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Troelstra, S.A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Harting, J. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Kunst, A.E. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the association between sustained smoking and quitting with work-related outcomes among older workers. Methods: We categorized a sample of older employees into non-smokers, sustained smokers and quitters. Multivariable regression models were used to test longitudinal associations of sustained smoking...
article 2021
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Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Coenen, P. (author)
This individual participant data meta-analysis assessed the effectiveness of workplace health promotion programmes on body mass index (BMI) across socio-economic groups and whether study and intervention characteristics explained inequalities in effectiveness. Studies were eligible if they assessed the effect of a workplace health promotion...
article 2020
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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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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Coenen, P. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Introduction Obesity and unhealthy behaviour are more prevalent among workers with a low compared with a high socioeconomic position (SEP), and thus contribute to socioeconomic health inequalities. The occupational setting is considered an important setting to address unhealthy behaviours due to the possibility to efficiently reach a large group...
article 2019
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van der Mark-Reeuwijk, K.G. (author), Wegemans, R.M. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Deeg, D.J.H. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Henkens, K.C.J.I.M. (author), Kant, I. (author), Lange, A. (author), Lindeboom, M. (author), van Rhenen, W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective This opinion paper summarizes the main findings and recommendations of an advisory report on health and prolonging working life, which was requested by the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs and Employment. Methods The advisory report was compiled by a multidisciplinary committee of ten scientists appointed by the Health Council of The...
article 2019
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Bouwhuis, S. (author), Hoekstra, T. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose To identify distinct groups of older multiple job holders and to explore health differences between these groups. Methods We selected respondents from STREAM, a Dutch cohort study among persons aged 45 years and older, who reported having multiple jobs (N = 702). We applied latent class analysis to identify groups of multiple job holders...
article 2019
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Scharn, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Schuring, M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author)
Background This study aims to provide insight into the associations between having a chronic disease and participation in paid work, volunteer activities or informal care, the associations between the onset of a chronic disease and these forms of societal participation, and whether these associations differ across educational level and gender....
article 2019
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van der Zwaan, L.G.L. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Sewdas, S. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
article 2019
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Havermans, B. (author), Boot, C. (author), van der Beek, A. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), Schelvis, R. (author)
public lecture 2018
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Havermans, B. (author), Boot, C. (author), van der Beek, A. (author)
conference paper 2018
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de Wind, A. (author), Scharn, M. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Background An increasing number of retirees continue to work beyond retirement despite being eligible to retire. As the prevalence of chronic disease increases with age, working beyond retirement may go along with having a chronic disease. Working beyond retirement may be different for retirees with and without chronic disease. We aim to...
article 2018
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Havermans, B.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Heerkens, Y.F. (author), Zijlstra-Vlasveld, M.C. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives Healthcare workers frequently deal with work stress. This is a risk factor for adverse mental and physical health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a digital platform-based implementation strategy – compared to a control group – on stress, work stress determinants (ie. psychosocial work...
article 2018
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Sewdas, R. (author), Tamminga, S.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), de Boer, A.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Background With the increase of the statutory retirement age, the number of self-employed older workers will most likely increase. Therefore, this study aimed to explore: 1) the differences in self-rated health and work ability of self-employed workers and employees, 1) whether self-employment is associated with better self-rated health and work...
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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Sewdas, R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), de Wind, A. (author), van der Zwaan, L.G.L. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Aim: The ageing society and recent policy changes may lead to an increase of older workers with chronic diseases in the workforce. To date, it is unclear whether workers with chronic diseases have specific needs while employed. The aim of this study is to explore the differences in determinants of working until retirement compared to a reference...
article 2018
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de Wind, A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Sewdas, R. (author), Scharn, M. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose In our ageing workforce, the increasing numbers of employees with chronic diseases are encouraged to prolong their working lives. It is important to prevent health deterioration in this vulnerable group. This study aims to investigate whether work characteristics predict health deterioration over a 3-year period among employees with (1)...
article 2018
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Steijn, W.M.P. (author), van der Beek, F.A. (author), Groeneweg, J. (author), van Kampen, J. (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author)
Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) is a standard and mandatory tool in some high-risk industries (such as the on-and offshore exploration and production and chemical industry). Presently, the human factor component is often estimated using expert opinions. In practice, experts may use heuristics such as assuming a failure probability of one in ten...
bookPart 2017
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van Drongelen, A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Hlobil, H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Smid, T. (author)
Background Exposure to shift work has been associated with negative health consequences, although the association between shift work and sickness absence remains unclear. The aim of this study is to investigate associations between cumulative exposure to shift work and sickness absence among ground staff employees of an airline company. Methods...
article 2017
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Steijn, W. (author), Groeneveld, J. (author), van der Beek, D. (author), van Kampen, J. (author), van Gelder, P. (author)
Veel bedrijven in met name de petrochemische industrie zijn er de afgelopen jaren in geslaagd het aantal ongevallen sterk terug te dringen. Een van de middelen die is gebruikt om deze verbetering te bewerkstelligen, is de zogenaamde Kwantitatieve Risico Analyse (QRA). Een QRA is een instrument om de risico's voor een bepaalde activiteit te...
article 2017
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de Wind, A. (author), Burr, H. (author), Pohrt, A. (author), Hasselhorn, H.M.S. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Rugulies, R. (author)
Objectives: The aims of this article are to (1) determine whether and to what extent general perceived health and quality of supervision predict voluntary early retirement pension (VERP) and (2) assess whether quality of supervision modifies the association between general perceived health and VERP. Methods: Employees aged 49–64 years who...
article 2017
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