Prospective study of physical and psychosocial risk factors for sickness absence

Merete Labriola, Thomas Lund, Hermann Burr
2006 Occupational Medicine  
Conclusion The study suggests a potential for reducing sickness absence through multifactorial interventions towards smoking, obesity, physical and psychosocial work environment exposures. The study showed that differences in work environment exposures account for 40% of the cases of high sickness absence.
doi:10.1093/occmed/kql058 pmid:16818473 fatcat:ukeyzq46zjatvcgea6mnhlx33a