Healthy at work: "Occupational health management is a win-win situation" -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Healthy at work: "Occupational health management is a win-win situation"

Interview with Dr. Elke Ahlers, Research Unit "Quality of Work" at the Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI), Hans Böckler Foundation


Photo: Smiling woman with short hair and jacket; Copyright: Foto Schmidt

Dr. Elke Ahlers; © Foto Schmidt

Photo: A blond woman in the foreground. In the background, two dark-haired women (blurred) are talking about her; Copyright: Krautberger

Not many people like to admit that their psyche no longer plays along. Too many still must fear a stigma, that they are not strong enough for the job; & Copy Krautberger

Photo: A man beats his hands over his head. To the left and to the right of him, one can see hands that give him things or show the clock; Copyright: Sidelnikov

To complain about physical work and to demand changes is often easier than to talk about psychic "weaknesses". But no one can constantly work under time pressure or when intermittent interruptions occur; & Copy; Sidelnikov

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