Produced By

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Access Resource

The links between exposure to work-related psychosocial risk factors and cardiovascular disease

This discussion paper explores the links between psychosocial risk factors and increased risk of heart disease and stroke. This includes the impact work-related stress can have on unhealthy lifestyle habits which can in turn impact cardiovascular health. It also considers the contribution of a favourable work-related psychosocial work environment as a protective factor against cardiovascular disease

You are unauthorized to view this page.

Tags

Chronic disease Managing employee illnesses Psychological health and safety Psychologically healthy workplaces