occupational diseases

Summary

Summary: Diseases due to factors involved in one's employment. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi One-year randomized controlled trial with different physical-activity programs to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and shoulders among office workers
    Anne Katrine Blangsted
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:55-65. 2008
  2. ncbi Effect of two contrasting types of physical exercise on chronic neck muscle pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 59:84-91. 2008
  3. ncbi Work stress in the etiology of coronary heart disease--a meta-analysis
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Insitute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:431-42. 2006
  4. ncbi A prospective study of job strain and coronary heart disease in US women
    Sunmin Lee
    Departments of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1147-53; discussion 1154. 2002
  5. ncbi Risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review of recent longitudinal studies
    Bruno R da Costa
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 53:285-323. 2010
  6. ncbi Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: the epidemiologic evidence and the debate
    Laura Punnett
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:13-23. 2004
  7. pmc Tuberculosis among health-care workers in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Rajnish Joshi
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e494. 2006
  8. pmc The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of study sample
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    PLoS ONE 7:e39820. 2012
  9. ncbi Dutch Musculoskeletal Questionnaire: description and basic qualities
    V H Hildebrandt
    TNO Work and Employment, AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 44:1038-55. 2001
  10. pmc Shift work and chronic disease: the epidemiological evidence
    X S Wang
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:78-89. 2011

Research Grants

  1. WHO Global Occupational Health Programme 2004-2007
    GERARDA EIJKEMANS; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Just-In-Time Methods For Understanding Near-misses, Injuries &Risk Factors
    Nancy M Daraiseh; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Occupational Safety and Health Traning Grant
    Frank S Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. WORKER GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TO MUTAGENIC RISK
    Paul W Brandt-Rauf; Fiscal Year: 2013
  5. IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS FOR NOISE INDUCED HEARING LOSS
    Peter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2000
  6. Assessing and Reducing Taxi Drivers'Exposure to Ultrafine Particles
    Yifang Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2013
  7. AGRICULTURAL INJURIES IN FINLAND
    Risto Rautiainen; Fiscal Year: 2001
  8. Hairdresses' Health Study
    KAREN HUYCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. IMMUNOPATHOGEN. OF OCCUP. DIS. DUE TO REACT. CHEMICALS
    David Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 1991
  10. Logistic joinpoint regression model in cohort studies
    Grzegorz Rempala; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications314 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi One-year randomized controlled trial with different physical-activity programs to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and shoulders among office workers
    Anne Katrine Blangsted
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:55-65. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the effect of two different worksite physical-activity interventions on neck-shoulder symptoms, together with perceived work ability and sick leave among office workers...
  2. ncbi Effect of two contrasting types of physical exercise on chronic neck muscle pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 59:84-91. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of specific strength training of the painful muscle versus general fitness training without direct involvement of the painful muscle (leg bicycling) on work-related neck muscle pain...
  3. ncbi Work stress in the etiology of coronary heart disease--a meta-analysis
    Mika Kivimaki
    Finnish Insitute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:431-42. 2006
    ..This study focused on estimating the relative risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in association with work stress, as indicated by the job-strain model, the effort-reward imbalance model, and the organizational injustice model...
  4. ncbi A prospective study of job strain and coronary heart disease in US women
    Sunmin Lee
    Departments of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1147-53; discussion 1154. 2002
    ..Despite the wealth of convincing evidence in men for an association between job strain and CHD, data in women remain sparse...
  5. ncbi Risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review of recent longitudinal studies
    Bruno R da Costa
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 53:285-323. 2010
    ..This systematic review was designed and conducted in an effort to evaluate the evidence currently available for the many suggested risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders...
  6. ncbi Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: the epidemiologic evidence and the debate
    Laura Punnett
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:13-23. 2004
    ..The NRC/IOM report concluded, and other reviewers internationally have concurred, that the etiologic importance of occupational ergonomic stressors for the occurrence of MSDs of the low back and upper extremities has been demonstrated...
  7. pmc Tuberculosis among health-care workers in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Rajnish Joshi
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e494. 2006
    ..Most health-care facilities in these countries lack resources to prevent nosocomial transmission of tuberculosis (TB)...
  8. pmc The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of study sample
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    PLoS ONE 7:e39820. 2012
    ..This paper describes the methods of data collection and various characteristics of the study sample...
  9. ncbi Dutch Musculoskeletal Questionnaire: description and basic qualities
    V H Hildebrandt
    TNO Work and Employment, AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 44:1038-55. 2001
    ..This questionnaire can be used as a simple and quick inventory for occupational health services to identify worker groups in which a more thorough ergonomic analysis is indicated...
  10. pmc Shift work and chronic disease: the epidemiological evidence
    X S Wang
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:78-89. 2011
    ..Recent reviews of evidence relating to these hypotheses have focussed on specific diseases or potential mechanisms, but no general summary of the current data on shift work and chronic disease has been published...
  11. ncbi Psychosocial factors at work and risk of depression: a systematic review of the epidemiological evidence
    J P E Bonde
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, Building 2C, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:438-45. 2008
    ..This paper reviews follow-up studies addressing the risk of major depression and depressive symptoms relative to psychosocial stressors in the working environment and evaluates the evidence for causality...
