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Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author)
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are widely acknowledged as the backbone of the European economy. According to EUROSTAT statistics [1], [2], 29.6% of the EU employees work in micro enterprises (<10 employees), while 20.6 % are employed in small firms (<50 employees). Indeed, half of the European workforce is working in small and micro...
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Gallis, R. (author), Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author)
High Reliability Organizations (HRO’s) are organizations that constantly face serious and complex (safety) risks yet succeed in realising an excellent safety performance. In such situations acceptable levels of safety cannot be achieved by traditional safety management only. HRO’s manage safety risks in a specific way, supported by an associated...
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Drupsteen, L. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author)
Prolonging working careers is a major challenge for industries where physical work demands are high, such as in the construction industry. Compared with other industries, those with high physical work demands show higher ageing and higher shrinking rates of the working population. The early retirement age among construction workers can mainly be...
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de Looze, M.P. (author), Koningsveld, E. (author)
Physical ergonomics deals with the physical load on the human body when performing activities like work, sports, jobs at home or dealing with products. With regard to the exposure to physical loads and its potential effects on the human body, the presented framework is helpful. In this article we explain more about the backgrounds of physical...
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Bongers, P.M. (author)
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Steenbeek, R. (author), Bijlsma, I. (author), Fouarge, D. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Montizaan, R. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), van der Zwaan, L. (author)
De resultaten in deze brochure zijn gebaseerd op onderzoek van TNO en ROA naar de impact, drijfveren en implicaties van doorwerken na de AOW-gerechtigde leeftijd. Voor het onderzoek is gebruikgemaakt van verschillende bronnen. Allereerst is op basis van registerdata van en de Enquête Beroepsbevolking gekeken hoe vaak en waarom mensen doorwerken...
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Douwes, M. (author), Venema, A. (author), van den Bossche, S. (author)
The employment situation of the Dutch workforce is changing constantly. TNO investigates these changes and their impact on productivity, innovation, health and sustainable employment within the Monitoring Work & Employment Programma. The programme is financially supported by the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment. The programme...
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Drupsteen, L. (author), van Kampen, J. (author)
There are many different definitions for what constitutes an incident or an accident, however the focus is always on unintended and often unforeseen events that cause unintended consequences. This article is focused on the process of learning from incidents and accidents. The focus is on making sure that the lessons learned from incident...
other 2014
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van den Bossche, S. (author)
Workplace violence refers to incidents where workers are abused, threatened or assaulted, either by people from within or outside their workplace. Workplace violence may have severe negative consequences for the workers affected, their co-workers and families; as well as for organisations and the society as a whole. The aim of this article is to...
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Lagerveld, S. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
The article will describe factors of influence on return to work RTW and evidence-based interventions that enhance return to work (RTW) after sick leave due to common mental health disorders (CMD). First the concepts of both RTW and CMD are outlined. Second, the sense of urgency for effective RTW interventions for workers with CMD is briefly...
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van den Heuvel, S. (author)
It has been known for some time that risk factors in the workplace can have a negative effect on health. Ramazzini was one of the first scientists to identify occupational health hazards. He wrote about diseases of the musculoskeletal system caused by sudden and irregular movements and the adoption of awkward postures. Another category of work...
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Spaan, S. (author), Meerstadt-Rombach, F. (author)
In allerlei werksituaties kunnen werknemers bewust of onbewust worden blootgesteld aan biologische agentia zoals bacteriën, virussen, parasieten of schimmels. Biologische agentia kunnen een infectie veroorzaken en zo een gezondheidsrisico voor de werknemer opleveren. Als besmetting plaatsvindt vanwege de arbeid spreken we van een...
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Fransman, W. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Moons, A.A.M. (author)
In Nederland overlijden jaarlijks zo’n 4.100 mensen aan beroepsziekten, waarvan ongeveer 2.700 aan werkgerelateerde kanker. Ondanks goede initiatieven in risicovolle sectoren als de bouw, metaal en de houtverwerkende industrie om een gezonde werksituatie te creëren, blijkt de blootstelling aan kankerverwekkende stoffen als respirabel kwarts,...
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Terwoert, J. (author), Kersting, K. (author)
Products based on epoxy resins as a binder have become popular in various settings, among which the construction industry and in windmill blade production, as a result of their excellent technical properties. However, due to the same properties epoxy products are a notorious cause of allergic skin disease among workers. In addition, constituents...
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Steenbeek, R. (author)
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Klein Hesselink, J. (author), Goudswaard, A. (author)
Working time concerns the hours of the day and the days of the week that work takes place. Most people have standard working hours between 0800 and 1800 on week days. But work also takes place at non-standard hours in the evening, at night and on weekends. Non-standard working times constitute an important part of the economy and society. Work...
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Dhondt, S. (author), Huws, U. (author), Zander, E. (author), Dragonimerescu-Gaina, C. (author)
Onderzoek uitgevoerd door de University of Hertfordshire en Ipsos MORI, in samenwerking met de Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), UNIEuropa en TNO, heeft een nieuw cijfer opgeleverd over de omvang van de ‘Gig Economie’ of Platform Economie in Nederland. In de online survey van 2.125 Nederlandse volwassenen, in de leeftijdsgroep...
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Gemeentes krijgen steeds meer taken en verantwoordelijkheden op het terrein van werk en inkomen. Met het programma Monitoring van Arbeid maakt TNO tot in detail inzichtelijk wat de belangrijke onderwerpen in een gemeente zijn.De cijfers ondersteunen gemeentelijke regio's om zicht, en daarmee grip te krijgen op de stand van zaken in hun regio....
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