Prevention Programs & Resources

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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 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
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

Dec 01, 2012
Working with Stress

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/video/stress1.html

Publications and videos related to workplace stress from NIOSH

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2008
Psychological Health - Studies and Research Programs: Strategic approach to preventing occupational stress

http://www.irsst.qc.ca/files/documents/PubIRSST/R-577.pdf

This research by IRSST had two objectives: 1) Assisting organisations in order to document the development and implementation process of interventions to prevent work-related stress; 2) Evaluating the effectiveness of stress intervention.

Source: IRSST

Dec 01, 2005
Reducing Occupational Stress – An Introductory Guide for Managers, Supervisors and Union Members

http://unhealthywork.org/interventions/reducing-occupational-stress-an-introductory-guide-for-managers-supervisors-and-union-members/

This Guide was presented at the Work Stress and Health '95 Conference. September 1995, Washington D.C. and is provided by the Job Stress Network and the Center for Social Epidemiology.

Source: Job Stress Network

Dec 01, 2005
Safety Reps Guide to the HSE Stress Management Standards

http://www.tuc.org.uk/workplace-issues/health-and-safety/stress/safety-reps-guide-hse-stress-management-standards

This guide is to help union safety reps encourage their employer to work with them to implement the HSE standards on managing stress at work

Source: TUC