Work related stress prevention: tool’s validation for psychosocial risk factors evaluation at school

Journal title PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE
Author/s Dina Guglielmi, Alessia Paplomatas, Silvia Simbula, Marco Depolo
Publishing Year 2011 Issue 2011/3
Language Italian Pages 22 P. 53-74 File size 132 KB
DOI 10.3280/PDS2011-003003
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This work aims to present the Questionnaire Well-Being at School (QBS) and its validation. This questionnaire has the aim to evaluate the psychosocial risks factors and the promotion of organizational well-being at school. Starting from literature and laws analysis and with the help of experts, a questionnaire was developed in order to assess different psychosocial risks factors at organizational environment within school. The 953 people who responded to the questionnaire work within the school (82% teachers). The results show the validity and the reliability of this instrument for the evaluation of psychosocial risks factors within school and the possibility to use it for evaluate stress at work. The same organizational factors permit to discriminate different kinds of outcomes (mental fatigues, wellbeing). The results have been considered a confirmation about the current law on the security at work, which signals potential effects of the work characteristics and in general of the organization of work on the well-being and health of the employees.

Keywords: Stress, psychosocial risk factors, well-being, evaluation

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Dina Guglielmi, Alessia Paplomatas, Silvia Simbula, Marco Depolo, Prevenzione dello stress lavoro correlato: validazione di uno strumento per la valutazione dei rischi psicosociali nella scuola in "PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE" 3/2011, pp 53-74, DOI: 10.3280/PDS2011-003003