Occupational self-efficacy and work engagement associated with work ability among an ageing work force: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: Improving OSE could be worthwhile to support work ability among middle-aged workers, despite dissimilarities in work context and educational level.PMID:34657840 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213595 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Stina Wallin Auvo Rauhala Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund Pia Nyman Lisbeth Fagerstr öm Source Type: research

How to facilitate guideline use? A bottom-up qualitative approach developing a training programme for professionals involved in work participation of people with a chronic disease
CONCLUSIONS: Training needs, -activities and learning objectives were integrated into a six-hour training programme. This bottom-up approach can serve as input for others developing training programmes to transfer knowledge and skills to OHPs.PMID:34657841 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213596 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Marloes Vooijs Dani ël Bossen Jan L Hoving Haije Wind Monique H W Frings-Dresen Source Type: research

Effects of handle height and load on the endurance time for simulated demolition tasks
The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of handle height and load conditions on the MET, and to establish MET models for the simulated demolition tasks.METHODS: Twenty three male participants performed simulated demolition tasks under three loads and three handle heights conditions until they could not do so any longer. Their METs and ratings of perceived exertion were recorded and analyzed.RESULTS: The results showed that both load and handle height were significant (p
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Kai Way Li Wenbao Li Lu Peng Source Type: research

Job satisfaction in a group of patients with tinnitus
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213598. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Tinnitus is an auditory impression without any external auditory stimulus. It may cause negative symptoms (anxiety, insomnia, depression) significantly affecting work performance and job satisfaction.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the job satisfaction in tinnitus sufferers.METHODS: Cross- sectional study were conducted and 51 individuals (23-70 years) were recruited. Participants completed two questionnaires: Tinnitus Handicap Inventory and Job Satisfaction Scale.RESULTS: People affected by tinnitus report higher job satisfaction than healthy peo...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Katarzyna Bie ńkowska El żbieta Gos Justyna Kutyba Joanna Rajchel Piotr Henryk Skar żyński Danuta Raj-Koziak Source Type: research

Hand anthropometry survey in Iranian adults and comparisons with other populations
CONCLUSIONS: The results showed significant differences of hand anthropometry between Iranian and other nationalities which should be included in the design and selection of hand tools for Iranian population.PMID:34657844 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213599 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mohammad Hajaghazadeh Mohsen Taghizadeh Hamidreza Khalkhali Iraj Mohebbi Source Type: research

Safety and health risks for workers exposed to cold thermal environments: A frozen food processing industry perspective
CONCLUSIONS: Answers to the CWHQ increase concern on clinical forms of "a frigore", and in two cases the mean body temperature decreased below 35.0°C, which is defined in the current literature as a mild form of hypothermia.PMID:34657845 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213600 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tomi Zlatar B éda Barkokébas Junior Laura Martins Bezerra Margarida Maria Araujo Brito Jos é Torres Costa M ário Vaz Jo ão Dos Santos Baptista Source Type: research

Garments furniture design for Bangladeshi workers considering ergonomic principles
CONCLUSION: The results will help to design robust ergonomic garments furniture.PMID:34657846 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213601 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mojahidul Hoque Pobitra Halder Sumon Rahman Tazim Ahmed Tamas Szecsi Source Type: research

A study on the severity and prevention measures of COVID-19 among dental professionals in clinical practice management
This study aimed to evaluate knowledge about the disease and assess ways of precautions to be taken during the pandemic.METHODS: A questionnaire was developed and registered at Google Forms. The study population included dental practitioners, working in hospitals and clinics. A total of 495 dental practitioners from 14 different countries across the world responded. Most dentists were aware of the required modifications in the management of patients. The points allotted for each correct/best answer by participants for a group of questions regarding each component (Knowledge, Perceptions, and Practices) were added/summed to...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Gotam Das Shaheen Ahmed Abdul Razzaq Ahmed Vineet Tirth Soofia Jamil Ammar Ali Muhammad Saiful Islam Amit Tirth Source Type: research

