Scientific Program

Scientific Program

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Monday September 29

07:00 Registration (Conference Floor)
Mon 07:00 Registration - Conference Floor
07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast (King Ballroom)
Mon 07:00 Breakfast - King Ballroom
Conference Program (08:30 - 17:15)
Mon 08:30 Conference Program - King Ballroom
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome (King Ballroom)
Mon 08:30 Welcome
08:45 - 09:00 Conference Opening
Mon 08:45 Conference Opening - King Ballroom
10:00 - 10:15 Poster Teaser Presentations
Mon 10:00 Poster Teaser Presentations - King Ballroom
10:15 - 10:45 Break
Mon 10:15 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Morning Concurrent Sessions (M O1 - M O12 and Seminar 1)
Session 1: Predictors of Work Disability - Chair(s): Pierre Côté and Sheilah Hogg-Johnson - Room B
M O1 Merete Labriola Mediating effects of health on the association between negative life events in childhood on future labour market participation. A 7-year follow-up study.
M O2 Glenn S Pransky The contribution of individual and area-level factors to the onset of work disability in employed adults with lower limb joint pain
M O3 Jon Opsahl Do expectancies of return to work and overall job satisfaction predict actual return to work?
M O4 Ivan Andreas Steenstra Predicting time on benefits for injured workers with back pain, what additional information should be collected?
M O5 Jeanne M. Sears PDF Download Available Vocational rehabilitation program evaluation: comparison group challenges and the role of unmeasured return-to-work expectations
M O6 Karen Nieuwenhuijsen Predicting improvement of functioning in disability claimants
Session 2: Supervisors’ involvement in Work Disability - Chair(s): William Shaw and Vicki Kristman - Room A
M O7 Alessia Negrini The key role of the immediate supervisor regarding the return to work of employees with depression: The importance of a work accommodation plan
M O8 Randi W. Aas The presence of valued leadership qualities predicted return to work in sick-listed workers. The Rapid-Return-To-Work study
M O9 Frederieke Schaafsma Effectiveness evaluation of a multifaceted implementation strategy of the participatory approach to optimize supervisor support for employees at risk for sick leave
M O10 Vicki Leigh Kristman The association between pain and work disability beliefs and job accommodation: a cross-sectional study of supervisors’ perspectives
M O11 Connor Ryan McGuire PDF Download Available Supervisor autonomy & considerate leadership style are associated with likelihood to accommodate back injured workers
M O12 Vicki Leigh Kristman Supervisor and organizational factors associated with supervisors' support for work accommodation for back pain injured workers
Topical Seminar 1: Clinical interventions - Chair(s): Fergal O'Hagan - Room C
1 Fergal O'Hagan, Marie-France Coutu Putting conceptual frameworks to use to improve work disability intervention
12:15 - 12:45 Lunch (King Ballroom)
Mon 12:15 Lunch - King Ballroom
12:45 - 13:45 Poster Viewing
RTW interventions
M P1 Nicole Majery I Evaluation of a rehabilitation program in Luxembourg
M P2 Thomas Johansen PDF Download Available Cognitive functioning in sick listed patients referred for occupational rehabilitation
M P3 Riikka Niemeläinen Do Extended Occupational Rehabilitation Programs Result in Better Return to Work Outcomes?
M P4 Marco Streibelt PDF Download Available How many work-related therapeutic services receive patients with severe restrictions of work ability? Analysis of a representative rehabilitation sample across indications
M P5 Ritva Sinikka Horppu Occupational Physicians’ Rationales for Early Return to Work and Work Modifications: a Qualitative Study
M P6 Merete Labriola Comprehensive occupational rehabilitation programs for return to work among people on long-term sickness absence. Campbell review
M P7 Emma Irvin Seven Years Later: What’s new in Return to Work?
