Stress Kills. Here’s How to Reduce it in the Workplace

July 31, 2018

Via: Inc.

While workplace accidents have dropped considerably over the last several decades, one aspect of work still poses a threat to employees: stress.

Many studies have pointed to stress as being a silent killer in the workplace. In his book Dying for a Paycheck, Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Jeffrey Pfeffer says workplace-related stress may play a role in as many as 120,000 deaths per year in the United States.

Work can be a big contributor to that anxiety. Stressed workers are less productive and make more mistakes than employees who don’t have to deal with an undue amount of mental strain at work.

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