Work and Health

Work and Health : Risk Groups and Trends Scenario Report Commissioned by the Steering Committee on Future Health Scenarios

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This book is an edited and updated version of the report 'Arbeid, gezo- heid en welzijn in de toekomst; toekomstscenario's arbeid en gezondheid 1990-2010' commissioned by the Steering Committe on Future Health Scenarios and published by Bohn, Stafleu and Van Loghum, Houten/- Antwerp in 1991. The authors wish to express their grateful thanks for the constructive comments they received from many people during the writing of this book. The following persons, however, deserve to be mentioned by name: E.W. Bergsma M.A., Prof. F.J.H. van Dijk, Dr. C.L. Ekkers, Prof. F. Huygen, Dr. M.A.J. Kompier, Prof. J.P. Mackenbach, Dr. P.A. van Wely and Dr. J.H.B.M. Willems. SUMMARY Aim and scope of the study The main aim of this book is to show how the field of work and health will develop until the year 2010 under certain economic and other con- ditions. This is done on the basis of a Delphi study carried out with the cooperation of 120 leading experts in the Netherlands. A secondary aim was to investigate the present state of work and health in the Netherlands with the aid of available statistical sources.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 197 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1994 ed.
  • IX, 197 p.
  • 0792327330
  • 9780792327332

Table of contents

Preface. Summary. 1. Introduction. 2. How to define `work' and `health'. 3. Theory: the quality of working life, work capacity and health. 4. The macro-determinants of the quality of working life. 5. The quality of working life in the Netherlands. 6. Characteristics of the working population in the Netherlands. 7. The health of the working population. 8. The future of work and health: introduction and methodology. 9. Results: the six exploratory scenarios. 10. Results: the goal-oriented scenario. 11. Future projections of sickness absence and work disability. 12. Summary and final reflections. Literature. Abbreviations.
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