Productivity losses attributable to headache, and their attempted recovery, in a heavy-manufacturing workforce in Turkey: implications for employers and politicians

@inproceedings{Selekler2015ProductivityLA,
  title={Productivity losses attributable to headache, and their attempted recovery, in a heavy-manufacturing workforce in Turkey: implications for employers and politicians},
  author={Hamit Macit Selekler and G{\"u}rsel G{\"o}kmen and T. M{\"u}ge Alvur and T J Steiner},
  booktitle={The Journal of Headache and Pain},
  year={2015}
}
Headache disorders cause substantial productivity losses through absenteeism and impaired effectiveness at work (presenteeism). We had previously found these losses to be high in a mostly male, heavy-manufacturing workforce at Ford Otomotiv Sanayi AŞ (FO), in north-western Turkey. Here we aimed to confirm this finding in a year-long study to eliminate any effect of seasonal variation. The question then was how much of this lost productivity could be recovered by the effective provision of… CONTINUE READING
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