The purpose of the study was to examine the
association between family and work related stress and
social support available to factory workers and to
identify the roles of nurses in assisting workers cope
with stress. Two hundred and thirty-eight (238) factory
workers in a water factory, a bread and confectionery
factory and a brewing industry in Osun State and 15
nurses providing services to the workers participated in
the questionnaire survey. Majority of the factory
workers (69.3%) experienced low level of family related
stress and received high level of family social support.
While 64.3% experienced moderate level of work
related stress, 59.7% reported moderate level of
workplace social support
Keywords : Family Related Stress, Work Related Stress, Family Social Support, Workplace Social Support, Occupational Health Nurses.