  12. ncbi A prospective cohort study on severe pain as a risk factor for long-term sickness absence in blue- and white-collar workers
    Lars Louis Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 68:590-2. 2011
    ..To estimate the impact of pain in different body regions on future long-term sickness absence (LTSA) among blue- and white-collar workers...
  13. pmc Occupation and cancer in Britain
    L Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:1428-37. 2010
    ..We estimated the current burden of cancer in Britain attributable to past occupational exposures for International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) group 1 (established) and 2A (probable) carcinogens...
  14. ncbi A randomized controlled intervention trial to relieve and prevent neck/shoulder pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:983-90. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of three different workplace interventions on long-term compliance, muscle strength gains, and neck/shoulder pain in office workers...
  15. ncbi Effect of physical exercise interventions on musculoskeletal pain in all body regions among office workers: a one-year randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Man Ther 15:100-4. 2010
    ..In conclusion, both specific resistance training and all-round physical exercise for office workers caused better effects than a reference intervention in relieving musculoskeletal pain symptoms in exposed regions of the upper body...
  16. pmc Prevalence and correlates of regional pain and associated disability in Japanese workers
    Ko Matsudaira
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO166YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:191-6. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of regional pain and associated disability in four groups of Japanese workers...
  17. ncbi Epidemiology of work related neck and upper limb problems: psychosocial and personal risk factors (part I) and effective interventions from a bio behavioural perspective (part II)
    P M Bongers
    TNO Quality of Life, Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:279-302. 2006
    ..From the low back pain intervention research can be learned that interventions should best be targeted to both the worker and the organisation and that interventions will only be successful when all stakeholders are involved...
  18. ncbi Work related neck-shoulder pain: a review on magnitude, risk factors, biochemical characteristics, clinical picture and preventive interventions
    Britt Larsson
    Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Pain and Rehabilitation Centre, University Hospital, 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:447-63. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the latest information on the biochemical milieu within healthy and painful neck-shoulder muscles is reviewed. Finally diagnosis of and intervention for neck and shoulder pain are discussed...
  19. ncbi The effectiveness of a work style intervention and a lifestyle physical activity intervention on the recovery from neck and upper limb symptoms in computer workers
    Claire M Bernaards
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Occupational and Public Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 132:142-53. 2007
    ..The combined intervention was ineffective in increasing total physical activity. Therefore we cannot draw conclusions on the effect of increasing physical activity on the recovery from neck and upper limb symptoms...
  20. ncbi Increase in muscle nociceptive substances and anaerobic metabolism in patients with trapezius myalgia: microdialysis in rest and during exercise
    Lars Rosendal
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 112:324-34. 2004
    ..In addition, TM was associated with increased anaerobic metabolism, whereas a normal rise in blood flow was seen with exercise. These findings indicate that peripheral nociceptive processes are active in work-related TM...
  21. ncbi On functional motor adaptations: from the quantification of motor strategies to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck-shoulder region
    P Madeleine
    Laboratory for Ergonomics and Work related Disorders, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 199:1-46. 2010
    ..Moreover, muscle fatigue and discomfort are reported to play a relevant initiating role in WMSD...
  22. ncbi Muscle oxygenation and glycolysis in females with trapezius myalgia during stress and repetitive work using microdialysis and NIRS
    Gisela Sjøgaard
    Institute of Sport Sciences and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230, Odense M, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:657-69. 2010
    ..Higher relative muscle load during PEG and STR, insufficient muscle blood flow and oxygenation may account for the higher lactate, pyruvate and pain responses among MYA versus CON...
  23. pmc Work stress and risk of cardiovascular mortality: prospective cohort study of industrial employees
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, Finland
    BMJ 325:857. 2002
    ..To examine the association between work stress, according to the job strain model and the effort-reward imbalance model, and the risk of death from cardiovascular disease...
  24. pmc Overtime work and incident coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 31:1737-44. 2010
    ..To examine the association between overtime work and incident coronary heart disease (CHD) among middle-aged employees...
  25. ncbi Musculoskeletal pain at multiple sites and its effects on work ability in a general working population
    Helena Miranda
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:449-55. 2010
    ..Musculoskeletal pain often occurs at multiple sites concurrently. The aim of this study was to examine the associations between multi-site pain and self-rated work ability and retirement plans among actively working people...
  26. ncbi The occupational burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    L Trupin
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Eur Respir J 22:462-9. 2003
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  27. ncbi Working shifts and mental health--findings from the British Household Panel Survey (1995-2005)
    Ana Claudia Bara
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:361-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine the impact of shift work on mental health at the population level. We expected that this impact would depend on duration of exposure, type of shift work, and gender...
  28. ncbi Occupational health problems in modern dentistry: a review
    Peter A Leggat
    Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Ind Health 45:611-21. 2007
    ..For these reasons, it is therefore important that dentists remain constantly informed regarding up-to-date measures on how to deal with newer technologies and dental materials...
  29. ncbi A systematic review of musculoskeletal disorders among dental professionals
    Mj Hayes
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah, Australia
    Int J Dent Hyg 7:159-65. 2009
    ..More research in the form of larger studies is urgently required, to help more clearly elucidate the development of this important issue for dental hygienists and dental hygiene students...
