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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 physical work hazards and withdrawal. Healthcare workers (N = 162) completed an online questionnaire assessing physical work hazards, withdrawal, and indicators of workplace safety. Safety compliance moderated the relationship between patient aggression and withdrawal. Interaction plots revealed that for all significant moderations, the relationship between physical work hazards and withdrawal was weaker for those who reported high levels of compliance. Results shed initial light on the benefits of fostering safety compliance in healthcare contexts, which can contain exposure to physical work hazards.
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Name: Stress and health : journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress
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The assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to work.
Formal procedures whereby the employee expresses any dissatisfaction or feeling of injustice regarding the work situation.
Programs designed by management to motivate employees to work more efficiently with increased productivity, and greater employee satisfaction.
Work-related situations in which the employees as a group refuse to work until certain conditions of employment are granted by the employer.
Physiological and psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal from the use of a drug after prolonged administration or habituation. The concept includes withdrawal from smoking or drinking, as well as withdrawal from an administered drug.
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