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Focus groups were conducted at one VA medical center to understand (1) how the work environment and conditions of work influence employee safety, health, and well-being; (2) what programs, policies, and practices promote and protect employee safety and health in VA; and (3) how employee safety, health, and well-being impacts the organizational mission.
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Name: Journal of occupational and environmental medicine
The primary purposes of this study were to use photovoice with Facebook to explore health perceptions and health needs among promotores living in rural Montana and to build community among geographica...
Employee satisfaction is thought to impact performance. However, which aspects of employee satisfaction matter most is unknown. We utilized data from the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC) via th...
In high-reliability industries that are dedicated to ensuring safety, safety event reporting is the cornerstone of improvement. However, human factors can interfere with consistent reporting. Common h...
Patient safety and safety culture have received increasing attention from agencies such as the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality and the Institute of Medicine. Safety culture refers to the fun...
We examined the relationship between physical work hazards and employee withdrawal among a sample of healthcare employees wherein compliance was hypothesized to moderate the relationship between physi...
Objectives: This 5-year project is concerned with the development and evaluation of a highly innovative mobile phone text messaging project designed to inform young adults about risks ass...
This study evaluates the effects of the Labour Inspection Authority`s regulatory tools on workplace exposures to prevent employee ill health. Norwegian municipal enterprises with employees...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether different types of online health tools can aid overweight individuals in reducing their weight and managing their cardiovascular risk fact...
The aims of this study are 1) To assess the prevalence of tobacco use and cessation treatment preferences among YKHC employees, 2) To assess employee's current levels of perceived stress, ...
Common mental disorders (CMD:s) are the leading cause of sick-leave spells in Sweden, resulting in suffering for the individual and financial costs for the employer as well as for society ...
An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.
An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.
A 1974 Federal act which preempts states' rights with regard to workers' pension benefits and employee benefits. It does not affect the benefits and rights of employees whose employer is self-insured. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993)
Public Law 104-91, enacted in 1996, is designed to protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. HIPAA has separate provisions for the large and small group markets, and the individual market. HIPAA amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to provide improved portability and continuity of health insurance coverage, extending earlier provisions under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 ("COBRA").
The assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to work.