  30. ncbi Health disorders of shift workers
    Anders Knutsson
    Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Public Health, Mid Sweden University, 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:103-8. 2003
    ..The strongest evidence exists for an association with peptic ulcer disease, coronary heart disease and compromised pregnancy outcome...
  31. pmc Cohort profile: the GAZEL Cohort Study
    Marcel Goldberg
    INSERM Unité 687, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 99410 Saint Maurice, France
    Int J Epidemiol 36:32-9. 2007
  32. pmc Validity of Nordic-style questionnaires in the surveillance of upper-limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM U687 IFR69, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 St Maurice Cedex, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:58-65. 2007
    ..The study aimed at comparing results of standardized Nordic-style questionnaires with those of clinical examinations in two surveys on upper-limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders...
  33. ncbi Prevalence, incidence, and recurrence of low back pain in scaffolders during a 3-year follow-up study
    Leo A M Elders
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E101-6. 2004
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  34. ncbi Risk factors for more severe regional musculoskeletal symptoms: a two-year prospective study of a general working population
    Johan H Andersen
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, Herning, and Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1355-64. 2007
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  35. ncbi Nightshift work and risk of breast cancer and other cancers--a critical review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Henrik A Kolstad
    Aarhus University Hospital, Department of Occupational Medicine, Norrebrogade 44, DK 8000 Arhus C, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:5-22. 2008
    ..This systematic review concerns the role of nightshift work in the risk of breast cancer or other cancers...
  36. pmc Overtime work, insufficient sleep, and risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in Japanese men
    Y Liu
    Graduate student of Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Occup Environ Med 59:447-51. 2002
    ..To examine the relation between working hours and hours of sleep and the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), with special reference to the joint effect of these two factors...
  37. ncbi A prospective study of computer users: II. Postural risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders
    Michele Marcus
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:236-49. 2002
    ..Despite widespread recommendations regarding posture during computer use, associations between specific postures and musculoskeletal health are not well characterized...
  38. ncbi Causal assessment of awkward occupational postures and low back pain: results of a systematic review
    Darren M Roffey
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 725 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada
    Spine J 10:89-99. 2010
    ..Although numerous physical activities have been implicated in its complex etiology, determining causation remains challenging and requires a methodologically rigorous approach...
  39. pmc Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among nurses in Ibadan, South-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey
    Bolanle M S Tinubu
    Department of Medical Rehabilitation, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:12. 2010
    ..12-months period and point prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs); the associated job risk factors and the coping strategies toward reducing the risk among nurses from selected hospitals in Ibadan, South-west Nigeria..
  40. ncbi Noninvasive methods for assessment of airway inflammation in occupational settings
    S Quirce
    Department of Allergy, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Allergy 65:445-58. 2010
    ..Key messages and suggestions on the use of noninvasive methods for assessment of airway inflammation in the investigation and diagnosis of occupational airway diseases are issued...
  41. ncbi Causal assessment of occupational bending or twisting and low back pain: results of a systematic review
    Eugene K Wai
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Spine J 10:76-88. 2010
    ..Although numerous physical activities have been implicated in its etiology, determining causation remains challenging and requires a methodologically rigorous approach...
  42. ncbi Evaluation of work-related psychosocial factors and regional musculoskeletal pain: results from a EULAR Task Force
    G J Macfarlane
    University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:885-91. 2009
    ..To establish whether review articles provide consistent conclusions on associations between workplace psychosocial factors and musculoskeletal pain and, if differences exist, to explore whether this is related to the methods used...
  43. ncbi Malignant mesothelioma: a clinical study of 238 cases
    Steven E Haber
    Texas Occupational Medicine Institute, 9225 Katy Freeway, Suite 404, Houston, Texas 77024, USA
    Ind Health 49:166-72. 2011
    ..3 versus 6.4 months). Epithelioid histology conferred a survival advantage over sarcomatoid and responded better to treatment. Our data support an inverse relationship between asbestos dose and latency...
  44. ncbi Gender moderates the health-effects of job strain in managers
    M C Gadinger
    Mannheim Institute for Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:531-41. 2010
    ..To investigate cross-sectional associations between main, interactive and gender-dependent effects of the demand-control-support (DCS) model and subjective health in managers...
  45. pmc Reducing work related psychological ill health and sickness absence: a systematic literature review
    S Michie
    Reader in Clinical Health Psychology, Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:3-9. 2003
    ..This is shown in intervention studies that have successfully improved psychological health and reduced sickness absence...
  46. pmc Occupational exposure assessment in case-control studies: opportunities for improvement
    K Teschke
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 59:575-93; discussion 594. 2002
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  47. ncbi Prevalence and associated factors of depressive symptoms among Chinese doctors: a cross-sectional survey
    Jia Na Wang
    Department of Social Medicine, School of Public Health, China Medical University, No 92 Beier Road, Heping District, Shenyang, 110001, Liaoning, People s Republic of China
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:905-11. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of depressive symptoms and to explore its associated factors among Chinese doctors in public hospitals...
