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Managing your stress: tips for Deepwater Horizon response and volunteer workers.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-155, 2010 Aug; :1-2
NIOSHTIC No.
20038209
Abstract
Stress and fatigue are natural reactions when people respond to a disaster. As a Deepwater Horizon responder, you are at risk of feeling uncomfortable levels of stress. This is due to the unexpected and sometimes troubling changes to the natural order of things and the interruption of your normal routines. This pamphlet describes the range of ordinary reactions to stress that you may experience during your work or in the weeks or months that follow. It is important to monitor your health and well-being during this entire period, even months after your response work has ended.
Keywords
Stress; Job-stress; Emergency-responders; Emergency-response; Oil-industry; Oil-refinery-workers; Accidents; Occupational-accidents; Fatigue; Medical-monitoring; Worker-health; Industrial-environment
Publication Date
20100801
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
2010
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 2010-155
NIOSH Division
EPRO; OMSHR
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
PA
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