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Work-related stress

Work-related mental injury resulting in psychological harm is the second most common cause of workers' compensation claims in Australia, after manual handling. It currently accounts for 11 per cent of workers' compensation claims in Victoria, and one of the leading causes is work-related stress.

Work-related stress describes the physical, mental, emotional and behavioural reactions of employees who perceive that their work demands exceed their abilities and/or resources to cope and do their work.


On this web page you will find information on how to prevent and manage work-related stress for:


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