Aim: to investigate whether work stressors (repetitiveness, machine-pace work and responsibility) increase stress related illness.
- 14 "finishers" in a Swedish Sawmill. (Job was to finish off wood at the last stage of processing timber). Machine paced, isolated, repetitive but skilled. Wage rates depended on them.
- Compared to 10 cleaners, they had varied work, more self-paced and had more social ability. Control group.
- The workers' urine was…