L Forst

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint More than training: Community-based participatory research to reduce injuries among hispanic construction workers
    Linda Forst
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:827-37. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Reliability of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
    Linda Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1201-3. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Traumatic occupational injuries in Hispanic and foreign born workers
    Linda Forst
    School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:344-51. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Farm injuries in Ohio, 2003-2006: a report from the emergency medical services prehospital database
    L Forst
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 15:171-83. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Barriers and benefits of protective eyewear use by Latino farm workers
    Linda Forst
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Agromedicine 11:11-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Lead exposure in ironworkers
    L Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Emergency Medicine School of Public Health 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 32:540-3. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of community health workers for promoting use of safety eyewear by Latino farm workers
    Linda Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:607-13. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Distance learning in occupational health
    Linda Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 2121 West Taylor, M C 922, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:326-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Occupational injury surveillance of traumatic injuries in Illinois, using the Illinois trauma registry: 1995-2003
    Lee S Friedman
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:401-10. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Health hazards of photography
    J Rosenthal
    Department of Occupational Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Occup Med 16:577-82, iv. 2001

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint More than training: Community-based participatory research to reduce injuries among hispanic construction workers
    Linda Forst
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:827-37. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Reliability of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
    Linda Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1201-3. 2010
    ..AMA's Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment is used to rate loss of function and determine compensation and ability to work after injury or illness; however, there are few studies that evaluate reliability or construct validity...
  3. doi request reprint Traumatic occupational injuries in Hispanic and foreign born workers
    Linda Forst
    School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:344-51. 2010
    ..Reasons for this are not well understood. Our aim was to gather information about the details related to severe, non-fatal occupational injuries in this vulnerable population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Farm injuries in Ohio, 2003-2006: a report from the emergency medical services prehospital database
    L Forst
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 15:171-83. 2009
    ..Limitations are lack of specificity for work-related agricultural injuries and variation in definitions of data elements. EMS prehospital databases are an important source of data for agricultural injury surveillance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Barriers and benefits of protective eyewear use by Latino farm workers
    Linda Forst
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Agromedicine 11:11-7. 2006
    ..In addition, addressing functional problems - falling off, fogging, loss and forgetting glasses, the pace slowdown that reduces production and leads to lower wages for workers - should be addressed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lead exposure in ironworkers
    L Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Emergency Medicine School of Public Health 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 32:540-3. 1997
    ..Whereas cigarette smoking and current work with lead have been previously identified as risk factors for toxicity, interventions to prevent lead toxicity in ironworkers should also focus on work practices during rivet busting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of community health workers for promoting use of safety eyewear by Latino farm workers
    Linda Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:607-13. 2004
    ..To evaluate The Community Health Worker "promotor de salud" (CHW) model is evaluated as a tool for reducing eye injuries in Latino farm workers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Distance learning in occupational health
    Linda Forst
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 2121 West Taylor, M C 922, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:326-9. 2004
    ..She suggests the needs that must be determined and recommends collaborative development of a real-time, online curriculum to enhance the training of professionals in occupational and environmental health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Occupational injury surveillance of traumatic injuries in Illinois, using the Illinois trauma registry: 1995-2003
    Lee S Friedman
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:401-10. 2007
    ..Trauma registries continue to be underutilized for surveillance, despite providing data on the most severe injuries with a level of detail not available in national data sets or workers' compensation files...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health hazards of photography
    J Rosenthal
    Department of Occupational Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Occup Med 16:577-82, iv. 2001
    ..An increasing number of printed resources is available to professional and amateur photographers; this information may help them protect their health while they enjoy their art...
  11. ncbi request reprint The occupational hazards of emergency physicians
    S Dorevitch
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Lake Forest Hospital, IL, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 18:300-11. 2000
    ..The health effects of rotating shift work may put emergency physicians at increased risk of coronary artery disease and impaired reproductive health. Emotional stress is another hazard of emergency physicians, and may lead to burnout...
  12. doi request reprint Ethnic disparities in traumatic occupational injury
    Lee S Friedman
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:350-8. 2008
    ..We use the Illinois Trauma Registry to evaluate ethnic disparities among the occupational traumatic injuries occurring in the State of Illinois between 1997 and 2003...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of a national reporting system for occupational injuries in Costa Rica
    Susan Buchanan
    University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Occupational Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:142-6. 2006
    ..Descriptive data showed that prevention efforts in this rural region should target food manufacturing, hotels, and construction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dust emission rates from food processing
    Steven E Lacey
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, 2121 W Taylor M C 922 Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:251-7. 2006
    ..Process emission rates with production activity data allow estimation of dust exposure in similar facilities, and help direct development of exposure control strategies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Toxic inhalation fatalities of US construction workers, 1990 to 1999
    Samuel Dorevitch
    Occupational Medicine Residency Program, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:657-62. 2002
    ..Extending the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's confined space standard could save lives, particularly among water, sewer, and utility line industry workers...
  16. pmc The impact of OSHA recordkeeping regulation changes on occupational injury and illness trends in the US: a time-series analysis
    Lee S Friedman
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:454-60. 2007
    ..However, major changes to the OSHA recordkeeping standard occurred in 1995 and 2001. The authors assessed the relation between changes in OSHA recordkeeping regulations and the trend in occupational injuries and illnesses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fatal falls in the US construction industry, 1990 to 1999
    J Derr
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:853-60. 2001
    ..Although the study failed to show a statistically significant intervention effect from the new OSHA regulations, it may have lacked the power to do so...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in worker productivity
    Linda Forst
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago 60612, USA
    Occup Med 17:687-92. 2002
    ..Ethical guidelines that hold worker health as a top priority are critical in preserving the responsibility of occupational physicians to their patients...
  19. doi request reprint A de-gloving injury in a Hispanic pressman
    Christopher Toupin
    J Occup Environ Med 50:247-8. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint In response to the 2002, vol. 22, no. 4 article entitled "The rise and fall of occupational medicine in the United States"
    Clifford S Mitchell
    Am J Prev Med 23:307-9. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Occupational safety of home health workers
    Linda Forst
    JAMA 290:3069-70; author reply 3070. 2003