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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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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

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

Jan 16, 2017
Stress in the Workplace

http://www.apa.org/search.aspx?query=Stress%20in%20the%20Workplace

This link provides access to documents and resources related to stress in the workplace as provided by the American Psychological Association.

Source: APA

Jun 01, 2016
2015 Work and Well - Being Survey American Psychological Association

http://www.apaexcellence.org/assets/general/2015-work-and-wellbeing-survey-results.pdf?_ga=1.101252289.1351206308.1462281864

The Workplace Survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association between January 28 –February 5, 2015.

Source: APA

Nov 01, 2014
Intervening for Work Stress: Work-life Stress and Total Worker Health Approaches

http://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2014/11/17/stress-webinar/

The NIOSH Science Blog addresses Intervening for Work Stress: Work-life Stress and Total Worker Health Approaches.

Source: NIOSH

Jul 01, 2007
Protecting Workers' Health Series No. 6 Raising awareness of stress at work in developing countries

http://www.who.int/occupational_health/publications/pwh6/en/index.html

This booklet aims at raising awareness for employers and worker representatives of work-related stress in developing countries.

Source: WHO

Dec 01, 2005
Work-related Stress

http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/

This topic page provides access to HSE’s documents pertaining to Work-related Stress including management standards, FAQs, advice and more.

Source: HSE

Dec 01, 2005
OSH Answers: Workplace Stress - General

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/stress.html

“Workplace stress” is the harmful physical and emotional responses that can happen when there is a conflict between job demands on the employee and the amount of control an employee has over meeting these demands.

Source: CCOHS