workplace

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Summary: Place or physical location of work or employment.

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  1. ncbi Psychosocial work environment and mental health--a meta-analytic review
    Stephen Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Joseph Rotblat Building, Barts and London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Charterhouse Square, London EC1 6BQ, United Kindom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:443-62. 2006
  2. ncbi The costs of obesity in the workplace
    Eric A Finkelstein
    Health Services and Systems Research Program, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Occup Environ Med 52:971-6. 2010
  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 The work ability index and single-item question: associations with sick leave, symptoms, and health--a prospective study of women on long-term sick leave
    Linda Ahlstrom
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, S 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:404-12. 2010
  5. pmc Incorporating walking or cycling into car journeys to and from work: the role of individual, workplace and environmental characteristics
    Jenna Panter
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Prev Med 56:211-7. 2013
  6. ncbi The World Health Organization Health and Work Performance Questionnaire (HPQ)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:156-74. 2003
  7. ncbi The Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire--a tool for the assessment and improvement of the psychosocial work environment
    Tage S Kristensen
    The National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:438-49. 2005
  8. ncbi Workplace health promotion: a meta-analysis of effectiveness
    Anne Rongen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 44:406-15. 2013
  9. pmc Impact of workplace based assessment on doctors' education and performance: a systematic review
    Alice Miller
    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    BMJ 341:c5064. 2010
  10. ncbi Carbon nanotubes: a review of their properties in relation to pulmonary toxicology and workplace safety
    Ken Donaldson
    MRC University of Edinburgh Centre for Inflammation Research, ELEGI Colt Laboratory, Queen s Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, United Kingdom
    Toxicol Sci 92:5-22. 2006

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  1. ncbi Psychosocial work environment and mental health--a meta-analytic review
    Stephen Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Joseph Rotblat Building, Barts and London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Charterhouse Square, London EC1 6BQ, United Kindom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:443-62. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi The costs of obesity in the workplace
    Eric A Finkelstein
    Health Services and Systems Research Program, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Occup Environ Med 52:971-6. 2010
    ..To quantify per capita and aggregate medical expenditures and the value of lost productivity, including absenteeism and presenteeism, because of overweight, and grade I, II, and III obesity among U.S. employees...
  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 The work ability index and single-item question: associations with sick leave, symptoms, and health--a prospective study of women on long-term sick leave
    Linda Ahlstrom
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, S 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:404-12. 2010
    ..Predictive values of the WAI, the changed WAI, the single-item question and the changed single-item question were investigated for degree of sick leave, symptoms, and health...
  5. pmc Incorporating walking or cycling into car journeys to and from work: the role of individual, workplace and environmental characteristics
    Jenna Panter
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Prev Med 56:211-7. 2013
    ..We explore the individual, workplace and environmental characteristics associated with the incorporation of walking and cycling into car journeys.
  6. ncbi The World Health Organization Health and Work Performance Questionnaire (HPQ)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:156-74. 2003
    ..Organization Health and Work Performance Questionnaire (HPQ), a self-report instrument designed to estimate the workplace costs of health problems in terms of reduced job performance, sickness absence, and work-related accidents-..
  7. ncbi The Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire--a tool for the assessment and improvement of the psychosocial work environment
    Tage S Kristensen
    The National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:438-49. 2005
    ..The purpose of the COPSOQ concept is to improve and facilitate research, as well as practical interventions at workplaces...
  8. ncbi Workplace health promotion: a meta-analysis of effectiveness
    Anne Rongen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 44:406-15. 2013
    ..b>Workplace health promotion programs (WHPPs) aim to improve lifestyle and consequently improve health, work ability, and ..
  9. pmc Impact of workplace based assessment on doctors' education and performance: a systematic review
    Alice Miller
    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    BMJ 341:c5064. 2010
    To investigate the literature for evidence that workplace based assessment affects doctors' education and performance.
  10. ncbi Carbon nanotubes: a review of their properties in relation to pulmonary toxicology and workplace safety
    Ken Donaldson
    MRC University of Edinburgh Centre for Inflammation Research, ELEGI Colt Laboratory, Queen s Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, United Kingdom
    Toxicol Sci 92:5-22. 2006
    ..Relevant workplace regulation regarding exposure is also considered in the light of our knowledge of CNT...
  11. ncbi The effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity interventions for controlling employee overweight and obesity: a systematic review
    Laurie M Anderson
    Community Guide Branch, Division of Health Communication and Marketing, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:340-57. 2009
    ..The findings of this systematic review can help inform decisions of employers, planners, researchers, and other public health decision makers...
