Working on large infrastructure and engineering projects in a competitive and constantly evolving location such as Singapore can lead to issues over work pressure and burnout. The result is a decline in productivity and physical health and an in increase in the levels of mental illness.
Occupational burnout has recently been classified as an illness by the World Health Organization, where cases of workplace stress are common in Singapore. Burnout is the result of experiencing long-term chronic stress.
This article explains the leading causes and signs of burnout and covers sustainable ways of managing work stress to help prevent chronic stress.