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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28-32

Occupational health and psychological well-being of industrial employees


1 Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005, India
2 Professor, Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India

Correspondence Address:
A Bhardwaj
Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


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Background : In the present era of globalization of business the nature of work organizations and its environment are changing radically extending noticeable impact on individual's job, safety, health, and well-being. Material & Methods : The present study was designed to examine the effects of overall occupational health on psychological well-being in a sample of 150 line-staff operating in a production organization. Psychometrically standardized scales were employed to assess the extent of occupational health and psychological well-being. Results : The analyses of the obtained data revealed that occupational health positively correlates with employees' mental health. Conclusion : The employees who perceived their work and its physical and psycho-social environment as to be adequate and healthy maintained relatively better overall mental health.


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