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Occupational stress management interventions for bus drivers

Balvinder Bains

Occupational stress management interventions for bus drivers

a case study

by Balvinder Bains

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Dissertation (M.A.) - University of Warwick, 1995.

StatementBalvinder Bains.
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Open LibraryOL20903782M

The issue of occupational stress, which is closely related to the impact of new technology in the workplace, is making new demands on labor unions for creative strategies. The rapidly changing nature of work has resulted in new and far-reaching mechanisms for management control in the form of monitoring, layoffs, and changes in work rules, all. Occupational Stress. Michelle Filipo, R.N - Stress Management Programs - Quick Fix Stress Reducers - Lifestyle Wellness - Quick on the Job De-stressors. Stress Response Physiology Fight or Flight Response- Stress Prevention Strategies - Develop a “Sounding Board”.

A Review of Occupational Stress Management Techniques and Interventions at Workplace Shashi Rashmi Asst. Professor, Dept. of Psychology, MDU, Rohtak ABSTRACT In this paper, the author reviewed the empirical researches into occupational stress interventions conducted in India within the past 10 years. Stress Management Interventions Training to cope with stress Interventions aimed at improving people’s ability to cope with issues affecting their mental wellbeing varied in both their focus and the criteria through which effectiveness was evaluated. These differences make it difficult to determine any coherent pattern to the results.

  The concept of work-related stress was well known by participants. Enterprises rarely had their own work-related stress management protocol even though all of the workplaces had experienced work-related stress at some point. The collaboration between the workplace and occupational health services by: 4.   Richardson KM, Rothstein HR. Effects of occupational stress management intervention programs: a meta-analysis. J Occup Health Psychol. ; – Fitzpatrick S, Johnsen S, White M. Multiple exclusions homelessness in the UK: key patterns and intersections. Soc Policy Society. ; – doi: / by:


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Occupational stress management interventions for bus drivers by Balvinder Bains Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stress in the bus driver's profession Work and health of bus drivers: An overview of studies Numerous studies have been conducted on the occupational health of bus drivers. Box 1 mentions 32 of the most important studies over three decades from 13 countries. Photo No.

Passengers, time pressure, safety. These and other studies highlight the following major occupational constraints for bus drivers. High and conflicting demands: Passengers, time pressure, safety.

The driver’s task is mentally demanding because of having to cope with conflicting requests. Stress-management interventions in the workplace: a study of a job intervention with urban bus drivers.

Journal of Organizational Behavior – Everly, G. S., Jr. Evaluation of an occupational stress intervention in a public health agency. Journal of Organizational Behavior 29– stress suffered by bus drivers.

It goes on to make a series of recommendations on the prevention of stress based on a stepwise approach involving organizational commitment. The manual is available upon request from the Conditions of Work Branch.

The following section is taken from the Size: 28KB. Stress in the bus driver’s profession W ork and health of bus drivers: An overview of studies Numerous studies have been conducted on the occupational health of bus drivers.

Box 1 mentions 32 of the most important studies over three decades from 13 countries. Many of the 32 studies compare bus drivers with other employees: office.

Bus drivers: Occupational stress and stress prevention 14 Bus drivers: Occupational stress and stress prevention 15 Lack of seat adjustability also impedes a proper reach of the foot to the pedals, causing unnecessary mus cle strain in lower body members and increasing the risk of accidents (see Photograph Nos.

6 and 7). Fifty-four highly stressed male inner-city bus drivers (mean 5 ± 5,3) were recruited to participate in a 12 weeks stress management program based on the ERI model (intervention group (IG) n = 26, control group (CG) n = 28). Intervention included relaxation, coping with anger and excessive work commitment (“high need for control Cited by: The workplace is one of the major sources of stress in an individual's life.

Placing this important topic in the context of a transactional process, this work is intended to be of use to practitioners working in clinical, organisational, family and health psychology, mental health, substance abuse, the 5/5(2).

