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Vermeulen, H. (author), Visser, R. (author), ter Horst, H. (author), Slager, S. (author)
Het opzetten, onderhouden en verbeteren van arbozorg in een bedrijf gaat niet vanzelf, dat zal een preventiemedewerker snel merken. Terwijl iedereen het ermee eens zal zijn dat je niet ziek van je werk mag worden, is het in de praktijk vaak erg lastig om arbomaatregelen uit te voeren en om de arbozorg naar een meer structureel niveau te tillen...
article 2018
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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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de Vries, A.W. (author), Murphy, M. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Kingma, I. (author), de Looze, M. (author)
Occupational Applications. Our study quantified the extent of support provided by a passive arm-support exoskeleton throughout a range of postures. Mechanical support generated by the arm-support exoskeleton (SkelEx, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) that we tested clearly reaches its maximum at elevation angles ranging from 60° to 120°, where the...
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de Vries, J.D. (author), Claessens, B.J.C. (author), van Hooff, M.L.M. (author), Geurts, S.A.E. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author), Kompier, A.J. (author)
Purpose This longitudinal study examined ‘normal’, ‘reversed’, and ‘reciprocal’ relationships between (1) physical activity and work-related fatigue; and (2) physical activity and task demands. Furthermore, the effects of across-time change in meaningful physical activity groups on levels of employees’ work-related fatigue and task demands were...
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Hiemstra-Van Mastright, S. (author), Meyenborg, I. (author), Hoogenhout, M. (author)
BACKGROUND: Discomfort increases when duration of sitting is longer. Aircraft passengers are subjected to prolonged sitting in restricted postures, which can cause discomfort. OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship between duration of sitting and development of discomfort, as well as the influence of different passenger activities. METHODS:...
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Pijnappel, B. (author), van Ipkens, T. (author), Schelvis, R.M.C. (author)
Medewerkers in het onderwijs ervaren meer variatie, creativiteit en tevredenheid op het werk dan de beroepsbevolking gemiddeld, maar diezelfde medewerkers ervaren ook meer vermoeidheid, stress en burn-out dan medewerkers in andere sectoren, zo blijkt uit onderzoek van TNO.
article 2014
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), van der Torre, W. (author), Santoclides, M.E. (author)
This policy brief on Social Innovation of Employment informs on an inventory of challenges and policy recommendations based on the Case Study Report of Employment and on the Second Policy Foresight Workshop of Employment. A ‘paradigm shift’ is needed in the mind-set of policymakers. ‘Traditional’ employment strategies for youth employment and...
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van der Burg, L.R.A. (author), van Kuijk, S.M.J. (author), ter Wee, M.M. (author), Heymans, M.W. (author), de Rijk, A.E. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ottenheijm, R.P.G. (author), Dinant, G.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author)
Background: Societal expenditures on work-disability benefits is high in most Western countries. As a precursor of long-term work restrictions, long-term sickness absence (LTSA) is under continuous attention of policy makers. Different healthcare professionals can play a role in identification of persons at risk of LTSA but are not well trained....
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de Boer, A.G.E.M. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Bültmann, U. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Wind, H. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Frings-Dresen, M.H.W. (author)
Objectives Objectives were to: (1) longitudinally assess transitions in employment status of employees with and without chronic disease; and (2) assess predictors of exit from paid employment. Methods Transitions in employment status at 1- and 2-year follow-up were assessed in a longitudinal cohort study of employees aged 15–63 years....
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Dorenbosch, L. (author), Boneschansker, O. (author), Fermin, B. (author), Andriessen, S. (author), Sanders, J. (author), Geuskens, G. (author)
Employees who hold multiple jobs are no exception on the Dutch labour market. However, little is known about the motives behind ‘multi-jobbing’. This study addresses a qualitative exploration among twenty multi-jobbers of 45 years and older who recently made a transition from one job in paid employment to multiple jobs – either with multiple...
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Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kines, P. (author), Wybo, J.L. (author), Ruotsala, R. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Bezemer, R.A. (author)
The Zero Accident Vision (ZAV) is a promising approach developed in industry, but not so much addressed by the safety science research community. In a discussion paper in Safety Science (2013) a call was made for more research in this area. Three years later is a good time to take status of developments in this field. A first set of empirical...
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Sanders, J.M.A.F. (author), Damen, M.A.W. (author), van Dam, K. (author)
Purpose Based on the theory of planned behaviour and social learning theory, the purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of training participation and learning experience on the beliefs of low-educated employees about their self-efficacy for learning. Design/methodology/approach Low-educated workers of three different organizations (n...
article 2015
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Hooftman, W.E. (author), van Dam, L.M.C. (author)
Een conflict op het werk. Niemand zit er op te wachten en gelukkig komt het ook steeds minder vaak voor. Dit zijn de cijfers over bonje bij de baas. Vakmedianet
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de Kraker, H. (author), Douwes, M. (author)
Met de checklist fysieke belasting kan een werkgever een eerste screening op risico's door fysieke belasting uitvoeren. bij potentiële risico's wordt doorverwezen naar vervolginstrumenten, waarvan het werkhoudingeninstrument er één is. Deze nieuwe hulpmiddelen helpen arboverantwoordelijkheden bij het kiezen van de juiste maatregelen. Vakmedianet
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), van der Pal, S.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhoricka, S.P. (author), Walther, F.J. (author)
In 1983, data of a unique nationwide cohort of 1338 very preterm (< 32 weeks of gestation) or VLBW (birth weight < 1500 g) infants in the Netherlands was collected and followed at several ages until they reached the age of 19 years. At 19 years of age a more extensive follow-up study was done, including questionnaires, tests on a computer and a...
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Könemann, R. (author), Bosch, T. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author)
The design of a work station generally prescribes a global movement pattern of the operator, but also leaving some degrees of freedom regarding movement strategy. For a specific order picking work station, we studied the movement strategies, the underlying factors and its impact on performance. Eight subjects performed a task comprising, the...
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Bekker, C. (author), Kuijpers, E. (author), Brouwer, D.H. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Fransman, W. (author)
article 2015
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Boersma, M. (author), van der Torre, W. (author), Janssen, J. (author), Sanders, J. (author)
Nieuwe geavanceerde technologieën, zoals Internet of Things (IoT), robotisering, nanotechnologie en 3D-printtechnieken, doen in steeds sterkere mate hun intrede in de industrie. De verwachting is dat technische beroepen daardoor aanzienlijk gaan veranderen en dat vraagt ook om andere competenties (kennis, vaardigheden en gedrag). Er ligt een...
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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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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Verbiest, S. (author)
De veranderingen in de arbeidsomstandigheden van werknemers in Nederland over de afgelopen 5 jaar zijn niet erg groot. Maar geldt dat ook voor de arbeidsomstandigheden van medewerkers met een flexcontract?De veranderingen in de arbeidsomstandigheden van werknemers in Nederland over de afgelopen 5 jaar zijn niet erg groot. Maar geldt dat ook voor...
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