LENORE AZAROFF

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Occupational injury and illness surveillance: conceptual filters explain underreporting
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1421-9. 2002
  2. pmc Occupational health of Southeast Asian immigrants in a US city: a comparison of data sources
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell 01854, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:593-8. 2003
  3. ncbi The occupational health of Southeast Asians in Lowell: a descriptive study
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:47-54. 2004
  4. ncbi Wounding the messenger: the new economy makes occupational health indicators too good to be true
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 01854, USA
    Int J Health Serv 34:271-303. 2004
  5. ncbi Protecting workers and residents from wood floor-finishing hazards
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Work Environment Department, UMASS Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    New Solut 16:119-38. 2006
  6. doi Results of a community-university partnership to reduce deadly hazards in hardwood floor finishing
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Work Environment Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Community Health 36:658-68. 2011
  7. ncbi Results from a community-based occupational health survey of Vietnamese-American nail salon workers
    Cora Roelofs
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Kitson 200H, 1 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:353-61. 2008
  8. pmc A qualitative investigation of Hispanic construction worker perspectives on factors impacting worksite safety and risk
    Cora Roelofs
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Environ Health 10:84. 2011
  9. ncbi The Boston-area HASWIC Research Circle: an innovative participatory method for coloring in the picture of a special work environment
    Susan Moir
    Labor Resource Center, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    New Solut 17:123-36. 2007
  10. ncbi Factors influencing ergonomic intervention in construction: trunkman case study
    Scott Fulmer
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    New Solut 16:235-47. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Occupational injury and illness surveillance: conceptual filters explain underreporting
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1421-9. 2002
    ..Empirical findings indicate that workers repeatedly risk adverse consequences for attempting to complete these steps, while systems for ensuring their completion are weak or absent...
  2. pmc Occupational health of Southeast Asian immigrants in a US city: a comparison of data sources
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell 01854, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:593-8. 2003
    ..This study sought to characterize occupational injury and illness cases identified through 3 different sources of data on a population of immigrant workers...
  3. ncbi The occupational health of Southeast Asians in Lowell: a descriptive study
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:47-54. 2004
    ..Less than a third of the respondents knew about workers' compensation. Household surveys can provide otherwise unavailable occupational health data for defined populations...
  4. ncbi Wounding the messenger: the new economy makes occupational health indicators too good to be true
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 01854, USA
    Int J Health Serv 34:271-303. 2004
    ..Researchers should examine these forces more closely to better understand trends in occupational health...
  5. ncbi Protecting workers and residents from wood floor-finishing hazards
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Work Environment Department, UMASS Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    New Solut 16:119-38. 2006
    ..Most notably, the use of less flammable (higher flash point) products can help reduce the risk of more fatal fires. For further information, please contact the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, masscosh.org...
  6. doi Results of a community-university partnership to reduce deadly hazards in hardwood floor finishing
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Work Environment Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Community Health 36:658-68. 2011
    ..Continued use of flammable products supports the belief that an enforceable ban was ultimately necessary to eradicate them...
  7. ncbi Results from a community-based occupational health survey of Vietnamese-American nail salon workers
    Cora Roelofs
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Kitson 200H, 1 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:353-61. 2008
    ..Work-related health effects may be common in nail salon work. Chemical and musculoskeletal hazards should be reduced through product and equipment redesign...
  8. pmc A qualitative investigation of Hispanic construction worker perspectives on factors impacting worksite safety and risk
    Cora Roelofs
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Environ Health 10:84. 2011
    ..Hispanic workers have higher rates of injury and death on construction worksites than workers of other ethnicities. Language barriers and cultural differences have been hypothesized as reasons behind the disparate rates...
  9. ncbi The Boston-area HASWIC Research Circle: an innovative participatory method for coloring in the picture of a special work environment
    Susan Moir
    Labor Resource Center, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    New Solut 17:123-36. 2007
    ..Especially important, findings illustrate some of the complex hierarchical social structures involved in both female and male construction workers responding to hazardous conditions...
  10. ncbi Factors influencing ergonomic intervention in construction: trunkman case study
    Scott Fulmer
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    New Solut 16:235-47. 2006
    ..The implementation of the control ultimately resulted from actions taken by the investigators, suggesting that safety programs present at the site are not always adequate to realize feasible interventions...

Research Grants6

  1. Dorchester Occupational Health Initiative
    LENORE AZAROFF; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Preventing Falls, Silica Exposure with Latino Construction Workers
    LENORE AZAROFF; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The social, cultural, economic, legal, and linguistic issues confronting Hispanic construction workers present challenges and opportunities to developing innovative occupational health interventions. ..
  3. Preventing Falls, Silica Exposure with Latino Construction Workers
    LENORE AZAROFF; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The social, cultural, economic, legal, and linguistic issues confronting Hispanic construction workers present challenges and opportunities to developing innovative occupational health interventions. ..
  4. Preventing Falls, Silica Exposure with Latino Construction Workers
    Lenore S Azaroff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The social, cultural, economic, legal, and linguistic issues confronting Hispanic construction workers present challenges and opportunities to developing innovative occupational health interventions. ..