I know I would say I’ve got a stressful job. I bet you’ve got a stressful job, too. When it comes to work, sometimes it feels like they’re all just stressful jobs.
The video above does a really good job of showing two things.
The first: there are all sorts of different kinds of stress.
The second: every job has its own stressors.
Don’t believe us?
Here’s another video:
If we were to conduct a survey of all of the people reading this article, we would find out that everyone felt their job to be amongst the most stressful.
That doesn’t mean that we’re all wrong. Our world is changing and our lives are speeding up. We’ll write more later this week about some different kinds of workplace injuries and how you can stay safe. Before that, we wanted to share a few thoughts about the workplace and the threat of injuries.
We all know that so-called ‘extreme jobs,’ can be dangerous. Whether a worker is injured on site or in the field, it’s often very simple to identify the cause of the injury and the responsible party.
While we know extreme jobs are dangerous we might not necessarily think of the dangers that face the rest of the workforce. It can be hard to know how much ‘desk job’ stress is too much. That’s why we like this video below:
When it comes to work, you’ve got to keep an eye out for all sorts of threats.
When an injury like one of these happens to you or a loved one, it stops being funny. It becomes terrifying.
That’s why we’re going to spend some time this week talking about workplace accidents and some of the other problems with our stressful jobs.