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Red de Empresas | Tiempo de Trabajo | Usos del temps | Ayuntamiento de Barcelona

Red de Empresas | Tiempo de Trabajo | Usos del temps | Ayuntamiento de Barcelona | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

La Red NUST - Nuevos Usos Sociales del Tiempo - es una iniciativa creada en el año 2006 por el Ayuntamiento de Barcelona y formada por empresas comprometidas a facilitar una mejor gestión del tiempo y conciliación de la vida laboral, familiar y personal, favoreciendo la productividad y un clima de confianza que beneficie tanto a la empresa como a las personas que trabajan, y contribuyendo a la mejora de la calidad de vida de la ciudadanía.

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En la actualidad la Red tiene más de 90 empresas adheridas. En Marzo del 2004 se publicó el pacto del tiempo, un documento que recoge el resultado del proceso participativo y define los objetivos y el marco compartido con el que el Ayuntamiento de Barcelona y los agentes sociales y económicos se comprometen a posibilitar mejoras en la organización social del tiempo y en la calidad de vida y el bienestar cotidiano. Disponible en http://tiny.cc/n513jx

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Protective gloves : selection guide

Protective gloves : selection guide | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

This protective gloves selection guide includes an interactive selection tool and a PDF information document. The objective of this guide is to provide necessary information for helping individuals and OH&S managers identify protective gloves that correspond to their needs. It will be progressively improved by the addition of other glove models and other properties.

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In English and French.

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OHCOW - Measure Workplace Stress App

OHCOW - Measure Workplace Stress App | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

This survey was designed to be done collectively and analyzed on a group basis.Individual workplace stress surveys via this App are meant for educational purposes onlyand are based on the contents of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ 2007).

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Five things you need to know about the future of work

Five things you need to know about the future of work | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
How will we be working in the future? What role will future business play in society? How will businesses attract talent? Virgin Unite’s Head of People shares some of the highlights from today’sB Team report, New Ways of Working.
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This report shares insights from business leaders and case studies across multiple sectors and assesses the impact of global changes and technology on topics including the future of leadership, the multi-generational workforce, tearing up the org chart and wellbeing.

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European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) - International Conference Women’s health and work.

European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) - International Conference Women’s health and work. | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Sharing knowledge and experiences to improve the working conditions of women and strengthen equality is the main objective of the international conference ‘Women's health and work' that the ETUI organises on March 4-6, 2015 at the ITUH in Brussels.
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What Is Health Shifting?

What Is Health Shifting? | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
The purpose of this blog is to share with employers and their workers the broad body of evidence regarding health shifting — what it is, how we know it is essential, and how we leverage it to cultivate a healthier and more productive workforce.
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A good ressource.

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12th European Nutrition Conference - FENS 2015

12th European Nutrition Conference - FENS 2015 | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

The aim of this Conference is to communicate up to date information obtained with scientific rigor and encouragement that could help the European citizens and consumers to manage a successful life and maintain healthy in all age periods. The knowledge of the members of our European Nutrition Societies and their friends will be activated for this ambitious goal probably not without intense scientific debates. In line with this goal of the FENS we put our conference under the Slogan 'Nutrition and health throughout life-cycle - Science for the European consumer'.

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BERLIN, October 20-23 

Submission deadline for abstracts: April 1st, 2015

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Webb: New figures show retirement is changing - Press releases - GOV.UK

Webb: New figures show retirement is changing - Press releases - GOV.UK | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
New government research shows how the way we view retirement is changing, as well as the challenges that older workers can face.
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YouGov research shows how retirement is changing:

39% of over 50s not currently retired said that working part time or flexible hours before stopping work altogether would be the best way to retire

nearly half (48%) of those under 65 and not currently retired would like to be in work still between the ages of 65 and 70.

36% of retirees say their advice to others would be to ‘consider switching to flexible or part time work for a period first’ before stopping work altogether

33% of those working aged over 70 said they did so because they enjoyed it

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RISCTOX database

RISCTOX database | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

Database of hazardous substances that provides information on over 100,000 chemical agents. It provides clear, organized and concise information about health and environmental risks caused by chemicals contained in products generally used or handled by companies.

