Workplace Stress

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Jun 26, 2019
Making an Evidence-Based Case for Urgent Action to Address Clinician Burnout

https://www.ajmc.com/journals/ajac/2019/2019-vol7-n2/making-an-evidencebased-case-for-urgent-action-to-address-clinician-burnout

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP addresses how clinician burnout is currently a public health epidemic that is threatening the quality and safety of healthcare, as published in the June 2019 edition of the American Journal for Accountable Care. Solutions for action by healthcare systems are offered.

Source: AJMC

Jun 26, 2019
Preventing Work Stressors : a Unicorn or the Elephant in the Room?

https://medium.com/@healthyworknow/preventing-work-stressors-a-unicorn-or-the-elephant-in-the-room-d8ae34a4ebfd

This Medium article by by Marnie Dobson Zimmerman, PhD, addresses the concerns, impacts and initiatives related to workplace stress and burnout.

Source: Medium

Jun 26, 2019
Healthy Work Campaign: Healthy Work Survey for Individuals

https://healthywork.org/individuals/healthy-work-survey-individuals/

We recommend individuals use the StressAssess – personal edition, a survey designed by experts in Canada to assess sources of stress at work (work stressors). When you complete this survey, StressAssess will provide you with a free, online report suggesting solutions based on the specific challenges and stressors you face at work.

Source: Healthy Work Campaign

Mar 18, 2019
NIOSH Science Blog: Exploring Individual and Organizational Stress-reducing Interventions across Industries

https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2019/02/05/stress-interventions/

This Blog summarizes stress interventions delivered in the workplace and that were presented at the 2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health® in 2018.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 28, 2019
Healthy Work Campaign

https://healthywork.org/

Healthy work minimizes harmful work stressors (sources of stress at work) that take a toll on the health and productivity of working people. This website offers resources supporting the creation and support of healthy work.

Source: Healthy Work Campaign

Dec 27, 2017
NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Work Schedules, Shift Schedules and Long Hours

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/workschedules/

Both shift work and long work hours have been associated with health and safety risks. This page provides links to NIOSH publications and other resources that address demanding work schedules.

Source: NIOSH

Dec 05, 2017
Fostering Healthy, Resilient Schools to Address Chronic Stress: A White Paper from OEA Choice Trust

http://oeachoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Fostering-Healthy-Resilient-Schools-to-Address-Chronic-Stress-2016-FINAL.pdf

This white paper by OEA Choice Trust examines the chronic stress and low morale that have become so pervasive in today’s school communities – its causes and the toll it has on all involved. It also explores the power and potential of resiliency and the key role it can play in reducing stress and improving outcomes across an entire school system.

Source: OEA Choice

Jan 16, 2017
Work and Family Research Network

http://workfamily.sas.upenn.edu/content/welcome-1/

he Sloan Network is now the Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN), an international membership organization of interdisciplinary work and family researchers.

Source: Work and Family Researchers Network

Jan 16, 2017
When Work Works

http://www.whenworkworks.org/

When Work Works is an initiative from Families and Work Institute in partnership with the Center for Workforce Preparation, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Source: Families and Work Institute

Jan 16, 2017
Workplace Flexibility Leads to Employees With Healthier Lifestyle Habits

http://ohsonline.com/articles/2007/12/workplace-flexibility-leads-to-employees-with-healthier-lifestyle-habits.aspx?sc_lang=en

This feature article which cites research by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Ph.D., appears in the Dec. 16 issue of Occupational Health and Safety.

Source: OH&S