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Document ID (ISN)68321
CIS number 97-329
ISSN - Serial title 0791-8380 - Health and Safety
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) McCamley B.
Title Battle on the buses
Bibliographic information May 1996, p.4-8. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract Increasing numbers of violent attacks on bus drivers in Dublin, Ireland, over the past decade have led to the development of an assaults intervention programme which provides treatment and counselling for post-traumatic stress disorder. Results of an independent stress study undertaken to assess the impact of the working environment on the health of bus drivers revealed that violence, shift work and running time were all considered to be sources of stress. Trade union suggestions for programmes to protect the health and safety of these workers are put forward.
Descriptors (primary) Ireland; drivers; violence; mental stress; public transport
Descriptors (secondary) health programmes; role of workers' organizations; psychological effects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceIreland
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Violence
Violence and terrorism