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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  1. Adopt continuous and active engagement with agencies, employers and older workers to guide the research process and deliver effective and wide ranging dissemination of the findings and outputs.
  2. Identify barriers and facilitators to working late, including the impact of age discrimination legislation and the logistics of the journey to work.
  3. Identify optimal, evidence based occupational health provision and collate current best practice in occupational health services accommodating the older worker.
  4. Develop, implement and evaluate workplace interventions to promote the health and workability of workers across the life course.
  5. Focus on the work environment to develop design models for an inclusive workplace which optimises health, well being, safety and productivity of workers across the life course.