Be Moen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Airway symptoms and lung function in the local population after the oil tank explosion in Gulen, Norway
    Jens Tore Granslo
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 12:76. 2012
  2. doi Subjective health complaints and psychosocial work environment among university personnel
    B E Moen
    University of Bergen, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 63:38-44. 2013
  3. doi Respiratory inflammation among workers exposed to airborne dust with endotoxins in a coffee curing factory
    Bente E Moen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care and Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 54:847-50. 2012
  4. pmc Dust exposure and chronic respiratory symptoms among coffee curing workers in Kilimanjaro: a cross sectional study
    Gloria Sakwari
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 11:54. 2011
  5. pmc Lung function reduction and chronic respiratory symptoms among workers in the cement industry: a follow up study
    Zeyede K Zeleke
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 11:50. 2011
  6. pmc Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: a cross shift study
    Zeyede K Zeleke
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Overlege Danielsens Hus, Arstadveien 21, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 10:19. 2010
  7. pmc High prevalence of respiratory symptoms among workers in the development section of a manually operated coal mine in a developing country: a cross sectional study
    Simon H D Mamuya
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:17. 2007
  8. pmc Low back pain and widespread pain predict sickness absence among industrial workers
    Tone Morken
    Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:21. 2003
  9. pmc Physical activity is associated with a low prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in the Royal Norwegian Navy: a cross sectional study
    Tone Morken
    University of Bergen and UNIFOB Helse, Section for Occupational Medicine, Kalfarveien 31, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:56. 2007
  10. ncbi Chemical sensitivity and the work place environment: research needs
    Bente E Moen
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:1039-42. 2005

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Publications66

  1. pmc Airway symptoms and lung function in the local population after the oil tank explosion in Gulen, Norway
    Jens Tore Granslo
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 12:76. 2012
    ..Oil tanks containing a mixture of hydrocarbons, including sulphuric compounds, exploded and caught fire in an industrial harbour. This study assesses airway symptoms and lung function in the nearby population 1½ years after the explosion...
  2. doi Subjective health complaints and psychosocial work environment among university personnel
    B E Moen
    University of Bergen, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 63:38-44. 2013
    ..An association between self-reported symptoms and psychosocial strain has been suggested, but results from such studies are difficult to interpret, as a gender difference might be present. The knowledge in this area is not clear...
  3. doi Respiratory inflammation among workers exposed to airborne dust with endotoxins in a coffee curing factory
    Bente E Moen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care and Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 54:847-50. 2012
    ..To study dust exposure and inflammatory reactions in the respiratory tract among coffee curing workers in Tanzania...
  4. pmc Dust exposure and chronic respiratory symptoms among coffee curing workers in Kilimanjaro: a cross sectional study
    Gloria Sakwari
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 11:54. 2011
    ..This study was carried out to determine total dust exposure and respiratory health of workers in Tanzanian primary coffee-processing factories...
  5. pmc Lung function reduction and chronic respiratory symptoms among workers in the cement industry: a follow up study
    Zeyede K Zeleke
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 11:50. 2011
    ..The main aims of this study were to measure total dust exposure, to examine chronic respiratory symptoms and changes in lung function among cement factory workers and controls that were followed for one year...
  6. pmc Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: a cross shift study
    Zeyede K Zeleke
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Overlege Danielsens Hus, Arstadveien 21, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 10:19. 2010
    ..This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and respiratory function among cement factory workers...
  7. pmc High prevalence of respiratory symptoms among workers in the development section of a manually operated coal mine in a developing country: a cross sectional study
    Simon H D Mamuya
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:17. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Low back pain and widespread pain predict sickness absence among industrial workers
    Tone Morken
    Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:21. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the relative impact of body parts, psychosocial and individual factors as predictors for short- and long-term sickness absence from MSD among industrial workers...
  9. pmc Physical activity is associated with a low prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in the Royal Norwegian Navy: a cross sectional study
    Tone Morken
    University of Bergen and UNIFOB Helse, Section for Occupational Medicine, Kalfarveien 31, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:56. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to find the prevalence of MSD among personnel in the Royal Norwegian Navy and to assess the association between physical activity at work and at leisure and MSD...
