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Document ID (ISN)106164
CIS number 07-222
ISSN - Serial title Prevent Focus
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) D'hertefelt H.
Title Limits on workload capacity
Original title Les limites de la capacitÚ de charge [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2006, No.4, p.10-14. Illus.
Abstract This article examines statistics on occupational accidents and diseases in Belgium and argues that prolonged absenteeism is often the consequence of excessive physical or psychological workload. It recommends that preventive measures take greater account of workload aspects.
Descriptors (primary) sickness absenteeism; stress factors; mental workload; physical workload
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; statistics; Belgium; occupational diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Mental workload
Mental stress and burnout