Can we enhance the ability to return to work among workers with stress-related disorders?
- New policies needed to tackle workplace sickness absence. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/7/2005, Issue 477, p5
Discusses research being done on long term sickness absence in the workplace. Reference to a study by M. Henderson and colleagues, published in the April 9, 2005 issue of the "British Medical Journal"; Increase in the contribution of psychiatric disorders to sickness absence; Conclusion of the...
- IS NOISE EXPOSURE IN NON-INDUSTRIAL WORK ENVIRONMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED SICKNESS ABSENCE? Kristiansen, Jesper // Noise & Vibration Bulletin;Aug2010, p183
The article looks at the association between noise exposure in non-industrial workplaces and increased sickness absence, which is an increasing problem in Denmark. To look for evidence on the links between occupational noise and sickness absence, studies on the association between noise exposure...
- THE DOS & DON'TS OF A MENTAL HEALTH LEAVE. Sakkejha, Yafa // HR Professional;Jan2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p41
The article offers guidance on dealing with a worker who filed for a sick leave to deal with a mental health issue. It suggests on how to communicate with the rest of the staff, how to communicate with the employee while on leave, and how to ease transition. It explains the significance of...
- Narratives of Sick Leave, Return to Work and Job Mobility for People with Common Mental Disorders in Sweden. Ståhl, Christian; Edvardsson Stiwne, Elinor // Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation;Sep2014, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p543
Purpose The aim of this study was to analyze how different types of sick leave narratives were related to return to work (RTW), job mobility or continued sick leave for people sick-listed with common mental disorders. Special attention was paid to how the respondents described their contacts...
- OH could bridge gap between mental health and employers. // Occupational Health;Jun2011, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p4
The article discusses a 2011 survey conducted by Mind, a British charity, which found that workers who were mentally distressed felt the need to hide their conditions for fear of being terminated, prompting the organization to call on employers to address the issue immediately.
- 10 SIGNS THAT SUE AND BOB ARE HAVING AN OFFICE AFFAIR. // Marie Claire (US Edition);Feb2008, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p105
The article presents several signs to ascertain an office affair. It states that one of the signs of such relationships include falling of one's business trip with another's emergency leaves. Other signs include--finding the two entering a supply closet together, taking mutual sick leaves, and...
- Amendment and correction. // Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health;May2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p319
A correction to the article "Effectiveness of an exposure-based return-to-work program for workers on sick leave due to common mental disorders: a cluster-randomized controlled trial" that was published in the 2013 issue is presented.
- Paid-time-off banks benefit boss, workers. Kinsman, Michael // Westchester County Business Journal;12/17/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 51, p17
Focuses on the survey on the rationale of acquiring more than half of all sick days. Effects of personal needs and stress on employees job performance; Need for reality-based management system; Number of companies offering paid-time-off banks to the employees.
- Work situation and self-perceived economic situation as predictors of change in burnout - a prospective general population-based cohort study. Norlund, Sofia; Reuterwall, Christina; Höög, Jonas; Janlert, Urban; Järvholm, Lisbeth Slunga // BMC Public Health;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Sick leave rates due to mental and behavioural disorders have increased in Sweden during the last decades. The aim of this prospective study was to investigate changes in the level of burnout in a working subset of the general population and to identify how such changes relate to...