M P8 Douglas Paul Gross PDF Download Available Concurrent Validity of A Clinical Decision Support Tool For Selecting Optimal Rehabilitation Interventions For Musculoskeletal Conditions In Injured Workers
M P9 Yanwen Xu Stage-matched return to work intervention for injured workers with limb fracture
M P10 Lieke Lammerts Return to work of sick-listed workers without a permanent employment contract
M P11 Ruben Alexander Kraaijeveld A multifaceted strategy to implement the participatory approach for supervisors to prevent sick leave: a process evaluation
M P12 Susan E Peters Rehabilitation after Carpal Tunnel Release
Determinants of RTW
M P13 Michael Feuerstein PDF Download Available The Cancer Survivor Profile and its potential role in work disability prevention
M P14 Ivan Andreas Steenstra CBI Health-IWH study on prognosis of work related LBP
M P15 Ivan A Steenstra Prognostic factors for time away from work in workers with chronic low back pain: A systematic review
M P16 Shanil Ebrahim Predictors of Workers' Compensation Claim Duration among Workers Disabled Due to Uncomplicated Low Back Pain
M P17 Lieke Lammerts PDF Download Available Factors associated with work disability in employed cancer survivors
M P18 Sara Saunders The meaning of work drives effort to return to work in people with chronic work disability.
Disability measurement
M P19 Daniela Milani PDF Download Available Psychometric properties evaluation of the “Obstacles to Return-to-Work Questionnaire” in Brazil
M P20 Maurizio Alen Trippolini Are functional capacity evaluation tests valid in patients with different cultural backgrounds?
M P21 Shanil Ebrahim Development of an instrument assessing symptom exaggeration in patients receiving disability benefits secondary to mental health disorders
M P22 Anne-Mette Hedeager Momsen A comparison of the abilities of the Symptom Check List of somatic symptoms, the Bodily Distress Syndrome Questionnaire and a one-item general self-rated health measure to predict return to work after long-term sickness absence in an observational study.
M P23 Frederieke Geraldine Schaafsma The development of a tool to support the insurance physician with the work disability assessment of people with medically unexplained physical symptoms
M P24 Douglas P. Gross PDF Download Available Are Memory Functioning and Cognitive Response Bias Different in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Claimants With and Without MRI-Detected Intracranial Abnormalities?
M P25 Cristiane Helena Gallasch Reliability and validity of Brazilian version of the work role functioning questionnaire evaluation workers in radiotherapy
M P26 Edwin Boezeman A weighted composite measure for the assessment of the work functioning of health-impaired workers
M P27 Douglas Paul Gross PDF Download Available A Scoping Review of Clinical Decision Support Tools for Managing Patients with Painful Musculoskeletal Disorders
M P28 Daniela Milani PDF Download Available Translation and cultural adaptation of the Obstacles to Return-to-Work Questionnaire to Brazilian context
M P29 Cameron Mustard Implementation of a return-to-work / accommodation policy in a large employer
M P30 Kari-Pekka Martimo Occupational Physicians’ Perceptions and Experiences on Early Return to Work Using Temporary Work Modifications
M P31 Dwayne Van Eerd Training for Office Ergonomics: A Field Study
M P32 Tove Ask Supervisors’ strategies in the follow-up of employees with musculoskeletal complaints.
M P33 Jean-Baptiste Fassier Job restrictions for healthcare workers: Consequences from the managers' viewpoint
M P34 Agnieszka Kosny Uncomfortable bedfellows: Employer perspectives on General Practitioners’ role in the Return to Work Process
M P35 Kelly Williams-Whitt PDF Download Available A stakeholder-centred best evidence synthesis of systematic reviews on workplace interventions addressing job control and demands
M P36 Juha Liira Technical support of return to work in Finnish construction workers
M P37 Kirsten Petersen Sr. Workplace perspectives on return to work – a field study among dustmen and ambulance personnel.
M P38 Helena Liira Occupational physicians' proactive contacting of managers
13:45 - 15:15 Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (M O13 - M O24 and Seminar 2)
Session 3: Healthcare providers’ interventions I - Chair(s): Johannes R Anema and Alex Collie - Room B
M O13 Hon Sun Lai The association between appropriate framing of information and workers’ RTW intention
M O14 Margot CW Joosen Improving occupational physician’s adherence to a practice guideline on mental health problems using a tailored implementation strategy.
M O15 Karlijn Marieke van Beurden Can we influence return-to-work self-efficacy in workers sick-listed with common mental disorders?