The scientific community has called for urgent interventions to reduce occupational stress among urban transport operators,[iv] and various strategies to prevent bus drivers' stress have been published.[v] Experts in this area agree that limiting the number of hours behind the wheel, guaranteed rest breaks, and diminishing time pressure are essential minimal requirements for all urban transit.

Stress management interventions have demonstrated to be effective in reducing stress and are considered beneficial for health [3, 4].

Relaxation therapy, i.e., learning to focus on arousal reduction by releasing muscle tension [5], is one of the most commonly used types of stress management interventions [4,6].

OCCUPATIONAL STRESS AMONG PRIVATE BUS -DR IVERS AND CONDUCTORS IN THANJAVU R DISTRICT Dr.M.K. Durgamani 1, Mr. R.V. Suresh 2, aman 3 1Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management Studies, Srinivasa Ramanujan Centre, SASTRA University, Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu, India Those are the physical ailments.

Not surprisingly, trying to keep all the pieces of the puzzle together can also cause mental stress. The drivers of the cheery yellow buses have their own stresses. School bus drivers make less than other commercial drivers and, because they work in half-day shifts, are considered part-time employees.

Stress has been referred to as the “silent killer” as it can cause heart disease, high blood pressure, chest pain, and an irregular heartbeat (Chilnick, ). Telogen effluvium is the result of hair loss caused by stress that can happen up to.

Article excerpt. Stress is our body's way of responding to any kind of demand. When people feel stressed by something going on around them, their bodies react by releasing chemicals into the blood.

These chemicals give people more energy and strength which can be a good thing if their stress is caused by physical danger. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY TOOLS FOR ANXIETY 1.

Managing the Environment 2. Sensory Supports 3. Thinking Strategies 4. Calming Strategies 5. Parenting Strategies 24 1. THE ENVIRONMENT A. Operate on the child’s time Twice as much time, half as much done Avoid rushing Monitor demands Balance the agenda (e.g.

familiar activity early in the day)File Size: KB. A stress management intervention based on the effort–reward imbalance model of work stress and using modified techniques of group psychotherapy reduces perceived stress reactivity and biological stress indices after 1 year.

Depression, anxiety and work stress showed a tendency towards by: The program presented here uses stress management techniques to improve the situational coping skills of adult psychiatric patients.

When discharged to the outpatient clinic, the patients in this program continue to learn and practice stress management techniques to increase relaxation and lessen by: Keywords: Stress in teaching, Employee stress, Stress management, Occupational stress, Reduction and prevention of stress, Risk management.

INTRODUCTION In the middle of the 19th century there was no stress in workplace and occupational stress grew in alarming over the last 40 years. Occupational stress is commonly defined as the harmfulFile Size: KB. of worksite stress management programs has grown signi cantly abroad as well as in the United States.

Job Stress and Interventions Newman and Beehr (, p.1) de ned job stress as a situation wherein job-related factors interact with the worker to change his or her psychological and/or physiological condition such that the person is. Work stress refers to the process of job stressors, or stimuli in the workplace, leading to strains, or negative responses or reactions.

Organizational development refers to a process in which problems or opportunities in the work environment are identified, plans are made to remediate or capitalize on the stimuli, action is taken, and subsequently the results of the Cited by: 4.

In this book multi-disciplinary contributors representing a wide range of interests in the workplace provide an easy-to ready practical approach to the topic of occupational practical theme of this book is reinforced by the inclusion of a sample stress policy, questionnaires, advice on holding stress seminars with specimen overheads and an example of a personal job.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and veterinarians. Revised annually, the latest version contains employment projections for .surroundings).

After you have identified your level of stress and the sources of your stress, you may apply stress management strategies that you have learned. 3) This booklet provides a list of POSITIVE STRATEGIES FOR COPING WITH STRESS, RELAXATION AND STRESS MANAGEMENT USING ABDOMINAL BREATHING, and 52 PROVEN STRESS Size: KB.