Ana M Garcia

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Affiliation: University of Valencia
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi A job-exposure matrix for research and surveillance of occupational health and safety in Spanish workers: MatEmESp
    Ana M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 56:1226-38. 2013
  2. doi [A participatory ergonomics program in a chemical company]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud ISTAS, Valencia, Espana
    Gac Sanit 26:383-6. 2012
  3. ncbi Prevalence of exposure to occupational risks during pregnancy in Spain
    Ana M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Valencia, Avda Tarongers 4b, 46021, Valencia, Spain
    Int J Public Health 57:817-26. 2012
  4. doi [Validity of a questionnaire for the assessment of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms and physical demands]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud, Ramón Gordillo 7, Valencia, Spain
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:339-49. 2011
  5. ncbi [Incidence and prevalence of occupational diseases in Spain]
    Ana M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública Universidad de Valencia Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud ISTAS Valencia España
    Aten Primaria 40:439-45. 2008
  6. doi [Occupational health of immigrant workers in Spain [ITSAL Project]: key informants survey]
    Ana M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:91-7. 2009
  7. ncbi [Participatory ergonomics: a model for the prevention of occupational musculoskeletal disorders]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud ISTAS, Valencia, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 83:509-18. 2009
  8. doi Isolated and joint effects of tobacco and alcohol consumption on risk of Alzheimer's disease
    Ana M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Alzheimers Dis 20:577-86. 2010
  9. doi [Labor market and health. SESPAS Report 2010]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindicalde Trabajo, Ambientey Salud, Valencia, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:62-7. 2010
  10. doi Occupational exposure to extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields and Alzheimer disease: a meta-analysis
    Ana M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:329-40. 2008

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  1. doi A job-exposure matrix for research and surveillance of occupational health and safety in Spanish workers: MatEmESp
    Ana M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 56:1226-38. 2013
    ..In this study we describe a general-population job-exposure matrix (MatEmESp) for Spanish workers covering the period 1996-2005...
  2. doi [A participatory ergonomics program in a chemical company]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud ISTAS, Valencia, Espana
    Gac Sanit 26:383-6. 2012
    ..To develop this kind of program, which could benefit a substantial number of workers in Spain, a firm commitment to prevention by companies is required...
  3. ncbi Prevalence of exposure to occupational risks during pregnancy in Spain
    Ana M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Valencia, Avda Tarongers 4b, 46021, Valencia, Spain
    Int J Public Health 57:817-26. 2012
    ..We describe reported exposures to main categories of occupational agents and conditions in Spanish pregnant workers...
  4. doi [Validity of a questionnaire for the assessment of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms and physical demands]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud, Ramón Gordillo 7, Valencia, Spain
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:339-49. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the validity of a questionnaire designed to be applied in these programs...
  5. ncbi [Incidence and prevalence of occupational diseases in Spain]
    Ana M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública Universidad de Valencia Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud ISTAS Valencia España
    Aten Primaria 40:439-45. 2008
    ..To estimate the impact of occupational diseases in Spain in terms of incidence and prevalence and to compare them with the notifications actually made...
  6. doi [Occupational health of immigrant workers in Spain [ITSAL Project]: key informants survey]
    Ana M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:91-7. 2009
    ..To describe the characteristics, working conditions, and occupational health situation of immigrant workers in Spain through key informants...
  7. ncbi [Participatory ergonomics: a model for the prevention of occupational musculoskeletal disorders]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud ISTAS, Valencia, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 83:509-18. 2009
    ....
  8. doi Isolated and joint effects of tobacco and alcohol consumption on risk of Alzheimer's disease
    Ana M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Alzheimers Dis 20:577-86. 2010
    ....
  9. doi [Labor market and health. SESPAS Report 2010]
    Ana M Garcia
    Instituto Sindicalde Trabajo, Ambientey Salud, Valencia, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:62-7. 2010
    ..Temporary contracts account for 24% of all job contracts. Economic and employment policies are urgently needed to reverse this situation, which unquestionably has a negative effect on people's health and wellbeing...
  10. doi Occupational exposure to extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields and Alzheimer disease: a meta-analysis
    Ana M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:329-40. 2008
    ..A systematic review and meta-analysis of published epidemiological studies on this subject was carried out...
  11. pmc Factors associated with the activities of safety representatives in Spanish workplaces
    Ana M Garcia
    ISTAS, Almirante, 3, 4, 46003 Valencia Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:784-90. 2007
    ..To describe the activities of safety representatives in workplaces in Spain...
  12. ncbi [Estimate of the mortality rate attributable to occupational diseases in Spain, 2004]
    Ana M García García
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad de Valencia
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 81:261-70. 2007
    ..In this study, the occupational disease-related mortality and the costs thereof are estimated based on attributable risks calculated in international literature...
  13. ncbi Paternal exposure to pesticides and congenital malformations
    A M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:473-80. 1998
    ..In this paper, the results concerning paternal exposure are presented...
  14. ncbi Experts' assessment of probability and level of pesticide exposure in agricultural workers
    A M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 42:911-6. 2000
    ..But the application of experts' judgment in this area needs more research in assessing the validity of this approach...
  15. ncbi [Pesticide application practices in agricultural workers]
    A M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Bromatologia, Toxicologia y Medicina Legal, Universitat de Valencia
    Gac Sanit 16:236-40. 2002
    ..We describe the sociodemographic characteristics and determinants of pesticide exposure in agricultural workers applying pesticides...
  16. ncbi [Quality of manuscript evaluation in Gaceta Sanitaria]
    A M Garcia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Bromatologia, Toxicologia y Medicina Legal, Universitat de Valencia, Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:244-9. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi Occupational exposure to pesticides and congenital malformations: a review of mechanisms, methods, and results
    A M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 33:232-40. 1998
    ..Avoiding the main limitations of previous studies, some of the key elements for future research are presented...
  18. pmc A glossary for research in occupational health
    A M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:7-10. 2003
    ..The terms have been ordered according to their logical connections, so the glossary can be read from beginning to end giving the reader an overview on occupational health research main focuses, methods, and applications...
  19. ncbi Pesticide exposure and women's health
    Ana M Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 44:584-94. 2003
    ..Research on pesticide-related health effects has been mostly focused in industrialized countries and in men. This paper discusses critical issues related to women's pesticide exposure and its effects on women's health...
  20. pmc Why do workers behave unsafely at work? Determinants of safe work practices in industrial workers
    A M Garcia
    Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, University of Valencia, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:239-46. 2004
    ..To explore the relation between safety climate (workers' perceptions regarding management's attitudes towards occupational safety and health) and workers' behaviour at work...
  21. pmc Occupational risk factors in Alzheimer's disease: a review assessing the quality of published epidemiological studies
    Miguel Santibañez
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University Miguel Hernandez, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 64:723-32. 2007
    ..For the remaining occupational agents, the evidence of association is less consistent (for solvents and EMF) or absent (for lead and aluminium)...
  22. doi Participation and influence of migrant workers on working conditions: a qualitative approach
    María J López-Jacob
    Instituto Sindical de Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud, Spain
    New Solut 20:225-38. 2010
    ..Unions need to increase attention to and adapt measures for this particularly vulnerable group of workers...
  23. ncbi [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...