G Costa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Shift work and occupational medicine: an overview
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Servizio di Sorveglianza Sanitaria, Italy
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:83-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Multidimensional aspects related to shiftworkers' health and well-being
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Rev Saude Publica 38:86-91. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint [Sleep disorders and work: guidelines for health surveillance, risk management and prevention]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano
    Med Lav 104:251-66. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint [Summary preventive and corrective measures for shift workers]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via San Barnaba 8, 20122 Milano
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:326-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Management of shift and night work in hospital]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:257-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [Stress of driving: general overview]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:348-51. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint [Framework of work stress for the evaluation and management of risk]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro e dell Ambiente, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 31:188-90. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint [Work related stress: from knowledge to practice]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro e dell Ambiente, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 31:248-51. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Shift work and cancer - considerations on rationale, mechanisms, and epidemiology
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milano, Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, 20122, Milano, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:163-79. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Introductory Overview--19th International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time: Health and Well-being in the 24-h Society
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Occupational Health, Università di Milano and IRCCS Foundation Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 27:889-97. 2010

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Shift work and occupational medicine: an overview
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Servizio di Sorveglianza Sanitaria, Italy
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:83-8. 2003
    ..Occupational medicine has to consider very carefully the several factors (psycho-physiological, pathological and social) that can influence tolerance and/or maladaptation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Multidimensional aspects related to shiftworkers' health and well-being
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Rev Saude Publica 38:86-91. 2004
    ..This can support a more effective and profitable (for individuals, companies, and society) adoption of preventive and compensative measures, that must refer more to "countervalues" rather than to "counterweights"...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Sleep disorders and work: guidelines for health surveillance, risk management and prevention]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano
    Med Lav 104:251-66. 2013
    ..Information on the main aspects of clinical diagnosis and health surveillance, as well as risk management and prevention at the workplace, are provided...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Summary preventive and corrective measures for shift workers]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via San Barnaba 8, 20122 Milano
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:326-8. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [Management of shift and night work in hospital]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:257-9. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Stress of driving: general overview]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e di Comunità, Università di Milano e Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:348-51. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint [Framework of work stress for the evaluation and management of risk]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro e dell Ambiente, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 31:188-90. 2009
    ..Hence, the OHP has to act in closer collaboration with work psychologists, sociologists, human resources managers and work organisation experts...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Work related stress: from knowledge to practice]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro e dell Ambiente, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 31:248-51. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Shift work and cancer - considerations on rationale, mechanisms, and epidemiology
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milano, Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, 20122, Milano, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:163-79. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Introductory Overview--19th International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time: Health and Well-being in the 24-h Society
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Occupational Health, Università di Milano and IRCCS Foundation Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 27:889-97. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [Shiftwork related problems in hospital workers]
    Giovanni Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:343-6. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint [Shift work and breast cancer]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:454-7. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint [Work and ageing]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, Universita degli Studi di Milano
    Med Lav 101:57-62. 2010
    ..This leads to better quality of life, higher productivity and, consequently, a more satisfactory retirement period with consequent lower social costs both for the individual and the society...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Changes in work organization and management of psychosocial risk factors]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro e dell Ambiente, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 30:106-9. 2008
    ..Hence, the OHP has to act in closer collaboration with work psychologists, sociologists, human resources managers and work organisation experts...