Praise and recognition from supervisors buffers employee psychological strain: A two-sample investigation with tourism workers
CONCLUSIONS: This research contributes new evidence regarding the antecedents of employees' intentions to take sick leave and seek medical advice for work stress-related problems. It also contributes to the limited evidence regarding supervisor praise and recognition as a protective factor for employees exhibiting the symptoms of psychological strain.PMID:34657863 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213590 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Adele J Bergin Michelle K Tucker Nerina L Jimmieson Source Type: research

Revisiting presenteeism to broaden its conceptualization: A qualitative study
CONCLUSIONS: Our study differs from earlier research by providing a more in-depth analysis of the positive and negative factors that trigger presenteeism. This article will help to expand the current theoretical knowledge about presenteeism and encourage a more holistic interpretation of the phenomenon.PMID:34657864 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213591 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mouna Knani Pierre-S ébastien Fournier Caroline Biron Source Type: research

The effects of using an ergonomic aid on the physical workload and body discomfort reported by pre-adolescent farmers in West Bengal, India
CONCLUSION: This study concludes that productivity has been increased in farming by decreasing absenteeism from work as well as by using the ergonomic aid the discomfort feeling has been decreased markedly.PMID:34657865 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213593 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Banibrata Das Somnath Gangopadhyay Tirthankar Ghosh Source Type: research

Single-item measures of stress during work- and private time in healthcare workers
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213594. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: While the psychosocial work environment within the hospital sector is a topic of great debate, surveys assessing stress often do not differentiate between stress related to work- and private life. Identifying risk factors associated with these domains of daily life would help improve policies as well as target relevant treatment options. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate associations between stress during to work- and private time with Cohen's Perceived Stress Scale (CPSS).METHODS: Perceived stress was assessed by the full ...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Jonas Vinstrup Kenneth Jay Markus Due Jakobsen Lars L Andersen Source Type: research

Occupational self-efficacy and work engagement associated with work ability among an ageing work force: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: Improving OSE could be worthwhile to support work ability among middle-aged workers, despite dissimilarities in work context and educational level.PMID:34657840 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213595 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Stina Wallin Auvo Rauhala Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund Pia Nyman Lisbeth Fagerstr öm Source Type: research

How to facilitate guideline use? A bottom-up qualitative approach developing a training programme for professionals involved in work participation of people with a chronic disease
CONCLUSIONS: Training needs, -activities and learning objectives were integrated into a six-hour training programme. This bottom-up approach can serve as input for others developing training programmes to transfer knowledge and skills to OHPs.PMID:34657841 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213596 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Marloes Vooijs Dani ël Bossen Jan L Hoving Haije Wind Monique H W Frings-Dresen Source Type: research

Effects of handle height and load on the endurance time for simulated demolition tasks
The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of handle height and load conditions on the MET, and to establish MET models for the simulated demolition tasks.METHODS: Twenty three male participants performed simulated demolition tasks under three loads and three handle heights conditions until they could not do so any longer. Their METs and ratings of perceived exertion were recorded and analyzed.RESULTS: The results showed that both load and handle height were significant (p
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Kai Way Li Wenbao Li Lu Peng Source Type: research

Job satisfaction in a group of patients with tinnitus
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213598. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Tinnitus is an auditory impression without any external auditory stimulus. It may cause negative symptoms (anxiety, insomnia, depression) significantly affecting work performance and job satisfaction.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the job satisfaction in tinnitus sufferers.METHODS: Cross- sectional study were conducted and 51 individuals (23-70 years) were recruited. Participants completed two questionnaires: Tinnitus Handicap Inventory and Job Satisfaction Scale.RESULTS: People affected by tinnitus report higher job satisfaction than healthy peo...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Katarzyna Bie ńkowska El żbieta Gos Justyna Kutyba Joanna Rajchel Piotr Henryk Skar żyński Danuta Raj-Koziak Source Type: research

Hand anthropometry survey in Iranian adults and comparisons with other populations
CONCLUSIONS: The results showed significant differences of hand anthropometry between Iranian and other nationalities which should be included in the design and selection of hand tools for Iranian population.PMID:34657844 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213599 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mohammad Hajaghazadeh Mohsen Taghizadeh Hamidreza Khalkhali Iraj Mohebbi Source Type: research

