Incidence of the Psychosocial Risk at Work: A Case Study of Technical Teachers at City of Morón

  • Concepción Nicolás HernánEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 826)


The teaching exercise environment sets the workplace where pedagogic processes are carried out. The negative impact that is the result of the things that happen to the teacher or his educational environment configure the way people interact with each other. Considering every classroom of every school with every course is different, the intention is to show which are the dimensions that could impact most in their psyche; psychosocial factors are the influence of the issues inherent in the human condition, on the psyche of people; are those characteristics of working conditions and, above all, of their organization that affect the health of people through psychological and physiological mechanisms. The aim of the work is to carry out a brief analysis of the psychosocial dimensions that affect the technical school teachers and contribute to promote the improvement of working conditions in order to protect life, preserve and maintain the psychophysical integrity of workers. Taking as a case study the public technical schools of the city of Morón in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, it was decided to use the CoPsoQ that is an international instrument for the research, evaluation and prevention of psychosocial risks in its Spanish short version ISTAS 21. According to the results, we proceed to develop a table of priorities in function of a matrix to reach an approach of the dimensions that affect the most education workers. The results show that the dimension that most affect these workers are the pace of work and the predictability respect to the future and the most favorable are the double presence and the possibility of development.


Ergonomics Education Environments Psychosocial risk Health and safety at work Argentina 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tres de Febrero UniversityBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Dirección General de Cultura y EducaciónBuenos AiresArgentina

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