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Document ID (ISN)70006
CIS number 97-2095
ISSN - Serial title 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Arnetz B.B., Berg M., Arnetz J.
Title Mental strain and physical symptoms among employees in modern offices
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 1997, Vol.52, No.1, p.63-67. 19 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire assessed both physical and psychosocial work environments and personal health in 133 Swedish office employees. Environmental factors most often associated with poor work environments were considered. The major indoor air pollutants were emission products from traffic and 1,1,1-trichloroethane from correction fluid. The results point to the importance of looking at both the psychosocial and physical environments when health complaints arise in modern offices.
Descriptors (primary) state of health; symptoms; atmospheric pollution; mental stress; office work
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; questionnaire survey; 1,1,1-trichloroethane
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Office work
Environmental pollution
Air pollution