Shan P Tsai

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Affiliation: Shell Oil Company
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi A 56-year mortality follow-up of Texas petroleum refinery and chemical employees, 1948-2003
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Health Services, Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:557-67. 2007
  2. pmc The reduction of tuberculosis risks by smoking cessation
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 10:156. 2010
  3. ncbi Illness absence patterns among employees in a petrochemical facility: impact of selected health risk factors
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:838-46. 2005
  4. ncbi A hematology surveillance study of petrochemical workers exposed to 1,3 butadiene
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health Services, Houston, Texas 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:508-15. 2005
  5. pmc Age at retirement and long term survival of an industrial population: prospective cohort study
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Health Services, Shell Oil Company, 910 Louisiana, Houston, TX 77002, USA
    BMJ 331:995. 2005
  6. ncbi Obesity and mortality in a prospective study of a middle-aged industrial population
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:22-7. 2006
  7. ncbi The impact of obesity on illness absence and productivity in an industrial population of petrochemical workers
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas 77252 2463, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:8-14. 2008
  8. doi Combined impact of health risk factors on mortality of a petroleum industry population
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:916-21. 2009
  9. doi Risk factors for illness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders in a 4-year prospective study of a petroleum-manufacturing population
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health, One Shell Plaza, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:434-40. 2011
  10. pmc Workplace smoking related absenteeism and productivity costs in Taiwan
    S P Tsai
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Tob Control 14:i33-7. 2005