Safety and health risks for workers exposed to cold thermal environments: A frozen food processing industry perspective
CONCLUSIONS: Answers to the CWHQ increase concern on clinical forms of "a frigore", and in two cases the mean body temperature decreased below 35.0°C, which is defined in the current literature as a mild form of hypothermia.PMID:34657845 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213600 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tomi Zlatar B éda Barkokébas Junior Laura Martins Bezerra Margarida Maria Araujo Brito Jos é Torres Costa M ário Vaz Jo ão Dos Santos Baptista Source Type: research

Garments furniture design for Bangladeshi workers considering ergonomic principles
CONCLUSION: The results will help to design robust ergonomic garments furniture.PMID:34657846 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213601 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mojahidul Hoque Pobitra Halder Sumon Rahman Tazim Ahmed Tamas Szecsi Source Type: research

A study on the severity and prevention measures of COVID-19 among dental professionals in clinical practice management
This study aimed to evaluate knowledge about the disease and assess ways of precautions to be taken during the pandemic.METHODS: A questionnaire was developed and registered at Google Forms. The study population included dental practitioners, working in hospitals and clinics. A total of 495 dental practitioners from 14 different countries across the world responded. Most dentists were aware of the required modifications in the management of patients. The points allotted for each correct/best answer by participants for a group of questions regarding each component (Knowledge, Perceptions, and Practices) were added/summed to...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Gotam Das Shaheen Ahmed Abdul Razzaq Ahmed Vineet Tirth Soofia Jamil Ammar Ali Muhammad Saiful Islam Amit Tirth Source Type: research

Praise and recognition from supervisors buffers employee psychological strain: A two-sample investigation with tourism workers
CONCLUSIONS: This research contributes new evidence regarding the antecedents of employees' intentions to take sick leave and seek medical advice for work stress-related problems. It also contributes to the limited evidence regarding supervisor praise and recognition as a protective factor for employees exhibiting the symptoms of psychological strain.PMID:34657863 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213590 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Adele J Bergin Michelle K Tucker Nerina L Jimmieson Source Type: research

Revisiting presenteeism to broaden its conceptualization: A qualitative study
CONCLUSIONS: Our study differs from earlier research by providing a more in-depth analysis of the positive and negative factors that trigger presenteeism. This article will help to expand the current theoretical knowledge about presenteeism and encourage a more holistic interpretation of the phenomenon.PMID:34657864 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213591 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mouna Knani Pierre-S ébastien Fournier Caroline Biron Source Type: research

The effects of using an ergonomic aid on the physical workload and body discomfort reported by pre-adolescent farmers in West Bengal, India
CONCLUSION: This study concludes that productivity has been increased in farming by decreasing absenteeism from work as well as by using the ergonomic aid the discomfort feeling has been decreased markedly.PMID:34657865 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213593 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Banibrata Das Somnath Gangopadhyay Tirthankar Ghosh Source Type: research

Single-item measures of stress during work- and private time in healthcare workers
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213594. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: While the psychosocial work environment within the hospital sector is a topic of great debate, surveys assessing stress often do not differentiate between stress related to work- and private life. Identifying risk factors associated with these domains of daily life would help improve policies as well as target relevant treatment options. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate associations between stress during to work- and private time with Cohen's Perceived Stress Scale (CPSS).METHODS: Perceived stress was assessed by the full ...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Jonas Vinstrup Kenneth Jay Markus Due Jakobsen Lars L Andersen Source Type: research

Occupational self-efficacy and work engagement associated with work ability among an ageing work force: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: Improving OSE could be worthwhile to support work ability among middle-aged workers, despite dissimilarities in work context and educational level.PMID:34657840 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213595 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Stina Wallin Auvo Rauhala Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund Pia Nyman Lisbeth Fagerstr öm Source Type: research

