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12 April 2016

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: the ILO highlights the impact of work-related stress

As every year, 28 April will mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The day aims to focus international attention on promoting and creating decent, safe jobs and reducing the number of work-related deaths. This year, the International Labor Organization (ILO) will highlight the impact of workplace stress on workers' health.

"Today workers all over the world are facing significant changes in work organization and labour relations; they are under greater pressure to meet the demands of modern working life. With the pace of work dictated by instant communications and high levels of global competition, the lines separating work from life are becoming more and more difficult to identify", denounces the ILO in a report.

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