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Do older workers suffer more workplace injuries? A systematic review



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2018
  • Year Published
    2020
  • Quality Rating
    5/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (25); Australia (8); Canada (6); China (3); Denmark (2); France (2); Korea - South (2); Turkey (2); Brazil (1); Egypt (1); Finland (1); Germany (1); Ghana (1); Iran (1); Malaysia (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Singapore (1); Tanzania (1); Thailand (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - African region<br />WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - Eastern Mediterranean region<br />WHO - European region<br />WHO - South East Asia region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    USA (25); Australia (8); Canada (6); China (3); Denmark (2); France (2); Korea - South (2); Turkey (2); Brazil (1); Egypt (1); Finland (1); Germany (1); Ghana (1); Iran (1); Malaysia (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Singapore (1); Tanzania (1); Thailand (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
    System
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Employment
    Employment conditions
    Workplace safety and prevention
    Sustainable Development Goals
    1. No poverty
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    8. Decent work and economic growth
    10. Reduced inequalities
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom services are provided
    Workplace conditions - Health & safety
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    Skills and competencies development
    Organization-targeted strategy
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Bravo G, Viviani C, Lavallière M, Arezes P, Martínez M, Dianat I, et al. Do older workers suffer more workplace injuries? A systematic review. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics. 2020.
  • DOI
    10.1080/10803548.2020.1763609

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