M O16 Erik L. Werner Physicians across European countries agree on sick leave decisions
M O17 Esther Vivienne Angelique Bouwsma A multidisciplinary care program to enhance recovery and return to work following benign gynecological surgery
M O18 Karlijn Marieke van Beurden Effectiveness of a training to enhance guideline adherence for occupational physicians on RTW in workers sick-listed with common mental disorders
Session 4: Work disability in cancer survivors - Chair(s): Angela de Boer and Mike Feuerstein - Room A
M O19 Trine Allerslev Horsboel Are fatigue, depression and anxiety associated with labour market participation among patients diagnosed with haematological malignancies? A prospective study
M O20 Tricia Lynne Morrison Oncologists’ and family physicians’ reflections on cancer survivors’ work integration
M O21 Martine P. van Egmond PDF Download Available Physical and psychosocial problems in cancer survivors beyond return to work: a systematic review
M O22 Sietske Tamminga Employment outcomes and factors associated with unemployment outcomes among long-term thyroid cancer survivors: a population-based study
M O23 Michael Feuerstein PDF Download Available Cancer survivors' work outcomes: The role of function and the workplace
M O24 Maartje Plonia van Egmond Perspectives of unemployed cancer survivors and insurance physicians on job loss and return to work
Topical Seminar 2: Work Functioning - Chair(s): Ben Amick III - Room C
2 Ben Amick III, José M Ramada Rodilla, Femke Abma, Linda Ahlstrom, Ute Bültmann Measuring work functioning: towards cross-national comparisons and applications in different worker populations
15:15 - 15:45 Break
Mon 15:15 Break
15:45 - 17:15 Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (M O25 - M O37 and Seminar 3)
Session 5: Long-term work disability - Chair(s): Renée-Louise Franche and Hon Sun Lai - Room A
M O25 S.W. Law Multidiscipinary Orthopaedics Rehabilitation Empowerment (MORE) program – A new intervention approach for injured workers in Hong Kong
M O26 Douglas Paul Gross PDF Download Available A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Functional Capacity Evaluation and Functional Interviewing as Components of Occupational Rehabilitation Programs
M O27 Bert Cornelius Predictors of functional improvement and future work status after the disability benefit claim: a prospective cohort study
M O28 Lise Aasen Haveraaen Do job demands, decision control and social support predict return to work after occupational rehabilitation? The Rapid-Return-to-Work-study
M O29 Silje Maeland Stakeholders assessment of patients on long term sickness absence
M O30 Irene Øyeflaten Work participation after inpatient, occupational rehabilitation
Session 6: Return to work process - Chair(s): Philippe Mairiaux and Marie-France Coutu - Room B
M O31 Anna Katharina Mortelmans PDF Download Available Work disability prevention and integration: don’t forget the employers’ viewpoint!
M O32 Arif Jetha Examining the application of system dynamics modeling methodolgy to return-to-work research and practice
M O33 Linda Ahlstrom Return to work from long-term sick leave; the importance of adjustment latitude among female human service workers – a prospective study in Sweden
M O34 Iuliana Nastasia PDF Download Available Workplace practices in return to work employees with musculoskeletal disorders
M O35 Torill Helene Tveito Effect of Peer-Based Low Back Pain Information and Reassurance at the Workplace on Sick Leave: A Cluster Randomized Trial
M O37 Eva Ladekjær Larsen PDF Download Available Workplace perspectives on return to work: exploring the social role of the returnee
Topical Seminar 3: Disability prevention interventions - Chair(s): Cindy Noben - Room C
3 Cindy Yvonne Gerarda Noben, Bram Rooijackers, Nicole Hoefsmit, Karin Maiwald Workers’ responsibilities in work disability prevention – would they, should they, could they?

Tuesday September 30

07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (King Ballroom)
Tue 07:00 Breakfast - King Ballroom
Conference Program (09:00 - 17:30)
Tue 09:00 Conference Program
10:00 - 10:15 Poster Teaser Presentations
Tue 10:00 Poster Teaser Presentations
10:15 - 10:45 Break
Tue 10:15 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Morning Concurrent Sessions (T O1 - T O12 and Seminar 4)
Session 7: Healthcare providers’ interventions II - Chair(s): Ute Bültmann and Jean-Baptiste Fassier - Room B
T O1 Johannes R Anema Effectiveness of a workplace integrated care intervention on work productivity in workers with rheumatoid arthritis.
