Assessment of psychosocial risks

Psychosocial risks in the workplace not only cause stress, but also increase the risk of employee absenteeism, accidents at work and occupational diseases. Therefore, one of the important elements in the field of occupational health and safety is the assessment of psychosocial risks. Currently, the foreign standard BSI-PAS 1010: 2011: Guidance on the management of psychosocial risks in the workplace (it is a standard developed and accepted, among others, by European Agency for Safety and Health at work, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, WHO, The Manufacturer's Organization, iMS Risk Solutions, Health and Safety Executive, European Trade Union Confederation, Central Institute for Labor Protection and other institutions), and also applies WHO recommendations: Health Impact of Psychosocial Hazards at Work: An overview 2010.

When determining psychosocial risks in the workplace, the following factors must be taken into account:

  • work requirements - pace and time of work, number of tasks assigned, their frequency, physical and mental conditions
  • employee relations in the workplace
  • social relations and organizational culture in the workplace
  • employee control methods
  • the role of the employee in the workplace

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