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PROTECTING WORKERS
Health Series No. 6

Raising Awareness of
Stress at Work in
Developing Countries
A modern hazard
in a traditional
working environment
Advice to employers and
worker representatives

Protecting Workers'
Health Series No. 6

Raising Awareness of
Stress at Work in
Developing Countries
A modern hazard in a
traditional working environment
Advice to employer and worker representatives

Protecting Workers’ Health Series No. 6

Authors
Irene Houtman
Karin Jettinghoff
TNO Work & Employment
Polarisavenue 151
2130 AS Hoofddorp
The Netherlands
Leonor Cedillo
Occupational Health researcher
Caballocalco 35 – 7
Coyoacan, 04000, D.F.
Mexico.

Technical Editors and Contributors
Evelyn Kortum, Occupational Health, Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Stavroula Leka, Institute of Work, Health & Organizations, University of Nottingham, UK Jane Bowring, Corporate Health and Work-Life, Geneva, Switzerland Cover page layout
Tuula Solasaari-Pekki
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Layout
Linda Puiatti
www.lindapuiatti.com
Other booklets from the Protecting Workers' Health Series:
No 1: Preventing health risks from the use of pesticides in agriculture No 2: Understanding and performing economic assessments at the company level No 3: Work organisation and stress at work
No 4: Raising awareness of psychological harassment at work
No 5: Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
No 7: A practical guide for the use of research information to improve the quality of occupational health practice
www.who.int/occupational_health

WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data

Houtman, Irene.
Raising awareness of stress at work in developing countries : a modern hazard in a traditional working environment : advice to employers and worker representatives / Irene Houtman, Karin Jettinghoff, Leonor Cedillo.

Protecting workers' health series ; no. 6)
1.Stress - prevention and control. 2.Workplace. 3.Developing countries. I.Jettinghof, Karin. II.Cedillo, Leonor. III.Title. IV.Title: Raising awareness of stress at work in developing countries: advice to employers and worker representatives. V.Series.

ISBN 92 4 159165 X

(NLM classification: WA 250)

ISSN 1729-3499

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