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Blatter, B. (author), Dorenbosch, L. (author), Keijzer, L. (author)
Vlaanderen kent de Monitor Werkbaar Werk als informatiebron over de kwaliteit van werk voor de Vlaamse Regering, sociale partners, werkgevers en andere arbeidsmarktpartijen. Nederland kent sinds 2010 een soortgelijk instrument: het Dashboard Duurzame Inzetbaarheid. In deze bijdrage zetten we het beleidsmodel uiteen en de daaraan gekoppelde data...
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Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Leider, P.C. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
This field study examined associations between workplace stressors and office workers' computer use patterns. We collected keyboard and mouse activities of 93 office workers (68F, 25M) for approximately two work weeks. Linear regression analyses examined the associations between self-reported effort, reward, overcommitment, and perceived stress...
article 2014
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Schelvis, R.M. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author), Bohlmeijer, E. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
public lecture 2014
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author), van Dongen, J.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author)
Background: To prolong sustainable healthy working lives of construction workers, a prevention program was developed which aimed to improve the health and work ability of construction workers. The objective of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness and financial return from the employers' perspective of this program. Methods: A total...
article 2014
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de Wind, A. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives This study aimed to investigate the relative contribution of health, job characteristics, skills and knowledge, and social and financial factors to the transition from work to (non-disability) early retirement. Methods Employees aged 59–63 years (N=2317) were selected from the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation...
article 2014
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Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van Genabeek, J.A.G.M. (author), Bohlmeijer, E.T. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Poster the bottom-up innovation project.
other 2013
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Davis, K.G. (author), Marras, W.S. (author), Punnett, L. (author), Winkelstein, B. (author), Blatter, B. (author)
The purpose of the panel will be to discuss briefly the current knowledge of factors relating to musculoskeletal disorders in four main areas: biomechanics, psychosocial, individual characteristics, and pain sensation. The main discussion of the panel will have panelist challenge musculoskeletal disorder researchers to focus on new directions...
conference paper 2012
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), IJmker, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: To identify the risk factors for the onset of arm-wrist-hand and neck-shoulder symptoms among office workers and to estimate the relative contribution of these risk factors by calculating Population Attributable Fractions (PAFs). Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted among 1951 office workers with a follow-up duration of 2...
article 2012
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Bosmans, J. (author), Bongers, P. (author), van der Beek, A. (author), Blatter, B. (author)
public lecture 2012
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Houtman, I. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Wevers, C. (author)
public lecture 2012
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Garza, J.L.B. (author), Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), Raina, S.M. (author), Rynell, P. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author)
The present study, a part of the PROOF (PRedicting Occupational biomechanics in OFfice workers) study, aimed to determine whether trapezius muscle effort was different across computer activities in a field study of computer workers, and also investigated whether head and shoulder postures were different across computer activities. One hundred...
article 2012
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives: The aim of the study was to investigate if perceived muscular tension predicts future neck - shoulder symptoms and arm - wrist - hand symptoms in symptomfree office workers. Methods: Data were used of a prospective cohort of 1951 office workers with a follow-up duration of 2 years (the Prospective Research On Musculoskeletal...
article 2012
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Speklé, E.M. (author), Hoozemans, M.J.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
The aim of this study was to determine whether results from the RSI QuickScan questionnaire on risk factors for arm, shoulder and neck symptoms can predict future arm, neck and shoulder symptoms in a population of computer workers. For this prospective cohort study, with a follow-up of 24 months, 3383 workers who regularly worked with a computer...
article 2012
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
Objectives: The working population is aging and a shortage of workers is expected in the construction industry. As a consequence, it is considered necessary that construction workers extend their working life. The purpose of this study was to explore factors associated with construction workers' ability and willingness to continue working until...
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Bongers, P. (author)
Objectives: Because of the ageing and decreasing working population in the construction industry, it is important to encourage workers to prolong their working life. The objective of this study was to explore factors associated with the ability and motivation to continue working until the age of 65 years in construction workers. Methods: In...
public lecture 2011
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IJmker, S. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author)
Objectives: In both science and media, the adverse effects of a long duration of computer use at work on musculoskeletal health have long been debated. Until recently, the duration of computer use was mainly measured by self-reports, and studies using more objective measures, such as software-recorded computer duration, were lacking. The...
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Bongers, P. (author)
Objectives: Because of the ageing and decreasing working population in the construction industry, it is important to encourage workers to prolong their working life. The objective of this study was to explore factors associated with the ability and motivation to continue working until the age of 65 years in construction workers. Methods: In...
article 2011
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Nold, A. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Euler, U. (author), Gagliardi, D. (author), Knardahl, S. (author), Lastowiecka-Moras, E. (author), Olsen, O. (author), Verbeek, J. (author)
Objectives Systematic reviews and meta-analysis of high quality offer combined results from epidemiological studies which can be very helpful for decision making in occupational safety and health (OSH). The Clearinghouse of Systematic Reviews, a joint project of seven European research institutes, aims to make high quality reviews available that...
article 2011
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Oude Hengel, K. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Koppes, L. (author), Bongers, P. (author)
public lecture 2011
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Nold, A. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Euler, U. (author), Fishta, A. (author), Gagliardi, D. (author), Knardahl, S. (author), Lastowiecka-Moras, E. (author), Olsen, O. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Verbeek, J. (author)
public lecture 2011
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