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Vermeulen, H. (author), Visser, R. (author), ter Horst, H. (author), Slager, S. (author)
Het opzetten, onderhouden en verbeteren van arbozorg in een bedrijf gaat niet vanzelf, dat zal een preventiemedewerker snel merken. Terwijl iedereen het ermee eens zal zijn dat je niet ziek van je werk mag worden, is het in de praktijk vaak erg lastig om arbomaatregelen uit te voeren en om de arbozorg naar een meer structureel niveau te tillen...
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Steenbeek, R. (author)
The working population is ageing, which will increase the number of workers with chronic health complaints, and, as a consequence, the number of workers seeking health care. It is very important to understand factors that influence medical care-seeking in order to control the costs. I will investigate which work characteristics independently...
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de Vries, J.D. (author), Claessens, B.J.C. (author), van Hooff, M.L.M. (author), Geurts, S.A.E. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author), Kompier, A.J. (author)
Purpose This longitudinal study examined ‘normal’, ‘reversed’, and ‘reciprocal’ relationships between (1) physical activity and work-related fatigue; and (2) physical activity and task demands. Furthermore, the effects of across-time change in meaningful physical activity groups on levels of employees’ work-related fatigue and task demands were...
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Hiemstra-Van Mastright, S. (author), Meyenborg, I. (author), Hoogenhout, M. (author)
BACKGROUND: Discomfort increases when duration of sitting is longer. Aircraft passengers are subjected to prolonged sitting in restricted postures, which can cause discomfort. OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship between duration of sitting and development of discomfort, as well as the influence of different passenger activities. METHODS:...
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Pijnappel, B. (author), van Ipkens, T. (author), Schelvis, R.M.C. (author)
Medewerkers in het onderwijs ervaren meer variatie, creativiteit en tevredenheid op het werk dan de beroepsbevolking gemiddeld, maar diezelfde medewerkers ervaren ook meer vermoeidheid, stress en burn-out dan medewerkers in andere sectoren, zo blijkt uit onderzoek van TNO.
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de Korte, E. (author), Kuijt, L. (author), van der Kleij, R. (author)
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Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kines, P. (author), Wybo, J.L. (author), Ruotsala, R. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Bezemer, R.A. (author)
The Zero Accident Vision (ZAV) is a promising approach developed in industry, but not so much addressed by the safety science research community. In a discussion paper in Safety Science (2013) a call was made for more research in this area. Three years later is a good time to take status of developments in this field. A first set of empirical...
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Sanders, J.M.A.F. (author), Damen, M.A.W. (author), van Dam, K. (author)
Purpose Based on the theory of planned behaviour and social learning theory, the purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of training participation and learning experience on the beliefs of low-educated employees about their self-efficacy for learning. Design/methodology/approach Low-educated workers of three different organizations (n...
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), van der Pal, S.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhoricka, S.P. (author), Walther, F.J. (author)
In 1983, data of a unique nationwide cohort of 1338 very preterm (< 32 weeks of gestation) or VLBW (birth weight < 1500 g) infants in the Netherlands was collected and followed at several ages until they reached the age of 19 years. At 19 years of age a more extensive follow-up study was done, including questionnaires, tests on a computer and a...
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Könemann, R. (author), Bosch, T. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author)
The design of a work station generally prescribes a global movement pattern of the operator, but also leaving some degrees of freedom regarding movement strategy. For a specific order picking work station, we studied the movement strategies, the underlying factors and its impact on performance. Eight subjects performed a task comprising, the...
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Bekker, C. (author), Kuijpers, E. (author), Brouwer, D.H. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Fransman, W. (author)
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Robertson, M. (author), Vink, P. (author)
There are many definitions of new ways of work, but working with a computer at another location than at the office or at the clients' location with Information Communication Technology as a support is becoming more prevalent. A new office having shared desks and facilitating informal meetings along with a changed leadership style is yet another...
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Vlasveld, M.C. (author), van der Feltz-Cornelis, C.M. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), Beekman, A.T.F. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hoedeman, R. (author), Anema, J.R. (author)
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Drupsteen, L. (author), Hasle, P. (author)
If organizations would be able to learn more effectively from incidents that occurred in the past, future incidents and consequential injury or damage can be prevented. To improve learning from incidents, this study aimed to identify limiting factors, i.e. the causes of the failure to effectively learn. In seven organizations focus groups were...
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Lee, H. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author), Busse, J.W. (author), Hogg-Johnson, S.J. (author)
Introduction Return-to-work (RTW) status is an often used outcome in work and health research. In low back pain, work is regarded as a normal activity a worker should return to in order to fully recover. Comparing outcomes across studies and even jurisdictions using different definitions of RTW can be challenging for readers in general and when...
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Blonk, R. (author)
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Howaldt, J. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Fruytier, B. (author)
This is the introduction to this special issue of World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (WREMSD) dedicated to workplace innovation and social innovation related to work and organisation. As technological and business model innovations alone are not sufficient to enhance opportunities for businesses and...
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Vink, P. (author), Franz, M. (author), Kampa, I. (author), Zenk, R. (author)
Seats need to be more lightweight for airplanes, cars, busses and even trains to contribute to a better environment and to reduce energy consumption. However, a reduction in comfort due to weight reduction is not preferable, which opens a new area of research: improving comfort with a minimum of material or with lightweight materials and systems...
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), van Vuuren, T. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Gaspersz, J.B.R. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author)
Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether insights into high reliability organizations (HROs) are useful for innovation management teams. HRO teams can keep failure to a minimum level due to high alertness and resilience. Project teams working on innovation management could benefit from HRO principles and thus reduce their...
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Vergeer, R. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Kleinknecht, A. (author), Kraan, K. (author)
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