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Publications27

  1. ncbi A 56-year mortality follow-up of Texas petroleum refinery and chemical employees, 1948-2003
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Health Services, Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:557-67. 2007
    ..To further investigate the mortality risk of employees who worked in the petroleum refinery industry, we updated an earlier investigation by extending the mortality follow-up by an additional 14 years through 2003...
  2. pmc The reduction of tuberculosis risks by smoking cessation
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 10:156. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the benefits of smoking cessation on TB mortality reduction...
  3. ncbi Illness absence patterns among employees in a petrochemical facility: impact of selected health risk factors
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:838-46. 2005
    ..The current study used prospectively collected employee health risk and morbidity data to examine illness absence patterns for a working population and to quantify the impact of selected health risk factors on employee illness absence...
  4. ncbi A hematology surveillance study of petrochemical workers exposed to 1,3 butadiene
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health Services, Houston, Texas 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:508-15. 2005
    ..At current occupational exposure levels for 1,3-butadiene, there is no evidence of adverse hematological effects observed in this study. These findings are consistent with results of three similar studies in the literature...
  5. pmc Age at retirement and long term survival of an industrial population: prospective cohort study
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Health Services, Shell Oil Company, 910 Louisiana, Houston, TX 77002, USA
    BMJ 331:995. 2005
    ..To assess whether early retirement is associated with better survival...
  6. ncbi Obesity and mortality in a prospective study of a middle-aged industrial population
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:22-7. 2006
    ..Although obesity is an established risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality, its role as a risk factor for other causes of death has not been extensively investigated, particularly in an industrial population...
  7. ncbi The impact of obesity on illness absence and productivity in an industrial population of petrochemical workers
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas 77252 2463, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:8-14. 2008
    ..Examine employee illness absence and the economic impact of overweight and obesity in a petrochemical industry workforce...
  8. doi Combined impact of health risk factors on mortality of a petroleum industry population
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:916-21. 2009
    ..To assess the combined impact of health risk factors on mortality...
  9. doi Risk factors for illness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders in a 4-year prospective study of a petroleum-manufacturing population
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health, One Shell Plaza, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:434-40. 2011
    ..To quantify risk factors for nonoccupational absence from musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among petroleum-manufacturing employees...
  10. pmc Workplace smoking related absenteeism and productivity costs in Taiwan
    S P Tsai
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Tob Control 14:i33-7. 2005
    ..To estimate productivity losses and financial costs to employers caused by cigarette smoking in the Taiwan workplace...
  11. pmc A mortality and morbidity study of refinery and petrochemical employees in Louisiana
    S P Tsai
    Corporate Health Department, Shell Oil Company, PO Box 2463, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:627-33. 2003
    ..To examine the mortality experience of 4221 employees from 1973 to 1999 and the illness absence patterns for 2203 employees from 1990 to 1999 of a chemical and refinery facility in Louisiana...
  12. pmc Mortality patterns among residents in Louisiana's industrial corridor, USA, 1970-99
    S P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health Services USA, One Shell Plaza, PO Box 2463, Houston, Texas 77252 2463, USA
    Occup Environ Med 61:295-304. 2004
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  13. ncbi A hematology surveillance study of petrochemical workers exposed to benzene
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health Services, One Shell Plaza, P O Box 2463, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 40:67-73. 2004
    ..These results raise the question of whether annual CBC surveillance for benzene-exposed workers has adequate sensitivity to detect meaningful hematological changes due to low-level exposures...
  14. ncbi Cancer incidence among refinery and petrochemical employees in Louisiana, 1983-1999
    Shan P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Shell Health Services, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:722-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the incidence of cancer among employees at two petrochemical facilities in south Louisiana, and to compare their cancer rates to those of the general population of south Louisiana...
  15. ncbi The Shell Disability Management Program: a five-year evaluation of the impact on absenteeism and return-on-investment
    Judy K Wendt
    Shell Health Americas, Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:544-50. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of the Shell Disability Management Program (DMP) on U.S. manufacturing employee absenteeism...
  16. ncbi Impact of a disability management program on employee productivity in a petrochemical company
    Christopher M Skisak
    Shell Health Services Department, Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas 77252 2463, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:497-504. 2006
    ..The program was administered by full-time certified, corporate-based case managers and nine manufacturing location nurses...
  17. ncbi Health findings from a mortality and morbidity surveillance of refinery employees
    S P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Corporate Health Department, P.O. Box 2463, Houston, TX 77252, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:466-76. 2001
    ..These study findings are useful in setting priorities for medical programs and directing efforts such as health promotion and disease prevention strategies...
  18. ncbi A mortality, morbidity, and hematology study of petrochemical employees potentially exposed to 1,3-butadiene monomer
    S P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Corporate Health Department, P O Box 2463, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    Chem Biol Interact 135:555-67. 2001
    ..e. shipping) and the rest of the butadiene cohort. The findings of this study suggest that the butadiene exposure at this facility in the last 20 years does not pose a health hazard to employees...
  19. ncbi Trends in cigarette smoking among refinery and petrochemical plant employees with a discussion of the potential impact on lung cancer
    S P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Corporate Health Department, Houston, TX 77252 2463, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 74:477-82. 2001
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  20. pmc Morbidity prevalence study of workers with potential exposure to epichlorohydrin
    S P Tsai
    Shell Oil Company, Corporate Medical Department, Houston, Texas 77252 2463
    Br J Ind Med 47:392-9. 1990
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  21. ncbi Workplace smoking policies in Taiwan and their association with employees' smoking behaviours
    Susan C Hu
    Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Eur J Public Health 15:270-5. 2005
    ..However, there are no data about workplace smoking policies in Taiwan. The purpose of this study was to document the status of worksite smoking policies in Taiwan and its potential impact on employees' smoking behaviours...
  22. ncbi Exploring the relationships between diabetes and smoking: with the development of glucose equivalent concept for diabetes management
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 73:70-6. 2006
    ..Appreciating this concept has a potential to change the paradigm of diabetes management, to bridge the clinical disconnect between the two, and to provide new ammunition for the diabetes epidemic in Taiwan...
  23. ncbi Bridging the gap in life expectancy of the aborigines in Taiwan
    Chi Pang Wen
    National Health Research Institutes, Division of Health Policy Research, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Epidemiol 33:320-7. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study are to quantify the contribution of major causes of death to the gap in life expectancy and to propose initiatives to bridge the health gap between aborigines and the general population...
  24. ncbi Controlling cigarette smoking in the workplace in Taiwan: opportunities and challenges
    Chi P Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Public Health Policy 25:315-27. 2004
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  25. ncbi Ten years' experience using an integrated workers' compensation management system to control workers' compensation costs
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Billings Administration 129, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:508-16. 2003
    ..Furthermore, these results can be obtained in an environment in which the employer pays the full cost of medical care and the claimant has free choice of medical provider at all times...
  26. ncbi Styrene and breast cancer incidence in Texas: a comment on an ecological association
    Carol J Burns
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:339-40. 2006