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Troelstra, S.A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Harting, J. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Kunst, A.E. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the association between sustained smoking and quitting with work-related outcomes among older workers. Methods: We categorized a sample of older employees into non-smokers, sustained smokers and quitters. Multivariable regression models were used to test longitudinal associations of sustained smoking...
article 2021
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van der Burg, L.R.A. (author), van Kuijk, S.M.J. (author), ter Wee, M.M. (author), Heymans, M.W. (author), de Rijk, A.E. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ottenheijm, R.P.G. (author), Dinant, G.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author)
Background: Societal expenditures on work-disability benefits is high in most Western countries. As a precursor of long-term work restrictions, long-term sickness absence (LTSA) is under continuous attention of policy makers. Different healthcare professionals can play a role in identification of persons at risk of LTSA but are not well trained....
article 2020
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Schuring, M. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Carrino, L. (author), O'Prinsen, A.C. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Avendano, M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Background: Declines in employment protection may have disproportionate effects on employment opportunities of workers with low education and poorer health. This study investigates the impact of changes in employment protection levels on employment rates according to education and health in 23 European countries. Methods: Data were taken from...
article 2020
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Brenninkmeijer, V. (author), Lagerveld, S. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author), Schaufeli, W.B. (author), Wijngaards-de Meij, L.D.N.V. (author)
Purpose This study examined who benefits most from a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-based intervention that aims to enhance return to work (RTW) among employees who are absent due to common mental disorders (CMDs) (e.g., depression, anxiety, or adjustment disorder). We researched the influence of baseline work-related self-efficacy and...
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van der Mark-Reeuwijk, K.G. (author), Wegemans, R.M. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Deeg, D.J.H. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Henkens, K.C.J.I.M. (author), Kant, I. (author), Lange, A. (author), Lindeboom, M. (author), van Rhenen, W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective This opinion paper summarizes the main findings and recommendations of an advisory report on health and prolonging working life, which was requested by the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs and Employment. Methods The advisory report was compiled by a multidisciplinary committee of ten scientists appointed by the Health Council of The...
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Nordhagen, H.P. (author), Harvey, S.B. (author), Rosvold, E.O. (author), Bruusgaard, D. (author), Blonk, R. (author), Mykletun, A. (author)
Background General practitioners (GPs) report sickness absence certification as challenging. They express need for support with functional assessment beyond guidelines and reforms. Case-specific collegial oneto- one guidance for other clinical topics has proved popular with GPs and may be an acceptable and effective way to improve GPs skills and...
article 2017
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Bouwhuis, S. (author), Garde, A.H. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Boot, C.R.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: Multiple job holding (MJH) is common in many countries, but little is known about its (health) consequences. Our aim is to explore the longitudinal association between MJH and long-term sickness absence (LTSA) among Danish employees. Methods: We included employees (N = 8968) who participated in the Danish Work Environment Cohort Study ...
article 2017
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Vaas, F. (author)
Workplace innovation is an organisational capability, defined as a strategic renewal in organising and organisational behaviour. This capability may consist of four resources: strategic orientation, product-market improvement, flexible work and organising smarter. Workplace innovation is theoretically rooted in the resource-based view of the...
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Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), Bernaards, C.M. (author), Steijn, W.M.P. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author)
Objective: The aim of this study was to explore the longitudinal relationship between sitting time on a working day and vitality, work performance, presenteeism, and sickness absence. Methods: At the start and end of a five-month intervention program at the workplace, as well as 10 months after the intervention, sitting time and work-related...
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Bal, P.M. (author), Dorenbosch, L. (author)
The current study aimed to investigate the relationship between individualised HRM practices and several measures of organisational performance, including the moderating role of employee age in these relationships. A large-scale representative study among 4,591 organisations in the Netherlands showed support for the relationships between...
article 2015
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Viester, L. (author), Verhagen, E.A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose The objective of the present study is to investigate the effects of a worksite health promotion intervention on musculoskeletal symptoms, physical functioning, work ability, work-related vitality, work performance, and sickness absence. Methods In a randomized controlled design, 314 construction workers were randomized into an...
article 2015
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Leijten, F.R.M (author)
Due to an ageing society, an increasing retirement age, and high prevalence of chronic health problems among older persons, it is important to understand how older employees [with health problems] can work for longer and productively, often this is termed ‘sustainable employability’. This context brought about the research presented in this...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Steenbeek, R. (author)
Background: Because of the aging working population and the increasing age of retirement the number of workers with chronic illnesses and disabilities is growing. It is important that workers with health complaints receive efficient health care in order to remain fully or at least partly productive. Objective: To explore workers' opinions about...
article 2014
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Strijk, J.E. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective A worksite lifestyle intervention aiming to improve lifestyle behaviors could be an effective tool to keep older workers vital, and thereby prolong their labor participation. This study evaluates the effectiveness of such an intervention on vitality, work engagement, productivity and sick leave. Methods In a randomized controlled trial...
article 2013
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction Productivity loss is an increasing problem in an aging working population that is decreasing in numbers. The aim of this study is to identify work-related and health-related characteristics associated with productivity loss, due to either sickness absence or reduced performance at work. Methods In this cross-sectional study, data of...
article 2010
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Roelen, C.A.M. (author), Koopmans, P.C. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction Sickness absence is a major public health problem. Research on sickness absence focuses on interventions aimed at expediting return to work. However, we need to know more about sustaining employees at work after return to work. Therefore, this study investigated the recurrence of sickness absence according to diagnosis. Methods We...
article 2010
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Ybema, J.F. (author), van den Bos, K. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A longitudinal three-wave study among a large representative sample of 1519 employees of various companies in The Netherlands examined how organizational justice (as measured by distributive and procedural justice) was related to depressive symptoms and sickness absence. It was predicted that perceived justice would contribute to lower...
article 2010
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Kremer, A.M. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction Sickness absence has an important impact on employers (e.g. reduced productivity, high costs) and employees (e.g. replacement, job loss). Therefore, we investigated possible reduction by exploring avoidable sickness absence. Methods A questionnaire was filled out by 2,954 Dutch workers (internet panel of a marketing research company...
article 2010
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
In a longitudinal cross-lagged study, the determinants and consequences were examined of presenteeism (going to work despite feeling unhealthy). All variables were measured with questionnaires in 2002 and in 2004 among a representative Dutch sample (N = 653), and these data were individually and longitudinally matched. In 2002 as well as in 2004...
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Brenninkmeijer, V. (author), Houtman, I. (author), Blonk, R. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: The World Health Organization considers depression a major health problem and a leading cause of disability. Aim To identify factors which may help to reduce depressive symptoms in a sample of employees sick listed due to mental health problems. Methods: Longitudinal cohort study of employees sick listed for 12-20 weeks due to mental...
article 2008
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