F G Benavides

Summary

Affiliation: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Scientific evidence and legal liability in occupational health: indemnity claim based on lack of safety and hygiene controls after a worker's death due to mesothelioma]
    Fernando G Benavides
    CISAL Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader, 88, Barcelona, 08003 Spain
    Arch Prev Riesgos Labor 15:86-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint [Consumption of alcohol and other drugs by the active population in Spain]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 27:248-53. 2013
  3. pmc The effect of perceived discrimination on the health of immigrant workers in Spain
    Andrés A Agudelo-Suárez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Antioquia, Calle 64 N 52 59 Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    BMC Public Health 11:652. 2011
  4. pmc Sickness presenteeism in Spanish-born and immigrant workers in Spain
    Andrés A Agudelo-Suárez
    Centre for Research in Occupational Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:791. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Certification of occupational diseases as common diseases in a primary health care setting
    Fernando G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 47:176-80. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Does return to work occur earlier after work-related sick leave episodes than after non-work-related sick leave episodes? A retrospective cohort study in Spain
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 66:63-7. 2009
  7. pmc Associations between temporary employment and occupational injury: what are the mechanisms?
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 63:416-21. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Risk of occupational injury in foreign workers in Spain [2003 and 2004]]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 22:44-7. 2008
  9. pmc Ill health, social protection, labour relations, and sickness absence
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 63:228-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the effectiveness of preventive activities (Strategic Action Plans) on the incidence of non-fatal traumatic occupational injuries leading to disabilities in Spain (1994-2004)]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Universidad Pompeu Fabra
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 81:615-24. 2007

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. doi request reprint [Scientific evidence and legal liability in occupational health: indemnity claim based on lack of safety and hygiene controls after a worker's death due to mesothelioma]
    Fernando G Benavides
    CISAL Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader, 88, Barcelona, 08003 Spain
    Arch Prev Riesgos Labor 15:86-9. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint [Consumption of alcohol and other drugs by the active population in Spain]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 27:248-53. 2013
    ..To describe consumption patterns of alcohol and other drugs in the active population in Spain by gender...
  3. pmc The effect of perceived discrimination on the health of immigrant workers in Spain
    Andrés A Agudelo-Suárez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Antioquia, Calle 64 N 52 59 Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    BMC Public Health 11:652. 2011
    ..This study analyses the relationship between immigrants' perceived discrimination and various self-reported health indicators...
  4. pmc Sickness presenteeism in Spanish-born and immigrant workers in Spain
    Andrés A Agudelo-Suárez
    Centre for Research in Occupational Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:791. 2010
    ..This study aims to assess rates of sickness presenteeism in a sample of Spanish-born and foreign-born workers according to different characteristics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Certification of occupational diseases as common diseases in a primary health care setting
    Fernando G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 47:176-80. 2005
    ..It is often difficult to discern whether a disease is an occupational or common disease, especially in a primary care setting...
  6. doi request reprint Does return to work occur earlier after work-related sick leave episodes than after non-work-related sick leave episodes? A retrospective cohort study in Spain
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 66:63-7. 2009
    ..In Spain, sick pay benefits for work-related sick leave episodes are higher than for non-work-related episodes. Our aim is to assess whether time to return to work is longer for higher paid sick leave episodes than for lower paid episodes...
  7. pmc Associations between temporary employment and occupational injury: what are the mechanisms?
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 63:416-21. 2006
    ..To determine whether observed higher risks of occupational injury among temporary workers are due to exposure to hazardous working conditions and/or to lack of job experience level...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Risk of occupational injury in foreign workers in Spain [2003 and 2004]]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 22:44-7. 2008
    ..To compare the risk of occupational injury (OI) by nationality in 2003 and 2004...
  9. pmc Ill health, social protection, labour relations, and sickness absence
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 63:228-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the effectiveness of preventive activities (Strategic Action Plans) on the incidence of non-fatal traumatic occupational injuries leading to disabilities in Spain (1994-2004)]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Universidad Pompeu Fabra
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 81:615-24. 2007
    ..This study is aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of these plans...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Professional competencies in public health]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Sociedad Española de Epidemiología, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 20:239-43. 2006
  12. pmc Effectiveness of occupational injury prevention policies in Spain
    Fernando G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Centre, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, c o Doctor Aiguader, 88 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Public Health Rep 124:180-7. 2009
    ..We examined the effectiveness of preventive interventions against occupational injuries (preferential action plans [PAPs]) developed by Spanish regional governments starting in 2000...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Occupational injury, a public health priority]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unidad de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Departamento de Ciencias Experimentales y de la Salud, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 80:553-65. 2006
    ..Preventive activities should focus both on working conditions at the company level (micro) as well as on employment and industrial public policies (macro). Greater evaluation is needed of these latter policies...
  14. doi request reprint [Identification and selection of diseases of possible occupational origin managed through the National Health System]
    Fernando G Benavides
    CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 43:524-30. 2011
    ..To identify and select common diseases of possible occupational origin, managed through the Spanish National Health System...
