Simo Salminen

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Have young workers more injuries than older ones? An international literature review
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41b, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Safety Res 35:513-21. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Fixed-term work and violence at work
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 16:323-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances as a predictor of occupational injuries among public sector workers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:207-13. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Occupational injuries of immigrant and Finnish bus drivers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Safety Res 40:203-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Gender and injury in Finnish comprehensive schools
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41a A, Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1267-72. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Stress factors predicting injuries of hospital personnel
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 44:32-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of rest breaks and accidents by professional drivers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Percept Mot Skills 101:665-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Safety climate in Finnish- and Swedish-speaking companies
    Simo Salminen
    Department of Occupational Safety, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 11:389-97. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationships between injuries at work and during leisure time
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41b, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 37:373-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Seriousness of traffic accidents during work and commuting
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
    Percept Mot Skills 97:147-50. 2003

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Have young workers more injuries than older ones? An international literature review
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41b, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Safety Res 35:513-21. 2004
    ..Two questions were posed in this global literature review: Do young workers have a higher occupational injury rate? Are the injuries of young workers more often fatal than those of older workers?..
  2. ncbi request reprint Fixed-term work and violence at work
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 16:323-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the effect of a fixed-term job contract on encounters of violence at work. We assumed that fixed-term employees encountered more violence or threats of violence at their work than permanent employees...
  3. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances as a predictor of occupational injuries among public sector workers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:207-13. 2010
    ..This study suggests that sleep disturbances are a significant predictor of occupational injuries even after accounting for a range of covariates...
  4. doi request reprint Occupational injuries of immigrant and Finnish bus drivers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Safety Res 40:203-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether immigrant workers have a higher injury frequency compared to Finnish workers when performing the exact same tasks under the same working conditions...
  5. doi request reprint Gender and injury in Finnish comprehensive schools
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41a A, Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1267-72. 2008
    ..Increased adult supervisor control especially during breaks can prevent most of school injuries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stress factors predicting injuries of hospital personnel
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 44:32-6. 2003
    ..The extent to which work stressors and stress predicted injuries occur in a large population of Finnish hospital workers was studied...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of rest breaks and accidents by professional drivers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Percept Mot Skills 101:665-8. 2005
    ..Drivers involved in an accident preferred to enjoy their breaks at rest places meant for professional drivers, whereas accident-free drivers chose more freely the timing of their breaks during driving...
  8. ncbi request reprint Safety climate in Finnish- and Swedish-speaking companies
    Simo Salminen
    Department of Occupational Safety, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 11:389-97. 2005
    ..Based on the differences in single items, we interpreted that Swedish-speaking workers stressed collective safety more, whereas Finnish-speaking workers put more emphasis on their personal responsibility for safety...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationships between injuries at work and during leisure time
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Safety, Topeliuksenkatu 41b, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 37:373-6. 2005
    ..05). Less than 1% of the subjects were involved in both injuries at work and during leisure time during the past 12 months. We can conclude that involving in work injuries could increase the risk of leisure-time injuries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seriousness of traffic accidents during work and commuting
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
    Percept Mot Skills 97:147-50. 2003
    ..On the other hand, the work-related traffic accidents were less serious than the leisure-time traffic accidents. One explanation could be that heavy vehicles used during the working hours protected the drivers of these vehicles...
  11. ncbi request reprint Workplace accidents in materials transfer in Finland
    Pia Perttula
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 18:541-8. 2012
    ..Most accidents related to materials transfer occurred to men aged 20-49 years. The most common types of injuries were dislocations, sprains and strains...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions in preventing injuries in agriculture--a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marika M Lehtola
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Health Field, Kupio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:327-36. 2008
    ..This study reviewed the effectiveness of interventions in preventing occupational injuries among workers in agriculture...
  13. ncbi request reprint Workplace safety perceptions and perceived organizational support: do supportive perceptions influence safety perceptions?
    Seth Ayim Gyekye
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 13:189-200. 2007
    ..The results are discussed in light of escalating interest in how organizational factors affect employee safety and supportive perceptions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Responsibility assignment at the workplace: a Finnish and Ghanaian perspective
    Seth Ayim Gyekye
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 46:43-8. 2005
    ..The predicted difference was based on the premise that the difference in these two cultures on the power-distance cultural dimensions would have an impact on their responsibility assignments. The results confirmed our expectation...