International Journal of Occupational Hygiene 2018. 10(1):.

Investigating Workload and Occupational Burnout of healthcare workers in Welfare Organization of Gonabad city on 2016
Ali Firoozi, Razagh Rahimpoor, Mohammad Javad Fani


Background and aim:

Workers in welfare centers, as compared to other people, have to endure more labor and labor, which may be due to burnout. The present study was conducted to further support this issue with the aim of analyzing the relationship between workload and burnout dimensions among employees in health centers of Gonabad city.

Methods: This is a descriptive-analytic study in which 100 employees and nurses of Welfare Organization were selected and their workload and occupational burnout were determined using the NASA-TLX questionnaire and the Maslach-Jackson Inventory. The data were analyzed using spss22 software and using Chi-square tests, correlation and one way ANOVA.

Results: The Welfare Organization employees had the most burnout in perspective of efficiency perspective (67.9±21.3). They had the lowest rate of burnout in the exhaustionand frustration perspectives (37.05±24.23), and they had moderate burnout in the dimensions of mental pressure, physical pressure, time pressure and effort (63.40± 26.17, 58.75±23.78, 60.30±21.72 and 61.54±26.31).

Conclusion: Considering the findings of the research and the importance of the profession of welfare employees, it is important to solve the problems of Welfare Organization employees and authorities must provide the necessary solutions for fitting the environmental, managerial and personnel conditions.


Welfare Organization, workload, occupational burnout.


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