M M Quinn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sharps injuries and other blood and body fluid exposures among home health care nurses and aides
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S710-7. 2009
  2. pmc Characterization of occupational exposures to cleaning products used for common cleaning tasks--a pilot study of hospital cleaners
    Anila Bello
    Work Environment Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One Univ, Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Environ Health 8:11. 2009
  3. pmc Quantitative assessment of airborne exposures generated during common cleaning tasks: a pilot study
    Anila Bello
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 410 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 9:76. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Pollution prevention--occupational safety and health in hospitals: alternatives and interventions
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment and the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:182-93; quiz D45. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sustainable production: a proposed strategy for the work environment
    M M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA
    Am J Ind Med 34:297-304. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of airborne fiber size in the glass fiber production industry
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:19-28. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Implications of different fiber measures for epidemiologic studies of man-made vitreous fibers
    M M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 38:132-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Historical cohort study of US man-made vitreous fiber production workers: VIII. Exposure-specific job analysis
    M M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:824-34. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Social disparities in the burden of occupational exposures: results of a cross-sectional study
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:861-75. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence in relation to time windows of exposure to metalworking fluids in the auto industry
    Ilir Agalliu
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 16:664-71. 2005

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Publications18

  1. pmc Sharps injuries and other blood and body fluid exposures among home health care nurses and aides
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S710-7. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc Characterization of occupational exposures to cleaning products used for common cleaning tasks--a pilot study of hospital cleaners
    Anila Bello
    Work Environment Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One Univ, Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Environ Health 8:11. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Quantitative assessment of airborne exposures generated during common cleaning tasks: a pilot study
    Anila Bello
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 410 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 9:76. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Pollution prevention--occupational safety and health in hospitals: alternatives and interventions
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment and the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:182-93; quiz D45. 2006
    ..Through these activities they can become involved in the design/redesign of products, materials, and processes, thus expanding their traditional role...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sustainable production: a proposed strategy for the work environment
    M M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA
    Am J Ind Med 34:297-304. 1998
    ..The field of occupational health and safety has much to contribute to improve current pollution prevention approaches and solutions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of airborne fiber size in the glass fiber production industry
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:19-28. 2005
    ..The models developed here can be used to size-adjust historical fiber concentration measurements for use in epidemiologic studies of respiratory disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Implications of different fiber measures for epidemiologic studies of man-made vitreous fibers
    M M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 38:132-9. 2000
    ..Several researchers have proposed fiber size ranges representing hypotheses about the biological activity of fibers. Each of these indices has a biologically plausible rationale, yet they propose different fiber dimensions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Historical cohort study of US man-made vitreous fiber production workers: VIII. Exposure-specific job analysis
    M M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:824-34. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Social disparities in the burden of occupational exposures: results of a cross-sectional study
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:861-75. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence in relation to time windows of exposure to metalworking fluids in the auto industry
    Ilir Agalliu
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 16:664-71. 2005
    ..Our objective was to further explore this finding in a study of prostate cancer incidence in the same cohort, with reduced misclassification of outcome...
  11. pmc Occupational health, public health, worker health
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:526. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint A biological approach to characterizing exposure to metalworking fluids and risk of prostate cancer (United States)
    Ilir Agalliu
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:323-31. 2005
    ..In a cohort of autoworkers we characterized exposure to metalworking fluids (MWF) into age windows with homogenous biological risk for prostate cancer, and examined exposure-response relationships using semi-parametric modeling...
  13. ncbi request reprint Methods for recruiting white, black, and hispanic working-class women and men to a study of physical and social hazards at work: the United for Health study
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:127-44. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Exposure assessment in epidemiology and practice: mind the gap!
    Margaret M Quinn
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 63:384-9. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Exposure to carcinogens and mortality in a cohort of restoration workers of water-damaged library materials following the River Arno flooding in Florence, 4 November 1966
    M Cristina Fondelli
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Centre for Study and Prevention of Cancer, Scientific Institute of Tuscany Region, Florence, Italy
    Med Lav 98:422-31. 2007
    ..The study's aims were: (I) to document the restoration process, (II) to identify the potential chemical exposures, (III) to evaluate the mortality experience of restorers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social hazards on the job: workplace abuse, sexual harassment, and racial discrimination--a study of Black, Latino, and White low-income women and men workers in the United States
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 36:51-85. 2006
    ..Together, these findings imply that the lived--and combined-experiences of class, race, and gender inequities and their attendant assaults on human dignity are highly germane to analyses of workers' health...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk of breast cancer among enlisted Army women occupationally exposed to volatile organic compounds
    Christopher P Rennix
    Environmental Programs, Navy Environmental Health Center, Portsmouth, Virginia 23708, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:157-67. 2005
    ..A cohort to investigate the risk of breast cancer among active duty Army women occupationally exposed to volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) was constructed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to metalworking fluids and risk of breast cancer among female autoworkers
    Deborah Thompson
    Center for Family and Community Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:153-60. 2005
    ..Previous studies have observed increased risks of several cancers among MWF-exposed workers. We hypothesized that MWF may be associated with risk of breast cancer because they can contain carcinogenic or endocrine-disrupting chemicals...

Research Grants3

  1. Sharps Injuries and Blood Exposure in Homes Health Care
    Margaret Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work will assist home health care agencies, unions, professional organizations, and government agencies by providing information that can aid in reducing blood exposure and sharps injury. ..
  2. Safety & Health for Home Care Workers in Social Assistance and Healthcare
    Margaret M Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Timing is critical, as HC is one of the fastest growing industries, the U.S. population is aging, and complex medical and personal care is increasingly done at home. ..