Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
- 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...
- Employee working conditions and healthcare system performance: the Veterans Health Administration experienceNicholas 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...
- Causes of musculoskeletal disorders in dental hygienists and dental hygiene students: a study of combined biomechanical and psychosocial risk factorsNicholas 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...
- Syndromes from segmental vibration and nerve entrapment: observations on case definitions for carpal tunnel syndromeMartin Cherniack
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:661-9. 2008....
- The effect of different warming methods on sensory nerve conduction velocity in shipyard workers occupationally exposed to hand-arm vibrationMartin 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...
- Musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and shoulder in dental hygienists and dental hygiene studentsTim 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...
- Maternal occupation and risk for low birth weight delivery: assessment using state birth registry dataJohn 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...
- Racial and ethnic disparities in low birth weight delivery associated with maternal occupational characteristicsJohn 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....
- A population based survey of ergonomic risk factors in Connecticut: distribution by industry, occupation, and demographicsTim 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...
- The Hand-Arm Vibration International Consortium (HAVIC): prospective studies on the relationship between power tool exposure and health effectsMartin 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...
- A pilot study of hand and arm musculoskeletal disorders in dental hygiene studentsTim F Morse
Ergonomic Technology Center, Department of Community Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
J Dent Hyg 77:173-9. 2003..01-1.19; chi-square = 4.9). A similar result was found for manual instrument use. CONCLUSION: Results indicate that musculoskeletal disorder symptoms may increase with the use of ultrasonic and/or manual instruments...
- Talking about health: correction employees' assessments of obstacles to healthy livingTim 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...
- Characteristics of effective job health and safety committeesTim 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...
- Effects of psychosocial characteristics of work on pregnancy outcomes: a critical reviewMiriam 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...
- Depression and work family conflict among corrections officersChiwekwu 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...
- Job control, substantive complexity, and risk for low birth weight and preterm delivery: an analysis from a state birth registryJohn 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...
- The relationship of unions to prevalence and claim filing for work-related upper-extremity musculoskeletal disordersTim 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...
- Stopping stress at its origins: addressing working conditionsSean Collins
Hypertension 49:e33. 2007
- An occupational hygiene investigation of exposure to acrylamide and the role for urinary S-carboxyethyl-cysteine (CEC) as a biological markerPeter 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...
- Dermal exposure to dry powder spray paints using PXRF and the method of Dirichlet tesselationsMartin 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...
- Dermal exposure to electroplating fluids and metalworking fluids in the UKMartin 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...
- Dehydroabietic acid as a biomarker for exposure to colophonyPeter 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...
- Organizations, Work Environment, and Quality of CareNicholas Warren; Fiscal Year: 2003..The study will use results to develop site-specific intervention strategies and to disseminate this information to a wider audience. ..