Telework during Covid-19 pandemic and the health of university employees

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v12i1.39380

Keywords:

Occupational health; Pandemic; Telework; Health.

Abstract

Aim: To report university extension activities for university employees in time of Covid-19 pandemic. Methods: Technical workers from diferent sectors from a Campus of a Public University were selected, and personal, work and contact data were obtained. Workers were invited to participate in conversation circles held via Google Meet, on the topic of telework and health. The Mentimeter plataforma was used for topics that triggered conversations, and the subjects were discussed and registered by the students. Results: Twenty-one servants of both sexes participated, and eight meetings were held, the last one was feedback. After de debates, negative aspects of telework emerged, as: loneliness/isolation, need to adapt, organizing tasks between work and household chores, tiredness, work overload, among others. The main positive aspects: flexibility, more free time, among others. Conclusion: The meetings provided reflections, learning and exchange of experiences, highlighting the need for health care in this type of work.

Author Biographies

Ana Carolina Ferreira Candido, Universidade Federal de São Paulo

Graduanda em Fisioterapia, bolsista de Iniciação Científica PIBIC-CNPq

Mariana Pereira de Souza Guimarães, Universidade Federal de São Paulo

Administradora, Mestre em Ensino em Ciências da Saúde - UNIFESP

Claudia Zubiolo Perioto, Universidade Federal de São Paulo

Graduada em Farmácia. Doutora em Biotecnologia e mestre em Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos pela Universidade Federal de Sergipe (UFS)

Erika Kyushima Solano, Universidade Federal de São Paulo

Arquiteta e Urbanista, Mestrado em Sustentabilidade de Ecossistemas Costeiros e Marinhos pela Universidade Santa Cecília.

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Published

01/01/2023

How to Cite

ALENCAR, M. do C. B. de; CANDIDO, A. C. F. .; GUIMARÃES, M. P. de S. .; PERIOTO, C. Z. .; SOLANO, E. K. . Telework during Covid-19 pandemic and the health of university employees. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. e6112139380, 2023. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v12i1.39380. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/39380. Acesso em: 27 jan. 2023.

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Health Sciences