  12. ncbi Efficacy of a workplace-based weight loss program for overweight male shift workers: the Workplace POWER (Preventing Obesity Without Eating like a Rabbit) randomized controlled trial
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Prev Med 52:317-25. 2011
    To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a workplace-based weight loss program (Workplace POWER-WP) for male shift workers.
  13. ncbi Effectiveness of workplace interventions in Europe promoting healthy eating: a systematic review
    Lea Maes
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 22:677-83. 2012
    ..This review summarizes the evidence of effect of intervention studies in European countries promoting a healthy diet solely and in combination with increasing physical activity at the workplace.
  14. pmc Prolonged sedentary time and physical activity in workplace and non-work contexts: a cross-sectional study of office, customer service and call centre employees
    Alicia A Thorp
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Level 4 The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:128. 2012
    To examine sedentary time, prolonged sedentary bouts and physical activity in Australian employees from different workplace settings, within work and non-work contexts.
  15. ncbi Physician wellness: a missing quality indicator
    Jean E Wallace
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Lancet 374:1714-21. 2009
    ..We show that health systems should routinely measure physician wellness, and discuss the challenges associated with implementation...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi The effects of work-related and individual factors on the Work Ability Index: a systematic review
    T I J van den Berg
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 66:211-20. 2009
    ..This multifactorial nature of work ability should be taken into account in health promotion programmes aimed at maintaining and promoting the participation of the labour force and improvement of the performance at work...
  18. pmc Meta-analysis of workplace physical activity interventions
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:330-9. 2009
    ..This comprehensive meta-analysis integrated the extant wide range of worksite physical activity intervention research...
  19. ncbi Are workplace interventions to reduce sitting effective? A systematic review
    Josephine Y Chau
    Cluster for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 51:352-6. 2010
    To systematically review the effectiveness of workplace interventions for reducing sitting.
  20. pmc Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii51-8. 2006
    To evaluate the psychosocial and behavioural impact of the first ever national level comprehensive workplace smoke-free law, implemented in Ireland in March 2004.
  21. ncbi A workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with distress: results of a randomised controlled trial
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 67:596-602. 2010
    To evaluate the effectiveness of a participatory workplace intervention compared with usual care for sick-listed employees with distress, with regard to return to work (RTW) within the 12-month follow-up.
  22. pmc Uptake of workplace HIV counselling and testing: a cluster-randomised trial in Zimbabwe
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e238. 2006
    HIV counselling and testing is a key component of both HIV care and HIV prevention, but uptake is currently low. We investigated the impact of rapid HIV testing at the workplace on uptake of voluntary counselling and testing (VCT).
  23. pmc Validation of sick leave measures: self-reported sick leave and sickness benefit data from a Danish national register compared to multiple workplace-registered sick leave spells in a Danish municipality
    Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt
    Section of Social Medicine and Rehabilitation, Deparment of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:661. 2012
    ..workplaces, the aim of this study was to: 1) validate registered sickness benefit data from DREAM against workplace-registered sick leave spells of at least 15 days; 2) validate self-reported sick leave days during one year ..
  24. ncbi Exercise for the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of low back pain in the workplace: a systematic review
    Julie Ann Bell
    Centre for Research into Disability and Society, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    J Occup Rehabil 19:8-24. 2009
    ..personal and financial cost of LBP, there is a need for effective interventions aimed at preventing LBP in the workplace. The aim of this systematic review was to examine the effectiveness of exercises in decreasing LBP incidence, ..
  25. pmc Workplace and HIV-related sexual behaviours and perceptions among female migrant workers
    H Yang
    Prevention Research Center the Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    AIDS Care 17:819-33. 2005
    ..working in eight occupational clusters in Beijing and Nanjing, China were analysed to examine the association of workplace with HIV-related behaviours and perceptions. For sexually experienced women (n = 666, 43...
  26. ncbi Gender differences in sickness absence--the contribution of occupation and workplace
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:394-403. 2010
    ..Furthermore, we examined whether the contribution of occupation is related to different distributions of female and male jobs across the social class hierarchy...
  27. ncbi Impact of job satisfaction components on intent to leave and turnover for hospital-based nurses: a review of the research literature
    Billie Coomber
    King s College London, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:297-314. 2007
    ..Job satisfaction has been highlighted as a contributing factor to intent to leave and turnover, yet this is a complex area with many elements affecting its measurement...
