Safety at work: a meta-analytic investigation of the link between job demands, job resources, burnout, engagement, and safety outcomes.

  title={Safety at work: a meta-analytic investigation of the link between job demands, job resources, burnout, engagement, and safety outcomes.},
  author={Jennifer D. Nahrgang and Frederick P. Morgeson and David Hofmann},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={96 1},
In this article, we develop and meta-analytically test the relationship between job demands and resources and burnout, engagement, and safety outcomes in the workplace. In a meta-analysis of 203 independent samples (N = 186,440), we found support for a health impairment process and for a motivational process as mechanisms through which job demands and resources relate to safety outcomes. In particular, we found that job demands such as risks and hazards and complexity impair employees' health… 

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