X Close


Published: Sunday April 15, 2012 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Sunday May 26, 2013 MYT 1:09:27 AM

Workplace stress occurs in all professions: Maznah

ROMPIN: Workplace stress is not confined to certain professions and occurs across the board, including journalism, said Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Maznah Mazlan.

Maznah, who is National Council of Occupational Safety and Health chairperson, emphasised that if stress is neglected it could jeorpadise the staff performance and their environment.

"Stress definitely needs to be attended to, as the International Labour Organisation has identified it as one of the main hazards among workers in this century," she told reporters here.

"In extreme cases the victim's stress not only affects their behaviour but also has an impact on their colleagues," she added.

She was commenting on the death of a houseman at the Kajang Hospital who recently died of an alleged drug overdose due to work pressure. BERNAMA

Related Stories: Meet housemen every week, hospitals told Parents of housemen want Govt to put an end to the misery Housemen still being overworked and bullied, sending some into depression Doctor was planning his wedding Housemen no longer need to work 32 hours straight, guidelines say

Tags / Keywords: Nation, News


  1. Search for missing Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people
  2. Air Algerie loses contact with plane over west Africa
  3. US teenager who was circling globe in plane dies in crash
  4. MH17: Victims remembered at Glasgow games opening
  5. Grandma robbed, stabbed to death, with granddaughter in next room
  6. MH17: 'Mummy, I am back to being alone'
  7. TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, 47 dead
  8. Woman bashed up after honking error
  9. ‘Our lives turned upside down in a day’
  10. Ukrainian villagers recall how victims dropped onto streets and houses