  15. doi request reprint [Incidence of permanent disability in a cohort of social security-affiliated workers (2004-2007)]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral CiSAL, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:385-90. 2010
    ..To describe the incidence of permanent disability, both work-related and non-work-related, by several socioeconomic and geographical variables...
  16. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of fatal occupational injuries in Catalonia (Spain)
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:110-4. 2004
    ..Thoroughness in a given health information system is one of its most important quality indicators. In Spain, in approximately 30% of serious occupational injuries, there is no information on the final outcome...
  17. doi request reprint [On the training of public health professionals, some advances and many challenges. SESPAS Report 2010]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Plan de Formación, CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:90-5. 2010
    ....
  18. doi request reprint [Evaluation of the management of nonwork-related sick leave lasting more than 15 days in Catalonia (Spain)]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:215-9. 2010
    ..To compare the length of nonwork-related sick leave among cases managed by an insurance company versus those managed by the National Institute of Social Security (NISS)...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Emotional disorders in the working population: an emerging problem in occupational health?]
    D Gimeno
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 116:493-5. 2001
    ..To know the prevalence of emotional disorders in a working population...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Description of psychosocial risk factors in four companies]
    F G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:222-9. 2002
    ..To describe the distribution of work-related psychosocial risk factor scores in four companies according to the personal and occupational characteristics of the workers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of fatal occupational injury surveillance systems between the European Union and the United States
    Fernando G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 44:385-91. 2003
    ..Comparison of workplace injury statistics among countries is often problematic, mainly because work injury statistics are based on different national recording and notification systems...
  22. doi request reprint A qualitative study about immigrant workers' perceptions of their working conditions in Spain
    E Q Ahonen
    Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:936-42. 2009
    ..Spain has recently become an inward migration country. Little is known about the occupational health of immigrant workers. This study aimed to explore the perceptions that immigrant workers in Spain had of their working conditions...
  23. pmc How do types of employment relate to health indicators? Findings from the second European survey on working conditions
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:494-501. 2000
    ....
  24. pmc Distribution of sickness absence in the European Union countries
    D Gimeno
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:867-9. 2004
    ..To determine the sickness absence frequency in European Union (EU) countries...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mesothelioma mortality in men: trends during 1977-2001 and projections for 2002-2016 in Spain
    S Pitarque
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 65:279-82. 2008
    ..To evaluate mesothelioma death trends in Spain and to predict the number of future cases of mesothelioma...
  26. pmc Criteria and methods used for the assessment of fitness for work: a systematic review
    Consol Serra
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 64:304-12. 2007
    ..There is very scarce scientific evidence based on empirical data, probably because there are no standard or valid methodologies for all professions and circumstances...
  27. ncbi request reprint Types of employment and health in the European union: changes from 1995 to 2000
    Joan Benach
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 14:314-21. 2004
    ..This study compares associations between types of employment and health indicators in the Second (ES1995) and the Third European Survey on Working Conditions (ES2000) by gender, adjusting for individual and country-level confounders...
  28. doi request reprint [Precarious employment in undocumented immigrants in Spain and its relationship with health]
    Victoria Porthé
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Departamento de Ciencias Experimentales y de la Salud, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:107-14. 2009
    ..To describe the characteristics of precarious employment in undocumented immigrants in Spain and its relationship with health...
  29. pmc Psychosocial factors and work related sickness absence among permanent and non-permanent employees
    David Gimeno
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, C Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:870-6. 2004
    ..To examine the association between psychosocial work factors and work related sickness absence among permanent and non-permanent employees by sex...
  30. doi request reprint Extending a model of precarious employment: A qualitative study of immigrant workers in Spain
    Victoria Porthé
    Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:417-24. 2010
    ..Globalization has led to a growth in migration, as people leave their countries in search of work. We aimed to describe the dimensions of precarious employment for immigrant workers in Spain...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Duration of work absence attributable to non work-related diseases by health regions in catalonia]
    Isabel Torá Rocamora
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral CiSAL, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 84:61-9. 2010
    ..This study analyze the duration of episodes of work absence due to non work-related diseases in Catalonia by health regions, assuming a homogeneous distribution of durations between health regions...
  32. doi request reprint The Employment Precariousness Scale (EPRES): psychometric properties of a new tool for epidemiological studies among waged and salaried workers
    Alejandra Vives
    Center for Research in Occupational Health CiSAL, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, C Dr Aiguader 88, Edifici PRBB 1 planta, CiSAL, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 67:548-55. 2010
    ..The Employment Precariousness Scale (EPRES) is a newly developed, theory-based, multidimensional questionnaire specifically devised for epidemiological studies among waged and salaried workers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Immigrant populations, work and health--a systematic literature review
    Emily Q Ahonen
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Carrer Doctor Aiguader 88, ES 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:96-104. 2007
    ..This paper summarizes the information on immigrant occupational health available from recent studies, incorporating varied study designs...