T O2 Alex Collie Refusal to treat injured workers: Results from a qualitative study of Australian General Practitioners.
T O3 D Linn Holness A return to work program for workers with occupational skin disease
T O4 Carol Coole PDF Download Available Why don’t UK occupational therapists communicate with the employers of patients with musculoskeletal conditions?
T O5 Michiel F Reneman Are we part of the problem? Influence of physical therapist on lifting capacity
T O6 Uwe Egner PDF Download Available Access to Rehabilitation: Impact of Different Management Strategies on the Identification of Patients with Extensive Work-related Problems
Session 8: Work disability in ageing workers - Chair(s): Glenn Pransky and Ivan Steenstra - Room A
T O7 Merel de Jong PDF Download Available Quality of Working Life issues of employees with a chronic physical disease - a systematic review
T O8 Wendy Koolhaas In-depth study of the workers’ perspectives to enhance sustainable working life for workers with and without a chronic health condition
T O9 Wendy Koolhaas Effectiveness of a problem-solving based intervention to prolong the working life of ageing workers
T O10 Yeshambel T. Nigatu PDF Download Available Obesity and work functioning: do working-time arrangements matter?
T O11 Karen Louise Barker Struggling to negotiate work with chronic musculoskeletal pain - a synthesis of qualitative research
T O12 Fahad Saad Algarni Aging Workers with Work-related Musculoskeletal Injuries
Topical Seminar 4: Disability determinants - Chair(s): Amanda Young - Room C
4 Amanda Ellen Young, Shanil Ebrahim, Elyssa Besen, Debra A Dunstan Psychosocial Factors Involved in the RTW Process
12:15 - 12:45 Lunch (King Ballroom)
Tue 12:15 Lunch - King Ballroom
12:45 - 13:45 Poster Viewing
Social issues
T P1 Arif Jetha Comparing spinal cord injury (SCI) work disability across the life course: Findings from a Canadian community-based survey
T P2 Emilie Friberg PDF Download Available Positive and negative encounters with the Social Insurance Agency and health care, among individuals on long-term sick leave, and return to work
T P3 Silje Maeland Why are general practitioners reluctant to enrol patients into a randomized controlled trial on sick leave? A qualitative study
T P4 Tricia Lynne Morrison Survivors’ experiences of work after cancer
T P5 Marie-Michelle Gouin Decision-making during work rehabilitation interventions: is concertation needed upon return to work?
T P6 Valérie Lederer Work ability and disability: a scoping review of published definitions
T P7 Carol Coole PDF Download Available What kind of ‘fit notes’ do UK General Practitioners issue to employed patients?
T P8 Ripdaman Singh An ecological framework to elaborate return to work information development and exchange
T P9 Anne Hudon Physiotherapy professionals’ views of factors influencing quality of physiotherapy services for injured workers compensated by workers’ compensation in Quebec
T P10 Marie-Maxime Robichaud PDF Download Available Perspective of Workers’ Compensation Board representatives on barriers and facilitators for return to work after occupational injuries.
T P11 Christian Ståhl PDF Download Available Organizational conditions for implementing Motivational Interviewing in sickness insurance practice
T P12 Nieke Elbers PDF Download Available Factors that challenge health for people involved in the compensation process following a motor vehicle crash: A longitudinal study
T P13 Chung-Li Donald Du Dropout of labor insurance because of less than severe disability between occupational and general injury and illness
T P14 Haitze Janko de Vries PDF Download Available 'I think positivity breeds positivity': The role of significant others in supporting those with chronic musculoskeletal pain to stay at work
Disability management
T P15 Carole L James Injury management for NSW Nurses: physical and psychological injury differences
T P16 Venerina Johnston PDF Download Available Implementing a self-management intervention for those with a chronic compensable musculoskeletal injury in a workers compensation context: Lessons learned
T P17 Marie-José Durand Implementation of a sick-leave management program in a large organization
T P19 Colette Severin Distribution of disability management policies and practices in a representative sample of employers in Ontario, Canada
T P20 Kerstin Ekberg PDF Download Available Predictors of return to work in a cohort of sick listed with common mental disorders
T P21 Eline Ree PDF Download Available How can a brief intervention contribute to coping with back pain? A focus group study
T P22 Sue Gargett Financial incentive programs to improve return to work outcomes
T P23 Esa-Pekka Takala PDF Download Available Promoting work ability by managing cooperation
T P24 Arnela Suman PDF Download Available Cost-effectiveness of a patient and professional based multimedia campaign as innovative implementation strategy to improve low back pain guideline adherence
Mental disorders
T P25 Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz Risk markers of all-cause and diagnosis-specific disability pension - a prospective cohort study of individuals sickness absent due to stress-related mental disorders
T P26 Lisebet Skeie Skarpaas PDF Download Available Supervisors experiences of stakeholder cooperation in job placement for persons with mental health problems.