  10. ncbi Chemical sensitivity and the work place environment: research needs
    Bente E Moen
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:1039-42. 2005
    ..This type of research is of interest to understand the development of the syndrome and to suggest preventive actions in the work places...
  11. ncbi [What do we know about chemical hazards in offshore work?]
    Bente E Moen
    Seksjon for arbeidsmedisin, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2627-9. 2004
    ..There are several chemical substances present on the oil platforms, and these factors may influence workers' health...
  12. pmc Neurological symptoms among dental assistants: a cross-sectional study
    Be Moen
    Institute of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Med Toxicol 3:10. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the occurrence of neurological symptoms among dental assistants likely to be exposed to mercury from work with dental filling material, compared to similar health personnel with no such exposure...
  13. pmc Can air pollution affect tear film stability? A cross-sectional study in the aftermath of an explosion accident
    Bente E Moen
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:235. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the relationship between living or working close to the polluted area and tear film stability one and a half years after the explosion...
  14. ncbi Exposure to organic solvents among car painters in Bergen, Norway
    B E Moen
    Division of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 44:185-9. 2000
    ..The study indicates that the exposure to organic solvents is low in the examined car-painting garages, and the risk of adverse health effects related to organic solvents is probably low in these workplaces...
  15. ncbi A survey of occupational health in the Royal Norvegian Navy
    Bente E Moen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int Marit Health 59:35-44. 2008
    ..The project was performed as a response to general concerns regarding harmful work environment and negative health effects for these employees...
  16. ncbi [Skin reaction after St Lucia holiday celebration]
    B E Moen
    Seksjon for arbeidsmedisin, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Ulriksdal 8c, 5009 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 120:3673-4. 2000
    ..It is of importance that noone stops celebrating the Lucia Day. However, proper precautions must be taken, with routines for avoiding exposure to stearine or unfamiliar soaps on the head of Lucia...
  17. ncbi High exposure to respirable dust and quartz in a labour-intensive coal mine in Tanzania
    Simon H D Mamuya
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:197-204. 2006
    ..Dust and quartz in this underground mine should be controlled by giving priority to workers performing drilling and blasting in the development sections of the mine...
  18. doi Is fertility reduced among men exposed to radiofrequency fields in the Norwegian Navy?
    Ole J Møllerløkken
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for, Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:345-52. 2008
    ..This study shows a possible relationship between exposure to radiofrequency fields during work with radiofrequency equipment and radar and reduced fertility. However, the results must be interpreted with caution...
  19. ncbi Associations between self-reported working conditions and registered health and safety results
    Dordi Høivik
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 49:139-47. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between self-reported working conditions and registered health and safety results in a petroleum company in Norway...
  20. ncbi High prevalence of immunoglobulin E (IgE) sensitization among sisal (Agave sisalana) processing workers in Tanzania
    Akwilina V Kayumba
    Research Group on Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, Bergen, Norway
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:263-70. 2008
    ..We examined whether sisal processing is associated with IgE sensitization and its relationship to the prevalence of respiratory symptoms among Tanzanian processors...
  21. ncbi Sleep duration and sleep-related problems in different occupations in the Hordaland Health Study
    Reidun Ursin
    Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Jonas Lies vei 91, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:193-202. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between occupation and sleep duration, sleepiness, insufficient sleep, and insomnia in day and shift workers (including night work and watches)...
  22. ncbi Atopy, symptoms and indoor environmental perceptions, tear film stability, nasal patency and lavage biomarkers in university staff
    Jan Vilhelm Bakke
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:861-72. 2008
    ..Personal predictors (gender, age, smoking, infections) for the biomarkers as well as associations between the biomarkers were also assessed...
  23. ncbi Airflow limitation among workers in a labour-intensive coal mine in Tanzania
    Simon H D Mamuya
    Centre for International Health and Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018, Bergen, Norway
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:567-75. 2007
    ..To describe the relationship between cumulative respirable dust and quartz exposure and lung functioning among workers in a labour-intensive coal mine...
