Health problems lead to considerable productivity loss at work among workers with high physical load jobs.

@article{Meerding2005HealthPL,
  title={Health problems lead to considerable productivity loss at work among workers with high physical load jobs.},
  author={Willem Jan Meerding and Wilhelmina IJzelenberg and Marc A. Koopmanschap and Johan L. Severens and Alex Burdorf},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={517-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the feasibility and validity of two instruments for the measurement of health-related productivity loss at work. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING A cross-sectional study was conducted in two occupational populations with a high prevalence of health problems: industrial workers (n=388) and construction workers (n=182). We collected information on self-reported productivity during the previous 2 weeks and during the last work day with the Health and Labor Questionnaire (HLQ) and the… CONTINUE READING