Nicholas Warren

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical, psychosocial, and organizational risk factors for WRMSD: population-based estimates from the Connecticut upper-extremity surveillance project (CUSP)
    N Warren
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 5:164-81. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Causes of musculoskeletal disorders in dental hygienists and dental hygiene students: a study of combined biomechanical and psychosocial risk factors
    Nicholas Warren
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Ergonomics Technology Center, 263 Farmington Avenue MC6210, Farmington, CT, USA
    Work 35:441-54. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Employee working conditions and healthcare system performance: the Veterans Health Administration experience
    Nicholas Warren
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:417-29. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Syndromes from segmental vibration and nerve entrapment: observations on case definitions for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Martin Cherniack
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:661-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The effect of different warming methods on sensory nerve conduction velocity in shipyard workers occupationally exposed to hand-arm vibration
    Martin Cherniack
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2017, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:1045-58. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Maternal occupation and risk for low birth weight delivery: assessment using state birth registry data
    John D Meyer
    Section of Occupational and Environmental Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, Division of Public Health and Population Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:306-15. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and shoulder in dental hygienists and dental hygiene students
    Tim Morse
    Department of Community Medicine and Ergonomic Technology Center ErgoCenter, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Dent Hyg 81:10. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of effective health and safety committees: survey results
    Tim Morse
    Department of Community Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Health Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:163-79. 2013
  9. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in low birth weight delivery associated with maternal occupational characteristics
    John D Meyer
    Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Division of Public Health and Population Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:153-62. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A population based survey of ergonomic risk factors in Connecticut: distribution by industry, occupation, and demographics
    Tim F Morse
    Ergonomic Technology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Conn Med 71:261-8. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical, psychosocial, and organizational risk factors for WRMSD: population-based estimates from the Connecticut upper-extremity surveillance project (CUSP)
    N Warren
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 5:164-81. 2000
    ..First, reducing both biomechanical and psychosocial risk may be more effective than focusing solely on engineering controls. Second, organizational culture and policy may have strong implications for WRMSD prevalence and control...
  2. doi request reprint Causes of musculoskeletal disorders in dental hygienists and dental hygiene students: a study of combined biomechanical and psychosocial risk factors
    Nicholas Warren
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Ergonomics Technology Center, 263 Farmington Avenue MC6210, Farmington, CT, USA
    Work 35:441-54. 2010
    ..The paper explores new methods for measuring the effects of psychosocial risk factors (job stress) in hygienists...
  3. ncbi request reprint Employee working conditions and healthcare system performance: the Veterans Health Administration experience
    Nicholas Warren
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:417-29. 2007
    ..The authors explored the association between health care employees' perceptions of their organizations and objective measures of system performance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Syndromes from segmental vibration and nerve entrapment: observations on case definitions for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Martin Cherniack
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:661-9. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The effect of different warming methods on sensory nerve conduction velocity in shipyard workers occupationally exposed to hand-arm vibration
    Martin Cherniack
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 2017, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:1045-58. 2008
    ..The study was designed to investigate whether SNCVs, which were selectively slow in the fingers after segmental cutaneous (skin surface) warming, would be affected differently by systemic warming...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal occupation and risk for low birth weight delivery: assessment using state birth registry data
    John D Meyer
    Section of Occupational and Environmental Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, Division of Public Health and Population Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:306-15. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of employment on low birth weight (LBW) in a service-based economy, we evaluated the association of LBW delivery with occupational data collected in a state birth registry...
  7. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and shoulder in dental hygienists and dental hygiene students
    Tim Morse
    Department of Community Medicine and Ergonomic Technology Center ErgoCenter, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Dent Hyg 81:10. 2007
    ..This study examines self-reported and physician-diagnosed neck and shoulder pain...
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of effective health and safety committees: survey results
    Tim Morse
    Department of Community Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Health Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:163-79. 2013
    ..Although perhaps the most common worker-management structure, there has been surprisingly little research on describing and evaluating the characteristics of health and safety committees...