  48. ncbi Disability pension due to musculoskeletal diagnoses: importance of work-related factors in a prospective cohort study of Finnish twins
    Sanna Kärkkäinen
    Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:343-50. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of work-related risk factors for future disability pension (DP) due to musculoskeletal diagnoses and for a subgroup of these, namely, DP due to osteoarthritis...
  49. ncbi 3rd place, PREMUS best paper competition: development of the return-to-work self-efficacy (RTWSE-19) questionnaire--psychometric properties and predictive validity
    William S Shaw
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:109-19. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the factor structure, internal consistency, and predictive and concurrent validity of RTWSE-19 among workers with acute low-back pain...
  50. pmc Work stress precipitates depression and anxiety in young, working women and men
    Maria Melchior
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Psychol Med 37:1119-29. 2007
    ..Rates of depression have been rising, as have rates of work stress. We tested the influence of work stress on diagnosed depression and anxiety in young working adults...
  51. pmc Occupational diseases in Korea
    Seong Kyu Kang
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:S4-12. 2010
    ..As a consequence, there were outbreaks of occupational diseases caused by poisonous chemicals, such as heavy metal poisoning, solvent poisoning and occupational asthma in ..
  52. ncbi The 15-Country Collaborative Study of Cancer Risk among Radiation Workers in the Nuclear Industry: estimates of radiation-related cancer risks
    E Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 167:396-416. 2007
    ..Further studies will be important to better assess the role of tobacco and other occupational exposures in our risk estimates...
  53. ncbi A 37-year observation of mortality in Chinese chrysotile asbestos workers
    Xiaorong Wang
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Thorax 67:106-10. 2012
    ..This 37-year prospective cohort study was undertaken to provide additional evidence for mortality risks associated with exposure to chrysotile asbestos...
  54. ncbi Implementation of an organizational-level intervention on the psychosocial environment of work: comparison of managers' and employees' views
    Henna Hasson
    Santé des populations URESP, Centre de recherche FRSQ du Centre hospitalier affilié universitaire de Québec, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 54:85-91. 2012
    ..To compare employees' and managers' perceptions of implemented changes in an organizational-level workplace intervention...
  55. ncbi Can high psychological job demands, low decision latitude, and high job strain predict disability pensions? A 12-year follow-up of middle-aged Swedish workers
    Catarina Canivet
    Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:307-19. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether job strain, psychological demands, and decision latitude are independent determinants of disability pension rates over a 12-year follow-up period...
  56. pmc Physical work environment risk factors for long term sickness absence: prospective findings among a cohort of 5357 employees in Denmark
    Thomas Lund
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:449-52. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of physical work environment on long term sickness absence and to investigate interaction between physical and psychosocial risk factors...
  57. ncbi Clinical signs and physical function in neck and upper extremities among elderly female computer users: the NEW study
    B Juul-Kristensen
    Department of Physiology, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:136-45. 2006
    ..Physical function tests should be further developed in order to be able to detect pre-stages of work-related disorders for preventive strategies...
  58. ncbi Causal assessment of occupational standing or walking and low back pain: results of a systematic review
    Darren M Roffey
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 725 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada
    Spine J 10:262-72. 2010
    ..Low back pain (LBP) is a widespread musculoskeletal condition that frequently occurs in the working-age population. Numerous occupational physical activities have been implicated in its etiology...
  59. ncbi Causal assessment of occupational sitting and low back pain: results of a systematic review
    Darren M Roffey
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Spine J 10:252-61. 2010
    ..Determining the precise causation of LBP remains difficult. Any attempt to implicate a specific occupational activity in the genesis of LBP requires a methodologically rigorous approach...
  60. ncbi Occupational asthma
    Cristina E Mapp
    Section of Hygiene and Occupational Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:280-305. 2005
    ..Removal of the worker from exposure to the causal agent and treatment with inhaled glucocorticoids lead to a better outcome. Finally, strategies for preventing OA should be implemented and their cost-effectiveness examined...
  61. ncbi Night work and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sarah P Megdal
    Milken Community High School, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur J Cancer 41:2023-32. 2005
    ..05). Studies on night shift work and breast cancer risk collectively show an increased breast cancer risk among women. Publication bias is unlikely to have influenced the results...
  62. ncbi Gender differences in the effects from working conditions on mental health: a 4-year follow-up
    Carina Bildt
    National Institute for Working Life, 112 79 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:252-8. 2002
    ..Also, the relative importance of other living conditions in relation to poor mental health in 1997 was examined...
  63. ncbi Job strain and the risk of disability pension due to musculoskeletal disorders, depression or coronary heart disease: a prospective cohort study of 69,842 employees
    Anne Mantyniemi
    Occupational Health Care Unit of Vihti, Federation of Municipalities for Social and Health Services, Ritalantie 4 E 6, 03100 Nummela, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 69:574-81. 2012
    ..We examined job strain's association with all-cause and cause-specific disability pensions...
  64. ncbi Risks of exposure to occupational asthmogens in atopic and nonatopic asthma: a case-control study in Taiwan
    Tsu Nai Wang
    Department of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:1369-76. 2010
    ..Asthma is often work-related and can be classified as atopic or nonatopic on the basis of its pathogenesis. Few studies have reported an association between exposure to occupational asthmogens and asthma with and without atopy...
