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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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van de Ven, D. (author), Robroek, S.J. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), van Zon, S.K. (author), Brouwer, S. (author), Ots, P. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Schuring, M. (author)
Objectives: This study assessed the associations of (1) within-individual improvements and (2) within-individual deteriorations in working conditions, health behaviour and body mass index (BMI) with changes in work ability and self-rated health among workers. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: The Netherlands. Participants: Persons in...
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), in der Maur, M. (author), Bouwens, L. (author), Wonder, W. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), Hooftman, W. (author)
Each year, TNO and Statistics Netherlands monitor the employment status of the Dutch workforce with the Netherlands Working Conditions Survey (NWCS). The NWCS is an annual survey conducted amongst a new group of representatives from the workforce in the Netherlands. The NWCS follows changes in the work and working conditions of people in the...
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van Zon, S.K.R. (author), Ots, P. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Brouwer, S. (author)
Background: This study aims to examine whether the presence of chronic diseases or multimorbidity moderates the associations between psychosocial working conditions and work exit through unemployment, work disability or early retirement. Methods: Data from Lifelines (n=55 950), a prospective population-based cohort study, were enriched with...
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van de Ven, D. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Schuring, M. (author)
Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the extent to which physical and mental health and body mass index (BMI) changed before, during and after becoming unemployed or employed, and whether these associations differ across psychosocial and physical working conditions. Methods Participants from seven waves (2010–2017) of the Dutch longitudinal...
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Baltrusch, S. (author), Krause, F. (author), de Vries, A.W. (author), van Dijk, W. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author)
In this review we address the human in human robot collaboration (HRC). Although there are different hypotheses on potential effects of HRC on job quality, defined as the quality of the working environment and its effect on the employee's well-being, a comprehensive theory is still lacking. How does HRC influence job quality on an individual...
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Otten, W. (author), Marquart, H. (author), Preuhs, K. (author), Willemsen, J. (author), Boumann, H. (author), Gerritsen, R. (author), Fransman, W. (author)
Presently, there is a lack of knowledge on the effectiveness of the information exchange on safe use conditions up and down the supply chain. The aim of the present research project CEFIC LRI B23 was to provide a substantial contribution to the knowledge needed to optimize information exchange on safe use conditions, specifically under REACH....
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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...
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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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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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van Dam, L.M.C. (author)
public lecture 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...
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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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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...
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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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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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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,...
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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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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), den S. Bossche, van (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...
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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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