Europe continues to lead the U.S. in a sharp and continuing focus on workplace stress – excluding NIOSH’s research. OSHA is silent on the subject of work-related stress. Cultural differences are at play here: stress is infrequently publicly discussed in corporate corridors in the U.S., where a combination of potential disability claims and the go-it-alone John Wayne tend to silence talk about job stress. Europe takes a less independent, more collectivist view of job stress.
Read on to learn how workers in Europe perceive stress in the workplace. To our knowledge, a similar poll has not been undertaken in the U.S.