Tips for Reducing Work-Related Dropout Risks

The impact of work on your health can be both psychosocial and physical, ranging from stress and burnout to back and neck pain. It’s important to recognize the signs and take measures to reduce these risks. Here are some practical tips to help you.

1. Recognize the impact of work on your health

Awareness is the first step towards improvement.

  • Be alert to symptoms: Watch for signs of stress or physical discomfort that may be related to your work.
  • Seek help when needed: Get professional help if you notice that your work is negatively affecting your health.

2. Address psychosocial risks

Psychosocial stressors such as work pressure and conflicts can have a significant impact.

  • Develop stress management techniques: Methods like mindfulness or time management can help reduce stress.
  • Seek support: Talk about your challenges at work with colleagues, superiors, or a company psychologist.

3. Prevent physical dropouts

Work-related physical issues can often be prevented.

  • Ensure an ergonomic workplace: A good posture and workplace setup can reduce common complaints.
  • Take regular breaks: Stand up, move around, and stretch to relieve physical tension.

4. Create a positive work environment

A supportive work atmosphere can reduce the risk of dropout.

  • Build positive relationships: Good relationships with colleagues and superiors can make your work environment more enjoyable.
  • Speak out against negative behavior: If you face harassment or conflicts, report it to the appropriate person or department.

5. Prioritize your personal health

Your own health and well-being are crucial.

  • Live healthily: Eat balanced, exercise regularly, and ensure you get enough sleep.
  • Set boundaries: Learn to say ‘no’ to avoid overload and stress.


Reducing the risk of dropout requires proactive care for both your mental and physical health. By being aware of the impact of your work and actively taking steps to protect your well-being, you can contribute to a healthier and more satisfying work environment.

Your well-being is our priority!

At our organisation, you are never alone. Whether you have something on your mind, a question or just need a listening ear, you can always make a report anonymously or contact HR or a confidential advisor. You can do this via the menu in the Bevoy app. Because your well-being is our priority!