T P27 Vigdis Sveinsdottir Protocol for the SEED-trial: Supported Employment and preventing Early Disability
T P28 Shanil Ebrahim Association between receipt of psychotherapy and disability benefit claim closure among patients disabled due to depression
T P29 Frederieke Geraldine Schaafsma Evaluation of an implementation strategy for Individual Placement and Support for adults with severe mental illness
T P30 Cindy Malachowski Informalized respite in worker mental health
T P31 Shanil Ebrahim Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy effective in patients receiving disability benefits? A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
T P32 Anne Pichené-Houard PDF Download Available Preventing premature burnout and disability of employed artisan pastry chefs: a multidisciplinary, multi-level descriptive study.
T P33 Tone Langjordet Johnsen Work and common mental disorders: are expectancies more important than work satisfaction and work strain?
T P34 Janne Skakon Organizational change and mental health primary prevention – bringing the hidden consequences of change to light
Work capacity / ability
T P35 Marco Streibelt PDF Download Available Predictive Validity of a Screening Instrument for Severe Restrictions of Work Ability in Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders
T P36 Maurizio Alen Trippolini Can functional capacity tests predict future work capacity in patients with whiplash-associated disorders?
T P37 Femke Abma A new tool to measure capabilities for sustainable employability
T P38 Susan E Peters Systematic review on prognostic factors for return to work following carpal tunnel release
T P39 Mette Jensen Stochkendahl PDF Download Available Return to work after mild traumatic brain injury: Best evidence synthesis of systematic reviews and meta-analyses
T P40 Fergal O'Hagan Illness threats and emotions in return to work following cardiovascular disease
T P41 Douglas Paul Gross PDF Download Available Are Performance-Based Functional Assessments Superior to Semi-Structured Interviews for Enhancing Return-To-Work Outcomes in Claimants with Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders?
T P42 Sandra Brouwer PDF Download Available Work ability and work role functioning outcome in patients after total knee arthroplasty
T P43 Kristel Helma Nicole Weerdesteijn A two year longitudinal follow-up study of long term sick listed people with medically unexplained physical symptoms
T P44 Maartje Plonia van Egmond Work-related factors and quality of life in cancer survivors on long-term sick leave: application of the biopsychosocial model
T P45 Remko Soer Efficient matching of physical work load with functional capacity in healthy workers
T P46 Berry van Holland Workers’ health surveillance in the meat processing industry: work and health indicators associated with work ability
13:45 - 15:15 Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (T O13 - T O24 and Seminar 5)
Session 9: Work Disability in workers with mental disorders - Chair(s): Carolyn Dewa and Karen Nieuwenhuijsen - Room B
T O13 Iris Arends Predictors of recurrent sickness absence in workers with common mental disorders
T O14 Chantal Sylvain PDF Download Available Contextual analysis of Quebec general practitioners’ practices with a view to preventing long-term work disability related to depressive disorders
T O15 Jenni Ervasti PDF Download Available Return to work after depression-related work disability among employees with and without common chronic conditions
T O16 Margot C.W. Joosen A systematic review of occupational health guidelines for the management of mental health problems: an international comparison
T O17 Evelien P.M. Brouwers Anticipated and experienced discrimination in the work setting, reported by people with major depressive disorder in 35 countries
T O18 Janne Skakon Workplace perspectives on stress related sickness absence
Session 10: Work disability in younger workers - Chair(s): Emile Tompa and Fergal O'Hagan - Room A
T O19 Marie Laberge Utilization evaluation of a work integration program for adolescents with learning difficulties
T O20 Joke Ellenkamp Systematic review concerning competitive employment for people with intellectual disabilities
T O22 Anja Holwerda PDF Download Available Predictors of sustainable work participation of young adults with developmental disorders
T O23 Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz Is transition to disability pension in young people associated with changes in risk of attempted suicide?
