To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, workers in many countries have changed their usual work habits and are working from home where feasible. Home working often involves prolonged sitting and working at a computer. This Special Collection, developed in collaboration with Cochrane Work, brings together Cochrane Reviews summarizing evidence...
May 22 2020
In April the Cochrane Work review of Verbeek et al. on Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff was updated. Cochrane Ireland summarized the essentials of this review in an infographic. This infographic can freely be used, shared and published...
May 14 2020
JUST PUBLISHED - #PPE for healthcare workers to prevent them catching #coronavirus and other highly infectious diseases. Fast-Tracked Update from Cochrane Work. Earlier versions of this review were published in 2016 and 2019. In this update, we included 24 studies with 2278 participants, of which 14 were randomised controlled trials (RCT), one was...
April 24 2020
Cochrane Work's Review Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff is part of the Cochrane Library Special Collection on infection control and prevention measures. Jos Verbeek & a Cochrane team updated this PPE review in March 2020...
April 8 2020
We pulled together the Cochrane Reviews that are identified as most directly relevant for employers and those working at home due the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak. The Cochrane Work Review Group composed this overview with other potentially relevant reviews from the Back and Neck Group and Public Health. Please note that the reviews in this Special...
March 25 2020
After six months of uncertainty we are happy to announce that Cochrane Work is funded again! The Italian Institute for Social Security and Occupational Health, INAIL, recently aproved two years of funding for Cochrane Work. This means that we can continue delivering services for the production of high quality Cochrane reviews as you are used to....
January 17 2020
Don't miss a thing! Read this summary of a recent Cochrane review about training of supervisors for better health and wellbeing of employees.
November 8 2019
How to improve the evidence for work participation?YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITEDon Friday September 6th, 2019 at 09:30-18:00 to theInaugural symposium of the Amsterdam Satellite of Cochrane Workat the Vrijzaal of Amsterdam Medical CenterAre you somehow involved with research to improve the health and safety of workers? Either by conducting said...
April 30 2019
The journal Occupational Medicine asked us to write an editorial about Cochrane Work. We happily complied. We took the opportunity to defend facts against post-truth nonsense.We welcome your feedback on the editorial, especially via our Twitter account @CochraneWork.
October 12 2017
This is the recording of our webinar discussing the Interventions to improve return to work in depressed people review on January 26th, 2017.The webinar features the first author, Dr Karen Nieuwenhuijsen (pictured) explaining the review and its results and our Managing Editor Jani Ruotsalainen moderating.Click here to watch the video on YouTube.
April 10 2017