  28. ncbi Health benefits of a pedometer-based physical activity intervention in sedentary workers
    Catherine B Chan
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE, Canada C1A 4P3
    Prev Med 39:1215-22. 2004
    ..Here, we examined the effects of a pedometer-based physical activity intervention (Prince Edward Island-First Step Program, PEI-FSP) on activity and specific health indices in 106 sedentary workers...
  29. pmc A longitudinal assessment of the impact of smoke-free worksite policies on tobacco use
    Joseph E Bauer
    Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1024-9. 2005
    ..In this cohort study, we assessed the impact of smoke-free work-site policies on smoking cessation behaviors...
  30. ncbi Work stress as a risk factor for major depressive episode(s)
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Med 35:865-71. 2005
    ..Major depression is a prevalent mental disorder in the general population, with a multi-factorial etiology. However, work stress as a risk factor for major depression has not been well studied...
  31. ncbi Social class and self-rated health: can the gradient be explained by differences in life style or work environment?
    V Borg
    Department of Psychology and Sociology, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 51:1019-30. 2000
    ..Approximately two thirds of the social gradient with regard to worsening of SRH could be explained by the work environment and life style factors. The largest contribution came from the work environment factors...
  32. pmc Effects of worksite health promotion interventions on employee diets: a systematic review
    Cliona Ni Mhurchu
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:62. 2010
    Public health strategies place increasing emphasis on opportunities to promote healthy behaviours within the workplace setting...
  33. ncbi What does research tell us about depression, job performance, and work productivity?
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:401-10. 2008
    ..To assess the work impact of depression...
  34. pmc Reviewing evidence on complex social interventions: appraising implementation in systematic reviews of the health effects of organisational-level workplace interventions
    M Egan
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:4-11. 2009
    The reporting of intervention implementation in studies included in systematic reviews of organisational-level workplace interventions was appraised...
  35. ncbi Workplace bullying could play important roles in the relationships between job strain and symptoms of depression and sleep disturbance
    Jiro Takaki
    Department of Public Health, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama Prefectural University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    J Occup Health 52:367-74. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to assess whether workplace bullying mediates between job strain, evaluated by the job demand-control model, and symptoms of depression and sleep disturbance.
  36. pmc Workplace restructurings in intervention studies - a challenge for design, analysis and interpretation
    Ole Olsen
    National Research Centre for Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:39. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper is to describe the (lack of) stability in units of analysis in occupational health and safety intervention projects directed toward worksites...
  37. ncbi Exposure characterization of metal oxide nanoparticles in the workplace
    Brian Curwin
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 8:580-7. 2011
    ..1 and 1 μm. The greatest potential for exposure to workers occurred during the handling process. However, the exposure is occurring at levels that are well below established and proposed limits...
  38. ncbi Promoting mental well-being in the workplace: a European policy perspective
    D McDaid
    Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE Health and Social Care, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 17:365-73. 2005
    The nature of the workplace continues to change as Europe adapts to the challenges of competing in a global marketplace...
  39. pmc Moral issues in workplace health promotion
    Suzan J W Robroek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 85:327-31. 2012
    ..In this context, little information is available on the opinion of employees. Within the framework of a workplace health promotion (WHP) program, moral considerations among workers were investigated.
  40. ncbi Workplace-based work disability prevention interventions for workers with common mental health conditions: a review of the literature
    Georgia Pomaki
    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 22:182-95. 2012
    To summarize evidence on workplace-based work disability prevention (WDP) interventions in workers with common mental health conditions (CMHCs)...
  41. pmc Cross-lagged relationships between workplace demands, control, support, and sleep problems
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep 34:1403-10. 2011
    ..This study examines longitudinal, bidirectional relationships between work characteristics and sleep problems...
  42. ncbi Workplace involvement improves return to work rates among employees with back pain on long-term sick leave: a systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions
    Christopher Carroll
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 32:607-21. 2010
    ..The aim of the review is to determine whether interventions involving the workplace are more effective and cost-effective at helping employees on sick leave return to work than those that do not ..
  43. pmc Workplace social capital and all-cause mortality: a prospective cohort study of 28,043 public-sector employees in Finland
    Tuula Oksanen
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1742-8. 2011
    We examined the association between workplace social capital and all-cause mortality in a large occupational cohort from Finland.