  24. doi Working conditions and exposure to dust and bioaerosols in sisal processing factories in Tanzania
    Akwilina V Kayumba
    Department for Public Health and Primary Health Care, Research Group on Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:165-73. 2009
    ..The study shows that workers in sisal processing in Tanzania are exposed to bioaerosols, and suitable control measures should be implemented. More exposure studies are needed in this type of industry...
  25. ncbi Respiratory symptoms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among cement factory workers
    Julius Mwaiselage
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:316-23. 2005
    ..This study assessed chronic respiratory symptoms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among workers exposed to cement dust at a Tanzanian cement factory...
  26. doi Infertility and spontaneous abortion among female hairdressers: the Hordaland Health Study
    Valborg Baste
    Research Group for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UNIFOB, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1371-7. 2008
    ..The authors investigated the risks of negative reproductive outcome among female hairdressers...
  27. doi Modeling of oil mist and oil vapor concentration in the shale shaker area on offshore drilling installations
    Magne Bratveit
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department for Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:679-86. 2009
    ..Thus, the models will be helpful in planning control measures to reduce the potential for occupational exposure...
  28. doi Effects of navigation method on workload and performance in simulated high-speed ship navigation
    Kristian S Gould
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Appl Ergon 40:103-14. 2009
    ..No differences were observed in subjective workload between groups. Heart rate variability and skin conductance measurements indicated higher workload in conventional navigation, but the differences between groups were not significant...
  29. doi Threats and acts of intimate partner violence reported by users at Norwegian women's shelters
    Kjersti Alsaker
    Faculty of Medicine, Research Group for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Interpers Violence 26:950-70. 2011
    ..A self-administered questionnaire was sent to all the women's shelters. Experiences of violence were measured by The Severity of Violence against Women Scale (SVAWS) and the Psychological Maltreatment of Women Index (PMWI)...
  30. doi Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields; male infertility and sex ratio of offspring
    Valborg Baste
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Occupational Medicine, UNIFOB AS, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:369-77. 2008
    ....
  31. doi Radiofrequency exposure on fast patrol boats in the Royal Norwegian Navy--an approach to a dose assessment
    Valborg Baste
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:350-60. 2010
    ..The methods will form the basis of a job exposure matrix where relative differences in exposure between groups of crew members can be used in further epidemiological studies of reproductive health...
  32. doi Association of psychosocial factors and bullying at individual and department levels among naval military personnel
    Nils Magerøy
    Research Group for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unifob Health Bergen University of Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 66:343-51. 2009
    ..We studied the associations between bullying at work and psychosocial factors both at the individual and at the department levels...
  33. doi Effects of 60 hours of total sleep deprivation on two methods of high-speed ship navigation
    Kristian S Gould
    Research Group for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Ergonomics 52:1469-86. 2009
    ..No significant differences in sleepiness were found, but electroencephalographic recordings indicated more frequent microsleep episodes in the ECDIS condition. This may be influenced by lower overall arousal while navigating with ECDIS...
  34. pmc Increased risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma among upstream petroleum workers
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Occup Environ Med 67:335-40. 2010
    ..To investigate cancer risk, particularly oesophageal cancer, among male upstream petroleum workers offshore potentially exposed to various carcinogenic agents...
  35. doi The activity on a Norwegian Occupational Health mailing list 1997-2006
    Tone Morken
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:56-8. 2009
    ..There are few descriptions of the scientific activity on these mailing lists and none concerning occupational health have been found...
  36. doi Coping with life-threatening events was associated with better self-perceived health in a naval cross-sectional study
    Nils Magerøy
    Research Group for Occupational and Environmental Medicine Unifob Health Bergen, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 65:611-8. 2008
    ..We studied the relationship between experiencing and coping with life-threatening events and self-perceived health in navy personnel operating mainly under peaceful circumstances...
