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; psychology of work organization; frequency rates; economic aspects; stress factors; mental health
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; sex-linked differences; age-linked differences; sickness absenteeism
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Mental stress and burnout
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors
Economic aspects