Sean Gallagher

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of posture on dynamic back loading during a cable lifting task
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Ergonomics 45:380-98. 2002
  2. doi request reprint An analysis of injury claims from low-seam coal mines
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Injury Prevention Branch, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    J Safety Res 40:233-7. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical limitations and musculoskeletal complaints associated with work in unusual or restricted postures: a literature review
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, PO Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    J Safety Res 36:51-61. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of fatigue failure responses of old versus middle-aged lumbar motion segments in simulated flexed lifting
    Sean Gallagher
    NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1832-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of loading and morphometric factors associated with specific failure modes in fatigue testing of lumbar motion segments
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Injury Prevention Branch, P O Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:228-34. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Locomotion in restricted space: kinematic and electromyographic analysis of stoopwalking and crawling
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Office of Mine Safety and Health Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Gait Posture 33:71-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Electromyography of the thigh muscles during lifting tasks in kneeling and squatting postures
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ergonomics 54:91-102. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of applied forces and electromyography of back and shoulders muscles when performing a simulated hand scaling task
    William Porter
    Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:411-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Computer simulations help determine safe vertical boom speeds for roof bolting in underground coal mines
    Dean H Ambrose
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, United States
    J Safety Res 36:387-97. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Visual performance for trip hazard detection when using incandescent and led miner cap lamps
    John J Sammarco
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, P O Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    J Safety Res 41:85-91. 2010

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of posture on dynamic back loading during a cable lifting task
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Ergonomics 45:380-98. 2002
    ..05). Despite the more selective nature of trunk EMG changes due to posture, the magnitude of changes in spinal loading was often quite dramatic. However, average compression values exceeded 3400 N for all cable lifting tasks...
  2. doi request reprint An analysis of injury claims from low-seam coal mines
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Injury Prevention Branch, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    J Safety Res 40:233-7. 2009
    ..The restricted workspace present in low-seam coal mines forces workers to adopt awkward working postures (kneeling and stooping), which place high physical demands on the knee and lower back...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical limitations and musculoskeletal complaints associated with work in unusual or restricted postures: a literature review
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, PO Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    J Safety Res 36:51-61. 2005
    ..g., underground miners, aircraft baggage handlers, plumbers, agricultural workers, mechanics, and others) are often required to adopt postures such as kneeling, stooping, squatting, or lying down for significant periods of the workday...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of fatigue failure responses of old versus middle-aged lumbar motion segments in simulated flexed lifting
    Sean Gallagher
    NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1832-9. 2007
    ..Survival analysis techniques were used to compare the fatigue failure responses of elderly motion segments to a middle-aged sample...
  5. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of loading and morphometric factors associated with specific failure modes in fatigue testing of lumbar motion segments
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Injury Prevention Branch, P O Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:228-34. 2006
    ..There is currently little information regarding factors associated with specific modes of motion segment failure using a fatigue failure model...
  6. doi request reprint Locomotion in restricted space: kinematic and electromyographic analysis of stoopwalking and crawling
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Office of Mine Safety and Health Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Gait Posture 33:71-6. 2011
    ..05); however, subjects complained of discomfort without kneepads (especially in two-point crawling). Results of this study have implications for work performed in underground coal mines, as well as emergency or evacuation considerations...
  7. doi request reprint Electromyography of the thigh muscles during lifting tasks in kneeling and squatting postures
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ergonomics 54:91-102. 2011
    ..This paper examines the EMG responses of knee extensors/flexors to lifting in these postures, discusses the impact of posture and kneepads on muscle recruitment and explores the implications for work in such postures...
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of applied forces and electromyography of back and shoulders muscles when performing a simulated hand scaling task
    William Porter
    Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:411-6. 2010
    ..Results of these studies suggest that miners scale points on the rock face that are below their knees, and reposition the bucket as often as necessary to do so...
  9. ncbi request reprint Computer simulations help determine safe vertical boom speeds for roof bolting in underground coal mines
    Dean H Ambrose
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, United States
    J Safety Res 36:387-97. 2005
    ..Laboratory experiments with human subjects are also not feasible because of safety and ethical issues...
  10. doi request reprint Visual performance for trip hazard detection when using incandescent and led miner cap lamps
    John J Sammarco
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, P O Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    J Safety Res 41:85-91. 2010
    ..A secondary objective was to determine the effects of aging on visual performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Torso flexion loads and the fatigue failure of human lumbosacral motion segments
    Sean Gallagher
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 0070, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2265-73. 2005
    ..5 degrees, and 45 degrees), and lumbosacral motion segments were cyclically loaded using these loads until failure or to a maximum of 10,020 cycles...
  12. ncbi request reprint Letters
    Sean Gallagher
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1378. 2002