Health and Safety
- A Within-Subject Longitudinal Study of the Effects of Positive Job Experiences and Generalized Workplace Harassment on Well-Being. Hoobler, Jenny M.; Rospenda, Kathleen M.; Lemmon, Grace; Rosa, Jose A. // Journal of Occupational Health Psychology;Oct2010, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p434
The article examines a study on the effects of positive job experiences and generalized workplace harassment (GWH) on an employee's well-being. It mentions that the survey conducted on more than 1,167 employees reveals that negative job experiences weigh greater to an employee's mental health...
- Einelti og lÃÃ°an starfsfÃ³lks sveitarfÃ©laga Ã¡ tÃmum efnahagsÃ¾renginga. Sigursteinsdóttir, Hjördís // Icelandic Review on Politics & Administration;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p439
The aim of this research is to examine bullying and well-being of municipalities employees who remained at work after the economic collapse in October 2008. An online survey was conducted three times, in February 2010, in May 2011 and in February 2013 among employees of 20 municipalities with...
- Chronic stress experience in young physicians: impact of person- and workplace-related factors. Buddeberg-Fischer, Barbara; Stamm, Martina; Buddeberg, Claus; Klaghofer, Richard // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Apr2010, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p373
The objectives of the present study are to investigate and compare the relative impact of workplace-related factors and personal characteristics on chronic psychosocial stress experience in young physicians. In a prospective study, a cohort of Swiss medical school graduates was followed up,...
- Psychological stress in today's office environment. Allie, Paul // Supervision;Dec96, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p3
Focuses on the importance of the creation of a healthy office environment that helps people work effectively while eliminating dangers to both their physical and psychological health. Social climate; Relationship with management; Job pressures; Privacy; Organizational issues; Job design;...
- Toward a standardized definition of the word worksite: A Delphi study. Cox, Carolyn C.; Hooper, Jacqueline // American Journal of Health Studies;1998, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p11
Defines the word worksite when used by worksite health promotion professionals in the United States. Spelling; Setting influenced by organizational, cultural and environmental factors where work is performed and employee services are provided.
- Women's health and work. Smith, S.L. // Occupational Hazards;Oct96, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p62
Reports on the link between women's work experience and their physical and mental health, according to a study published in the `Journal of Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine' by a team of researchers led by Bodil Bergman at Boteborg University in Sweden.
- Worksite wellness programs: things that make a difference. Lamb, Martha // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;06/19/2000, Vol. 29 Issue 51, p29
Provides tips for establishing effective worksite wellness programs. Need to understand the nature of the business in order to be productive and competitive; Focus on high-risk and average risk employees; Creation of an approach to track, report and measure outcomes.
- Stress, Cubed. Stieg, Bill; Jones, Lisa // Men's Health;Jun2002, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p24
Discusses a study on people who work on cubicles. Health impact of working in cubicles; Effect of open offices on the productivity and morale of employees.
- Kriterien zur GesundheitsfÃ¶rderung am Arbeitsplatz. // Ergotherapie & Rehabilitation;Jan2012, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p9
An article on stress at work is presented in which the author discusses the projects and strategies by which the health of employees may be improved, along with announcing a research project on best practices for employers called "Chance4Change."