  65. ncbi Exposure to occupational noise and cardiovascular disease in the United States: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Wen Qi Gan
    School of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, 316 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z3, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 68:183-90. 2011
    ..We used a nationally representative US sample to examine associations of self-reported exposure to occupational noise with CHD and hypertension...
  66. pmc Low back pain and widespread pain predict sickness absence among industrial workers
    Tone Morken
    Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:21. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the relative impact of body parts, psychosocial and individual factors as predictors for short- and long-term sickness absence from MSD among industrial workers...
  67. ncbi Mortality (1950-1999) and cancer incidence (1969-1999) in the cohort of Eldorado uranium workers
    Rachel S D Lane
    Radiation and Health Sciences Division, Directorate of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessment, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Radiat Res 174:773-85. 2010
    ....
  68. ncbi Epidemiologic surveillance of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders in the working population
    Yves Roquelaure
    Laboratory of Ergonomics and Occupational Health, CHU, Angers, France
    Arthritis Rheum 55:765-78. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi Occupational risk factors for osteoarthritis of the knee: a meta-analysis
    D F McWilliams
    Academic Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:829-39. 2011
    ..Systematic reviews agree that knee osteoarthritis (OA) is related to occupational activities, but have not quantified the overall risks...
  70. ncbi Radon exposure and mortality among white and American Indian uranium miners: an update of the Colorado Plateau cohort
    Mary K Schubauer-Berigan
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:718-30. 2009
    ..Significant trends were observed with increased radon exposure in silicosis and pulmonary fibrosis mortality and in the incidence of diabetes-related end-stage renal disease among white miners...
  71. ncbi Clinical and immunologic findings of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate-induced occupational asthma in a car upholstery factory
    G Y Hur
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:586-93. 2008
    ..Although methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) is widely used in many industries, there have been few immunological studies of MDI-induced occupational asthma...
  72. pmc Risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain in a working population. A prospective study with an 18-month and a three-year follow-up
    Gunnar Bergström
    The Karolinska Institute, Section for Personal Injury Prevention, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 64:279-87. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain...
  73. pmc Do pre-employment influences explain the association between psychosocial factors at work and coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:330-4. 2010
    ....
  74. ncbi Exposure to thoracic dust, airway symptoms and lung function in cement production workers
    K C Nordby
    National Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 8149 Dep, NO 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Eur Respir J 38:1278-86. 2011
    ..The results support the hypothesis that exposure to dust in cement production may lead to respiratory symptoms and airway obstruction...
  75. ncbi Associations between work-related factors and specific disorders of the shoulder--a systematic review of the literature
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Department of General Practice, Room Wk 109, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:189-201. 2010
    ..Our aim was to provide a quantitative assessment of the exposure-response relationships between work-related physical and psychosocial factors and the occurrence of specific shoulder disorders in occupational populations...
  76. pmc Cardiac autonomic dysfunction from occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Mi Sun Lee
    Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:474-8. 2011
    ..This study investigated the association between a biological marker of PAH exposure, assessed by urinary 1-hydroxypyrene (1-OHP), and heart-rate variability in an occupational cohort of boilermakers...
  77. ncbi Long workhours and health
    Monique van der Hulst
    Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Nijmegen, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:171-88. 2003
    ..However, the evidence is inconclusive because many studies did not control for potential confounders. Due to the gaps in the current evidence and the methodological shortcomings of the studies in the review, further research is needed...
  78. pmc Prevalence and consequences of musculoskeletal symptoms in symphony orchestra musicians vary by gender: a cross-sectional study
    Helene M Paarup
    Research Unit of Occupational and Environmental Health, Institute of Clinical Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:223. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was therefore to investigate the prevalence, duration and consequences of musculoskeletal symptoms in professional symphony orchestra musicians...
  79. ncbi Shift work and the risk of diabetes mellitus among Japanese male factory workers
    Yuko Morikawa
    Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan 920 0293
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:179-83. 2005
    ..This study investigated whether shift work is a risk factor for the development of diabetes mellitus...
  80. pmc Long working hours and sleep disturbances: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 32:737-45. 2009
    ..To examine whether exposure to long working hours predicts various forms of sleep disturbance; short sleep, difficulty falling asleep, frequent waking, early waking and waking without feeling refreshed...
  81. pmc The French Musculoskeletal Disorders Surveillance Program: Pays de la Loire network
    C Ha
    Département Santé Travail, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Occup Environ Med 66:471-9. 2009
    ....
  82. ncbi Heterogeneity of IgE response to cefteram pivoxil was noted in 2 patients with cefteram-induced occupational asthma
    Yu Jin Suh
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:209-10. 2003
  83. ncbi Diagnosis and management of work-related asthma: American College Of Chest Physicians Consensus Statement
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital EW7 449, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8
    Chest 134:1S-41S. 2008
    ..The current Consensus Statement updates the previous one based on additional research that has been published since then, including findings relevant to preventive measures and work-exacerbated asthma (WEA)...
  84. ncbi The influence of working conditions and individual factors on the incidence of neck and upper limb symptoms among professional computer users
    Ewa Wigaeus Tornqvist
    School of Technology and Health, The Royal Institute of Technology, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:689-702. 2009
    ..To assess the influence of working conditions and individual factors on the incidence of neck and upper limb symptoms among professional computer users...
