Category: Psychological Health Outcomes

Linking job characteristics to mortality

This past week, an article in the Journal of Applied Psychology of the American Psychological Association found that job demands affect employee health outcomes. In This job is (literally) killing me: A moderated-mediated model linking work characteristics to mortality, the authors used theories from the work stress and medical literatures to argue that job control and cognitive ability moderate the positive relationship between job demands and the probability of mortality. They do so via…

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MassCOSH COVID-19 Health and Safety Guide for Essential Workers

The Massachusetts Coaltion for Occupational Safety and Health is maintaining “Health and Safety Protections and How to Make Them Happen” for essential workers. Although there are feedback links, this is a read-only Google doc.         This guide was compiled by the MassCOSH Health Tech Committee, a committee of occupational health and safety experts, and is updated regularly to reflect the most recent information available in the field….

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