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A method of identifying health-based benchmarks for psychosocial risks at work: A tool for risk assessment

Kyaw-Myint, Su; Strazdins, Lyndall; Clements, Mark S; Butterworth, Peter; Gallagher, Lou

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Objectives We present a novel approach to identify critical exposure levels or health-based benchmarks of job control using the benchmark dose (BMD) method. This method provides benchmarks for risk assessment of psychosocial risks, similar to benchmarks used for other occupational health hazards such as chemicals. Methods Two staged (bivariate and adjusted) BMD modelling was conducted using epidemiological data from an age-cohort study in south-eastern Australia. The adjusted BMD model...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159287
Source: Safety Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2016.11.016

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