Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
- Occupational injury and illness surveillance: conceptual filters explain underreportingLenore 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...
- Occupational health of Southeast Asian immigrants in a US city: a comparison of data sourcesLenore 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...
- The occupational health of Southeast Asians in Lowell: a descriptive studyLenore 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...
- Wounding the messenger: the new economy makes occupational health indicators too good to be trueLenore 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...
- Protecting workers and residents from wood floor-finishing hazardsLenore 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...
- Results of a community-university partnership to reduce deadly hazards in hardwood floor finishingLenore 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...
- Results from a community-based occupational health survey of Vietnamese-American nail salon workersCora 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...
- A qualitative investigation of Hispanic construction worker perspectives on factors impacting worksite safety and riskCora 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...
- The Boston-area HASWIC Research Circle: an innovative participatory method for coloring in the picture of a special work environmentSusan 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...
- Factors influencing ergonomic intervention in construction: trunkman case studyScott 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...