Stress at work to rise
Work-related stress is likely to rise over
the next 5 years according to a recent
Job-related stress is a
concern for the large majority of the European workforce. The
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
(EU-OSHA) collected data from 35,000 EU citizens in 36 European
countries on workplace health. Eight in ten (80%)
respondents across Europe reported they think job-related
stress will increase over the next five years.
The results echo the findings of EU-OSHA's
survey on new and emerging workplace risks showing
that 79% of managers think stress is an issue in their
companies. This makes stress at work as
important as workplace accidents for
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