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de Vries, A.W. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Krause, F. (author)
Positive effects of arm support exoskeletons in reducing the shoulder load, have been reported mainly from laboratory studies. However, for exoskeletons to provide worker support in practice, they need to be accepted as well. Therefore, it is necessary to obtain insight into the user experience and attitude towards exoskeleton use, in relevant...
bookPart 2022
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Koster, J. (author)
Elsbeth de Korte promoveerde op 22 april jongstleden op Exploring persuasive technology in the context of health and wellbeing at work aan de TU Delft/Industrial Design Engineering. Ze verdedigde haar proefschrift voor een lege zaal; de toehoorders volgden haar elders via een livestream. De paranimfen zaten voor de deur in een versierde...
article 2021
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de Korte, E.M. (author)
We are not able to imagine life without technology. We use technology for almost every task in our daily life and also in the work setting, technology is everywhere around us. Developments in ICT have brought about many changes in work, and these changes will continue as technology evolves. In her thesis, Elsbeth de Korte explores the potential...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Dhondt, S. (author), Oprins, E. (author), Zon, R. (author), van der Plaat, A. (author)
Over the past decade, the social issues and working conditions of Air Traffic Controller (ATCO) and Engineering Staff (ATSEP) in the Air Traffic Management industry (ATM) have been affected by growing air traffic. This study provides a clear landscape of current and future social issues and working conditions of ATCOs and ATSEPs in the EU Member...
report 2021
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Zoomer, T. (author), Bouwens, L. (author), van de Ven, H. (author), Beckers, D. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author)
Working from home during COVID-19: a descriptive study on the changes in working conditions and health. This study provides an overview of the changes in working conditions and health of home workers in the Netherlands between 2019 (pre COVID-19) and July 2020 (during the COVID-19 pandemic). Moreover, this descriptive study examined if these...
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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Schram, J.L.D. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Ots, P. (author), Brouwer, S. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van Zon, K.R. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
Objectives To investigate the relation between changes in working conditions and exit from paid employment among workers with a chronic disease. Methods Six waves from the longitudinal Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation (2010–2016), enriched with tax-based employment information from Statistics Netherlands (2011–2017),...
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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)
The need to improve working life in the European Union (EU) is still urgent today. In 2016, approximately 2.4 million non-fatal accidents requiring at least 4 days of absence from work and 3,182 fatal accidents were reported in EU Member States. In addition to these accident rates, figures from 2013 show that 7.9 % of the workforce suffered from...
report 2019
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Niks, I.M.W. (author), Gevers, J.M.P. (author), de Jonge, J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Effective interventions to prevent work stress and to improve health, well-being, and performance of employees are of the utmost importance. This quasi-experimental intervention study presents a specific method for diagnosis of psychosocial risk factors at work and subsequent development and implementation of tailored work stress interventions,...
article 2018
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), van den Bossche, S. (author)
This article describes the working conditions of employees in the Netherlands compared to those of employees in the EU-15, and the changes therein over the last 20 years. Two large-scale periodic surveys are used: the European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) and the National Working Conditions Survey (NWCS; the Dutch acronym is NEA). The...
article 2017
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Fransman, W. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Moons, A.A.M. (author)
Although work is good for you, it can actually be bad for your health, too. Poor working conditions are responsible for 5% of the total disease burden1, a percentage that is the same as the figure for the adverse health effects resulting from an unhealthy environment or obesity. After smoking, these three factors are responsible for the major...
other 2017
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Ybema, J.F. (author), Giesen, F. (author)
Due to an ageing population and global economic competition, there is a societal need for people to extend their working lives while maintaining high work productivity. This article presents an overview of the labour participation, job performance, and job characteristics of older workers in the European Union. The way in which several factors,...
other 2014
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Kwantes, J.H. (author), Hooftman, W. (author)
The Dutch occupational safety and health legislation started in 1874 with the first law against child labor, which forbid children until the age of 12 to work in factories. Followed in 1889 by the first Labor Act (Arbeidswet) and in 1895 by the first ‘Safety Act’ (Veiligheidswet). These acts were adapted several times, and in the last decennia...
other 2014
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Formazin, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Aagestad, C. (author), Tynes, T. (author), Thorsen, S.V. (author), Perkio-Makela, M. (author), Díaz Aramburu, C.I. (author), Pinilla García, F.J. (author), Galiana Blanco, L. (author), Vermeylen, G. (author), Parent-Thirion, A. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Background.In most countries in the EU, national surveys are used to monitor working conditions and health. Since the development processes behind the various surveys are not necessarily theoretical, but certainly practical and political, the extent of similarity among the dimensions covered in these surveys has been unclear. Another interesting...
article 2014
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Wierenga, D. (author), Engbers, L.H. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), de Moes, K.J. (author), Wittink, H. (author), Gründemann, R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objective: To evaluate the implementation of a multicomponent lifestyle intervention at two different worksites. Methods: Data on eight process components were collected by means of questionnaires and interviews. Data on the effectiveness were collected using questionnaires. Results: The program was implemented partly as planned, and 84.0% (max...
article 2014
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Goudswaard, A. (author), Verbiest, S. (author), Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
article 2013
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Mihailovic, M. (author), Rops, C. (author), Creemer, J.F. (author), Sarro, P.M. (author), TNO Industrie en techniek (author)
A new design of micro-evaporators, with 45 channels (100 μm deep) and diamond-shaped fins (40μm wide, 160μm long, 20μm separation), is fabricated by anodic bonding of silicon and glass wafers, in a five masks process. This new design improves stability of the working conditions, and has a localized hot zone in the main part of the device. The...
conference paper 2010
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Mol, M. (author), Koppes, L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2010
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Verdonk, P. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), van Veldhoven, M.J.P.M. (author), Boelens, L.R.M. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose: This study aims to establish the prevalence of high work-related fatigue (need for recovery, NFR) among employees and to explain group differences categorized by gender, age, and education. The study particularly aims to clarify prevalence and explanatory factors in highly educated women. Methods: In 2005 and 2006, large representative...
article 2009
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