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Early retirement due to occupational injury: who is at risk?

Authors
Pransky-GS; Benjamin-KL; Savageau-JA
Source
Am J Ind Med 2005 Apr; 47(4):285-295
NIOSHTIC No.
20028898
Abstract
As the workforce is rapidly ageing, research on the consequences of occupational injuries in older workers is becoming more important. One adverse outcome unique to older workers, early retirement, has significant negative social and economic consequences for workers and employers. Although linked to poor worker health, the roles of workplace factors and occupational injury have not been well-defined. Changes in retirement plans attributed to an occupational injury were studied in a population-based sample of 1,449 New Hampshire workers aged
Keywords
Injuries; Occupational-health; Occupational-diseases; Workers; Worker-health; Employee-health; Age-factors; Age-groups; Demographic-characteristics; Medical-care; Models; Sampling; Mental-health; Risk-factors; Risk-analysis
Contact
Glenn S. Pransky, Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Center for Disability Research, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748
CODEN
AJIMD8
Publication Date
20050401
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
pransky@libertymutual.com
Funding Amount
774373
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2005
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-003937
Issue of Publication
4
ISSN
0271-3586
Priority Area
Work Environment and Workforce: Special Populations
Source Name
American Journal of Industrial Medicine
State
MA
Performing Organization
University of Massachusetts, Worchester, Massachusetts
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