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Bouwhuis, S. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
We are writing in regards to the review by Koranyi et al (1) on precarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries. In the review, multiple-job holding was classified as a type of precarious employment. In this letter, we argue multiple-job holding should not be considered a type of precarious employment and that multiple-job holders...
article 2019
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Braeckman, L. (author), Venema, A. (author), Zoelen, S.A.V. (author), Hermans, L. (author), de Ridder, M. (author), Ergör, A. (author), Combining, O. (author), Diaeresis, A. (author), van der Laan, G. (author), van Dijk, F. (author)
OBJECTIVES: To increase knowledge and skills regarding occupational health surveillance and research in professionals. METHODS: Following the ADDIE model (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation), several training modules have been designed and implemented in the course of 2016. Evaluation forms were distributed to 42...
article 2019
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Huijs, J.J.J.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Background The present study aimed to investigate the effects of a stepwise, bottom-up participatory program with a tailor-made intervention process addressing the level of mental retirement in a sample of Dutch employees. Mental retirement refers to feelings of being disconnected from your work and your organization. Prevention of mental...
article 2019
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Huijs, J.J.J.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Background. The aim of this study is to develop a new measure for the concept of mental retirement and test the construct validity of the measure. Employees who are ‘mentally retired’ are present at their work physically, but have already said their goodbyes mentally. Mental retirement has a three-factor structure: developmental proactivity,...
article 2019
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Huysamen, K. (author), Bosch, T. (author), de Looze, M. (author), Stadler, K.S. (author), Graf, E. (author), O'Sullivan, L.W. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a passive upper body exoskeleton on muscle activity, perceived musculoskeletal effort, local perceived pressure and subjective usability for a static overhead task. Eight participants (4 male, 4 female) held a load (0 kg and 2 kg) three times overhead for a duration of 30 s each, both with and...
article 2018
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Huysamen, K. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Bosch, T. (author), Ortiz, J. (author), Toxin, S. (author), O'Sullivan, L.W. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of an industrial exoskeleton on muscle activity, perceived musculoskeletal effort, measured and perceived contact pressure at the trunk, thighs and shoulders, and subjective usability for simple sagittal plane lifting and lowering conditions. Twelve male participants lifted and lowered a box of 7...
article 2018
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Koopmans, L. (author), Damen, N. (author), Wagner, C. (author)
Objectives Many European countries face challenges in long-term care for older people, such as the growing number of older people requiring care, the increasing complexity of their health care problems, and a decreasing workforce that is inadequately prepared. Optimizing the staff and skill mix of health care teams may offer part of the solution...
article 2018
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Bouwhuis, S. (author), de Wind, A. (author), de Kruif, A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Background. Multiple job holding (MJH) is a common and growing phenomenon in many countries. Little is known about experiences with MJH among older workers. The objective of the present study is to gain insight in experiences with MJH among Dutch workers aged 45 years and older. Methods. Multiple job holders were selected from the Study on...
article 2018
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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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Sewdas, R. (author), de Wind, A. (author), van der Zwaan, L.G.L. (author), van der Borg, W.E. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
article 2017
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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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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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de Wind, A. (author), van der Pas, S. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Background There is a societal need that workers prolong their working lives. By adopting a life course perspective, this study aimed to investigate the influence of work motives and motivation, health, job characteristics, skills, and financial and social situation on working beyond retirement, and differences between ‘on time’ and ‘off time’...
article 2016
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van de Ven, H.A. (author), Brouwer, S. (author), Koolhaas, W. (author), Goudswaard, A. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Kecklund, G. (author), Almansa, J. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), van der Klink, J.J.L. (author)
In this cross-sectional study associations were examined between eight shift schedule characteristics with shift-specific sleep complaints and need for recovery and generic health and performance measures. It was hypothesized that shift schedule characteristics meeting ergonomic recommendations are associated with better sleep, need for recovery...
article 2016
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Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van Genabeek, J.A.G.M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Bohlneijer, E.T. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Background The importance of process evaluations in examining how and why interventions are (un) successful is increasingly recognized. Process evaluations mainly studied the implementation process and the quality of the implementation (fidelity). However, in adopting this approach for participatory organizational level occupational health...
article 2016
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Groenesteijn, L. (author), Commissaris, D.A.C.M. (author), van den Berg-Zwetsloot, M. (author), Hiemstra-Van Mastrigt, S. (author)
BACKGROUND: Working in an office environment is characterised by physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour. This behaviour contributes to several health risks in the long run. Dynamic workstations which allow people to combine desk activities with physical activity, may contribute to prevention of these health risks. OBJECTIVE: A dynamic...
article 2016
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Fransson, E.I. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Heikkilä, K. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Goldberg, M. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Joensuu, M. (author), Jokela, M. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Leineweber, C. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Hanson, L.L.M. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Toppinen-Tanner, S. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Väänänen, A. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Zins, M. (author), Britton, A. (author), Brunner, E.J. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Kivimäki, M. (author)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Psychosocial stress at work has been proposed to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, its role as a risk factor for stroke is uncertain. METHODS: We conducted an individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 196 380 males and females from 14 European cohort studies to investigate the association between...
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Andersen, L.L. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Punnert, L. (author), Wynne, R. (author), Persson, R. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author)
For most humans work is an important fact of life and something that is necessary for survival and individual wellbeing. However, the circumstances under which we work may vary considerably and are, in part, contingent on geographical location, governmental regulations, design of social welfare systems, production systems, and human resource...
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Remoundou, K. (author), Brennan, M. (author), Sacchettini, G. (author), Panzone, L. (author), Butler-Ellis, M.C. (author), Capri, E. (author), Charistou, A. (author), Chaideftou, E. (author), Gerritsen-Ebben, M.G. (author), Machera, K. (author), Spanoghe, P. (author), Glass, R. (author), Marchis, A. (author), Doanngoc, K. (author), Hart, A. (author), Frewer, L.J. (author)
The EU Directive on the sustainable use of pesticides (EU128/2009/EC) requires European Member States to develop training activities targeting occupational exposure to pesticides, and communication material aimed at residents and bystanders. Risk perceptions, knowledge and attitudes associated with passive and occupational exposure to pesticide...
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