This course provides an introduction to the complex issue of stress in the workplace. You will gain an understanding of what workplace stress is, its causes, and the negative impacts.
The course focuses on the causes, effects, and control of workplace stress. Particular emphasis is placed on the importance of organizational factors, including the ways in which work is organized as the primary means of reducing workplace stress. Workers, supervisors, managers, and employers alike will learn to identify signs of workplace stress, as well as measures to prevent or reduce stress. The course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).