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Smulders, P. (author)
The seminar was divided into three parts: a conceptual discussion; an examination of job satisfaction and work organisation; and an examination of job satisfaction and work–life balance. Session three: job satisfaction and work-life balance
public lecture 2006
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Preenen, P.T.Y. (author)
Job challenge is highly relevant for employees and their organizations. Despite the growing amount of research on job challenge, many issues concerning the conceptualization, antecedents, processes, and outcomes of job challenge remain to be examined. This dissertation comprises five empirical chapters with seven studies employing multiple...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Riediker, M. (author), Schubauer-Berigan, M.K. (author), Brouwer, D.H. (author), Nelissen, I. (author), Koppen, G. (author), Frijns, E. (author), Clark, K.A. (author), Hoeck, J. (author), Liou, S.H. (author), Ho, S.F. (author), Bergamaschi, E. (author), Gibson, R. (author)
Objective: Few epidemiological studies have addressed the health of workers exposed to novel manufactured nanomaterials. The small current workforces will necessitate pooling international cohorts. Method: A roadmap was defined for a globally harmonized framework for the careful choice of materials, exposure characterisation, identification of...
article 2012
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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...
other 2013
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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...
other 2013
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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...
article 2013
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Goudswaard, A. (author), Verbiest, S. (author), Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
article 2013
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Douwes, M. (author)
Lifting operations are inherent to many occupations in the construction industry. They can be performed manually or using lifting equipment. Both manual lifting and mechanical lifting operations can put construction workers at great risk of injury or health symptoms causing sick leave or disability. The costs of accidents and ill health related...
other 2013
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van Kampen, J. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author)
Many organisations and companies take extensive proactive measures to identify, evaluate and reduce occupational risks. However, despite these efforts things still go wrong and unintended events occur. After a major incident or accident, conducting an accident investigation is generally the next step. A thorough accident or incident...
other 2013
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Inmiddels is er een versie van 2013 en 2014 verschenen.
other 2013
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Ustailieva, E. (author), Starren, A. (author)
Companies function more and more in networks (i.e. contractor chains with contractors, suppliers and/or other companies. This asks for several companies/parties to work together to get the work done. Working in contractor chains is very common in sectors like maintenance, construction, cleaning, and catering. On the workfloor this collaboration...
other 2013
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Joling, C. (author)
Serious gaming used a management intervention to prevent work-related stress and raise work engagement among workers.
public lecture 2013
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Coenen, P. (author), Kingma, I. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
Purpose Much research has been performed on physical exposures during work (e.g. lifting, trunk flexion or body vibrations) as risk factors for low back pain (LBP), however results are inconsistent. Information on the effect of doses (e.g. spinal force or low back moments) on LBP may be more reliable but is lacking yet. The aim of the present...
article 2013
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de Jong, T. (author), Bos, E. (author), Pawlowska-Cyprysiak, K. (author), Hildt-Ciupinska, K. (author), Malinska, M. (author), Nicolescu, G. (author), Trifu, A. (author)
This report gives an overview of the current and emerging OSH issues for health- and social care workers and how these affect their safety and health at work and influence the quality of care they provide. It combines a literature review and the responses received to a questionnaire sent to OSH experts in all Member States, therefore allowing...
book 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...
other 2014
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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...
other 2014
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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...
other 2014
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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...
other 2014
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Goudswaard, A. (author)
public lecture 2014
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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...
other 2014
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