Working conditions and sustainable work

Working conditions and workers' health

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13 Maijs 2019
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This report uses European Working Conditions Survey data to examine working conditions and their implications for worker’s health. Ensuring the sustainability of work in the context of ageing populations implies a greater number of people in employment who can remain in the workforce for longer. Read more

This report uses European Working Conditions Survey data to examine working conditions and their implications for worker’s health. Ensuring the sustainability of work in the context of ageing populations implies a greater number of people in employment who can remain in the workforce for longer. The report examines the interplay between work demands – which carry an increased risk of exhaustion – and work resources – which support workers in greater engagement and well-being. The findings indicate that physical risks have not increased but remain important, while emotional demands have increased, underlining the growing importance of psychosocial risks at work. Changes over time suggest that although the risk of poor health is concentrated in certain occupations, those occupations traditionally considered to be protected are increasingly exposed to risks that are likely to affect workers’ health and well-being.

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  • Ziņojums

    Lappušu skaits: 
    80
    Atsauces Nr.: 
    EF18041
    ISBN: 
    978-92-897-1846-2
    Kataloga Nr.: 
    TJ-04-19-360-EN-N
    DOI: 
    10.2806/909840
    Catalogue info

    Working conditions and workers' health

    This report uses European Working Conditions Survey data to examine working conditions and their implications for worker’s health. Ensuring the sustainability of work in the context of ageing populations implies a greater number of people in employment who can remain in the workforce for longer. The report examines the interplay between work demands – which carry an increased risk of exhaustion – and work resources – which support workers in greater engagement and well-being.

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  • Executive summary

    Atsauces Nr.: 
    EF180411
    Catalogue info

    Darba apstākļi un darba ņēmēju veselība

    Autors(-i): 
    Eurofound

    Ziņojumā ir izmantoti Eiropas darba apstākļu apsekojuma dati, lai izpētītu darba apstākļus un to ietekmi uz darba ņēmēju veselību. Darba ilgtspējas nodrošināšana saistībā ar sabiedrības novecošanu paredz lielāku skaitu nodarbinātu cilvēku, kas var palikt darbaspēka rindās ilgāk. Ziņojumā tiek pētīta darba prasību — kas rada palielinātu spēku izsīkuma risku — un darba resursu — kas atbalsta darba ņēmēju lielāku līdzdalību un labjutību — mijiedarbība. Konstatējumi liecina, ka fiziskie riski nav palielinājušies, taču vēl aizvien ir nozīmīgi, savukārt emocionālās prasības ir pieaugušas, uzsverot psihosociālo risku pieaugošo nozīmi darbā. Laika gaitā notikušās izmaiņas liecina, ka sliktas veselības riski ir koncentrēti konkrētās profesijās, tomēr tās profesijas, kuras parasti tika uzskatītas par aizsargātām, aizvien biežāk tiek pakļautas riskiem, kas var ietekmēt darba ņēmēju veselību un labjutību.

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Part of the series

  • European Working Conditions Survey 2015

    Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) paints a wide-ranging picture of Europe at work across countries, occupations, sectors and age groups. This series consists of findings from the EWCS 2015, the sixth edition of the survey. The survey was first carried out in 1990.

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