work stress

work stress

[′wərk ‚stres]
(industrial engineering)
Any external force that acts on the body of a worker during the performance of a task.
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Compared to those with good sleep and no work stress, people with both risk factors had a 'three-times-greater likelihood of death from cardiovascular disease'.
Compared to those with no work stress and good sleep, people with both risk factors had a three times greater likelihood of death from cardiovascular disease.
I actually stopped my Europe tour to be part of the UfitFly three countries package because it is not just about travels but about encouraging Nigerians to build the culture of going on holidays to reduce the motality rate occasioned by work stress.
Unanimously adopting a draft resolution based on the report prepared by Stefaan Vercamer, (Belgium, EPP/CD), the parliamentarians underlined that the burden of work stress in Europe and globally go beyond purely medical risks.
Moreover, given that the results of empowerment are contingent on an employee's stress level, we studied the moderating effect of work stress on the ELB-employee voice process.
workers (49 percent) said low salaries are a significant source of work stress. Other reported sources of stress: lack of opportunity for growth or advancement (46 percent), too heavy of a workload (42 percent) and unrealistic job expectations and long hours (39 percent each).
Fransson, Ph.D., from Stockholm University, and colleagues used data from the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health to investigate the association between job strain, which is a measure of work stress, and atrial fibrillation.
However, work stress was not associated with increased mortality risk for women with or without cardiometabolic disease, the researchers said.
This was the conclusion of a new Swedish study on work stress, now published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
The "deadline-oriented" construction sector comes with "significant budgetary considerations and often, limited resources", all of which may contribute to work stress, Chehab tells Construction Week.
With men absent or ineffectual, women are multi-tasking homemakers and carers who deal with illness, job security and work stress, so there are various giants being killed here.
[H.sub.3]: There is a significant correlation between work stress and mental health.