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Bezemer, R.A. (author), Bos, E.W. (author)
Medical residents are in a vulnerable position. While still in training, they are responsible for patient care. They have a dependent relation with their supervisor and low decision latitude. An intervention was developed to increase individual and system resilience, addressing burnout, patient safety, and intention to leave. A participative...
conference paper 2014
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Meyer-Larsen, N. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Gräf, G. (author), Maier, L. (author), Müller, R. (author)
Risk management, which is the identification and analysis of risks and their mitigation, is increasingly becoming a crucial factor in the management of international intermodal supply chains. On the one hand, security risks are addressed, especially since the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001. Several laws, regulations, security procedures...
conference paper 2013
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van Kampen, J. (author), van der Beek, B.D. (author), Groeneweg, J. (author)
Organisations are looking for ways to gain insight into the level of safety in their company so that additional measures can be taken when necessary and the effectiveness of interventions can be measured. That said, measuring safety, health and the environment is not easy. A survey among members of the NVVK (the Dutch Society for Safety Science)...
conference paper 2013
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Botter, J. (author), Burford, E.M. (author), Commissaris, D. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Mastrigt, S.H.V. (author), Ellegast, R.P. (author)
The aim of this research paper was to investigate the effect, both biomechanically and physiologically, of two dynamic workstations currently available on the commercial market. The dynamic workstations tested, namely the Treadmill Desk by LifeSpan and the LifeBalance Station by RightAngle, were compared to the more conventional seated and...
conference paper 2013
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Verbeek, J. (author), Nold, A. (author), Euler, U. (author), Fishta, A. (author)
Session: 28. Health Impact Analysis Physical Factors.
conference paper 2013
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Burford, E.M. (author), Botter, J. (author), Commissaris, D. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Hiemstra-Van Mastrigt, S. (author), Ellegast, R.P. (author)
The effect of different workstations, conventional and dynamic, on different types of performance measures for several different office and computer based task was investigated in this research paper. The two dynamic workstations assessed were the Lifespan Treadmill Desk and the RightAngle LifeBalance Station, and the two conventional...
conference paper 2013
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Davis, K.G. (author), Marras, W.S. (author), Punnett, L. (author), Winkelstein, B. (author), Blatter, B. (author)
The purpose of the panel will be to discuss briefly the current knowledge of factors relating to musculoskeletal disorders in four main areas: biomechanics, psychosocial, individual characteristics, and pain sensation. The main discussion of the panel will have panelist challenge musculoskeletal disorder researchers to focus on new directions...
conference paper 2012
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), ten Have, K. (author), van Rhijn, J.W. (author), de Graaf, B. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Gaspersz, J.B.R. (author)
Complexity of projects is hotly debated and a factor which affects innovativeness of team performance. Much attention in the past is paid to technical complexity and many issues are related to natural and physical sciences. A growing awareness of the importance of socio-organisational issues is announced by researchers and consultants which is...
conference paper 2012
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Drupsteen, L. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Bruno Garza, J.L. (author), Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), van Dieen, J.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author)
The goal of the present study, a part of the PROOF (Predicting Occupational biomechanics among OFfice workers) study, was to determine if there was a relationship between psychosocial stress, measured by reward and over-commitment, and trapezius muscle activity while workers performed their own computer work in the field. We observed that...
conference paper 2012
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Peuscher, W. (author), Groeneweg, J. (author)
Within the Shell Group of companies (Shell), keeping people safe at work is a deeply held value and the company actively pursues the goal of no harm to people. Shell actively works to build a culture where every employee and contractor takes responsibility for making this goal possible - it is called "Goal Zero". After reviewing work-related...
conference paper 2012
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Jonkers, E. (author), Gorris, T. (author), Vonk Noordegraaf, D.M. (author)
Het nieuwe werken’ staat volop in de belangstelling. Het is echter nog de vraag wat excellente keuzes ten aanzien van flexibel werken en reizen precies zijn en welke behoeftes er leven onder werknemers. Om maatregelen met betrekking tot het nieuwe werken zo effectief mogelijk in te zetten is het noodzakelijk inzicht te hebben in hoeveel...
conference paper 2011
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van Rhijn, J.W. (author), Bosch, T. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author)
Due to shorter productlife cycles in manufacturing industry there is a lot of pressure on the process of designing new work systems. Early attention for human factors would lower the costs compared to changes at a later stage. Low cost tools for workstations design could help especially small to medium sized assembly enterprises. However, these...
conference paper 2011
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van der Vorm, J. (author), van der Beek, D. (author), Bos, E. (author), Steijger, N. (author), Gallis, R. (author), Zwetsloot, G. (author)
conference paper 2011
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Groeneweg, J. (author), Hudson, P.T.W. (author), Vandevis, T. (author), Lancioni, G.E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This paper will discuss the results of a study outside the petrochemical industry (Vandevis (2008), but the results may have a profound effect on the way organizations try to influence their safety climate by setting so called SMART goals. It was conducted within the electrical high voltage contracting industry in Ontario, Canada and the...
conference paper 2010
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