  9. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in low birth weight delivery associated with maternal occupational characteristics
    John D Meyer
    Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Division of Public Health and Population Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:153-62. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint A population based survey of ergonomic risk factors in Connecticut: distribution by industry, occupation, and demographics
    Tim F Morse
    Ergonomic Technology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Conn Med 71:261-8. 2007
    ..A population-based telephone survey of workers in Connecticut characterized these risk factors by industry, occupation, gender, and age...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Hand-Arm Vibration International Consortium (HAVIC): prospective studies on the relationship between power tool exposure and health effects
    Martin Cherniack
    Ergonomics Technology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:289-301. 2007
    ..Features include prospective design, cross-cohort exposure, and health assessment methods...
  12. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of hand and arm musculoskeletal disorders in dental hygiene students
    Tim F Morse
    Ergonomic Technology Center, Department of Community Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
    J Dent Hyg 77:173-9. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine the relationship between musculoskeletal disorder symptoms and vibration in dental hygiene students as a pilot for a larger scale study...
  13. doi request reprint Talking about health: correction employees' assessments of obstacles to healthy living
    Tim Morse
    Center for Promoting Health in the New England Workplace, UCONN Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1037-45. 2011
    ..Describe health risks/obstacles to health among correctional employees...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of psychosocial characteristics of work on pregnancy outcomes: a critical review
    Miriam Mutambudzi
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    Women Health 51:279-97. 2011
    ..In addition, future research should measure psychosocial characteristics of work both objectively and subjectively...
  15. doi request reprint Characteristics of effective job health and safety committees
    Tim Morse
    Occupational and Environmental Health Center, UCONN Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6210, USA
    New Solut 18:441-57. 2008
    ..Lower injury rate companies were found to have a higher ratio of hourly workers to managers on the HSC, a larger committee compared to size of the employer, and reviewed a larger average number of worker complaints and suggestions...
  16. doi request reprint Depression and work family conflict among corrections officers
    Chiwekwu Obidoa
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1294-301. 2011
    ..This article assessed work-to-family conflict (W-FC) and family-to-work conflict (F-WC) and their impact on depression among corrections officers in two correctional facilities in the United States...
  17. ncbi request reprint Job control, substantive complexity, and risk for low birth weight and preterm delivery: an analysis from a state birth registry
    John D Meyer
    Section of Occupational and Environmental Health, Division of Public Health and Population Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:664-75. 2007
    ..This study sought to examine the associations of psychosocial work environment characteristics with adverse pregnancy outcomes using and comparing the demand-control model and job attributes derived from the O*NET...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship of unions to prevalence and claim filing for work-related upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    Tim Morse
    Ergonomic Technology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    Am J Ind Med 44:83-93. 2003
    ..Unionization has been found to be related to higher filing of workers' compensation (WC) claims, but the extent of the relationship and the relationships to other variables have not been previously reported...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stopping stress at its origins: addressing working conditions
    Sean Collins
    Hypertension 49:e33. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint An occupational hygiene investigation of exposure to acrylamide and the role for urinary S-carboxyethyl-cysteine (CEC) as a biological marker
    Peter J Bull
    Ciba Specialty Chemicals Water and Paper Treatment, Bradford, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:683-90. 2005
    ..CEC in urine analysis has the utility for routine use as a means to estimate biological uptake where there is a potential for significant exposure or loss of workplace control...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dermal exposure to electroplating fluids and metalworking fluids in the UK
    Martin Roff
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Health and Safety Executive, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:209-17. 2004
    ..More than one species of metal atoms was found on some of the samples afterwards, indicating cross-contamination from other baths during the sampling period...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dermal exposure to dry powder spray paints using PXRF and the method of Dirichlet tesselations
    Martin Roff
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Health and Safety Executive, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:257-65. 2004
    ..6). Exposure patterns could be attributed to the arrangements of the subjects, spray booths and the workpieces. Similar exposures were found for TGIC and titanium fillers in factories with similar methods of ventilation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dehydroabietic acid as a biomarker for exposure to colophony
    Peter E J Baldwin
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:362-6. 2007
    ..Exposure to colophony fume through soldering is one of the leading causes of occupational asthma in the UK...

Research Grants3

  1. Organizations, Work Environment, and Quality of Care
    Nicholas Warren; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study will use results to develop site-specific intervention strategies and to disseminate this information to a wider audience. ..