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van der Burg, L. (author), Sepriano, A. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ottenheijm, R.P.G. (author), Dinant, G.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author)
Objectives: To compare the construct validity of three presenteeism instruments, using health and economic outcomes as external references, among working persons reporting musculoskeletal complaints. Methods: Data from the prospective Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation were used. Presenteeism measurement comprised a...
article 2020
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Zwaan, L. (author), de Vroome, E. (author)
The workforce in the Netherlands is ageing, and a shortage of workers is expected in upcoming years because fewer young people enter the labour market and a large number of baby boomers will retire (1). The rising ratio of retired elderly to the active working population puts pressure on public finances, and causes tension in the solidarity...
report 2020
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.C. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), Venema, A. (author)
The changing world of work has increased the prevalence of psychosocial risks at European workplaces. Psychosocial risks may have severe consequences for workers’ health and well-being. Research has shown that they are related to poorer mental health, depression, cardiovascular diseases and musculoskeletal disorders. Therefore, appropriate...
other 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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Steijn, W.M.P. (author), van Oosterhout, J. (author), van der Vorm, J.K.J. (author), Jansen, A. (author), Schragen, J.M.C. (author)
Since the start of the first industrial revolution in the late 18th century, machines have been used to support people in difficult tasks. To keep people safe when using these machines, people and machines are usually kept separate in accordance with current health and safety requirements (European Directive 2006/42/EG machinery, Appendix 1)....
report 2019
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Bouwhuis, S. (author), Niks, I. (author)
The workforce in the Netherlands is ageing, and a shortage of workers is expected in upcoming years because fewer young people enter the labour market and a large number of baby boomers will retire. The rising ratio of retired elderly to the active working population puts pressure on public finances, and causes tension in the solidarity between...
report 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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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Bouwhuis, S. (author), Niks, I. (author)
Met de vergrijzing en de ontgroening van de Nederlandse beroepsbevolking neemt het belang van arbeidsparticipatie van ouderen (45+) toe. Ondanks toename van de gemiddelde pensioenleeftijd de afgelopen jaren, verlaat nog steeds een groot deel van de werknemers ruim voor de pensioengerechtigde leeftijd het arbeidsproces. Daarnaast participeert een...
report 2018
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Abma, F.I. (author), Bultmann, U. (author), Amick III, B.C. (author), Arends, I. (author), Dorland, P.A. (author), Flach, P.A. (author), van der Klink, J.J.L. (author), van de Ven, H.A. (author), Bjørner, J.B. (author)
Objective The Work Role Functioning Questionnaire v2.0 (WRFQ) is an outcome measure linking a persons’ health to the ability to meet work demands in the twenty-first century. We aimed to examine the construct validity of the WRFQ in a heterogeneous set of working samples in the Netherlands with mixed clinical conditions and job types to evaluate...
article 2018
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Fransman, W. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Moons, A.A.M. (author)
Although work is good for you, it can actually be bad for your health, too. Poor working conditions are responsible for 5% of the total disease burden1, a percentage that is the same as the figure for the adverse health effects resulting from an unhealthy environment or obesity. After smoking, these three factors are responsible for the major...
other 2017
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de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F.R.M. (author), Hoekstra, T. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Burdorf, L. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives Before actual retirement, employees may already distance themselves from work, which could be referred to as "mental retirement". However, trajectories of work motivation, ie, work engagement, have not been studied yet. The present study aimed to (i) identify different trajectories of work engagement among older workers approaching...
article 2017
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Bouwhuis, S. (author), Niks, I. (author)
The workforce in the Netherlands is ageing, and a shortage of workers is expected in upcoming years because fewer young people enter the labour market and a large number of baby boomers will retire (1). The rising ratio of retired elderly to the active working population puts pressure on public finances, and causes tension in the solidarity...
report 2017
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van den Heuvel, S. (author), van der Zwaan, L. (author), van Dam, L. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), van Emmerik, M.L. (author), Oldenburg, C. (author), Brück, C. (author), Janowski, P. (author), Wilhelm, C. (author)
This report presents the results of a survey of national and international data sources on the costs of work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths. The aim was to evaluate the quality and comparability of different sources as a first step towards estimating the costs of accidents and ill-health at work in Europe. The survey found that there...
report 2017
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de Wind, A. (author), Leijten, F.R.M. (author), Hoekstra, T. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Burdorf, L. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
public lecture 2016
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author)
public lecture 2016
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Scharn, M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Huisman, M. (author), de Wind, A. (author), Lindeboom, M. (author), Elbers, C. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Boot, C. (author)
Poster gepresenteerd op het congres.
other 2016
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Sanders, J. (author)
public lecture 2016
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Schelvis, R.M.C. (author)
public lecture 2016
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Sewdas, R. (author), de Wind, A. (author), van der Zwaan, L.G.L. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), van der Borg, W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
public lecture 2016
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author)
public lecture 2016
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