Stop Stress: How to manage occupational stress

Objectives: To make known the set of physical and psychological reactions that a person could suffer as a result of a work stress, and to offer preventive measures to avoid it.
Destined to: Workers in any sector of activity. In particular, those who have a high rate of work and low autonomy.
Estimated duration: 5 hours.
Language: English and Spanish.

Presentation

At present occupational stress has important consequences, not only as the direct cause of workplace accidents, but also because of how it affects the quality of life of those who suffer from it.

Even though each organisation is responsible for ensuring healthy working conditions, in terms of both physical and psychosocial aspects, we mustn’t forget that a lot can be done individually to prevent stress.

The activity you are about to begin is intended to be a practical tool to help you manage your stress at work and in your daily life.

Objectives

– To introduce the set of physical and psychological reactions that a person may suffer as a result of work stress.

– To provide preventive measures to avoid it.

Contents

Chapter 1. What is stress and how does it affect us.

Chapter 2. Occupational stress and psychosocial factors.

Chapter 3. Stress modulators.

Chapter 4. Techniques for dealing with stress.