When the physical and psychosocial demands of a worker are greater than their ability to cope with them, they experience stress. While a certain level of stress can be healthy and productive, too much stress can cause a variety of physical, mental and behavioural responses - which increases the risk of poor health outcomes, musculoskeletal disorders and pain.
Did you know high stress levels can make you crave fatty foods?
Chips, chocolate, soft drink and takeaway food. Is that the common diet of your workforce? Read about its link to poor mental health here.
How does stress effect the body? What can you do about stress levels in the lead up to EOFY?
Stress changes the way your blood clots, making a heart attack more likely. Find out more and raise awareness of the link between stress and heart health at your workplace with our free HP material.
Did you know that around 40% of working Australians rated work issues as one of their major causes of stress?
We've all experienced some type of stress in our lives, whether it be from work or from home. Learn why prolonged stress can negatively impact us, not only mentally but physically too.