An Urgent Call to Address Work-related Psychosocial Hazards and Improve Worker Well-being

  Work-related psychosocial hazards are factors in the work environment that can cause stress, strain, or interpersonal problems for the worker. This has the potential to cause physical and psychological harm. Work-related psychosocial hazards are on the verge of surpassing many other occupational hazards in terms of their contribution to poor health, injury, disability, and costs.[1][2][3][4] The extensive and cumulative impacts of these exposures represent an alarming public health problem that merits immediate, increased attention. A new report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health examines the link between work-related psychosocial hazards and adverse effects and provides six