11/02/2006

Special Issue of American Journal of Industrial Medicine Focuses on Effects of Long Work Hours

The November issue of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine features a
special section on various aspects of research on long work hours, health, and
safety. This collection of articles is a response to the "2004 Long Work Hour
Conference," sponsored by the US-American National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

Articles include:

  • Long working hours, safety, and health: Toward a national research agenda
  • Long hours of work in the U.S.: Associations with demographic and
    organizational characteristics, psychosocial working conditions, and health
  • Modeling the impact of the components of long work hours on injuries and
    accidents
  • Longitudinal relationship of work hours, mandatory overtime, and on-call to
    musculoskeletal problems in nurses
  • Impact of long work hours on police officers and the communities they serve

Further Information


AplusA-online.de - Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)