Work stress and psychosocial risk factors


  • Ellia Connor Center of Medelin Public Health, Colombia


Professional burnout, psychosocial impact, psychological stress, risk factors, occupational health


Resolution 2646 of 2008 aims to give the parameters in the identification of psychosocial risks at work, this as a product of occupational stress, this article presents in a concise and understandable way for the employee in general, the meaning of psychosocial risk factors and the repercussions that these may have on your health. The Ministry of Protection includes pathologies derived from work stress in the table of Occupational Diseases, and to do so it relies on the protocol for determining the origin of pathologies derived from stress and on the battery of instruments to evaluate psychosocial risk factors and contribute to the decision-making of work professionals in determining the origin of diseases derived from stress, whether of common or professional origin. In this case, companies must allocate human and economic resources for the identification, evaluation, prevention, intervention and monitoring of said psycho-occupational risks. It is the employer's responsibility to ensure the health of their employees. Failure to comply with what is established by the Ministry will be subject to sanctions. in accordance with the provisions of sections a and c of article 91 of Decree Law 1295 of 1994.




How to Cite

Ellia Connor. (2024). Work stress and psychosocial risk factors. INFLUENCE: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE REVIEW, 6(1), 33–36. Retrieved from