Absenteeism from work

Absenteeism from work can be defined as: "Absenteeism is the absence of a person in his/her workplace in hours that correspond to a working day, within the legal working day."

Types of Absenteeism This link will open in a pop-up window

Justified absenteeism

Justified absenteeism

This is the absenteeism that can be controlled because the company is informed previously of the absence.

Unjustified absenteeism

Unjustified absenteeism

Absence from the workplace without the company's authorisation.

Absenteeism related to motivation

Absenteeism related to motivation

Absenteeism is considered a social aspect related to an individual and collective attitude towards work where motivation is an essential factor.

Measurement of absenteeism This link will open in a pop-up window

Variables of Absenteeism

Variables that influence absenteeism: number of absences (N) and their duration (D)

NxD

Absenteeism rate

Percentage relationship between the number of hours not worked and the effective negotiated hours in the company.

Other rates

  • Total Rates (medical absenteeism and non-medical absenteeism)
  • Absenteeism Rates for Temporary Disability
  • Measurement of Temporary Disability at FREMAP.

Causes of Absenteeism This link will open in a pop-up window

  • Institutional Factors

  • Work-related and Organisational Factors

  • Social Factors

  • Factors Relating to the Individual

"Absenteeism is a multi-causal and complex phenomenon that is related to the company, the individual and society"

Absenteeism due to Temporary Disability

FREMAP Observatory This link will open in a pop-up window

Observatory of Temporary Disability

Observatory of Temporary Disability

Studies on the processes of temporary disability of the group covered by FREMAP that allow absenteeism profiles and trends to be established and that can help member companies implement improvement programmes with the aim of promoting occupational health

Consequences This link will open in a pop-up window

Health Consequences

Health

Approach health from a transversal approach, by means of close collaboration with all agents involved: company workers, mutual societies and Social Security Institute

Economic Consequences

Economic

  • Direct costs.
  • Indirect Costs

Absenteeism data

The national data on absenteeism and costs are obtained via:

FREMAP data

Through reports on temporary disability, FREMAP offers its member companies information about the evolution of the temporary disability rates, as well as of the absenteeism rates, according to different statistical variables. All this in comparison with the sector to which the company belongs.

In addition, reports are provided on the estimate of the cost of temporary disability within the selected period.

Business practices This link will open in a pop-up window

FREMAP offers companies practical solutions and provides them with shared knowledge, based on the different actions and experiences in managing temporary disability expressed by them.

  • Absenteeism Diagnosis and Rates
  • Company Policies
  • Prevention
  • Middle Management
  • Motivational and Working Atmosphere Policies
  • Financial Techniques
  • Control and Monitoring Techniques
  • Healthcare Policies
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Examples of Company Practices This link will open in a pop-up window

Management of Temporary Disability

FREMAP works alongside its member companies to analyse in depth the causes of absenteeism due to health issues. Considering the fact that temporary disability is the main cause, FREMAP works with each company in the development of a series of actions for Management of Temporary Disability This link will open in a pop-up window.

To this end, FREMAP has a multi-disciplinary team that works together with the companies with a view to improving the health of employees and, as a result, improving the competitiveness of the companies.

FREMAP Team

FREMAP Team

Management: 1,306 people

Prevention: 148 people

Healthcare: 2,356 people

Technical support: 306 people

General services: 67

Equipment and Facilities

Equipment and Facilities

208 Call Centres (Healthcare and/or administrative)

4 In-patient hospitals

4 Day hospitals

2 Inter-mutual Hospitals

Information systems

Information systems

FREMAP Online This link will open in a pop-up window

FREMAP With You This link will open in a pop-up window

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FREMAP provides companies with reports on temporary disability.

Diagnosis

Monitoring of ActionsRegular monitoring of actions initiated together with each company.

PreventionJoint actions are between the company and FREMAP with the promotion of healthy life and work habits, through the implementation of health education programmes. Prevention Channel This link will open in a pop-up window

Management

FREMAP performs its management in order for the medical treatment to be applied immediately, thus facilitating a full and speedy return to work.

  • Diagnosis

    FREMAP provides its member companies reports on absenteeism due to temporary disability which are compared to their sector.

  • Prevention

    Joint actions are between the company and FREMAP with the promotion of healthy life and work habits, through the implementation of health education programmes.

  • Management

    FREMAP performs its management in order for the medical treatment to be applied immediately, thus facilitating a full and speedy return to work.

  • Monitoring of Actions

    Regular monitoring of actions initiated together with each company.