Psychosocial Risks Management

According to European Organization EU-OSHA, regarding Occupational Health & Safety, stress and mental health issues, are the most serious health problems at work in European Union, affecting about 1/5 of the working population.

About 2/3 of the employee are exposed to Psychosocial Risks (PSR), that can cause mental health issues.

Direct Consequences to businesses are:

  • Increased rates of missed workdays
  • Low morale
  • Lower performance rates

PSR to employees have consequences first and foremost to their physical and mental health, personal relationships, and working performance and self-contentment.

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Managing Psychosocial Risks

PSR to employees have consequences first and foremost to their physical and mental health, personal relationships, and working performance and self-contentment.

Managing PSR in workplace has become first priority for business corporations.

National legislation (CoL 3850/2010) influenced by European Directives about Psychosocial Risks identification and management, obliges employers to safeguard employees in any working position regarding matters of Health & Safety.

Risk Assessment Studies must include PSRs and suggest specific measures managing them.

Biosafety is collaborating with specialized Mental Health & Wellbeing and Employees’ Assistance service providers and is fully capable to cover the needs of associating businesses and their personnel.