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RR287 - Combined effects of occupational health hazards

The research reported here had five main aims:

  1. To review the current literature on the combined effects of occupational hazards on health and safety;
  2. Conduct secondary analyses of self-report data from randomly selected community samples to examine the impact of combinations of workplace factors on health and safety.
  3. To investigate the effects of combinations of workplace factors on accidents at work in a sample attending Accident and Emergency units in Wales.
  4. To investigate using measures taken before and after work at the start and end of the working week and effects of combinations of workplace factors on performance efficiency and physiology.
  5. To assess the utility of the approach to other current topics of interest and review the implications of the results for policy issues such as stress management standards.

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Updated 2010-03-19