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Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo

On-line version ISSN 1989-7790Print version ISSN 0465-546X


MANSILLA IZQUIERDO, Fernando; GARCIA MICO, Juan Carlos; GAMERO MERINO, Casimiro  and  CONGOSTO GONZALO, Aurora. Influence of the job dissatisfaction in the demands of the job change for reasons of health. Med. segur. trab. [online]. 2010, vol.56, n.219, pp.147-157. ISSN 1989-7790.

Introduction: The conditions of workers as a direct result of work or suffered earlier and exacerbated by it are various, including musculoskeletal diseases and mental health. Without doubt this whole area of worker's disease is influenced by their level of satisfaction / job dissatisfaction. Objective: To determine whether the worker's job satisfaction influences the demand for adaptation / change of job for health reasons. Method: The sample of this descriptive study has been formed by municipal workers (staff and contract work) of the City of Madrid, who have applied for change of job for health reasons. Instruments used were: the interview, review of reports of specialists, a sociodemographic questionnaire and the General Job Satisfaction Scale Result: The profile change of job seeking on grounds of mental disease skeletal health is a woman from 31 to 50 years are married couples or separated / divorced, with educational level of Bachelor / College Degree or Training Environment, Mobility and Agent class Group C1, C2.

Keywords : Job satisfaction; Change of jobs; Musculoskeletal disorders; Psychological pathologies.

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