Working Late

Strategies to Enhance Productive and Healthy Environments for the Older Workforce

A collaborative research project funded under the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme

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Demographic changes have led to an increase in the proportion of older workers within the UK workforce. This presents new and exciting challenges for organisations and for occupational health services.

It is now essential to ensure that the working age population are able to work longer by maintaining and promoting their work ability and by facilitating healthier working lives.

Our research network has developed a multidisciplinary research programme which will ultimately inform employment policies and lead to improvements in occupational health services and the built environment.