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Schaafsma, F.G. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author), de Jong, M.A. (author), Overvliet, J. (author), van Rossum, E.F.C. (author), Nieuwenhuijsen, K. (author)
Objectives: Workplace-based selective prevention of mental health problems currently relies on subjective evaluation of stress complaints. Hair cortisol captures chronic stress responses and could be a promising biomarker for the early identification of mental health problems. The objective was to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art...
article 2021
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Meima, M. (author), Kuijpers, E. (author), van Berg, C. (author), Kruizinga, A. (author), van Kesteren, N. (author), Spaan, S. (author)
This report is the final output of a major project that was commissioned to address exposure to biological agents in the workplace and the related health effects. The study included a scientific literature review, interviews with experts, focus group sessions and a stakeholder workshop. The report presents a consolidated summary of the outcomes...
report 2020
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Jedynska, A. (author), Kuijpers, E. (author), van Berg, C. (author), Kruizinga, A. (author), Meima, M. (author), Spaan, S. (author)
This report forms part of a major project to address the risks posed by biological agents in the workplace. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of exposures to these hazards at work, provide more information on the related health problems and support efforts to prevent them. The report presents the results of a scientific literature...
report 2019
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Tompa, E. (author), Mofidi, A. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), van Bree, T. (author), Michaelsen, F. (author), Jung, Y. (author), Porsch, L. (author), van Emmerik, M. (author)
Insight into the financial consequences of work-related injuries and diseases provides governments, policy makers and employers’ organisations with relevant data for the purpose of developing OSH policies and agreements. Also, insight into these costs will help to raise awareness of the magnitude of the problem and will contribute to a more...
other 2019
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Dora, J. (author), van Hooff, M.L.M. (author), Geurts, S.A.E. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author)
The smartphone can be used for two context-incongruent purposes (work-related use at home and private use at work). In order to better understand these two behaviors conceptually, we aimed to (1) identify subgroups of context-incongruent smartphone users and (2) identify differences in demographic, smartphone-related, and occupational health...
article 2019
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van Genabeek, J. (author), van der Zwaan, L. (author), Niks, I. (author), van der Gulden, J. (author), Schers, H. (author)
In recent years, various forms of work-related healthcare in primary care have been tested in practice. Nevertheless, until now an effective, widely-used approach for this type of care is still lacking. In the project ‘Work-related healthcare in primary care’, an integrated intervention for work-related healthcare is developed, implemented and...
article 2018
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Bruno Garza, J.L. (author), Coenen, P. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author)
Objectives: Alternative techniques to assess physical exposures, such as prediction models, could facilitate more efficient epidemiological assessments in future large cohort studies examining physical exposures in relation to work-related musculoskeletal symptoms.The aim of this study was to evaluate two types of models that predict arm-wrist...
article 2018
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de Kock, C.A. (author), Lucassen, P.L.B.J. (author), Bor, H. (author), Knottnerus, A. (author), Buijs, P.C. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), Lagro-Janssen, A.L.M. (author)
Background: Paying attention to their patients’ work and recognizing work-related problems is challenging for many general practitioners (GPs). Objectives: To assess the effect of training designed to improve the care for patients with work-related problems in general practice. Methods: A cluster randomized controlled trial among 32 Dutch GPs....
article 2018
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Havermans, B.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Heerkens, Y.F. (author), Zijlstra-Vlasveld, M.C. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives Healthcare workers frequently deal with work stress. This is a risk factor for adverse mental and physical health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a digital platform-based implementation strategy – compared to a control group – on stress, work stress determinants (ie. psychosocial work...
article 2018
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Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Bohlmeijer, E.T. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
Background. Work-related stress is highly prevalent in the educational sector. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an organizational level, participatory intervention on need for recovery and vitality in educational workers. It was hypothesized that the intervention would decrease need for recovery and increase...
article 2017
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Hoek, R.J.A. (author), Havermans, B.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Heerkens, Y.F. (author), Zijlstra-Vlasveld, M.C. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Background. Adequate implementation of work-related stress management interventions can reduce or prevent work-related stress and sick leave in organizations. We developed a multifaceted integral stress-prevention strategy for organizations from several sectors that includes a digital platform and collaborative learning network. The digital...
article 2017
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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...
article 2016
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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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Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Employees with mental health problems are more likely to succeed in returning to work if they have active support from a supervisor, and if they can access cognitive behavioural therapy. New measures supporting such workers in the Netherlands are promising, but there needs to be an overall growth in jobs for these to be effective.
report 2015
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Hooftman, W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
There is no clear national definition of a chronic disease in a work situation in the Netherlands. Questionnaire data shows that between 25% and 30% of all workers are affected by a chronic disease. Worker with a chronic disease have slightly different working conditions as compared to workers without a chronic disease but differences may be...
report 2014
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Health is the most important issue when an employer is deciding whether to hire a worker, according to a new study from the Netherlands. The research looked at the results of a ‘vignette’ study on employer preferences when hiring or retaining personnel. It also showed that when an employer is deciding whether to retain an employee who is on a...
report 2014
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Wiezer, N.M. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Oprins, E. (author)
Work-related stress is a large occupational risks in the Netherlands but interventions to reduce this risk are not implemented in organizations. The characteristics of a serious game make it a useful training tool for managers to raise awareness on their role in stimulating work engagement and managing work-related stress. In this research...
conference paper 2013
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Objectives The aim of this study was to (i) assess how common chronic health problems and work-related factors predict sickness absence and (ii) explore whether work-related factors modify the effects of health problems on sickness absence. Methods A one-year longitudinal study was conducted among employed persons aged 45-64 years from the Study...
article 2013
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Rasmussen, H.B. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Dyreborg, J. (author)
Background: The oil and gas industry in the Danish sector of the North Sea has always focused on reducing work-related accidents. Over the years, accident rates have been reduced, and near-miss reporting has gained in importance, because it allows the industry to learn from experience and prevent further accidents. Because of this importance,...
article 2013
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Coenen, P. (author), Kingma, I. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Douwes, M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
Work-related musculoskeletal pain (MSP) risk assessments by trained observers are often used in ergonomic practice; however, the validity may be questionable. We investigated the predictive value of work-site MSP risk estimates in a prospective cohort study of 1745 workers. Trained observers estimated the risk of MSP (neck, shoulder or low-back...
article 2012
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