How to facilitate guideline use? A bottom-up qualitative approach developing a training programme for professionals involved in work participation of people with a chronic disease
CONCLUSIONS: Training needs, -activities and learning objectives were integrated into a six-hour training programme. This bottom-up approach can serve as input for others developing training programmes to transfer knowledge and skills to OHPs.PMID:34657841 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213596 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Marloes Vooijs Dani ël Bossen Jan L Hoving Haije Wind Monique H W Frings-Dresen Source Type: research

Effects of handle height and load on the endurance time for simulated demolition tasks
The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of handle height and load conditions on the MET, and to establish MET models for the simulated demolition tasks.METHODS: Twenty three male participants performed simulated demolition tasks under three loads and three handle heights conditions until they could not do so any longer. Their METs and ratings of perceived exertion were recorded and analyzed.RESULTS: The results showed that both load and handle height were significant (p
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Kai Way Li Wenbao Li Lu Peng Source Type: research

Job satisfaction in a group of patients with tinnitus
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213598. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Tinnitus is an auditory impression without any external auditory stimulus. It may cause negative symptoms (anxiety, insomnia, depression) significantly affecting work performance and job satisfaction.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the job satisfaction in tinnitus sufferers.METHODS: Cross- sectional study were conducted and 51 individuals (23-70 years) were recruited. Participants completed two questionnaires: Tinnitus Handicap Inventory and Job Satisfaction Scale.RESULTS: People affected by tinnitus report higher job satisfaction than healthy peo...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Katarzyna Bie ńkowska El żbieta Gos Justyna Kutyba Joanna Rajchel Piotr Henryk Skar żyński Danuta Raj-Koziak Source Type: research

Hand anthropometry survey in Iranian adults and comparisons with other populations
CONCLUSIONS: The results showed significant differences of hand anthropometry between Iranian and other nationalities which should be included in the design and selection of hand tools for Iranian population.PMID:34657844 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213599 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mohammad Hajaghazadeh Mohsen Taghizadeh Hamidreza Khalkhali Iraj Mohebbi Source Type: research

Safety and health risks for workers exposed to cold thermal environments: A frozen food processing industry perspective
CONCLUSIONS: Answers to the CWHQ increase concern on clinical forms of "a frigore", and in two cases the mean body temperature decreased below 35.0°C, which is defined in the current literature as a mild form of hypothermia.PMID:34657845 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213600 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tomi Zlatar B éda Barkokébas Junior Laura Martins Bezerra Margarida Maria Araujo Brito Jos é Torres Costa M ário Vaz Jo ão Dos Santos Baptista Source Type: research

Garments furniture design for Bangladeshi workers considering ergonomic principles
CONCLUSION: The results will help to design robust ergonomic garments furniture.PMID:34657846 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213601 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mojahidul Hoque Pobitra Halder Sumon Rahman Tazim Ahmed Tamas Szecsi Source Type: research

A study on the severity and prevention measures of COVID-19 among dental professionals in clinical practice management
This study aimed to evaluate knowledge about the disease and assess ways of precautions to be taken during the pandemic.METHODS: A questionnaire was developed and registered at Google Forms. The study population included dental practitioners, working in hospitals and clinics. A total of 495 dental practitioners from 14 different countries across the world responded. Most dentists were aware of the required modifications in the management of patients. The points allotted for each correct/best answer by participants for a group of questions regarding each component (Knowledge, Perceptions, and Practices) were added/summed to...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Gotam Das Shaheen Ahmed Abdul Razzaq Ahmed Vineet Tirth Soofia Jamil Ammar Ali Muhammad Saiful Islam Amit Tirth Source Type: research

Praise and recognition from supervisors buffers employee psychological strain: A two-sample investigation with tourism workers
CONCLUSIONS: This research contributes new evidence regarding the antecedents of employees' intentions to take sick leave and seek medical advice for work stress-related problems. It also contributes to the limited evidence regarding supervisor praise and recognition as a protective factor for employees exhibiting the symptoms of psychological strain.PMID:34657863 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213590 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Adele J Bergin Michelle K Tucker Nerina L Jimmieson Source Type: research