  15. doi request reprint Thirty years of medical surveillance in perfluooctanoic acid production workers
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milano, Italy
    J Occup Environ Med 51:364-72. 2009
    ..To report health outcomes of 30 years (1978-2007) of medical surveillance of workers engaged in a perfluooctanoic acid (PFOA) production plant...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Sleep and working hours]
    G Costa
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 30:280-2. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Ageing, working hours and work ability
    G Costa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milan, Italy
    Ergonomics 50:1914-30. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of flexibility and variability of working hours on health and well-being
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milano and IRCCS Maggiore Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Milano, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 23:1125-37. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Flexibility of working hours in the 24-hour society
    G Costa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milan
    Med Lav 97:280-7. 2006
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Aging and shift work: a complex problem to face
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milano, IRCCS Maggiore Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Milano, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 25:165-81. 2008
    ..We discuss aging and human function and, in particular, the impact of aging on the circadian system. In addition, we outline new policy directions in this area and raise several suggestions to assist the well-being of aging workers...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Job Demands-Resources, exhaustion and work engagement in a long-term care institution]
    P M Conway
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Clinica del Lavoro L Devon, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:695-9. 2012
    ..Hence, our study only partially supports the JD-R model. Implications of results for work-related stress management are finally discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Main and interactive effects of shiftwork, age and work stress on health in an Italian sample of healthcare workers
    P M Conway
    Department of Occupational Health, University of Milan, Via San Barnaba 8, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Appl Ergon 39:630-9. 2008
    ..Few significant interactions were observed. Shiftwork with nights and high work stress significantly interacted in increasing the risk for poor sleep. The "healthy worker effect" may have played a strong role in study findings...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Peculiarities and similarities of stress and bullying at workplace]
    S Punzi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via San Barnaba 8, 20122 Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 34:712-5. 2012
    ..This scenario can be associated with a more serious occupational situation and in particular victimization process...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Working time and sleep in nursing staff employed in "3 x 8" and "2 x 12" fast rotating shift schedules]
    G Castellini
    Centro Stress e Disadattamento Lavorativo Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Manfredo Fanti 6, 20122 Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 33:334-8. 2011
    ..Hence the importance to consider in shift work planning, the direction of shift rotation and the length of the duty period according to the type of activity...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Work-related stress in nursery school educators in the Venice and Marghera districts]
    Donatella Camerino
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro dell Universit8 degli Studi di Milano
    Med Lav 102:262-74. 2011
    ..Based on an investigation on organizational well-being in the Municipality of Venice (2009), we examined 110 public nursery school and preschool teachers working in the Venice and Marghera districts...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Mobbing and its effects on health. the experience of the "Clinica del Lavoro Luigi Devoto" in Milan]
    Silvia Punzi
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Milano
    Med Lav 98:267-83. 2007
    ..There is increasing interest in research, prevention and management of mobbing in the field of occupational psychosocial risks...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Post-traumatic stress disorder following robbery at the workplace: a pilot study on 136 pharmacy workers]
    G P Fichera
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro Luigi Devoto, Universita degli Studi di Milano
    Med Lav 100:97-108. 2009
    ..Research on the psychological effects on workers who are victims of robbery is scarce when compared with traditional trauma studies...
  28. doi request reprint Shiftwork, work-family conflict among Italian nurses, and prevention efficacy
    Donatella Camerino
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 27:1105-23. 2010
    ..The authors conclude that the development of a preventative culture among irregular and night shiftworkers can be effective in reducing work-family conflict, while positively increasing well-being and job performance...
  29. doi request reprint Age-dependent relationships between work ability, thinking of quitting the job, and actual leaving among Italian nurses: a longitudinal study
    Donatella Camerino
    Department of Occupational Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1645-59. 2008
    ..Qualified nurses commonly report several work-related problems, which may threat their health and work ability, and may have an impact upon retention...
  30. doi request reprint Factors affecting work ability in day and shift-working nurses
    Donatella Camerino
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Milano, IRCCS Maggiore Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Milano, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 25:425-42. 2008
    ..However, scores on work involvement, motivation, and satisfaction with pay and rewards were the highest in permanent night workers and the lowest in rotating shift workers that included night shifts...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Demand of diagnosis and treatment for work-related psycho-social discomfort: trend of phenomenon]
    S Punzi
    Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro Luigi Devoto Università degli Studi di Milano, Via San Barnaba 8, 20122 Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 33:355-8. 2011
    ..3; p < 0.01), trade (chi2 =22.6; p < 0.01) and micro/small enterprises (chi2 = 41.9; p < 0.001). Company changes and organizational conflicts were the main antecedents for workplace bullying...
  32. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in permanent night workers
    Nicoletta Biggi
    Occupational Health Service, AMSA, Milano, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 25:443-54. 2008
    ..No consistent effect was seen on fasting glucose, hepatic enzymes, and blood pressure, whereas a higher incidence of coronary heart disease was recorded in night workers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Flexible working hours, health, and well-being in Europe: some considerations from a SALTSA project
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 21:831-44. 2004
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