J J Collins

Summary

Affiliation: The Dow Chemical Company
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Factors related to dioxin and furan body levels among Michigan workers
    Carol J Burns
    The Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Environ Res 106:250-6. 2008
  2. pmc Lymphohaematopoeitic cancer mortality among workers with benzene exposure
    J J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Building 1803, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:676-9. 2003
  3. ncbi Serum concentrations of chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans among former Michigan trichlorophenol and pentachlorophenol workers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:541-8. 2007
  4. doi Cancer mortality of workers exposed to styrene in the U.S. Reinforced plastics and composite industry
    James J Collins
    Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Epidemiology 24:195-203. 2013
  5. ncbi Mortality rates among workers exposed to dioxins in the manufacture of pentachlorophenol
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 48674, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1212-9. 2009
  6. pmc Mortality rates among trichlorophenol workers with exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin
    James J Collins
    Epidemiology Department, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 48674, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:501-6. 2009
  7. ncbi Serum concentrations of chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans among former New Zealand trichlorophenol workers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, USA
    Chemosphere 76:1550-6. 2009
  8. ncbi Chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyl profiles of workers with trichlorophenol and pentachlorophenol exposures
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, United States
    Chemosphere 73:S284-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Body mass index and serum chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and dibenzofuran levels
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Epidemiology Department, 1803 Building Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Chemosphere 66:1079-85. 2007
  10. ncbi Respiratory cancer risks among workers with glutaraldehyde exposure
    James J Collins
    Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:199-203. 2006