Revisiting presenteeism to broaden its conceptualization: A qualitative study
CONCLUSIONS: Our study differs from earlier research by providing a more in-depth analysis of the positive and negative factors that trigger presenteeism. This article will help to expand the current theoretical knowledge about presenteeism and encourage a more holistic interpretation of the phenomenon.PMID:34657864 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213591 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mouna Knani Pierre-S ébastien Fournier Caroline Biron Source Type: research

The effects of using an ergonomic aid on the physical workload and body discomfort reported by pre-adolescent farmers in West Bengal, India
CONCLUSION: This study concludes that productivity has been increased in farming by decreasing absenteeism from work as well as by using the ergonomic aid the discomfort feeling has been decreased markedly.PMID:34657865 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213593 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Banibrata Das Somnath Gangopadhyay Tirthankar Ghosh Source Type: research

Single-item measures of stress during work- and private time in healthcare workers
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213594. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: While the psychosocial work environment within the hospital sector is a topic of great debate, surveys assessing stress often do not differentiate between stress related to work- and private life. Identifying risk factors associated with these domains of daily life would help improve policies as well as target relevant treatment options. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate associations between stress during to work- and private time with Cohen's Perceived Stress Scale (CPSS).METHODS: Perceived stress was assessed by the full ...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Jonas Vinstrup Kenneth Jay Markus Due Jakobsen Lars L Andersen Source Type: research

Occupational self-efficacy and work engagement associated with work ability among an ageing work force: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: Improving OSE could be worthwhile to support work ability among middle-aged workers, despite dissimilarities in work context and educational level.PMID:34657840 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213595 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Stina Wallin Auvo Rauhala Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund Pia Nyman Lisbeth Fagerstr öm Source Type: research

How to facilitate guideline use? A bottom-up qualitative approach developing a training programme for professionals involved in work participation of people with a chronic disease
CONCLUSIONS: Training needs, -activities and learning objectives were integrated into a six-hour training programme. This bottom-up approach can serve as input for others developing training programmes to transfer knowledge and skills to OHPs.PMID:34657841 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213596 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Marloes Vooijs Dani ël Bossen Jan L Hoving Haije Wind Monique H W Frings-Dresen Source Type: research

Effects of handle height and load on the endurance time for simulated demolition tasks
The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of handle height and load conditions on the MET, and to establish MET models for the simulated demolition tasks.METHODS: Twenty three male participants performed simulated demolition tasks under three loads and three handle heights conditions until they could not do so any longer. Their METs and ratings of perceived exertion were recorded and analyzed.RESULTS: The results showed that both load and handle height were significant (p
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Kai Way Li Wenbao Li Lu Peng Source Type: research

Job satisfaction in a group of patients with tinnitus
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213598. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Tinnitus is an auditory impression without any external auditory stimulus. It may cause negative symptoms (anxiety, insomnia, depression) significantly affecting work performance and job satisfaction.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the job satisfaction in tinnitus sufferers.METHODS: Cross- sectional study were conducted and 51 individuals (23-70 years) were recruited. Participants completed two questionnaires: Tinnitus Handicap Inventory and Job Satisfaction Scale.RESULTS: People affected by tinnitus report higher job satisfaction than healthy peo...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Katarzyna Bie ńkowska El żbieta Gos Justyna Kutyba Joanna Rajchel Piotr Henryk Skar żyński Danuta Raj-Koziak Source Type: research

Hand anthropometry survey in Iranian adults and comparisons with other populations
CONCLUSIONS: The results showed significant differences of hand anthropometry between Iranian and other nationalities which should be included in the design and selection of hand tools for Iranian population.PMID:34657844 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213599 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mohammad Hajaghazadeh Mohsen Taghizadeh Hamidreza Khalkhali Iraj Mohebbi Source Type: research

Safety and health risks for workers exposed to cold thermal environments: A frozen food processing industry perspective
CONCLUSIONS: Answers to the CWHQ increase concern on clinical forms of "a frigore", and in two cases the mean body temperature decreased below 35.0°C, which is defined in the current literature as a mild form of hypothermia.PMID:34657845 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213600 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tomi Zlatar B éda Barkokébas Junior Laura Martins Bezerra Margarida Maria Araujo Brito Jos é Torres Costa M ário Vaz Jo ão Dos Santos Baptista Source Type: research

