publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

An exploratory study to identify the range of occupational stressors that occur among ambulance workers in Johannesburg

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  • Published: 13 Sep 2012
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
M.A. This study looks into the types of stressors specific to the Emergency Medical Services. The study was undertaken over a period of two years with the following objectives: • A literature survey regarding stress, organisational stress in general and stress in the context of Emergency Medical Services in particular. • An investigation of the personnel of the Emergency Medical Services to ascertain the stressors perceived as stressful by them. • Recommendations on how to prevent or lower stress in the Emergency Medical Services. The first part of this study is devoted to a theoretical investigation which gives an overview of stress in its broadest sense as wel...
Subjects
free text keywords: Emergency medical personnel - Job stress - Research - South Africa., Stress (Psychology) - Research - South Africa., Stress (Psychology) - Prevention., Stress (Psychology) - Treatment.
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