International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


A Cross-Sectional Study on Assessment of Occupational Stress Level among Security Guards

Bhushan Kalantri | Ninad Chitnavis [2] | Rahil Ahemad [2] | Shubhangi Agrawal | Pranoti Mehar | Nishchay Tekulwar


Abstract: Background: Stress is an important aspect of strenuous jobs and one such job is that of the Security guards, who are exposed to various risk factors leading to stress, so this study was planned to assess the prevalence of such risk factor and determine the level of stress faced by the security guards. Methodology: Cross sectional study conducted at Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU), Wardha, Maharashtra. Total of 68 security guards are included in this study. PLSS pretested stress questionnaire was used to determine the stress level. Results: Results depicted that 98.53 % of subjects had moderate range of stress for a busy professional person. Conclusion: Those reported occupational stress also reported increased exposure to potentially stressful working conditions. The sample in general was in quite good health and showed no biases


Keywords: Stress, security guards, PLSS, occupational stress


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020,


Pages: 841 - 843


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