  85. ncbi Prevalence of work-related symptoms and serum-specific antibodies to wheat flour in exposed workers in the bakery industry
    Gyu Young Hur
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Youngtong Gu, Suwon, Republic of Korea
    Respir Med 102:548-55. 2008
    ..Although baker's asthma (BA) is a common occupational asthma, there have been few reports on this disease in Korean subjects...
  86. pmc Bias in occupational epidemiology studies
    Neil Pearce
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 64:562-8. 2007
    ..However, it is also important to attempt to assess the likely direction and strength of biases that cannot be avoided or controlled...
  87. pmc Shift work disorder among oil rig workers in the North Sea
    Siri Waage
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Sleep 32:558-65. 2009
    ..The main symptoms are excessive sleepiness and insomnia temporally associated with the working schedule. The aim of the present study was to examine SWD among shift workers in the North Sea...
  88. ncbi A meta-analysis of observational studies identifies predictors of sickness absence
    Saskia F A Duijts
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1105-15. 2007
    ..To implement preventive measures, it is necessary to identify predictors for this type of sickness absence...
  89. ncbi Incidence of metabolic syndrome among night-shift healthcare workers
    A Pietroiusti
    Department of Biopathology Occupational Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Via Montpellier 1, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 67:54-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether a causal relationship exists between night-shift work and the development of MS...
  90. ncbi Rotating shift work and the metabolic syndrome: a prospective study
    D De Bacquer
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Epidemiol 38:848-54. 2009
    ..In order to further explore this relation, we aimed at assessing the association between rotating shift work and the incidence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  91. ncbi Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in residents and staff in nursing homes in Northern Ireland
    Naomi S Baldwin
    Clinical and Practice Research Group, School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:620-6. 2009
    ....
  92. ncbi American Thoracic Society Statement: Occupational contribution to the burden of airway disease
    John Balmes
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:787-97. 2003
  93. ncbi A literature review describing the role of return-to-work coordinators in trial programs and interventions designed to prevent workplace disability
    William Shaw
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA, 01748, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 18:2-15. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the activities of RTW coordinators in published trials to provide a basis for establishing necessary competencies...
  94. ncbi Low back pain recurrence in occupational environments
    William S Marras
    Biodynamics Laboratory, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2387-97. 2007
    ..Prospective assessment of return to work after low back pain...
  95. ncbi Extended work hours and risk of acute occupational injury: A case-crossover study of workers in manufacturing
    S Vegso
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:597-603. 2007
    ..This study was designed to determine whether injury risk among manufacturing workers was related to hours worked during the previous week...
  96. ncbi Development and test-retest reliability of an extended version of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ-E): a screening instrument for musculoskeletal pain
    Anna P Dawson
    NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Pain 10:517-26. 2009
    ..The NMQ-E collects reliable information regarding the onset, prevalence, and consequences of musculoskeletal pain and can be administered by self-completion and personal interview...
  97. ncbi A longitudinal study of the development of low back pain in an industrial population
    J M Stevenson
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1370-7. 2001
    ..This is a longitudinal study in which industrial workers without chronic low back pain (LBP) were initially assessed with a comprehensive test battery and surveyed every 6 months thereafter for 2 years...
  98. pmc The Diesel Exhaust in Miners study: a cohort mortality study with emphasis on lung cancer
    Michael D Attfield
    ERS Inc, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:869-83. 2012
    ..Current information points to an association between diesel exhaust exposure and lung cancer and other mortality outcomes, but uncertainties remain...
  99. ncbi Diesel motor emissions and lung cancer mortality--results of the second follow-up of a cohort study in potash miners
    Angela Neumeyer-Gromen
    Unit Work related diseases occupational diseases, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Berlin, Germany mail
    Int J Cancer 124:1900-6. 2009
    ..The analyses of a sub-cohort (n = 3,335) with particularly accurate exposure measurement revealed a nonsignificant dose-response-relationship. Our results support an association of DME and lung cancer mortality...
  100. ncbi Gender adjustment or stratification in discerning upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder risk?
    Barbara Silverstein
    Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention SHARP Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, PO Box 44330, Olympia, Washington, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:113-26. 2009
    ..The aim was to explore whether "adjustment" for gender masks important exposure differences between men and women in a study of rotator cuff syndrome (RCS) and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and work exposures...
  101. ncbi Psychological job demands increase the risk of ischaemic heart disease: a 14-year cohort study of employed Danish men
    Bo Netterstrøm
    Clinic of Occupational Medicine, Hillerød Hospital, Helsevej 2, 3400 Hillerød, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:414-20. 2006
    ..To test the relationship between job strain and the incidence of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) prospectively in the Danish working population...

Research Grants67

  1. WHO Global Occupational Health Programme 2004-2007
    GERARDA EIJKEMANS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..strong network of 70 Collaborating Centers, work is carried out to estimate the magnitude of the burden of occupational diseases and injuries...
  2. Just-In-Time Methods For Understanding Near-misses, Injuries &Risk Factors
    Nancy M Daraiseh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..specifically requests proposals that enhance our understanding of risks and conditions associated with occupational diseases and injuries and adds to scientific knowledge by examining a population whose health and safety is seldom ..
