Stress Cost Calculator

Based upon accepted standards, the Stress Cost Calculator estimates the cost
exposures due to stress in several categories:

Group Health 22% due to stress1
Turnover 40% due to stress2
Absenteeism 50% due to stress3
Presenteeism 50% due to stress4
Workers Compensation 33% due to stress5
Disability 50% due to stress6


Enter the number of employees in your company and our calculator will not only estimate annual company stress costs,it will also estimate the range of potential savings from appropriate stress assessment and intervention.

Employees:




1. Manning, M., et.al., "Occupational stress, social support, and the costs of health care." Academy of Management Journal, 1996, Vol. 39, No. 3, 738-750.

Danna, K. and R. Griffin. "Health and well-being in the workplace: a review and synthesis of the literature." Journal of Management, 05/01/1999.

2. Krohe Jr., J., "Workplace stress." Across the Board, 02/01/1999.

Grimm, J. "Turning on, turning off, turning over." Editor & Publisher. 04/24/2000 (.5 to 2 times salary).

PricewaterhouseCoopers research (.5 to 4 times salary depending on individualís skill sets), 2001.

3. PR Newswire. "Tenth Annual 2000 CCH Unscheduled Absence Survey: Employers see decline in unscheduled employee absences, but continued high cost of no-shows still plagues employers." 10/19/00

Danna, K. and R. Griffin. "Health and well-being in the workplace: a review and synthesis of the literature." Journal of Management, 05/01/1999.

4. PricewaterhouseCoopers Assumption, 2001: 50% of presenteeism is some function of stress.

Marcus, C. "Presenteeism: A clear view of a growing problem." Compensation & Benefits Management. 01/01/2001

5. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). "Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: 1998." Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor, BLS, 1999.

Wojcik, J. "Stress a major risk in comp." Business Insurance, 04/19/1999.

6. Stress Directions Assumption, 2002: 50% of Disability is some function of stress.