Psychosocial & Organizational Risk Factors

Caleb Leduc, PhD Student
Judith Horrigan, RN, MSc.N, PhD Candidate


  • What are psychosocial risk factors?
  • Linking psychosocial risk factors with fatigue
  • Psychosocial risk factors, fatigue and safety at work

What are psychosocial factors?

  • Elements that impact an employee’s psychological response to work and work conditions
  • Have the potential to cause psychological health problems
  • Psychosocial factors include the way work is carried out (e.g., deadlines, workload, work methods) and the context in which work occurs (including all interpersonal relationships and interactions
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