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Steenbeek, R. (author)
The working population is ageing, which will increase the number of workers with chronic health complaints, and, as a consequence, the number of workers seeking health care. It is very important to understand factors that influence medical care-seeking in order to control the costs. I will investigate which work characteristics independently...
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Vlasveld, M.C. (author), van der Feltz-Cornelis, C.M. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), Beekman, A.T.F. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Hoedeman, R. (author), Anema, J.R. (author)
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Fransson, E.I. (author), Heikkilä, K. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Zins, M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Westerholm, P. (author), Väänänen, A. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Suominen, S. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Siegrist, J. (author), Sabia, S. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Marmot, M.G. (author), Magnusson Hanson, L.L. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Leineweber, C. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Kouvonen, A. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Kittel, F. (author), Jöckel, K.-H. (author), Joensuu, M. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Goldberg, M. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ferrie, J.E. (author), Erbel, R. (author), Dragano, N. (author), de Bacquer, D. (author), Clays, E. (author), Casini, A. (author), Burr, H. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Bonenfant, S. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Kivimäki, M. (author)
Unfavorable work characteristics, such as low job control and too high or too low job demands, have been suggested to increase the likelihood of physical inactivity during leisure time, but this has not been verified in large-scale studies. The authors combined individual-level data from 14 European cohort studies (baseline years from 1985-1988...
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Shaw, W.S. (author), Tveito, T.H. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Background The increasing prevalence of older workers and chronic health conditions represents a growing occupational health concern. More research is needed to understand risk factors, apply and adapt theories, and test workplace-focused interventions that might prevent work disability and disengagement among chronically ill workers. Methods A...
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Munderlein, M. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Koster, F. (author)
Purpose – This paper aims to provide an empirical test of theories proposed in the literature stating that turnover and retirement (two kinds of work withdrawal) involve different employee decisions. It also aims to provide a more general theoretical framework understanding turnover and retirement intentions integrating insights from different...
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Buurman, M. (author), Delfgaauw, J. (author), Dur, R. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author)
We assess whether public sector employees have a stronger inclination to serve others and are more risk averse than employees in the private sector. A unique feature of our study is that we use revealed rather than stated preferences data. Respondents of a large-scale survey were offered a substantial reward and could choose between a widely...
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van de Vijfeijke, H. (author), Leijten, F.R. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Robroek, S.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Taris, T.W. (author)
OBJECTIVE: This study examines whether mental and physical health relate differently to work ability and whether these associations vary with coping style. METHODS: A 1-year longitudinal study was conducted among 8842 employees aged 45 to 64 years from the Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation. On-line questionnaires...
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Geuskens, G. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), de Weerd, M. (author), Koppes, L. (author)
Objectives Despite the current debate, few prospective studies on night work and breast cancer have been performed, and the scientific evidence is limited. The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the relation between night work and breast cancer in the general working population. Methods The study population consisted of 285 712...
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van den Bossche, S. (author), Taris, T. (author), Houtman, I. (author), Smulders, P. (author), Kompier, M. (author)
Incidence rates of third party workplace violence in Europe have increased, but little is known about the causes thereof. It has been suggested that the growth of the service sector and the intensification of work could be responsible for the increase. This study aimed to identify trends in the prevalence of physical workplace violence across...
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van den Bossche, S. (author)
Organisaties die te maken krijgen met agressie en geweld, willen vanzelfsprekend hun werknemers zoveel mogelijk beschermen. Wegen de kosten op tegen de baten? Het rekenmodel VPT geeft antwoord.
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van der Beek, A.J. (author), Mathiassen, S.E. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
The objective of this study, based on an extensive dataset on manual materials handling during scaffolding, was to explore whether routinely collected company data can be used to estimate exposure to manual lifting.The number of manual lifts of scaffold parts while constructing/dismantling scaffolds was well predicted by the number of...
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Boot, C.R.L. (author), van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), de Boer, A.G.E.M. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose The aims of this study are: (1) to describe the prevalence of needed and implemented work adjustments in a representative sample of Dutch employees with a chronic disease; and (2) to assess the effects of needed and implemented work adjustments on sick leave. Methods The prevalence of work adjustments was assessed in employees with a...
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van den Broeck, A. (author), van Ruysseveldt, J. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), de Witte, H. (author)
Based on assumptions of the Job Demands-Resources model and the Person-Environment fit literature, the present research conceptualizes an intrinsic relative to an extrinsic work value orientation as a personal resource. We examine whether such an orientation may strengthen the relations of classical job resources (i.e., autonomy and learning...
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Heikkila, K. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Fransson, E.I. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Bonenfant, S. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Bouillon, K. (author), Burr, H. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Goldberg, M. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Joensuu, M. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Kouvonen, A. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Hanson, L.L.M. (author), Marmot, M.G. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Salo, P. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Vaaanen, A. (author), Westerholm, P. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Zins, M. (author), Ferrie, J.E. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), David, G. (author), Kivimaki, M. (author)
Objective To investigate whether work related stress, measured and defined as job strain, is associated with the overall risk of cancer and the risk of colorectal, lung, breast, or prostate cancers. Design Meta-analysis of pooled prospective individual participant data from 12 European cohort studies including 116 056 men and women aged 17-70...
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Huysmans, M.A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives: The aim of the study was to investigate if perceived muscular tension predicts future neck - shoulder symptoms and arm - wrist - hand symptoms in symptomfree office workers. Methods: Data were used of a prospective cohort of 1951 office workers with a follow-up duration of 2 years (the Prospective Research On Musculoskeletal...
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van Gils, R.F. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), Rustemeyer, T. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van der Valk, P.G.M. (author), Anema, J.R.H. (author)
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Proper, K.I. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Meijer, S. (author), Bemelmans, W.J.E. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the associations between body mass index (BMI) and sick leave, and the mediating role of emotional exhaustion. METHODS: Data were collected from a large survey among Dutch employees (n = 35,022). The causal pathway approach consisting of four regression analyses was applied. RESULTS: In women, moderate overweight and...
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van der Molen, H.F. (author), Joling, C.I. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objective: To evaluate the process of a prevention program among construction workers. Methods: The program consisted of training sessions of a physical therapist and an empowerment trainer, and a Rest-Break Tool. Data on seven process items were collected by means of questionnaires and interviews. Results: Recruiting construction companies to...
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
Nederland vergrijst en de daarbij stijgende pensioenkosten maakt het noodzakelijk dot de beroepsbevolking langer aan het werk blijft, ln de bouw is dat problematisch omdat het werk lichamelijk zwaar is, Maar ook de zogeheten 'psychosociale' omstandigheden spelen hier een belangrijke rol in. Een gesprek met onderzoekster Karen Oude Hengel van TNO.
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Smit, A. (author)
De Prestatieladder Socialer Ondernemen (PSO) geeft bedrijven die meer dan gemiddeld bijdragen aan werkgelegenheid voor personen met een afstand tot de arbeidsmarkt een erkenning. De PSO is 14 juni gelanceerd door TNO en ontwikkeld in samenwerking met onder andere zeven SW-bedrijven.ln dit artikeì de achtergronden van de PSO en de ervaringen van...
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