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Table 1 Topics concerning health and well-being of workers ≥55 years that require special attention and reported complaints of workers ≥55 years

From: Sustainable employability for older workers: an explorative survey of belgian companies

  n %
Topics concerning health and well-being of workers ≥55 years old that require special attention   
 Keep workers ≥55 years old motivated and involved 309 29.6 %
 Adapting work(place) to the (health) needs of workers ≥55 years old 269 25.7 %
 Supporting workers ≥55 years old to maintain a good work-life balance 167 16.0 %
 Prevention of illness or accidents in workers ≥55 years old 111 10.6 %
 Identifying risks for workers ≥55 years old 96 9.2 %
 Dealing with chronic or long-term diseases in workers ≥55 years old 93 8.9 %
Reported complaints of workers ≥55 years old   
 Work-related health problems 255 30.7 %
 Stress 212 25.5 %
 Agreements on work and type of work 142 17.1 %
 Work-life balance 122 14.7 %
 Career development and/or training 76 9.2 %
 Complaints related to safety 9 1.1 %
 Discrimination 7 0.8 %
 Harassment at work (bullying, violence, and sexual harassment) 7 0.8 %