Garments furniture design for Bangladeshi workers considering ergonomic principles
CONCLUSION: The results will help to design robust ergonomic garments furniture.PMID:34657846 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213601 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mojahidul Hoque Pobitra Halder Sumon Rahman Tazim Ahmed Tamas Szecsi Source Type: research

A study on the severity and prevention measures of COVID-19 among dental professionals in clinical practice management
This study aimed to evaluate knowledge about the disease and assess ways of precautions to be taken during the pandemic.METHODS: A questionnaire was developed and registered at Google Forms. The study population included dental practitioners, working in hospitals and clinics. A total of 495 dental practitioners from 14 different countries across the world responded. Most dentists were aware of the required modifications in the management of patients. The points allotted for each correct/best answer by participants for a group of questions regarding each component (Knowledge, Perceptions, and Practices) were added/summed to...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Gotam Das Shaheen Ahmed Abdul Razzaq Ahmed Vineet Tirth Soofia Jamil Ammar Ali Muhammad Saiful Islam Amit Tirth Source Type: research

Praise and recognition from supervisors buffers employee psychological strain: A two-sample investigation with tourism workers
CONCLUSIONS: This research contributes new evidence regarding the antecedents of employees' intentions to take sick leave and seek medical advice for work stress-related problems. It also contributes to the limited evidence regarding supervisor praise and recognition as a protective factor for employees exhibiting the symptoms of psychological strain.PMID:34657863 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213590 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Adele J Bergin Michelle K Tucker Nerina L Jimmieson Source Type: research

Revisiting presenteeism to broaden its conceptualization: A qualitative study
CONCLUSIONS: Our study differs from earlier research by providing a more in-depth analysis of the positive and negative factors that trigger presenteeism. This article will help to expand the current theoretical knowledge about presenteeism and encourage a more holistic interpretation of the phenomenon.PMID:34657864 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213591 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Mouna Knani Pierre-S ébastien Fournier Caroline Biron Source Type: research

The effects of using an ergonomic aid on the physical workload and body discomfort reported by pre-adolescent farmers in West Bengal, India
CONCLUSION: This study concludes that productivity has been increased in farming by decreasing absenteeism from work as well as by using the ergonomic aid the discomfort feeling has been decreased markedly.PMID:34657865 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213593 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Banibrata Das Somnath Gangopadhyay Tirthankar Ghosh Source Type: research

Single-item measures of stress during work- and private time in healthcare workers
Work. 2021 Oct 10. doi: 10.3233/WOR-213594. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: While the psychosocial work environment within the hospital sector is a topic of great debate, surveys assessing stress often do not differentiate between stress related to work- and private life. Identifying risk factors associated with these domains of daily life would help improve policies as well as target relevant treatment options. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate associations between stress during to work- and private time with Cohen's Perceived Stress Scale (CPSS).METHODS: Perceived stress was assessed by the full ...
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Jonas Vinstrup Kenneth Jay Markus Due Jakobsen Lars L Andersen Source Type: research

Occupational self-efficacy and work engagement associated with work ability among an ageing work force: A cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: Improving OSE could be worthwhile to support work ability among middle-aged workers, despite dissimilarities in work context and educational level.PMID:34657840 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213595 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Stina Wallin Auvo Rauhala Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund Pia Nyman Lisbeth Fagerstr öm Source Type: research

How to facilitate guideline use? A bottom-up qualitative approach developing a training programme for professionals involved in work participation of people with a chronic disease
CONCLUSIONS: Training needs, -activities and learning objectives were integrated into a six-hour training programme. This bottom-up approach can serve as input for others developing training programmes to transfer knowledge and skills to OHPs.PMID:34657841 | DOI:10.3233/WOR-213596 (Source: Work)
Source: Work - October 18, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Marloes Vooijs Dani ël Bossen Jan L Hoving Haije Wind Monique H W Frings-Dresen Source Type: research