Since the end of confinement, one could believe that the return to work was done in the most total joy. But it turns out that the health crisis, paranoia and the questioning of many French people got the better of 45% of employees. A new study looks at the health of the French This is a worrying observation revealed by the latest conclusions of the Ifop study. Produced by Malakoff Humanis from June 19 to July 15 on 3,504 employees of companies in the private sector, the survey points to the impact of the crisis on the health of employees. The study states that 45% of private sector employees are "More physically and psychologically tired" than before the onset of the health crisis. In other words, the return to work is difficult. Anne-Sophie Godon, innovation director at Malakoff Humanis, tells AFP that "If 82% of employees are in good health, 12% have the feeling that their state of health has deteriorated". Of these 82%, 21% are chronically ill. "We can hypothesize that it is related to the renunciation of care or the difficulty of having access to it during the period", she says. - Boyloso \/ Shutterstock.com Difficult to think of the future That's not all. The investigation reveals that "Fragile employees have the feeling of being even more fragile and, for all the others, physical and psychological fatigue as well as worry are felt", she continues. In total, these are: 28% of employees who believe that their quality of life has deteriorated at work;40% who consider that the pace of work has accelerated while 22% see it as a slowdown in activity;18% feel they are doing a job that has "Less meaning for them" ;23% have "More the feeling of doing useful work for society".These results reveal a " degradation " psychosocial risks: 23% of employees have a job that interferes with their personal life, 20% are afraid of losing their job and 14% feel more stress in their workplace.Finally, the financial situation is not improving for 16% of employees. A point underlined by the authors of the study: \u201cThe crisis has accentuated existing fragilities and inequalities. "