  37. ncbi Increased risk of acute myelogenous leukemia and multiple myeloma in a historical cohort of upstream petroleum workers exposed to crude oil
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 19:13-23. 2008
    ..The results suggest that benzene exposure, which most probably caused the increased risk of acute myelogenous leukemia, also resulted in an increased risk of multiple myeloma...
  38. ncbi Occupational exposure to hairdressing chemicals and immunoglobulin E synthesis
    Bjørg Eli Hollund
    Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:264-9. 2002
    ..This study assessed the effect of exposure to hairdressing chemicals on total and allergen-specific serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) in hairdressers...
  39. ncbi [Reporting of occupational hearing loss in the Norwegian offshore industry 1992-2003]
    Tone Morken
    Seksjon for arbeidsmedisin, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:3272-4. 2005
    ..This industry has for many years focused on noise as a risk factor, and workers are regularly screened for hearing loss...
  40. ncbi Exposure to oil mist and oil vapour during offshore drilling in norway, 1979-2004
    Kjersti Steinsvåg
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:109-22. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi Testing the Job Demand-Control-Support model with anxiety and depression as outcomes: the Hordaland Health Study
    Bjarte Sanne
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:463-73. 2005
    ..To test the strain/iso-strain, interaction and buffer hypotheses of the Job Demand-Control-Support model in relation to anxiety and depression...
  42. ncbi Exposure to sulfuric acid in zinc production
    Magne Bratveit
    University of Bergen, Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:159-70. 2004
    ..The risk of cancer among the cell house workers should be investigated in an epidemiological study...
  43. ncbi Reduced exposure to organic solvents by use of water-based paint systems in car repair shops
    Magne Bratveit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:31-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine to what extent the substitution of solvent-based paint by water-based paint has reduced potential exposure to organic solvents for spray painters in car repair shops...
  44. ncbi Occupational differences in levels of anxiety and depression: the Hordaland Health Study
    Bjarte Sanne
    Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 45:628-38. 2003
    ..The strength of the associations between depression score/caseness and skill levels are of clinical significance. Screening for depression should be considered in low-skill occupations...
  45. ncbi Occupation, lifestyle factors and health-related quality of life: the Hordaland Health Study
    Trond Riise
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 45:324-32. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi Dust exposure during small-scale mining in Tanzania: a pilot study
    Magne Bratveit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 47:235-40. 2003
    ..In the absence of personal protective equipment, the miners in the Mererani area are presumably at a high risk of developing chronic silicosis...
  47. ncbi Organic solvents and the risk of multiple sclerosis
    Trond Riise
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Epidemiology 13:718-20. 2002
    ..Epidemiologic studies suggest that environmental factors may be part of the yet unknown causation of multiple sclerosis (MS). Several case-control studies have shown a history of elevated exposure to organic solvents among cases...
  48. ncbi Variability of exposure and estimation of cumulative exposure in a manually operated coal mine
    Simon H D Mamuya
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:737-45. 2006
    ..1 mg* yr m(-3) for respirable dust and 2.0 mg* yr m(-3) for quartz...
  49. ncbi Low health-related quality of life among abused women
    Kjersti Alsaker
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen and Bergen University College, Kalfarveien 31, 5018, Bergen, Norway
    Qual Life Res 15:959-65. 2006
    ..Health care workers must give priority to developing intervention plans for victims of violence from intimate partners...
  50. pmc Exposure to carcinogens for defined job categories in Norway's offshore petroleum industry, 1970 to 2005
    Kjersti Steinsvåg
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Environ Med 64:250-8. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Acute respiratory symptoms among sisal workers in Tanzania
    Akwilina V Kayumba
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:290-3. 2007
    ..Few studies have focused on respiratory health effects among sisal workers...
  52. ncbi Gender and the physical and psychosocial work environments are related to indoor air symptoms
    Jan Vilhelm Bakke
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 49:641-50. 2007
    ..To assess gender differences in self-reported symptoms, psychosocial, subjective, and objective physical environments...
