2015 | 2(23) | 74-92
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Źródła stresu zawodowego wśród pracowników sektora wydobywczego

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The sources of work-related stress among the workers of extractive sector company
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The main aim of this article is to present the results of a study of the sources and effects of occupational stress among the workers of a company in the extractive sector. The study has been part of a larger project, where a work-related stress organizational intervention is implemented and actions to reduce psychosocial risk are taken. Material and methods: 164 employees took part in this study. They filled in four questionnaires – OSI, JCQ, GHQ-28 and a questionnaire created for this study measuring the sources of stress in this specific kind of work environment. Results: the results showed that the main source of stress are hard conditions of work environment and continual sense of endangerment of health and life during work underground. Other sources of stress were time pressure, non-rhythmicity of work and work role ambiguity. The results of JCQ showed the low level of demands and latitude and the high level of job control and quite low social support. GHQ-28 did not show dysfunctions in general health. Discussion: methods and tools used in this study give a clear image of stressors, their intensity and psychological consequences in the research sample. The results allow to prepare a specific interpersonal training and mindfulness-based stress reduction training for the employees. Conclusions: the study lets the organization establish the strategy of implementation of work-related stress program.
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