  3. Occupational Safety and Health Traning Grant
    Frank S Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Coursework includes biostatistics, toxicology, occupational diseases, safety engineering, ergonomics, epidemiology, aerosol science and non-ionizing radiation...
  4. WORKER GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TO MUTAGENIC RISK
    Paul W Brandt-Rauf; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..are hypothesized to be important for identifying those workers at the highest risk for developing occupational diseases and for targeting potential interventions to reduce that risk and prevent disease...
  5. IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS FOR NOISE INDUCED HEARING LOSS
    Peter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common occupational diseases. Thirty million US workers are exposed to potentially hazardous workplace noise...
  6. Assessing and Reducing Taxi Drivers'Exposure to Ultrafine Particles
    Yifang Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our long-term goal is to reduce occupational diseases attributable to exposure to UFPs at workplace...
  7. AGRICULTURAL INJURIES IN FINLAND
    Risto Rautiainen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    This project aims to develop knowledge on agricultural injuries and occupational diseases utilizing previously collected Finnish agricultural accident insurance data...
  8. Hairdresses' Health Study
    KAREN HUYCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..all over the world, hairdressing professionals are frequently exposed to many risk factors for occupational diseases such as asthma and other respiratory disorders, contact dermatitis, poor work posture, repetitive work ..
  9. IMMUNOPATHOGEN. OF OCCUP. DIS. DUE TO REACT. CHEMICALS
    David Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Thus it appears that cell mediated immunity may play a significant role in the pathogenesis of occupational diseases caused by reactive chemicals...
  10. Logistic joinpoint regression model in cohort studies
    Grzegorz Rempala; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..VC cohort data shall allow us to illustrate our approach in an innovative application to monitoring occupational diseases and to compare its effectiveness with that of the standard methodology in view of the multiplicity of ..
  11. Oupational surveillance modules for prevention
    David Bonauto; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..proposed project, SHARP will demonstrate the utilization of several data sources for the surveillance of occupational diseases and hazards...
  12. Collaborative Study:Workplace Musculoskeletal Disorders
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Study methods, instruments, and data format will be coordinated with the NIOSH Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Consortium. ..
  13. Towards a better understanding of work-aggravated asthma
    Catherine Lemiere; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The occurrence of asthma exacerbations will be recorded. The economic impact of WAA will be assessed in terms of work disability and use of health resources and compared with OA and asthma without OA not WAA. ..
  14. A model for wrist and elbow musculoskeletal disorders
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  15. Effect of tool design on hand pain in dental practiioners
    David M Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This randomized controlled study will deterimine if dentists or dental hygienists who use such a tool report less hand and arm pain compared to those who continue to use the conventional tool design. ..
  16. TENDON FORCE DURING OCCUPATIONAL HAND ACTIVITIES
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed study is a collaborative effort between the University of California Ergonomics Program (UCSF), Hand and Microsurgery (UCSP), Mechanical Engineering (UC Berkeley), and the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute. ..
  17. EFFECTS OF AN ERGONOMIC INTERVENTION FOR COMPUTER WORK
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..5SD) of the pain severity-week score. The total cost of implementing the intervention will be estimated. The findings and recommendations will be disseminated statewide in cooperation with the California Department of Health Services. ..
  18. Back Disorders in Union Carpenters
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders: Quantifying Risk
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project is expected to result in DUE and shoulder job analysis models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of jobs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Ozone and LPS-Induced Airway Inflammation In Humans In Vivo
    David Peden; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..That low level ozone will enhance response to LPS. Testing these hypotheses will be used to better define the ways that O3 and LPS interact to exacerbate airway disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Airway Biology of Acute Asthma: Translational Studies
    David Peden; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Low Back Pain Quantifying Risk Factors
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project is expected to result in the ability to improve the existing ergonomic job evaluation models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of industries. ..
  23. WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMEN
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
  24. Sleep Loss, Sleepiness and Fatigue in 12-Hour Nurses
    Jeanne Geiger Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  25. ENDOTOXIN AND BRONCHIAL INFLAMMATION IN ASTHMA
    David Peden; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will also employ nasal challenge and in vitro studies of monocytic cells to examine the effect of GM-CSF and other candidate cytokines produced by IgE-mediated inflammation on in vivo and in vitro response to LPS ..
  26. Linking Federal and State Data to Study the Economic Effects of Workplace Injury
    LESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  27. Capture-Recapture Estimates of Workplace Injury Rates
    LESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  28. CD14 AND LPS-INDUCED INFLAMMATION IN CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
    David Peden; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the investigators will genotype cohorts of COPD patients and healthy smokers to determine if the T allele is a risk factor in development of COPD in those who smoke. ..
  29. Post-accident earning and benefits adequacy and equity
    Emile Tompa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The research in Part 2 will provide valuable insight into whether it is appropriate to treat temporary disability as a short-term phenomenon. ..
  30. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
  31. Cancer and Non-cancer Mortality in Meat Workers (1 RO1-OH 008687-01 A1 SOH)
    Eric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Infectious disease is a NIOSH priority area. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Costs of Occupational Injury and Illness
    J Leigh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..But reported national injury rates have been fallen since 1992. Moreover, Workers'Compensation costs fell from 1993 to 1998 but have risen since 1999. Current and comprehensive estimates are needed. ..
