Investigating the Effective Factors on Task Force Occupational Stress of Firefighting Organization of Tehran Municipality

Fereydoon Moradi, Hassan Abedi Jafari, Abdollah Hendiani

Abstract


The most important factor for achieving optimum efficiency of the organization, is human resources efficiently.  One of the things that makes reducing employee productivity and increasing direct and indirect costs, is employees stress and mental pressure factor. Effects of stress on physical and mental health as a reality of the present century, also his performance in personal and professional life and thus the survival and growth of the client organization and its performance, have many short-term positive and negative effects. Accurate and timely identification of stressors and preparedness to prevent and cope with them are among the fundamental tasks of dynamic individuals and organizations. It should be noted that failure to address the stressors can cause a lot of damage to the ability of human resources in the organization. Therefore, these factors can be identified and resolved in order to enhance staff productivity and ultimately effective organization. The aim of this study was to investigate the effective factors on task force occupational stress of Firefighting Organization of Tehran Municipality. Given that the function of firefighters in addition to their own health has a direct impact on the health of other members of society, this research has particular importance. In this study, it would be measured. Thus, according to one of the conventional means for obtaining reliable statistics, is data collection through questionnaires; the questionnaire has been designed to investigate the effective factors on task force occupational stress and given that the population of this study was task force of Firefighting Organization of Tehran Municipality. A total of 351 questionnaires according to the statistical sample used in the research is distributed and collected. After classification variables and collect the questionnaires, the reliability and validity were examined and tested and then relying on quantitative research methods and then performed univariate statistical analysis showed that in 95% of interpersonal relationships, job characteristics, organizational structure and material properties jobs are effective on stress in task force of Firefighting Organization of Tehran Municipality. It is suggested livelihoods of employees need special attention. Meanwhile, staff housing problem be solved as soon as possible.


Keywords


stress, job stress, Firefighting Organization of Tehran Municipality.

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