  34. ncbi request reprint External validation of psychological job demands in a bus driver sample
    David Gimeno
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, India
    J Occup Health 46:43-8. 2004
    ..Other studies are necessary to confirm these results and to assess job control and job social support. This would be another step in improving our knowledge of the quality of measurement of psychosocial risk factors...
  35. ncbi request reprint Occupational categories and sickness absence certified as attributable to common diseases
    Fernando G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 13:51-5. 2003
    ..corrected] This paper focuses on the relationship between sickness absence rates certified as attributable to common (non-work-related) diseases and occupational categories...
  36. ncbi request reprint A new occupational health agenda for a new work environment
    Joan Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:191-6. 2002
    ..An alternative is also proposed for dealing with the conditions and settings needed to meet the new challenges related to establishing an effective occupational health policy...
  37. doi request reprint Immigration, employment relations, and health: Developing a research agenda
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Occupational Health Research Center, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:338-43. 2010
    ..Migrant workers contribute to the economic growth of high-income countries often serving as the labour force performing dangerous, dirty and degrading work that nationals are reluctant to perform...
  38. doi request reprint Invisible work, unseen hazards: The health of women immigrant household service workers in Spain
    Emily Q Ahonen
    Occupational Health Research Center, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health Spain CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:405-16. 2010
    ..Household service work has been largely absent from occupational health studies. We examine the occupational hazards and health effects identified by immigrant women household service workers...
  39. doi request reprint [Comparison of non-fatal occupational injuries by autonomous communities in Spain (1994-2004)]
    Maria Lopez-Ruiz
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:489-95. 2009
    ....
  40. pmc Risk of fatal and non-fatal occupational injury in foreign workers in Spain
    Emily Q Ahonen
    Pompeu Fabra University, Occupational Health Research Unit, CEXS, Carrer Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:424-6. 2006
    ..Available information on the occupational conditions of foreign workers is scarce. This study aims to add to this information by describing occupational injuries in foreign workers in Spain. Design, setting,..
  41. ncbi request reprint Work in the textile industry in Spain and bladder cancer
    C Serra
    Unit of Occupational Health Research, University Pompeu Fabra, PRBB Building, 1st floor room 171 01, c Dr Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 65:552-9. 2008
    ..Textile manufacturing is a complex industry that has frequently been associated with bladder cancer. However, results have not been consistent. This study investigated the risk of bladder cancer in Spanish textile workers...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Quality of medical diagnosis in sick leave certificates for non-occupational diseases and injuries]
    J Castejon
    Unitat de Salut Laboral Costa de Ponent, Institut Catala de la Salut, El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Aten Primaria 37:142-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the quality of medical diagnosis in the sick leave certificate...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Return to work after a non-work related sick spell: the role of age, sex, economic activity and autonomous community]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unidad de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Departamento de Ciencias Experimentales y de la Salud, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 81:183-90. 2007
    ..To describe the duration of non-work related sickness absences incidents according to age, sex, economic activity and Autonomous Community...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Time trends in fatal traumatic occupational injuries in Spain [1992-2002]]
    Noelia Santamaría
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 20:280-6; discussion 286. 2006
    ..To describe time trends in fatal traumatic occupational injuries by economic activity, type of contract, age, and gender between 1992 and 2002 in Spain...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Occupational accident injuries in Spain: a comparison among Autonomous Communities in 1989, 1993 and 2000]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 78:583-91. 2004
    ..This study was aimed at comparing the incidence of fatal and non-fatal occupational accident injuries by Autonomous Communities in 1989, 1993 and 2000...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Scientific vocation, political vocation... in public health]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Catedrático de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 22:81-2. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint [Cost comparison of temporary sickness absence in 2006 between Barcelona and Madrid provinces, Spain]
    Mónica Ballesteros Polo
    División de Servicios Médicos, Midat Mutual Cyclops, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 83:453-61. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to compare cost differences of temporary sickness absence between Barcelona and Madrid...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Occupational injury in foreign workers by economic activity and autonomous community (Spain 2005)]
    Ma José López-Jacob
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 82:179-87. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the incidences for both fatal and non-fatal injuries in foreign workers to that of Spanish workers in 2005, by autonomous community and economic activity...
  49. pmc Flexible employment and health inequalities
    Fernando G Benavides
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:719-20. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint [The European Space for Higher Education: a great opportunity for public health]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Gac Sanit 20:89-90. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint [The new program of the specialty of preventive medicine and public health: an attempt to improve professional practice]
    Luis Gomez
    Gac Sanit 18:79-80. 2004
  52. pmc Occupational risk factors and asthma among health care professionals
    George L Delclos
    The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Street, Suite RAS W1018, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:667-75. 2007
    ..Recent U.S. data suggest an increased risk of work-related asthma among health care workers, yet only a few specific determinants have been elucidated...
  53. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to organic solvents and K-ras mutations in exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Juan Alguacil
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Carrer del Doctor Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 23:101-6. 2002
    ..Since this is only the first study on occupational exposures and K-ras mutations in EPC, studies able to refute or to confirm the findings are required before public health implications, if any, are assessed...