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Factors related to dioxin and furan body levels among Michigan workers
    Carol J Burns
    The Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Environ Res 106:250-6. 2008
    ..Other factors such as diet and jobs outside of the chlorophenol plant exposures had only a very minor impact on dioxin and furan concentrations in these workers...
  2. pmc Lymphohaematopoeitic cancer mortality among workers with benzene exposure
    J J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Building 1803, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:676-9. 2003
    ..The dose rate of benzene and a threshold for exposure response may be important factors for evaluating lymphohaematopoietic risk...
  3. ncbi Serum concentrations of chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans among former Michigan trichlorophenol and pentachlorophenol workers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:541-8. 2007
    ..These data can be used to better assess dioxin exposures in future health studies...
  4. doi Cancer mortality of workers exposed to styrene in the U.S. Reinforced plastics and composite industry
    James J Collins
    Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Epidemiology 24:195-203. 2013
    ..Epidemiologic studies have reported increased risk of lymphohematopoietic cancers, lung cancer, and pancreatic cancer after exposure to styrene, although findings across studies are not consistent...
  5. ncbi Mortality rates among workers exposed to dioxins in the manufacture of pentachlorophenol
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 48674, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1212-9. 2009
    ..We sought to determine if workers exposed to dioxins in pentachlorophenol (PCP) manufacturing were at increased risk of death from specific causes...
  6. pmc Mortality rates among trichlorophenol workers with exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin
    James J Collins
    Epidemiology Department, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 48674, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:501-6. 2009
    ..With the exception of soft tissue sarcoma, the authors found little evidence of increased disease risk from exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin...
  7. ncbi Serum concentrations of chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans among former New Zealand trichlorophenol workers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, USA
    Chemosphere 76:1550-6. 2009
    ..All other dioxin, furan, and PCB levels were similar among the exposed and unexposed workers...
  8. ncbi Chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyl profiles of workers with trichlorophenol and pentachlorophenol exposures
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, United States
    Chemosphere 73:S284-9. 2008
    ..We were effectively able to distinguish past trichlorophenol exposures from pentachlorophenol exposures based on differing serum dioxin profiles among workers...
  9. ncbi Body mass index and serum chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and dibenzofuran levels
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Epidemiology Department, 1803 Building Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Chemosphere 66:1079-85. 2007
    ..Further, age and BMI may also be important in epidemiology studies where back-extrapolation from current dioxin levels is used to assess historical chlorophenol exposure...
  10. ncbi Respiratory cancer risks among workers with glutaraldehyde exposure
    James J Collins
    Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:199-203. 2006
    ..Other aldehydes such as formaldehyde have been associated with increased cancer rates of the upper respiratory tract and leukemia. Our study is the only one, to our knowledge, to examine cancer rates among exposed glutaraldehyde workers...
  11. ncbi A review and meta-analysis of formaldehyde exposure and leukemia
    James J Collins
    Dow Chemical, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 40:81-91. 2004
    ..We found limited evidence of publication or reporting bias. On balance, these data do not provide consistent support for a relationship between formaldehyde exposure and leukemia risk...
  12. ncbi Communication of epidemiology study results by industry: the Dow Chemical Company approach
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Epidemiology, Health Services, EH and S, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:492-7. 2004
    ..We encourage all investigators to share the results of their studies more broadly than just scientific publication and plan for the study communication before the study is initiated...
  13. doi Results from the US industry-wide phosgene surveillance: the Diller Registry
    James J Collins
    Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:239-44. 2011
    ..In 2004, The American Chemistry Council Phosgene Panel established a phosgene exposure registry among US phosgene producers with the primary purpose of monitoring health outcome information for workers with acute exposure...
  14. doi The healthy worker effect in US chemical industry workers
    C J Burns
    Department of Epidemiology, The Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:40-4. 2011
    ..Occupational studies typically observe a 20% deficit in overall mortality, broadly characterized as the healthy worker effect (HWE). Components of the HWE may be addressed by various analytical approaches...
  15. doi Correlates of serum dioxin to self-reported exposure factors
    C J Burns
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Environ Res 110:131-6. 2010
    ..For employees without direct occupational exposure, and resulting lower dioxin levels, we recommend further efforts to develop and validate questionnaires to better evaluate environmental sources of dioxins...
  16. pmc Cancer risk for chemical workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin
    K M Bodner
    The Dow Chemical Company, 1803 Building, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:672-5. 2003
    ..To describe the long term mortality experience of a cohort of 2187 male chemical production workers previously exposed to substantial levels of dioxin...
  17. ncbi Serum dioxin levels in former chlorophenol workers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:76-84. 2006
    ..We conclude that our findings are consistent with other studies reporting high serum dioxin levels among chlorophenol workers after occupational exposures...
  18. doi Mortality among chemical workers at Texas City plant: 1940-2001
    Salma Haidar
    Epidemiology Department, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:145-51. 2009
    ..To evaluate the mortality experience of workers at a major chemical manufacturing site and to examine brain and liver cancers excesses reported at this site in previous studies...
  19. doi Mortality surveillance of a US wide cohort of chemical industry workers
    Carol J Burns
    Epidemiology Department, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:982-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the mortality for an occupational cohort and discuss its suitability as an internal comparison population...
  20. pmc Mortality study update of acrylamide workers
    Gerard M H Swaen
    Epidemiology Department, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:396-401. 2007
    ..The authors examined the long-term health effects of occupational exposure to acrylamide among production and polymerisation workers...
  21. doi Low level occupational benzene exposure and hematological parameters
    Gerard M H Swaen
    Epidemiology, Health Services, The Dow Chemical Company, The Netherlands Epidemiology, Health Services, The Dow Chemical Company, United States
    Chem Biol Interact 184:94-100. 2010
    ..The analysis modeling the continuous exposure effect relationship showed similar findings. This study does not indicate that workers exposed to low benzene concentrations are at an increased risk for hematological effects...
  22. doi Slips, trips and falls at a chemical manufacturing company
    G Swaen
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 64:120-5. 2014
    ..Slips, trips and falls (STF) are a major cause of workplace injury...
  23. ncbi The assessment of chronic health conditions on work performance, absence, and total economic impact for employers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:547-57. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and estimate total costs for chronic health conditions in the U.S. workforce for the Dow Chemical Company (Dow)...
  24. ncbi Evaluating emerging issues in epidemiology
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Co, Midland, MI 48674, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 48:296-307. 2007
    ..We further recommend frequent and timely communication with all stakeholders, and the development of research approaches to fill gaps when the scientific data on an issue are limited...
  25. ncbi Mortality update of workers exposed to acrylonitrile in The Netherlands
    Gerard M H Swaen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 46:691-8. 2004
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  26. ncbi A risk assessment for occupational acrylonitrile exposure using epidemiology data
    Thomas B Starr
    TBS Associates, Raleigh, NC 27615 3700, USA
    Risk Anal 24:587-601. 2004
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  27. ncbi Re: Mortality from lymphohematopoietic malignancies among workers in formaldehyde industries
    Mercedes Casanova
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:966-7; author reply 967-8. 2004
  28. ncbi Vibrating insoles and balance control in elderly people
    Attila A Priplata
    Center for BioDynamics and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet 362:1123-4. 2003
    ..008), and critical mean square displacement (p=0.012). Noise-based devices, such as randomly vibrating insoles, could ameliorate age-related impairments in balance control...