RISCTOX database include data on classification of the substance according to Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP); Specific health risks; Specific environmental risks; Environmental and health-related regulations.
Search criteria include the name of the substance or some of its identification numbers (CAS, EC; EINECS / ELINCS, Index No). Different lists of risks or regulations available can also be used as search standards.

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Base de datos de sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas RISCTOX

desarrollada por ISTAS y ETUI

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Rate your stairs for calorie burn - Get free posters - StepJockey

Rate your stairs for calorie burn - Get free posters - StepJockey | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Help label the world for calorie burn & encourage exercise. Rate the stairs you use today. Home, office, colleges and buildings worldwide. It’s easy and free.
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You obtain an estimate of burned calories when climbing stairs you use and free posters and QR enabled for tracking calories. Funny and useful.

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Promoción de la salud: recursos y novedades's curator insight, January 9, 5:45 AM

App para estimar las calorías gastadas subiendo las escaleras que se usan habitualmente y que porporciona de forma gratuita carteles y códigos QR para hacer un seguimiento de las calorías. De utilidad para incluir en el programa de promoción del uso de las escaleras en la empresa.

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Supervised Physical Activity Program May Help Reduce Fatigue Resulting from Cancer Treatments

Supervised Physical Activity Program May Help Reduce Fatigue Resulting from  Cancer Treatments | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
A recent review from Australia highlighted by the APTA suggests that not only can a supervised physical activity program improve muscle mass, muscle function, and quality of life among patients with cancer, it can also reduce cancer-related fatigue...
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Why Workers Don't Wear Required Personal Protective Equipment | Stonehouse Signs

Why Workers Don't Wear Required Personal Protective Equipment | Stonehouse Signs | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

In a web survey conducted by Kimberly-Clark Professional in June and July this year, 69% of respondentssaid the primary cause of PPE non-compliance was because workers think personal protection equipment was not required.

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Some recommendations from the study:

To encourage greater PPE compliance, the top strategies included:

o  Improving existing education and training programs (61 percent)
o  Increased monitoring of employees (48 percent)
o  Purchasing more comfortable PPE
o  Tying compliance to individual performance evaluations
o  Purchasing more stylish PPE
o  Developing incentive programs
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Does aerobic exercise improve or impair cardiorespirator fitness and health among cleaners? A cluster randomize controlled trial

Does aerobic exercise improve or impair cardiorespirator fitness and health among cleaners? A cluster randomize controlled trial | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

Worksite aerobic exercise seems to improve cardiorespiratory fitness, aerobic workload, and resting and sleeping HR, but increase systolic BP. Recommendations should take into consideration the potential cardiovascular overload from additional aerobic exercise on workers with high levels of occupational physical activity.

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Article in Scand J Work Environ Health (doi:10.5271/sjweh.3475) available online at http://tiny.cc/a4korx

Physical activity prescription should take into account not only worker's CV fitness but also physical workload.

Photo credit: Ragesh Vasudevan / iW / CC BY-NC-SA

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Artículo del Scand J Work Environ Health (doi:10.5271/sjweh.3475) accesible en línea en  http://tiny.cc/a4korx

La prescripción de la actividad física debe tener en cuenta no tan sólo las condiciones físicas de los trabjadores sino tambien la carga física de trabajo. 

 

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Lifestyle behind more than half a million cancers in five years in UK

Lifestyle behind more than half a million cancers in five years in UK | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

Nearly 600,000 cancer cases in the UK could have been avoided in the last five years if people had healthier lifestyles according to new Cancer Research UK figures 

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More information at http://tiny.cc/fuoirx

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Welcome

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Improving the quality of working life - A challenge for standardization, testing and certification- Sevilla, 14-16 October 2015.

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The focus of the 5th conference organised by the EUROSHNET network will be on the need to create conditions for improving the quality of working life in a rapidly changing world: how can standardization, testing and certification contribute? Which pitfalls should be avoided?

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CDC - NIOSH Publications and Products - Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers (2015-100)

CDC - NIOSH Publications and Products - Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers (2015-100) | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

Designed for retailers and safety experts, this NIOSH booklet has a goal to prevent manual material handling injuries in grocery stores.

