Occupational Fatigue of Nurses Feasibility Study for Assessing Nurses’ Occupational Fatigue Using the Sleep, Activity, Fatigue, and Task Effectiveness (SAFTE) Biomathematical Model Studies have shown that fatigued nurses are at high risk for work injuries, car accidents, negative health outcomes, and patients’ care errors. Advancement in biomathematical modeling provided a novel approach to measure fatigue […]
Farming Hazards for Seniors Detection of Environmental Hazards by Senior Farmers Using a Simulated Tractor Environment Kayla Faust, PhD, formerly a graduate student in the College of Public Health, used the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) for a research study on how age and factors associated with age, such as hypertension and […]
Women Farmers and Stress Agricultural Production Practices and Stress: A Pilot Study of Women Farmers in Iowa Carly Nichols and Silvia Secchi were awarded funding to investigate the relationships between agricultural production practices and stress among women farm operators in Iowa. Farm stressor inventories and occupational hardiness scales have been used to assess stress among […]
This episode of Workplace Matters is the first of two about marijuana in the workplace. With more states choosing to alter marijuana laws and regulations despite federal laws, the discussion surrounding marijuana and the workplace is changing. How should businesses respond or not respond to these changes? This first episode focuses on educating employers about marijuana’s […]
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