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NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Work Schedules, Shift Schedules and Long Hours
Both shift work and long work hours have been associated with health and safety risks. This page provides links to NIOSH publications and other resources that address demanding work schedules.
Fostering Healthy, Resilient Schools to Address Chronic Stress: A White Paper from OEA Choice Trust
This white paper by OEA Choice Trust examines the chronic stress and low morale that have become so pervasive in today’s school communities – its causes and the toll it has on all involved. It also explores the power and potential of resiliency and the key role it can play in reducing stress and improving outcomes across an entire school system.
Source: OEA Choice
Work and Family Research Network
he Sloan Network is now the Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN), an international membership organization of interdisciplinary work and family researchers.
When Work Works
When Work Works is an initiative from Families and Work Institute in partnership with the Center for Workforce Preparation, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Source: Families and Work Institute
Workplace Flexibility Leads to Employees With Healthier Lifestyle Habits
This feature article which cites research by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Ph.D., appears in the Dec. 16 issue of Occupational Health and Safety.
Stress in the Workplace
This link provides access to documents and resources related to stress in the workplace as provided by the American Psychological Association.
2015 Work and Well - Being Survey American Psychological Association
The Workplace Survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association between January 28 –February 5, 2015.
Work-Family Conflict, Family-Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (FSSB), and Sleep Outcomes
This study, performed by Tori L. Crain, Leslie B. Hammer, and Orfeu M. Buxton, evaluated the relationships among work-family conflict, FSSB, and sleep outcomes within the COR framework.
Calculating the cost of work-related stress and psychosocial risks
This report, issued by the EU-OSHA, summarises the studies focusing on calculating costs of work-related stress and psychosocial risks.
Intervening for Work Stress: Work-life Stress and Total Worker Health Approaches
The NIOSH Science Blog addresses Intervening for Work Stress: Work-life Stress and Total Worker Health Approaches.