  44. ncbi Explaining occupational class differences in sickness absence: results from middle-aged municipal employees
    M Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:802-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine whether working conditions, health-related behaviours and family-related factors explain occupational class differences in medically certified sickness absence...
  45. pmc Psychophysiological biomarkers of workplace stressors
    Tarani Chandola
    UCL International Institute of Health and Society, UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:51-7. 2010
    b>Workplace stressors are associated with greater coronary heart disease risk, although there is debate over the psychophysiological consequences of work stress...
  46. ncbi The health and cost benefits of work site health-promotion programs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Department of Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Healthcare, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:303-23. 2008
    ..Federal initiatives that support cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness analyses are stressed, as is the need to invest in healthy work environments, to complement individual based interventions...
  47. ncbi Effectiveness of a back pain prevention program: a cluster randomized controlled trial in an occupational setting
    Helma Ijzelenberg
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:711-9. 2007
    ..A cluster randomized controlled trial and economic evaluation with a 12-month follow-up and with work department as the unit of randomization...
  48. pmc Keeping health staff healthy: evaluation of a workplace initiative to reduce morbidity and mortality from HIV/AIDS in Malawi
    Marielle Bemelmans
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Belgium, Thyolo, Malawi
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:1. 2011
    ..In 2006, two workplace initiatives were implemented in Thyolo District: a clinic at the district hospital dedicated to all district ..
  49. ncbi Work-related psychosocial factors and the development of ischemic heart disease: a systematic review
    Nanna H Eller
    Clinic of Occupational Medicine, Hillerød Hospital, Hillerød, Denmark
    Cardiol Rev 17:83-97. 2009
    ..Studies involving women are too few to draw any conclusion concerning women, work stress, and IHD...
  50. ncbi Occupational sitting time and overweight and obesity in Australian workers
    W Kerry Mummery
    School of Health and Human Performance, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 29:91-7. 2005
    ..This paper examines the role of the workplace in the problem by studying the association between occupational sitting time and overweight and obesity (body ..
  51. ncbi Does low workplace social capital have detrimental effect on workers' health?
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemilogy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 70:1367-72. 2010
    ..and health have focused on conceptualizing social capital at the geographic level, evidence remains sparse on workplace social capital...
  52. ncbi Scoping workplace aggression in nursing: findings from an Australian study
    Gerald A Farrell
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 55:778-87. 2006
    This paper reports a study of workplace aggression among nurses in Tasmania, Australia...
  53. ncbi Perceived job stress and incidence of coronary events: 3-year follow-up of the Belgian Job Stress Project cohort
    Dirk De Bacquer
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Epidemiol 161:434-41. 2005
    ..However, our study underscores the importance of a supportive social work environment in the prevention of coronary heart disease...
  54. ncbi Inverse associations between cycling to work, public transport, and overweight and obesity: findings from a population based study in Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Level 9, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Prev Med 46:29-32. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between various modes of transport to work and overweight and obesity, in men and women...
  55. ncbi Effects of a workplace physical exercise intervention on the intensity of headache and neck and shoulder symptoms and upper extremity muscular strength of office workers: a cluster randomized controlled cross-over trial
    Tuulikki Sjögren
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, FIN 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Pain 116:119-28. 2005
    The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of a workplace physical exercise intervention on the perceived intensity of headache and the intensity of symptoms in the neck and shoulders, as well as on the extension and flexion ..
  56. pmc Psychometric evaluation of a short measure of social capital at work
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, 8 William Lee Buildings, Nottingham Science and Technology Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:251. 2006
    ..The present study reports on the psychometric properties of an 8-item measure of social capital at work...
  57. ncbi Low workplace social capital as a predictor of depression: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health, and Organisations, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1143-51. 2008
    In a prospective cohort study of Finnish public sector employees, the authors examined the association between workplace social capital and depression...
  58. pmc Effectiveness of community- and workplace-based interventions to manage musculoskeletal-related sickness absence and job loss: a systematic review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Lifecourse Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hants SO16 6YD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:230-42. 2012
    To assess the effectiveness of interventions in community and workplace settings to reduce sickness absence and job loss in workers with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
  59. ncbi A systematic review of selected interventions for worksite health promotion. The assessment of health risks with feedback
    Robin E Soler
    National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:S237-62. 2010
    ....
  60. pmc Secondhand tobacco smoke in bars and restaurants in Santiago, Chile: evaluation of partial smoking ban legislation in public places
    Marcia Erazo
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Tob Control 19:469-74. 2010
    ....
