This NIOSH video describes workplace factors that can create or exacerbate worker stress, and suggests practical measures for reducing job-related stress through changes in work organization. It is a working resource for employers, human resources managers, occupational health and safety professionals, workers, educators, and others. The program includes case studies that illustrate successful strategies.
"Working With Stress" is the first NIOSH training and educational video program on the topic of workplace stress. It is a companion program to the 1999 NIOSH document, "Stress ... At Work," more than 154,000 copies of which have been distributed. The new DVD is designed to be a working resource for employers, human resources managers, occupational health and safety professionals, workers, educators, and others. It combines authoritative information with an easy-to-understand, viewer-friendly presentation. The new DVD program summarizes current information about the causes, symptoms, and prevalence of work-related stress, and notes NIOSH's position that the most effective way to reduce work-related stress is to identify and address organizational stress factors in the workplace. The program includes case studies to illustrate strategies that have been used by small and large employers to reduce stress in the workplace.The program is also available in VHS videocassette format, if requested. "Working With Stress" is available at no charge by contacting Roger Wheeler, NIOSH-TV (C-12), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .