Navigation Links
Extended work hours should factor into return to job after injury
Date:1/16/2008

used data from surveys conducted between 1988 and 2000, collecting a pool of 5,313 reported work-related injuries and illnesses among the 110,236 job and health records available for analysis.

More than 4 million nonfatal workplace injuries occur each year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The researchers examined workers' ability to return to their occupations based on whether they worked a standard day shift or one of many possible nonstandard schedules. The nonstandard schedules were defined as almost any shift outside the regular eight-hour day shift or one of five types of extended work-hour schedules identified for the analysis. These included extended hours per day (at least 12), extended hours per week (at least 60), overtime, extended commute time (two or more hours per day) and a summary category of any type of extended-hour schedule.

The analysis showed that injured workers in nonstandard schedules were considerably more likely to be fired, to quit, or to return to work at less than full-time capacity than workers with conventional work schedules.

Extended hours appeared to have a more substantial impact on returning to work than did nonstandard shifts, such as night, evening, rotating, irregular or split shifts. However, the analysis did show that when considered as one group, injured workers returning to a job with any type of nonstandard shift were 53 percent more likely to be fired than employees with regular schedules.

Factors beyond workplace conditions also influenced the ability to return to work. Employees with long commutes had by far the greatest danger of being fired (a 377 percent greater likelihood) or changing occupations (127 percent higher likelihood) following an occupational injury or illness compared to injured workers without such commutes.

The findings point to a need for rehabilitation specialists to tailor their return-to-work plans to individual employees' sch
'/>"/>

Contact: Allard Dembe
adembe@cph.osu.edu
614-292-2129
Ohio State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Flynn Pharma Acquires Rights From Pacira Pharmaceuticals to DepoDur(R), the Only Extended-Release Epidural Opioid for Post-Operative Pain, in Europe
2. Mylan Announces Settlement of Paroxetine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets with GlaxoSmithKline
3. Beckman Coulter Signs Agreements With Amerinet, Inc.; Ten-Year Partnership Extended for Another Three Years
4. Stay Young with an Extended Warranty for Your Body
5. Home Dialysis Clinical Research Study is Underway - Focuses on At-Home Extended Duration Treatment
6. Nurses working extended shifts, are tired at work and sleep little likely to drive drowsy
7. Venlafaxine extended-release effective for patients with major depression
8. ImaRx Therapeutics Submits Urokinase Data to FDA Supporting Extended Expiration Dating
9. Ambien CR(R) (zolpidem tartrate extended-release) tablets CIV Improved Chronic Insomnia in Patients with Co-Morbid Generalized Anxiety Disorder
10. Limiting Residents Hours Has Little Impact on Patient Mortality
11. Study finds limiting work hours for surgical residents enhances training
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... in Liberia -- one of three West African nations ravaged ... officials said Wednesday. Dr. Bruce Aylward, WHO,s assistant director ... burials in Liberia and no increase in laboratory-confirmed cases. He ... tame the epidemic may be making some progress, The ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Global prebiotics ... 2020, according to a new study by Grand View ... surging demand for sugar and fat free products owing ... the demand for prebiotics over the forecast period. , ... , Food & beverage was the largest application ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... The annual meeting of The ... close on Saturday, October 18th, marking the end of ... 1989. NAMS is North America’s leading non-profit organization dedicated ... all women during midlife and beyond through an understanding ... and thought leaders from fields as varied as gynecology, ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... News) -- Scientists who used stem cells to create ... could provide a new way to learn more about ... team used human pluripotent stem cells -- which can ... to grow the functional miniature stomachs, to study infection ... of ulcers and stomach cancer. The miniature stomachs ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Eating a low-carb, high-fat diet could ... to new research. A review of five ... that focuses on foods like bacon, eggs, heavy cream, ... in adults whose condition doesn,t improve with medication. ... people with epilepsy whose seizures are not stopped by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO 2Health News:Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO 3Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 4Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 5Health News:Highlights from The North American Menopause Society 25th Annual Meeting 2Health News:Highlights from The North American Menopause Society 25th Annual Meeting 3Health News:High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy 2Health News:High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy 3
... homeopathic alternative for reducing the symptoms related to ... without a prescription and without negative side effects. ... use in children ages 5 to 19 released ... from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, ...
... European Mammography Systems Product Quality Leadership Award" ... of the exceptional quality of its Computed ... quality control, product performance, quality assurance programme ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO )"In addition to being a ...
... women with recurrent breast cancer, the treatment the doctor chooses ... cancer. A group from Toronto has recently completed the world,s ... biopsy of suspected tumors that recurred elsewhere in the body. ... the women having a significant change in their treatment. In ...
... Colo., March 18 Keystone Symposia on Molecular and ... first HIV/AIDS meeting in 1984 when it convenes its ... " HIV Immunobiology: From Infection to Immune Control " ... than 850 scientists from around the world will attend.These ...
... City Council for passage of life-saving legislationNEW YORK, March ... nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for life-threatening ... Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to create ... among restaurant workers. In addition to working with ...
... medical conditions may not see any benefit from annual prostate cancer screening tests, according to results of a... ... Click here for more information. , , ... , , , , ... , , , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ADD-care -- A Natural, Homeopathic Alternative Reducing Symptoms Related to Attention Deficit Disorder 2Health News:ADD-care -- A Natural, Homeopathic Alternative Reducing Symptoms Related to Attention Deficit Disorder 3Health News:Frost & Sullivan Recognises FUJIFILM Corporation's Outstanding Product Quality Leadership 2Health News:Frost & Sullivan Recognises FUJIFILM Corporation's Outstanding Product Quality Leadership 3Health News:Frost & Sullivan Recognises FUJIFILM Corporation's Outstanding Product Quality Leadership 4Health News:Research shows biopsy of recurrent breast cancer can alter treatment 2Health News:Keystone Symposia to Mark 25th Anniversary of its First HIV/AIDS Meeting 2Health News:Keystone Symposia to Mark 25th Anniversary of its First HIV/AIDS Meeting 3Health News:Food Allergy Initiative to Partner With NYC Department of Health on Educational Poster for Restaurants Citywide 2Health News:Food Allergy Initiative to Partner With NYC Department of Health on Educational Poster for Restaurants Citywide 3Health News:US trial shows no early mortality benefit from annual prostate cancer screening 2Health News:US trial shows no early mortality benefit from annual prostate cancer screening 3Health News:US trial shows no early mortality benefit from annual prostate cancer screening 4Health News:US trial shows no early mortality benefit from annual prostate cancer screening 5Health News:US trial shows no early mortality benefit from annual prostate cancer screening 6
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014 Stryker Orthopaedics, the ... Champions Tour, is rounding out its debut year of ... Scottsdale, AZ. This marks the ... Champions Tour that the brand has activated on-site with ... educate golf fans on the importance of joint health.  ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014 Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: ... the 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, ... AZ.  Dan Brennan , executive vice president and ... company beginning at approximately 8:00 a.m. PT followed by ... webcast of the presentation and question and answer session ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014 CVS Health (NYSE: ... new clinical affiliations with three leading regional health systems to ... The collaborating health systems include Baptist Health System in ... which include Commonwealth Health in Pennsylvania , ... Arizona , and Tennova Healthcare in Tennessee ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 2Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 3Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 4Boston Scientific To Participate In 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference 2CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Regional Health Systems 2CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Regional Health Systems 3CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Regional Health Systems 4
... The CALBIOTECH INC. (CBI) Prolactin ELISA ... of prolactin in human serum or plasma. ... chain polypeptide hormone with a molecular weight ... is based on a solid phase direct ...
... hormone secreted in significant amounts by the ... in synergy with estrogen, plays an important ... of mammary gland growth and lactation in ... effects on cell growth in other tissues ...
... ADVIA Centaur delivers a new ... provides the flexibility to integrate ... now and in the future. ... comprehensive disease-focused menu of immunoassays ...
... The Anti-MPO - ELISA (P-ANCA) ... MPO antibodies using highly purified myeloperoxidase ... by contaminations like lactoferrin or elastase ... can not be detected by indirect ...
Medicine Products: