Work load and individual factors affecting work ability among aging municipal employees.

@article{Tuomi1991WorkLA,
  title={Work load and individual factors affecting work ability among aging municipal employees.},
  author={Kaija Tuomi and Leena Eskelinen and J Toikkanen and E Jarvinen and Juhani Ilmarinen and Matti Klockars},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1991},
  volume={17 Suppl 1},
  pages={128-34}
}
The effects of work stressors, individual characteristics, symptoms, and diseases on work ability were studied among 4255 municipal employees. Work ability was assessed by a work ability index in two cross-sectional inquiries, one in 1981 and the other in 1985. The most impairing for work ability were mental symptoms and musculoskeletal disease. Among the work stressors, high physical demands at work, poor physical work environment, and lack of freedom were associated with impaired work ability… CONTINUE READING

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