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This 23-page booklet has 13 unique illustrations showing employees in a grocery store using various mechanical assist devices for material handling tasks

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A practical e-Guide to managing psychosocial risks — Healthy Workplaces, Manage Stress

A practical e-Guide to managing psychosocial risks — Healthy Workplaces, Manage Stress | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

Discover how to effectively manage work-related stress and psychosocial risks in the workplace with our e-guide. Search the national version of your interest, browse it online or download it to your computer for offline usage.

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Discover how to effectively manage work-related stress and psychosocial risks in the workplace with our e-guide. Search the national version of your interest, browse it online or download it to your computer for offline usage.

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Even with regular exercise, excessive sitting linked to disease, premature death - OHS Canada Magazine

Even with regular exercise, excessive sitting linked to disease, premature death - OHS Canada Magazine | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Sitting on one's butt for a major part of the day may be deadly in the long run -- even with a regimen of daily exercise, researchers say.
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We need to pass the message and find solutions and actions to prevent excessive sitting both at work and at home.

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European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, 9-10 March 2015, Brussels

European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, 9-10 March 2015, Brussels | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
European Commission - Innovation Union - Two day high-level Summit and exhibition organised by the European Commission to discuss how demographic change can offer new opportunities for innovation, growth and jobs
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Sessions related the world of work

One thematic debate

Changing demographics and the impact on Europe's workforce

 

One Knowledge Sharing Session: Learning by doing

Ageing in the workplace, introducing the Joint Programming Initiative on Demographic Change

 

Photo credit: Roger Blackwell / Foter / CC BY

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Fuller Working Lives: a framework for action - Publications - GOV.UK

Fuller Working Lives: a framework for action - Publications - GOV.UK | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
This publication explains the benefits of working longer and how we intend to help people have fuller working lives.
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Policy paper (13/06/2014)

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Promoción de la salud: recursos y novedades's curator insight, January 13, 10:53 AM

Cómo evitar la salida prematura del mundo dle trabajo de los mayores de 50.

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I'm Positive the Game

I'm Positive the Game | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
'I’m Positive' is an educational interactive narrative interspersed with quirky mini-games. You play as a young man, who finds out from a former partner that he may be HIV positive. You are then presented with a series of choices to either get tested and seek treatment, or ignore the circumstances. Throughout the game, the player learns pertinent information regarding HIV, misconceptions around it, testing, treatment, disclosure, and the consequences of not getting treatment.
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Juego patrocinado por el CDC para informar sobre el VIH y el SIDA.

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The Scottish Manual Handling Passport

The Scottish Manual Handling Passport | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

This document has been produced to help employers, managers, manual handling practitioners and employees reduce the risk of injury from manual handling, which is still a significant cause of work related ill health and sickness absence in Health Boards and Local Authorities in Scotland.

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Guidance for promoting correct manual handling in education and health sectors.

Downloadable from http://tiny.cc/ujx5rx

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Promoción de la salud: recursos y novedades's curator insight, January 9, 5:38 AM

Guía para promover una correcta manipulación manual de cargas en el sector educativo y sanitario.

Descargable en http://tiny.cc/ujx5rx ;

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Physical activity may detect cardiometabolic risk - Clinical Advisor

Physical activity may detect cardiometabolic risk - Clinical Advisor | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Routine physical activity, as assessed by Exercise Vital Sign, can detect cardiometabolic risk
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Routine clinical physical activity assessment may give health-care providers additional information about their patients' cardiometabolic risk factors," wrote the authors.

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Lack of daily physical activity linked to vascular dysfunction | KurzweilAI

Lack of daily physical activity linked to vascular dysfunction | KurzweilAI | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

(Credit: iStock) University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decreases in the function of the inner lining of blood vessels in the legs of young, healthy subjects, causing vascular dysfunction that can have prolonged effects.

 

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Workforce health topics | Kaiser Permanente®

Workforce health topics | Kaiser Permanente® | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Get the resources you need to address the specific health issues that affect your workforce.
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Good ressources

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Skying and skin protection. Sunscreen products - European Commission

Skying and skin protection. Sunscreen products - European Commission | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

Sun protection products have a crucial role to play in helping to keep our skin safe. They are a highly efficient weapon in the armoury of actions and precautions that will help protect us in the sun. 

Access to Recommendation  on the efficacy of sunscreen products and the claims made relating to them.

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Skying and skin protection: sunscreen products, not only for summer. 

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