SangWoo Tak

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Excess risk of head and chest colds among teachers and other school workers
    SangWoo Tak
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Sch Health 81:560-5. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Exposure to hazardous workplace noise and use of hearing protection devices among US workers--NHANES, 1999-2004
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:358-71. 2009
  3. pmc Workplace assaults on nursing assistants in US nursing homes: a multilevel analysis
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1938-45. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The estimated national burden of physical ergonomic hazards among US workers
    SangWoo Tak
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:395-404. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Physical ergonomic hazards in highway tunnel construction: overview from the Construction Occupational Health Program
    SangWoo Tak
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:665-71. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Variability in risk factors for knee injury in construction
    SangWoo Tak
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:113-20. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Characteristics of US workers whose blood lead levels trigger the medical removal protection provision, and conformity with biological monitoring requirements, 2003-2005
    SangWoo Tak
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:691-700. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Hearing difficulty attributable to employment by industry and occupation: an analysis of the National Health Interview Survey--United States, 1997 to 2003
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:46-56. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Floodwater exposure and the related health symptoms among firefighters in New Orleans, Louisiana 2005
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:377-82. 2007
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms among firefighters and related factors after the response to Hurricane Katrina
    SangWoo Tak
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 84:153-61. 2007

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Excess risk of head and chest colds among teachers and other school workers
    SangWoo Tak
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Sch Health 81:560-5. 2011
    ..This analysis examined whether teachers and other school workers are at higher risk of head/chest cold compared to all other workers in the United States...
  2. doi request reprint Exposure to hazardous workplace noise and use of hearing protection devices among US workers--NHANES, 1999-2004
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:358-71. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of workplace noise exposure and use of hearing protection devices (HPDs) at noisy work, NIOSH analyzed 1999-2004 data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)...
  3. pmc Workplace assaults on nursing assistants in US nursing homes: a multilevel analysis
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1938-45. 2010
    ..We examined risk factors for injuries to nursing assistants from assaults by nursing home residents at both the individual and the organizational level...
  4. doi request reprint The estimated national burden of physical ergonomic hazards among US workers
    SangWoo Tak
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:395-404. 2011
    ..To estimate the national burden of physical ergonomic hazards among working adults in the US...
  5. doi request reprint Physical ergonomic hazards in highway tunnel construction: overview from the Construction Occupational Health Program
    SangWoo Tak
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:665-71. 2011
    ..Numerous opportunities exist for the development and implementation of ergonomic interventions to protect the health and safety of construction workers...
  6. doi request reprint Variability in risk factors for knee injury in construction
    SangWoo Tak
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:113-20. 2009
    ..Homogenous exposure groups are not easily defined from the readily available organizational features of construction work...
  7. doi request reprint Characteristics of US workers whose blood lead levels trigger the medical removal protection provision, and conformity with biological monitoring requirements, 2003-2005
    SangWoo Tak
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:691-700. 2008
    ..This study estimates the proportion of workers with BLLs that trigger the medical removal provision by industry sector, and examines whether workers received appropriate follow-up blood lead testing...
  8. doi request reprint Hearing difficulty attributable to employment by industry and occupation: an analysis of the National Health Interview Survey--United States, 1997 to 2003
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:46-56. 2008
    ..To estimate the national burden of hearing difficulty among workers in US industries and occupations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Floodwater exposure and the related health symptoms among firefighters in New Orleans, Louisiana 2005
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:377-82. 2007
    ..Concerns over increased reports of physical health symptoms thought to be related to floodwater exposure among New Orleans firefighters prompted a health hazard evaluation of firefighters following Hurricane Katrina...
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms among firefighters and related factors after the response to Hurricane Katrina
    SangWoo Tak
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 84:153-61. 2007
    ..The results underscore the need for the incorporation of physical and psychological health follow-up of emergency responders after natural disasters to better understand, monitor, and treat their health conditions...
  11. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in work-related injuries and socio-economic resources among nursing assistants employed in US nursing homes
    SangWoo Tak
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:951-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to estimate the proportion of nursing assistants (NAs) in the US with work-related injuries and insufficient socio-economic resources by race/ethnicity...
  12. doi request reprint Characterization of lead in US workplaces using data from OSHA's integrated management information system
    Scott A Henn
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies DSHEFS, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:356-65. 2011
    ..Lead hazards continue to be encountered in the workplace. OSHA's Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) is the largest available database containing sampling results in US workplaces...
  13. doi request reprint Mental health outcomes in police personnel after Hurricane Katrina
    Christine West
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:689-95. 2008
    ..We examined symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) personnel who provided law enforcement and relief services to affected communities following Hurricane Katrina...
  14. pmc The prevalence of short sleep duration by industry and occupation in the National Health Interview Survey
    Sara E Luckhaupt
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Sleep 33:149-59. 2010
    ..g., manufacturing and service) and occupations with long work-weeks (e.g., managerial/professional, sales, and transportation) is associated with an increased risk of short sleep duration...
  15. doi request reprint Lung cancer risk among construction workers in California, 1988-2007
    Geoffrey M Calvert
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:412-22. 2012
    ..Although lung cancer risks can vary by race/ethnicity and by construction occupation, these risks have not been examined extensively...
  16. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination coverage among US nursing home nursing assistants: the role of working conditions
    Matthew Groenewold
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Alice Hamilton Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:85.e17-23. 2012
    ..To estimate influenza vaccination coverage among nursing assistants (NAs) working in US nursing homes, and to identify demographic and occupational predictors of vaccination status among NAs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimating the global burden of low back pain attributable to combined occupational exposures
    Laura Punnett
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:459-69. 2005
    ..There is little information about the global burden of non-traumatic low back pain (LBP) attributable to the effects of physical and psychosocial occupational stressors...
  18. doi request reprint Risk of infections associated with improperly reprocessed transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy equipment
    Fernanda Lessa
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:289-93. 2008
    ..An investigation was initiated to assess the risks of transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and bacteria during prostate biopsies...
  19. doi request reprint Promoting and protecting worker health and safety in the Republic of Korea agricultural sector
    Geoffrey M Calvert
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Agromedicine 17:326-37. 2012
    ..This information can also guide other countries to reduce agricultural hazards...
  20. ncbi request reprint Work schedules and health behavior outcomes at a large manufacturer
    P Timothy Bushnell
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Ind Health 48:395-405. 2010
    ..6), 10 and 12 h night and 8 h rotating shift (RR=1.4); No exercise: 8, 10, and 12 h rotating shifts (RR=1.2 to 1.3), 12 h day schedules (RR=1.3). Obesity (BMI > or = 30): 8 and 10 h night shifts (RR=1.3 and 1.4, respectively)...
  21. doi request reprint The association of major depressive episodes with income inequality and the human development index
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Work Environment Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Kitson Hall 200, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:529-39. 2008
    ..39), one would expect to see an increase in the prevalence of MDE from 4.0% to 6.2%. These findings raise important questions about the role of income inequality on social forces that can lead to depression...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of hearing loss in the United States by industry
    Elizabeth A Masterson
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:670-81. 2013
    ..Twenty-two million workers are exposed to hazardous noise in the United States. The purpose of this study is to estimate the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. industries...