Burnout is the result of someone’s attempt to cope with overwhelming and prolonged stress or discontentment – it’s like burning a candle at both ends, and the impact can be devastating on both employees and employers. Common effects include increases in job site accidents and injuries, greater absenteeism, dips in employee morale, and a variety of health problems.
We’re all familiar with the phrase “job burnout,” but what about
Job burnout and safety burnout are closely related and both
are equally important. If an employee is burned out with
their job it will affect most every aspect of their work
and those around them. Vital areas such as safety can
even become compromised.
Fortunately, there are warning signs.
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