T O24 Anja Holwerda PDF Download Available Predictors of work participation of young adults with mild intellectual disabilities
Topical Seminar 5: Vulnerable workers - Chair(s): Patrizia Villotti - Room C
5 Patrizia Villotti, Katharina Vornholt, Kate Toth, Marc Corbière Contributing to the work integration of disabled people through social acceptance, disclosure and work accommodations.
15:15 - 15:45 Break
Tue 15:15 Break
15:45 - 17:30 Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (T O25 - T O38 and Seminar 6)
Session 11: Work Disability trajectories - Chair(s): Marie-José Durand and Alex Burdorf - Room B
T O25 Michael Hans Gunnar Wiberg Sickness absence and subsequent disposable income
T O26 André Bieleman PDF Download Available Does the physical work capacity of subjects with early osteoarthritis of hip and knee decline in five years?
T O27 Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt Sick leave patterns as predictors of disability pension or long-term sick leave: a 6.75-year follow-up study in municipal eldercare workers
T O28 Emile Tompa Work Disability Trajectories under Three Workers’ Compensation Programs
T O29 Elyssa Besen PDF Download Available Trajectories of productivity loss over a 20-year period: an analysis of the national longitudinal survey of youth
T O30 Yeshambel T. Nigatu PDF Download Available The longitudinal relationship of obesity, major depression and their combination with work performance impairment: The Netherlands study of depression and anxiety
T O31 Mats Hagberg Work related disorders in the back and arm in the Swedish work force – the costs of sick leave
Session 12: Social Interventions for work disability - Chair(s): Ellen MacEachen and Christian Ståhl - Room A
T O32 Birgit Aust Effect and process evaluation of the Danish national return-to-work program
T O33 Sheilah Hogg-Johnson Comparing work disability outcomes under two different compensation schemes
T O34 Randi W. Aas Experts’ opinions about needed changes in return to work services in Norway. The Rapid-Return-to-Work study
T O35 Johanna Kausto Partial sickness benefit had a positive population level effect on work participation
T O36 Philippe Mairiaux Inter-professional cooperation between family, occupational and social insurance physicians in managing long-term sickness absence
T O37 Kerstin Ekberg PDF Download Available Is early return to work a threat to future health? A two-year follow-up of sick listed .
T O38 Marie-France Coutu Shared decision making involving key stakeholders in work disability: Reality or fiction?
Topical Seminar 6: Sociopolitical issues - Chair(s): Renée-Louise Franche - Room C
6 Renee-Louise Franche, Michael Sullivan, Douglas P Gross, Katherine Lippel Justice in the Compensation System
19:00 - Official Conference Dinner - 360 Restaurant, CN Tower
Tue 19:00 Official Conference Dinner

Wednesday October 1

07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (King Ballroom)
Wed 07:00 Breakfast - King Ballroom
07:30 - 08:30 ICOH - WDPI Business Meeting (all are welcome to attend)
Wed 07:30 ICOH-WDPI Meeting - King Ballroom
Conference Program (09:00 - 16:30)
Wed 09:00 Conference Program
10:00 - 11:00 Stakeholder Panel
Wed 10:00 Stakeholder Panel - King Ballroom
11:00 - 11:30 Break
Wed 11:00 Break
11:30 - 12:15 Stakeholder Panel Discussion
Wed 11:30 Stakeholder Panel Discussion - King Ballroom
12:15 - 12:30 Poster Teaser Presentations
Wed 12:15 Poster Teaser Presentations - King Ballroom
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch (King Ballroom)
Wed 12:30 Lunch - King Ballroom
13:00 - 14:00 Poster Viewing
Vulnerable workers & ethical issues
W P1 Angelique de Rijk Labor participation across six chronic conditions: the importance of self-rated health
W P2 Lieke Lammerts Predicting return to work of two vulnerable groups of workers
W P3 Tara Kajaks PDF Download Available Using Simulation to Better Understand the Effects of Aging on Driver Visibility: Potential Implications for Safety Research and Vehicle Design
W P4 Ivan Steenstra The role of aging in return to work and stay at work: a systematic review
W P5 William S. Shaw PDF Download Available Predictors of work participation at higher age with depression, osteoarthritis and cardiovascular disease: a mixed method study
