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AIMS To explore the relation between safety climate (workers' perceptions regarding management's attitudes towards occupational safety and health) and workers' behaviour at work. METHODS Cross sectional survey of workers at the pottery industry in Castellon, Spain. Sampling was stratified by plant size and workers' gender, according to data on the working(More)
OBJECTIVE We examined the effectiveness of preventive interventions against occupational injuries (preferential action plans [PAPs]) developed by Spanish regional governments starting in 2000. METHODS We included 3,252,028 occupational injuries with sick leave due to mechanical causes occurring between 1994 and 2004 in manufacturing and private service(More)
BACKGROUND [corrected] The strategic action plans have been the main preventive activities carried out by the Autonomous Community Governments in relation to occupational injuries in Spain since 1999. This study is aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of these plans. METHODS A total of 4,714,080 cases of non-fatal traumatic occupational injuries leading(More)
This article describes the experience of knowledge translation between researchers of the ITSAL (immigration, work and health) project and representatives of organizations working with immigrants to discuss the results obtained in the project and future research lines. A meeting was held, attended by three researchers and 18 representatives from 11(More)
Participation of stakeholders is a key requirement for the success of public health programmes. Working and employment conditions are major determinants for people's health and wellbeing, and workplaces are ideal environments to implement programmes with a very direct level of participation. In Spain, the main regulatory framework for occupational health(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the incidence of permanent disability, both work-related and non-work-related, by several socioeconomic and geographical variables. METHODS We performed a retrospective study of a cohort of 768,454 workers covered by the General Social Security Regimen, followed-up from 2004 to 2007. This study was based on the Continuous Working(More)
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