Prevention program at construction worksites aimed at improving health and work ability is cost-saving to the employer: results from an RCT.

@article{Hengel2014PreventionPA,
  title={Prevention program at construction worksites aimed at improving health and work ability is cost-saving to the employer: results from an RCT.},
  author={Karen M. Oude Hengel and Judith E Bosmans and Johanna M van Dongen and Paulien M. Bongers and Allard Johan Van der Beek and Birgitte M. Blatter},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={56-68}
}
BACKGROUND To prolong sustainable healthy working lives of construction workers, a prevention program was developed which aimed to improve the health and work ability of construction workers. The objective of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness and financial return from the employers' perspective of this program. METHODS A total of 293 workers in 15 departments were randomized to the intervention (n = 8 departments) or control group (n = 7). Data on work ability and health were… CONTINUE READING
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