  61. ncbi Move to Improve: a randomized workplace trial to increase physical activity
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:133-41. 2009
    ..Workplaces are important settings for interventions to increase physical activity, but effects have been modest...
  62. ncbi Common mental disorders in the workforce: recent findings from descriptive and social epidemiology
    Kristy Sanderson
    Centre for Health Research, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 51:63-75. 2006
    To review the recent descriptive and social epidemiology of common mental disorders in the workplace, including prevalence, participation, work disability, and impact of quality of work, as well as to discuss the implications for ..
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU). Chapter 5. Risk factors for sick leave - general studies
    Peter Allebeck
    Department of Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 63:49-108. 2004
    ..However, we found moderate scientific evidence for the effects of socio-economic status, which could be explained partly by childhood experiences...
  65. ncbi Reduction of secondhand tobacco smoke in public places following national smoke-free legislation in Uruguay
    Adriana Blanco-Marquizo
    Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Tob Control 19:231-4. 2010
    ..Uruguay was the first country in the Americas and the first middle-income country in the world to enact a comprehensive smoke-free national legislation in March 2006...
  66. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with common mental disorders: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra H van Oostrom
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:12. 2008
    ..Therefore, a workplace intervention is developed based on a successful return-to-work intervention for employees with low back pain...
  67. ncbi Prevalence of workplace bullying and risk groups: a representative population study
    Adriana Ortega
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:417-26. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of bullying and to identify risk groups in a representative population sample...
  68. ncbi The applicability of the theory of planned behavior to the intention to quit smoking across workplaces in southern Taiwan
    S C Hu
    Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Addict Behav 23:225-37. 1998
    ..The results of this study show that TPB based on the learning sample fit well in another sample from the same workplace but poorly in other workplaces...
  69. ncbi Process and implementation of participatory ergonomic interventions: a systematic review
    Dwayne Van Eerd
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ergonomics 53:1153-66. 2010
    ..Systematic reviews of effectiveness provide practitioners with the desire to implement but do not provide clear information about how. This article reviews the literature on process and implementation of PE...
  70. pmc Second-line antiretroviral therapy in a workplace and community-based treatment programme in South Africa: determinants of virological outcome
    Victoria Johnston
    Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e36997. 2012
    ..The consequences for second-line outcomes are unclear. In a workplace- and community-based multi-site programme, with 6-monthly virological monitoring, we describe outcomes and ..
  71. ncbi Do dimensions from the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire predict vitality and mental health over and above the job strain and effort-reward imbalance models?
    Hermann Burr
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:59-68. 2010
    ..The study aim was to investigate whether these dimensions explain changes in vitality and mental health over and above the job strain and ERI models...
  72. ncbi Improving nutrition and physical activity in the workplace: a meta-analysis of intervention studies
    Amanda D Hutchinson
    Flinders Centre for Cancer Prevention and Control, School of Medicine Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Health Promot Int 27:238-49. 2012
    ..A comprehensive search of the literature for studies examining physical activity or nutrition interventions in the workplace, published between 1999 and March 2009, was conducted. This search identified 29 relevant studies...
  73. ncbi Professional legitimacy claims in the multidisciplinary workplace: the case of heart failure care
    Tom Sanders
    Division of Primary Care, University of Manchester, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 30:289-308. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi Predictors and outcomes of openness to changes in a reorganizing workplace
    C R Wanberg
    Industrial Relations Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Appl Psychol 85:132-42. 2000
    It is becoming increasingly important for employees to be able to cope with change in the workplace. This longitudinal study examined a set of individual differences and context-specific predictors of employee openness (i.e...
  75. ncbi Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) physicians' experiences in the workplace
    Michele J Eliason
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 94132, USA
    J Homosex 58:1355-71. 2011
    Little is known about the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) physicians in the workplace. There is little formal education in medical school about LGBT issues, and some heterosexual physicians have negative ..
  76. pmc Systematic review of beliefs, behaviours and influencing factors associated with disclosure of a mental health problem in the workplace
    Elaine Brohan
    Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 12:11. 2012
    ....
  77. ncbi Predictors of workplace satisfaction for U.S. medical school faculty in an era of change and challenge
    Sarah A Bunton
    Organization and Management Studies, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Med 87:574-81. 2012
    To examine the current state of satisfaction with the academic medicine workplace among U.S. medical school faculty and the workplace factors that have the greatest influence on global satisfaction.
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi Does physical activity impact on presenteeism and other indicators of workplace well-being?
