Executive of the Medical Standard and Services at PPS, Dr Dominique Stott says although a little stress in the workplace could be good for one’s adrenaline too much stress by employees could lead to under production.
All businesses that employs workers whether in a professional occupation or not have the responsibility to ensure that the workplace is safe for all workers.
Stott says employers should monitor the sick leaves in the workplace, where people are taking leave because of the stress levels from the job and take necessary steps.
“The employer should always take note of their employees’ health and try assist with health services cause workplace stress could over time result to something very serious. Employees who are stressed in the workplace only produce 20% of their ability of produce,” says stott.
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Source – sabc