Govt recognizes mental health problems as occupational hazard

January 21, 2019 0Healt

The regulation stipulates that employers must implement stress management to avoid their workers having mental health problems. (Shutterstock/-)

After decades, Indonesia has finally recognized mental disorder as an occupational hazard by issuing a new ministerial regulation that requires employers to ensure that their workers have a good work-life balance, among other things.

The inclusion has expanded worker protection to not only the usual blue-collar workers who work with machinery that could be dangerous but also to white-collar workers toiling in front of computers. Apparently, for some people, this kind of job can be hazardous.

 

Read more at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/08/07/govt-recognizes-mental-health-problems-as-occupational-hazard.html


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