A wide range of workplace conditions have been implicated as risk factors for a variety of health problems. These workplace conditions include shift work, long work hours, psychosocial stressors, as well as physical conditions.
Occupational groups exposed to a large number of work stressors are found to be at high risk for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, stroke, peptic ulcer disease, headache, musculoskeletal disorders, burnout, depression, anxiety and other undesirable outcomes.
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Exploring Occupational and Health Behavioral Causes of Fireﬁghter Obesity: A Qualitative Study
Exploring Occupational and Behavioral Risk Factors for Obesity in Firefighters: A Theoretical Framework and Study Design
Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations
May 6-9, 2015
The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, Georgia
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The submission deadline is October 6, 2014.