There are hazards, risks, and scheduling demands associated with PSP work that are unacceptable in many other jobs. These aspects are unavoidable in the public service and the risks and requirements of PSP work can spillover into family life. Unpredictability, the risk to both mental and physical wellbeing, and authoritarian behaviours necessary to control dangerous situations at work affect both PSP and their families. Being aware of the risks can help families manage the spillover from the PSP job to lessen worry and conflict at home.
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