Special Issue "Psycho-Social Factors of Workplace Health and Safety"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2022.
Interests: psychosocial health; mental health in the workplace; occupational health; work-life balance; chronic disease; person-centered care; healthcare use
Psycho-social hazards in the workplace are aspects of work which have the potential to cause psychological or physical harm. In the past two decades, we have witnessed increasing research interest in the role of psycho-social hazards within the workplace. It has been well established that work-related psychosocial hazards and risk factors, such as stress, fatigue, bullying, violence, aggression, and burnout, can be negatively influence the health and safety of workers, and can also have negative consequences on the workplace overall. The current pandemic (COVID19) has further brought new psycho-social challenges for the health and wellbeing of workers, with many workers having their working arrangements and conditions significantly affected.
This Special Issue, entitled “Psycho-Social Hazards in the Workplace", will feature original research papers (qualitative research, quantitative research, and mixed methods), reviews, short reports, or opinion pieces, which focus on (i) the changing nature of work, particularly in the aftermath of the COVID19 pandemic, and the challenge of psycho-social hazards within the workplace; (ii) the impact of psychosocial workplace hazards on the health and safety of workers; (iii) the impact of impact psychosocial hazards on workplace outcomes (e.g., absenteeism and presenteeism, lower job engagement and reduced job performance, etc.); (iv) evidence-based approaches to reduce or manage psychosocial hazards within the workplace.
Dr. Adem Sav
Manuscript Submission Information
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- psychosocial health
- psychosocial hazards
- workplace health and safety
- mental health in the workplace
- occupational health