Absence from Work Report 2017. Absences Due to Sickness and Accidents in Austria

  • Project lead:
  • Thomas Leoni

This report provides an overview of absences from work due to illness and accidents in Austria. The 2017 edition will contain a focus on "Promoting active aging in the workplace". As a first step, empirical findings about the health situation of the older workforce as well as the most important hurdles and challenges for the employment of older workers are presented. In a second step, the characteristics of "age-appropriate workplaces" are investigated. The third and final part takes a practice-oriented viewpoint and, in the light of concrete measures and good practice examples, examines the options for promoting active ageing in the workplace.