Psychosocial hazards are incredibly relevant in the modern working world. They greatly affect employees’ motivation, productivity, engagement, and commitment and are widely recognized as major challenges to the occupational health. Since people are the heart of any company or organization the need to ensure their well-being should always be present. This is why the identification and management of these risks is so important. In essence, psychosocial risk management is a problem-solving strategy that aims to lead your company and your teams to a greater overall health through the creation of a more positive, stress-free environment.

What we’ll talk about

Week 1: Health and Well-Being at Work

1. General health in the work context

2. Healthy working environment

3. Mental health

4. Mental health protective and promoting factors

Week 2: Psychosocial Risk Factors

1. What are they?

2. Aspects that influence psychosocial risk factors

    a. Macro level

    b. Meso level

    c. Micro level

3. Categories of psychosocial risk factors

    a. Nature, content, and workload

    b. Socio-relational work context

    c. Work/life relationship

4. Conditions, organization and duration of work

5. Impact of Psychosocial Risks...

    a. On the well-being

    b. On the company

Week 3: Health effects resulting from psychosocial risk factors

1. Stress reactions of the employee

    a. Physiological reactions

    b. Behavioural reactions

    c. Emotional reactions

    d. Cognitive reactions

Week 4: Psychological and behavioral consequences

1. Psychological consequences:

    a. Anxiety

    b. Depression

   c. PTSD

    d. Burnout

    e. Delirium

    f. Dementia

2. Behavioral consequences:

    a. Physical inactivity

    b. Addictions

    c. Bad eating habits

    d. Sleep disturbances

    e. Violence (eg, harassment)

3. Physiological and physical consequences:

    a. Cardiovascular system

    b. Immune system

    c. Musculoskeletal system

    d. Digestive system

Week 5: Work nature, content and load

1. Psychosocial Risks:

    a. Monotony of work

    b. Repetitiveness of tasks

    c. Intensity of the work rhythm

    d. Work demands

    e. Inadequate autonomy or control over work

    f. Inadequacy of skills

    g. Unrealistic goals

2. Strategies to reduce risks linked to the work nature, content and load:

    a. Enrichment of work

    b. Diversification of work

    c. Moderating the pace of work

    d. Matching demands to the individual skills

    e. Opportunity for development and control

.   f. Suitability and development of competencies

    g. Clarity of goals

Week 6: Work conditions, organization and duration

1. Psychosocial Risks:

    a. Inadequate working environment conditions

    b. Lack of work equipment requirements

    c. Constraints on working time - duration, breaks and organization

    d. Work shifts

2. Strategies to reduce risks linked to the working conditions, organization and duration:

    a. Comfort and well-being at work

    b. Safe and operational equipment

    c. Suitability of equipment

    d. Time management

    e. Maintaining break times and work breaks

    f. Decreased exposure to light

Week 7: Sociorelational work context

1. Psychosocial Risks:

    a. Lack of social support

    b. Work conflicts

    c. Disruptive relationships

2. Strategies to reduce risks linked to the sociorelational work context:

    a. Support, trust, and solidarity

   b. Respect, negotiation, and fairness

    c. Adequate leadership

Week 8: Work Vs. Vida Life Balance

1. Psychosocial Risks:

    a. Work-family conflict

    b. Job insecurity

2. Strategies to reduce risks linked to the work/life balance

    a. Work/family balance

    b. Sense of belonging to the company

    c. Job security

Week 9: Psychosocial Risks Management

1. Possible Actions:

    a. Follow-up

    b. Referral

    c. Dismissal

    d. Compulsory hospitalization

    e. Work reintegration

    f. Recommendations for the team and the employer

Week 10: Psychosocial Risks Prevention

1. Preventative measures: primary, secondary, tertiaty and collective prevention measures

    a. General techniques of prevention and management of the psychosocial risk

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