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A Study on Assessment of Stress at Work between White and Blue Collar Workers in Shipyard
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A Study on Assessment of Stress at Work between White and Blue Collar Workers in Shipyard
Jeong, Hyunwook; Kim, Yuchang;
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 Abstract
In recent years, Korea's shipbuilding industry have expanded its business into offshore plant. These changes are increasing the interest on job stress in shipbuilding industry. The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences of job stressors between white and blue-collar workers. The survey was using Korean Occupational Stress Scale(KOSS) questionnaire and was administered to 8,080 workers of large shipyard company. As a result of the survey, compared with the median score of Korean workers, job stress level of shipyard company workers was low. However, seven categories of KOSS, except for job demand showed higher stress levels of blue-collar workers than white-collar workers. The overall stress level of shipyard company workers is low, however, it is important to find stressors by considering the type of work, working period etc., through a detailed analysis of KOSS 8-categories. The results of this study may be helpful to identify the level of stress and to establish preventive measures in Shipyard Company.
 Keywords
job stress;shipyard workers;KOSS;PWI-SF;
 Language
Korean
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