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Job Burnout

Like we needed a study to prove this? But all joking aside, this is a serious issue and extremely costly for the employee, employer, health care and family.  The issues of stress are real and deadly. Stress and burn out are NO laughing matter. Check it out:

-DF

An increase in job burnout over a period of 18 months is associated with a 2.09-fold increased risk of developing musculoskeletal pain during the subsequent 18 months, according to a study led by Galit Armon of Tel Aviv University focusing on 1,704 healthy people. The researchers say high job demands may increase muscle tension and decrease micropauses in muscle activity, leading to pain.

You can download the PDF Report Here.

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Written by David Frederick

April 27, 2011 at 1:20 PM

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