  53. ncbi Biological monitoring of benzene exposure for process operators during ordinary activity in the upstream petroleum industry
    Magne Bratveit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:487-94. 2007
    ..Although these operators perform tasks with relatively high short-term exposure to benzene, the full-shift mean exposure is low during ordinary activity. Some evidence indicates benzene uptake within this range of exposure...
  54. pmc Inter-rater agreement in the assessment of exposure to carcinogens in the offshore petroleum industry
    Kjersti Steinsvåg
    University of Bergen, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Occupational Medicine, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Environ Med 64:582-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the reliability of an expert team assessing exposure to carcinogens in the offshore petroleum industry and to study how the information provided influenced the agreement among raters...
  55. ncbi Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Norway's offshore petroleum industry
    Tone Morken
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:112-7. 2007
    ..Since 1992, physicians have reported work-related diseases among workers in Norway's offshore petroleum industry to the Petroleum Safety Authority, as required by law...
  56. ncbi Biological monitoring of benzene exposure during maintenance work in crude oil cargo tanks
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Chem Biol Interact 164:60-7. 2006
    ..Control measures should be improved for processes, which impose a potential for increased absorption of benzene upon the workers...
  57. doi Occupational injuries and fatalities in copper mining in Zambia
    Prudence Michelo
    Department for Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:191-4. 2009
    ..The metal mining industry employs approximately 15% of formally employed workers in Zambia, but there is little information about the magnitude of occupational injuries among the miners...
  58. doi Reduced lung function among sisal processors
    Akwilina Kayumba
    Tanzania Occupational HealthServices, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Occup Environ Med 68:682-5. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine lung function and chronic respiratory symptoms among sisal workers in Tanzania and compare the results with a control group...
  59. ncbi Exposure to ammonia and acute respiratory effects in a urea fertilizer factory
    Md Hamidur Rahman
    Centre for International Health
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:153-9. 2007
    ..The higher level of exposure to ammonia in the urea plant was associated with an increased prevalence of respiratory symptoms and an acute decline in lung function...
  60. ncbi Parent's occupation and isolated orofacial clefts in Norway: a population-based case-control study
    Ruby H N Nguyen
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Durham, NC 22709, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:763-71. 2007
    ..Occupational factors have been associated with risk of orofacial clefts in offspring, although data are limited. We explored associations between parent's occupation and isolated orofacial clefts using a population-based case-control study...
  61. ncbi HIV risk behavior and work in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
    Esther Buregyeya
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, P O Box 7072 Kampala Uganda
    East Afr J Public Health 5:43-8. 2008
    ..The study assessed the prevalence of factors associated with HIV risky behaviour among employees of a Sugar Factory in Jinja District, Uganda...
  62. ncbi Respiratory health among quartz-exposed slate workers--a problem even today
    Hilde Suhr
    Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hospital of Telemark HF, Ulefossveien 52, N 3710 Skien, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:406-7. 2003
    ..Quartz and dust are known to cause respiratory problems. Slate workers in Alta, Norway are exposed to these compounds even today, and the need for improvement of their work environment was evaluated...
  63. ncbi [Occupational environment and health in oil industry]
    Bente E Moen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2599. 2004
  64. ncbi [Can work-related eye injuries be avoided?]
    Nils Bull
    Øyeavdelingen, Haukeland Universitetssykehus, 5021 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2776-9. 2004
    ..The eyes are among the organs most frequently hurt in occupational injuries. The characteristics of eye injuries were studied in order to suggest preventive measures...
  65. ncbi The impact of social and organizational factors on workers' use of personal protective equipment: a multilevel approach
    Steffen Torp
    Centre for Health Promotion in Settings, Faculty of Health Science, Vestfold University College, P O Box 2243, N 3103 Tønsberg, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 47:829-37. 2005
    ..On the basis of the job demands-control-support model by Karasek and Theorell, we investigated how social and organizational factors influence workers' use of personal protective equipment (PPE)...
  66. ncbi Our work and its effects on our children
    Bente E Moen
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:393-5. 2007