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  • We proudly present our latest publication, the review by Thomas Erren and collueages, titled: Person-directed, non-pharmacological interventions for sleepiness at work and sleep disturbances caused by shift work.Shift work is a common feature of the lives of millions of workers worldwide. Shiftwork often results in feeling sleepy at work, which...
    August 25 2016
  • Hello all russki tavaritsh - and healthcare workers in particular - now you can listen to a podcast explaining the results of our review Preventing occupational stress in healthcare workers in Russian. We thank the lovely ladies from Cochrane Russia for kindly translating and recording the podcast for us.And if you want to listen to all currently...
    May 17 2016
  • In August of this year our review group reached its first five-year milestone. To mark the occasion we conducted a thorough evaluation of our activities. To cater for a range of interests, we present here two versions of the resulting report. The first one is the full text one that lists all targets we set ourselves in 2010 and our assessment of...
    November 11 2015
  • Our latest review by Marita Dale et al. is titled Exercise training to improve exercise capacity and quality of life in people with non-malignant dust-related respiratory diseases.The authors conclude: "The evidence examining exercise training in people with non-malignant dust-related respiratory diseases is of very low quality. This is due to...
    November 11 2015
  • The 2014 Impact Factor for Cochrane Work Review Group is 2.667 (12 publications cited 32 times).  This means that  a review we published in 2013 or 2014 was cited, on average, about three times in 2015.This might not seem like all that much but it is still a good deal better as the median 2015 IF in the category Public, Environmental...
    September 23 2015
  • Evidently Cochrane is an award-winning blog by Sarah Chapman from Cochrane UK. It discusses recent Cochrane reviews and their implications. Their latest post looks at our review on Organisational interventions for improving wellbeing and reducing work-related stress in teachers.Should you wish to contribute to this particular blog or any other...
    September 7 2015
  • The premier event in all things EBM is the annual Cochrane Colloquium. This year we converge to the beautiful Austrian capital Vienna to discuss how to filter the information overload and reach better health and safety decisions. Head this way to sign up and join the fun.Photo credit www.wien.info
    July 31 2015
  • The vast majority of people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are adults of working age. Therefore unemployment and job loss resulting from HIV infection are major public health and economic concerns. There have been various efforts to improve the return to work of persons living with HIV. Our latest review looks at whether they...
    July 31 2015
  • Earlier this year Cochrane announced its new brand identity. The organisation's name was shortened from Cochrane Collaboration to Cochrane. What followed was a new logo, colour scheme, font and all the trappings. In the next wave, the many independent Cochrane groups joined the efforts to project a more unified appearance. Ours was no exception....
    July 31 2015
  • When we started as the Occupational Safety and Health Review Group in 2010, we set ourselves clear targets in terms of how long the peer review process could take. The idea was that we would make sure that authors wouldn't get frustrated because of undue delays due to us.We promised that we would provide editorial feedback to title proposals in...
    January 25 2013

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