Date of filling in this questionnaire or last update: 16/11/2020
1. JOB-EXPOSURE MATRICES
JEM name
  JEM- hospital workers
Institute
  Hacettepe √úniversity, Institute of Public Health, Dept. of Occupational Health and Safety
Country
  Turkey
Contact person
  Sibel Kiran
Email
  sibelkiran@gmail.com
Year JEM was developed
  2003
Agents
 

  • Biological Factors
  • Physical Agents
  • Ergonomics, Physical Workload, and Injury Related
  • Psychosocial Domains
  • Organisation of Work including Working Time

Bacteria
 

  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Viruses
 

  • Hepatitis (Hep B, Hep C, etc.)
  • Influenza (all types)

Choose
 

  • Cold
  • Hand-arm vibration
  • Heat
  • Light-at-night (LAN)
  • Noise
  • Radiation
  • Ultrasound

Radiation
 

  • Ionising
  • Non-ionising
  • Solar and ultraviolet

Ergonomics, Physical Workload, and Injury Related
 

  • Awkward work postures (e.g. kneeling/squatting, elevated arms, neck flection, back bent forward without support)
  • Physical work load (e.g. heavy lifting of people or objects, pushing/pulling)
  • Repetitive work movements
  • Sedentary work
  • Standing work
  • Work with video display units (VDU)

Hazards from other people
 

  • Bullying, harassment (including sexual harassment)
  • Violence
  • Other (specify)

Bullying, harassment (including sexual harassment)
 

  • By co-workers/colleagues
  • By patients/clients/customers

Violence
 

  • By co-workers/colleagues
  • By patients/clients/customers

Job task characteristics/organization of work
 

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Job control, autonomy
  • Role conflict/ambiguity/clarity
  • Social support at work from supervisors

Work/non-work interface
 

  • Work-family (work-home) interface/conflict/balance

Employment conditions
 

  • Contract duration
  • Work contract type (i.e. permanent, term-contract, subcontract, temporary)

Shift work
 

  • Night (permanent or rotating)
  • Rotating (not night)
  • Regular/variable

Working hours
 

  • Duration
  • Regular/variable

Occupation Axis
  Yes
Coding system
 

  • ISCO 1988

Coding system (Number of digits used)
  4
Industry Axis
  Yes
Industry coding system
 

  • ISIC rev 3 (1989)

Sex-specific
  No
Age-specific
  No
Intensity
  Yes
Intensity categories/units
 

  • Semi-quantitative (specify categories and cut-off points, if applicable )

Semi-quantitative (specify categories and cut-off points, if applicable )
  1 to 4
Probability
  Yes
Probability categories/levels
  1-3
Duration
  Yes
Duration categories/levels
  1-4
Frequency
  Yes
Peaks
  No
Data source(s)
 

  • Expert assessment
  • Self-reported data

Availability
 

  • Upon request

Strengths
  for hospital sector, and one company originated expert and self reported data collected task and department based very focused health workers during that period jem was not popular so it could not be published
Weaknesses
  not a specific model jem application, it was created in one hospital to build and apply for national data, but could not be possible sure to national coding system turned NACe afterwards