  33. CHEMOKINE BIOMARKERS OF DIISOCYANATE OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA
    David Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Epidemilogy of Parkinsonism in Welders
    Brad A Racette; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The cohort assembled will provide unique opportunities for future research projects into gene-environment interactions and exposure related neuroimaging changes. ..
  35. Surveying & Assessing Firefighter Fitness & Electrocardiography: The SAFFE Study
    Mary Carey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  36. Occupational risk factors for NHL and NHL subtypes: an InterLymph-based analysis
    ANDREA MANNETJE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This large study conducted by an international team of expert collaborators will provide sufficient study power to reach the outlined aims and contribute to the knowledge of the etiology of NHL. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. INTERVENTION EFFECTIVENESS IN NURSING HOMES
    Barbara Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  38. POSSIBLE OF ROLE OF AVIAN RETROVIRUSES IN HUMAN CANCER
    Eric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The confirmed demonstration of ALSV pro-viral DNA in the genome of exposed tumor samples but not in that of control tumor samples, will provide definitive evidence incriminating ALSV in human carcinogenesis. ..
  39. Companion Microphones: Increased SNR for 3+ talkers
    MEAD KILLION; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, a subjective value rating will provide a practical check on the utility of these developments. ..
  40. Work injury and young people: A prospective survey
    F Breslin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..No study to date has examined the impact of work injuries on earnings losses among young workers, thereby addressing a notable gap in this research area. ..
  41. GENETICS OF PARKINSON DISEASE IN THE AMISH
    Brad Racette; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Maternal work schedules: Consequences for parenting and child development
    JOSEPH GRZYWACZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  43. Noise, Solvents, and Hearing Loss
    Peter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A nested case control study will match cases of hearing loss identified in the cohort with controls by age at hire, year of hire, sex, and gender, to further explore these relationships. ..
  44. GENE/ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE
    Harvey Checkoway; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, this project may ultimately serve as a model approach for investigating the complex interplay between environmental exposures and host factors on risk for neurodegenerative disorders. ..
  45. BIOMECHANICAL/PSYCHOSOCIAL RISKS FOR LOW BACK DISORDERS
    William Marras; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also be able to discern when and under what conditions an intervention to improve the psycho social work environment will be likely to reduce LBP and its associated morbidity. ..
  46. Intervention Effectiveness in Finnish Agriculture
    Risto Rautiainen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..are based on a large, well-defined cohort (N=98,437 in 2002) and extensive data on injuries (N=6812) and occupational diseases (N=464)...
  47. EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING: CTRAIN
    WYNDHAM ANGER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, feedback will be elicited from content experts to evaluate the potential for adoption of the computer-based training program and the "screenbuilder" environment. ..
  48. Physician Quality Reporting and Patient Outcomes in Medicare
    Bryan E Dowd; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  49. MAKING HEAT STRESS ASSESSMENT RELEVANT AGAIN
    Thomas Bernard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In the third year, the emphasis will be on high heat exposures that result in limited work times. This last year will be the test of the heat exchange model and the source of data for the empirical exposure limits. ..
  50. DOSE RESPONSE MODELING IN EPIDEMIOLOGIC COHORT STUDIES
    Ellen Eisen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH GRADIENTS IN HOSPITAL WORKERS: THE
    Paul Blanc; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study team will also work with a labor-management team to develop possible interventions for the problems that are identified by this study. ..
  52. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  53. NEW METHODS FOR EVAL OF ORGANIC DUST AEROSOLS
    Stephen Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  54. Tools for exposure assessment of physical risk factors
    Jack Dennerlein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Technology transfers include potential software products for computer users to monitor their own work patterns. ..
  55. Age, Lead, Exposure, and Neurobehavioral Decline
    Brian Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Hypoxic Regulation of Nitric Oxide Synthesis
    CYNTHIA OTTO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will also reinforce the importance of culture conditions on the translation of in vitro NO studies to in vivo hypoxia and inflammation. ..
  57. Health Promotion Intervention:Sedentary Care Patients
    Kerry Kuehl; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Outcomes will be assessed using repeated measures design. Relationships among mediators, the intervention, and the outcome measures will be identified. ..
  58. Training and Reinforcement on HPD Use
    Noah Seixas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results will be presented for scientific publication and developed into guidance and training materials for use by the industry and trades. ..
  59. Epidemiology & Intervention Research for Tobacco Control
    Jonathan Samet; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Additional projects will be developed by research associates and supported with funds from this grant. Our partner institutions are well positioned to sustain this project. ..
  60. Weaving Work and Family: Implications for Mother and Child
    JOSEPH GRZYWACZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Skin Pigmentation and Parkinson's Disease Risk
    Caroline Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This could be an enormous breakthrough in our understanding of factors that influence the risk (and perhaps even the cause) of Parkinson's disease, and could lead to new strategies for disease prevention. ..
  62. Epidemiology of Dystonia in a Multi-Ethnic Population
    Caroline Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, this cohort will provide a rich resource for future investigations including family studies, genetic analyses and further investigations of environmental risk factors. ..