W P6 Lynn E Shaw Interventions to support work prospects and outcomes for youth with disabilities
W P7 Karin Veldman History of mental health problems matters: the educational or employment status of young adults
W P8 Daniel Côté PDF Download Available Understanding the process of work rehabilitation in the context of intercultural encounters and interactions in Quebec
W P28 Anne-Mette Hedeager Momsen Cross cultural adaptation of instruments assessing work ability, self-efficacy and readiness to return to work
Policy / theory
W P9 Ellen MacEachen PDF Download Available Work disability policy in Canada: Navigating the paradigms and politics for change
W P10 Anna Katharina Mortelmans PDF Download Available Knowledge transfer from Belgian government to medical doctors
W P11 Ulrik Gensby PDF Download Available Using action research to attain sustainable return to work policy change in organizations
W P12 Audrey Petit Sr. French Good Practice Guidelines for the management of the low back pain risk among workers exposed to manual handling of loadsAudrey
W P13 Karin Maiwald PDF Download Available Does bipartite return-to-work policy work? An evaluation based on stakeholders’ experiences in a Canadian healthcare setting
W P14 Tea Marika Lallukka Joint associations of smoking and physical activity with disability retirement
W P15 Emma L Irvin Effectiveness of OHS workplace interventions in the prevention of upper extremity MSDs: an update of the evidence
W P16 Dwayne Van Eerd E-learning for computer workers
W P17 Marisa Cornacchia Health and Work Productivity Portal – Pilot-testing Online Academic Community Partnership Platform
W P18 Jong-Uk Won Quality of care and return-to-work rate in Korea
W P19 Vicky Chang Epidemiology of work-related traumatic brain injury: a review
W P20 Shanil Ebrahim Independent Medical Evaluations: A systematic review of North American empirical evidence
W P21 Dwayne Van Eerd Employee participation in change: A process evaluation
W P22 Vicky Chang Examining the epidemiology of work-related traumatic brain injury through a sex/gender lens
W P23 Thomas Lund Mental health in childhood as risk indicator of labour market participation in young adulthood. A prospective birth cohort study.
W P24 Marisa Cornacchia A stakeholder-centred best evidence-synthesis of systematic reviews on workplace interventions addressing physical activity and exercise
W P25 Hardy van de Ven PDF Download Available Need for recovery among on-call workers
W P26 Bénédicte Calvet PDF Download Available Integrated prevention in the workplace: Developing a concept to better develop practices
W P27 Esther Wilhelmina Cornelia van der Meer Hands4U: The effects of a multifaceted implementation strategy on hand eczema prevalence in a healthcare setting. Results of a randomised controlled trial
W P29 Nelson Ositadimma Oranye Understanding and measuring work disability in rural and urban healthcare workers in Manitoba: A qualitative approach
14:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (W O1 - W O4 and Seminars 7 and 8)
Session 13: Ethical issues and vulnerable workers - Chair(s): Katherine Lippel and S.W. Law - Room B
W O1 Shanil Ebrahim Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Independent Medical Evaluations
W O2 Lynn E. Shaw Hiring and retention of persons with disabilities: Evidence synthesis of employer perspectives
W O3 Haije Wind Identifying factors for work motivation in young disabled people
W O4 Kate Toth PDF Download Available Stigma: Barrier to psychological health and safety
Topical Seminar 7: WDP and Musculoskeletal disorders - Chair(s): Arif Jetha - King Ballroom
7 Arif Jetha, Monique A.M. Gignac, Elizabeth M. Badley, Dorcas Beaton Does a life course perspective matter in preventing arthritis related work disability?
Topical Seminar 8: Workplace factors associated with WDP - Chair(s): Vicki Kristman and Bill Shaw - Room C
8 Vicki Leigh Kristman, Venerina Johnston, Mette Jensen Stochkendahl, Kelly Williams-Whitt, Christian Ståhl Supervisors and WDP: jurisdictional similarities and differences and new avenues for research
15:30 - 16:30 Break, Closing Remarks and Discussion (King Ballroom)
Wed 15:30 Break and Closing - King Ballroom