Trabalhar durante a pandemia Covid-19
: condições laborais e stress ocupacional de trabalhadores do setor de retalho alimentar

  • Rosa Nogueira Teixeira Fernandes (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically and suddenly changed the way of working in the sectors that continued to work on the front line. The present study will identify the first stress conditions proposed by the inclusion of food provided for the confinement of food workers proposed by the organization, including the conditions foreseen for the first levels of stress caused by the inclusion of COVID-19 food. For this purpose, a work composed of scales of Occupational conditions was developed, answered by 88 participants. The results reveal (a) a negative perception of physical and material conditions; (b) high levels of occupational stress in relation to clients and (c) a negative perception of working conditions that predict high levels of stress on the part of food relationship workers, suggesting itself as Enhancing the ability to have more strength at work as insufficient in the fight against the coronavirus.
Date of Award12 Jul 2022
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorRita Sara Santos Silva (Supervisor)


  • COVID-19
  • Physical safety
  • Working conditions
  • Occupational stress
  • Food retail


  • Mestrado em Psicologia e Desenvolvimento de Recursos Humanos

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