A psychosocial hazard is occupational hazard related to the way work is designed, organized and managed, as well as the economic and social contexts of work. Psychosocial hazards affect the psychological and physical well-being of workers, including their ability to participate in a work environment among other people.
Psychosocial risk is a major challenges to occupational safety and health nowadays. They cause not only psychiatric and psychological outcomes such as occupational burnout, anxiety disorders,and depression, but they can also cause physical injury or illness such as cardiovascular disease or musculoskeletal injury.
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