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Document ID (ISN)110696
CIS number 10-0300
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2010
Convention or series no. INRS ED 5021
Author(s) Chouanière D., François M., Guillemy N., Langevin V., Pentecôte A., Ven de Weerdt C., Weibel L., Dornier G., Montagnez A.
Title Current knowledge concerning occupational stress
Original title Le point des connaissances sur le stress au travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2010, No.704, 4p. Insert. Illus. 7 ref.
Internet access$FILE/ed5021.pdf [in French]
Abstract Occupational stress is a problem faced by enterprises of all sizes. 22% of European workers claim to be suffering from health problems caused by occupational stress. This information sheet on occupational stress addresses the following topics: precise definition of occupational stress; factors that give rise to occupational stress; physiological mechanisms involved in the onset of stress; health effects; effects on the productivity of enterprises; how to organize work so as to avoid or limit stress; occupational stress research programmes undertaken by the INRS. Replaces CIS 03-1000.
Descriptors (primary) France; conditions of work; psychology and sociology; stress factors; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) work efficiency; anxiety; depressive neurosis; cardiovascular diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; human behaviour; psychology of work organization; responsibilities of employers; public OSH institutions; research; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Mental workload
Risk evaluation
Psychology of work organization
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Cardiovascular diseases