    Helen E Brown
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Sports Med 41:249-62. 2011
    The term 'presenteeism' is a relatively new concept in workplace health, and has come to signify being at work despite poor health and performing below par...
  80. ncbi Workplace social capital and risk of chronic and severe hypertension: a cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 30:1129-36. 2012
    The association between workplace factors and the development of hypertension remains uncertain...
  81. ncbi Violence against primary health care workers in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Abdel Hady El-Gilany
    Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
    J Interpers Violence 25:716-34. 2010
    ..study was carried out in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia to highlight the magnitude, predictors, and circumstances of workplace violence against primary health care (PHC) workers...
  82. pmc Sedentariness at work: how much do we really sit?
    Shelly K McCrady
    Endocrine Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2103-5. 2009
    ..72, P < 0.001). Work days are associated with more sitting and less walking/standing time than leisure days. We suggest a need to develop approaches to free people from their chairs and render them more active...
  83. ncbi Low birthweight and preterm birth rates 1 year before and after the Irish workplace smoking ban
    Z Kabir
    Tobacco Free Research Institute RIFTFS, Dublin, Ireland
    BJOG 116:1782-7. 2009
    ..The comprehensive Irish workplace smoking ban was successfully introduced in March 2004...
  84. pmc Sleep problems and workplace injuries in Canada
    Rakel N Kling
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
    Sleep 33:611-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between sleep problems and risk of work injuries among Canadian workers and to identify working groups most at risk for injuries...
  85. ncbi Work-based social networks and health status among Japanese employees
    E Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:692-6. 2009
    ..We examined the association between work-based social networks and health status by controlling for home-based social networks in a cross-sectional study...
  86. ncbi Psychosocial working conditions and depressive symptoms among Swedish employees
    Linda L Magnusson Hanson
    Work Organisation and Health, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:951-60. 2009
    ..To investigate prospective associations between working conditions and depressive symptoms in Swedish men and women...
  87. pmc Workplace learning from a socio-cultural perspective: creating developmental space during the general practice clerkship
    J van der Zwet
    Department of Educational Development and Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 16:359-73. 2011
    b>Workplace learning in undergraduate medical education has predominantly been studied from a cognitive perspective, despite its complex contextual characteristics, which influence medical students' learning experiences in such a way that ..
  88. ncbi The effects of employer-provided massage therapy on job satisfaction, workplace stress, and pain and discomfort
    Chris Back
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare in British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Holist Nurs Pract 23:19-31. 2009
    ..a pilot program to evaluate the efficacy of employer-funded on-site massage therapy on job satisfaction, workplace stress, pain, and discomfort. Twenty-minute massage therapy sessions were provided...
  89. pmc Smoker-free workplace policies: developing a model of public health consequences of workplace policies barring employment to smokers
    B Houle
    Department of Sociology, University of Washington, 223D Condon Hall, Box 353340, 1100 NE Campus Pkwy, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Tob Control 18:64-9. 2009
    A marked shift in tobacco-related workplace health promotion intervention involves the adoption of policies barring employment to smokers...
  90. pmc Contrasting reasons for discontinuation of antiretroviral therapy in workplace and public-sector HIV programs in South Africa
    Maysoon Dahab
    Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:53-9. 2011
    ..among HIV-infected individuals receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a public-sector clinic and in a workplace clinic in South Africa...
  91. ncbi Direct and indirect effects in a survival context
    Theis Lange
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Epidemiology 22:575-81. 2011
    ..The technique is illustrated by analyzing socioeconomic status, work environment, and long-term sickness absence. A detailed implementation guide is included in an online eAppendix (http://links.lww.com/EDE/A476)...
  92. pmc Subgroup analyses on return to work in sick-listed employees with low back pain in a randomised trial comparing brief and multidisciplinary intervention
    Christina M Stapelfeldt
    Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Centre of Public Health, Central Denmark Region, School of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:112. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify subgroups, primarily defined by work-related baseline factors that would benefit more from the multidisciplinary intervention than from the brief intervention...
  93. ncbi Overweight and obesity as predictors of absenteeism in the working population of the Netherlands
    Marielle P Jans
    TNO Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 49:975-80. 2007
    ..To determine the relation between body mass index (BMI) and absenteeism...
  94. ncbi How valid is a short measure of effort-reward imbalance at work? A replication study from Sweden
    Constanze Leineweber
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 67:526-31. 2010
    ..There is an urgent need for validated measures of health-adverse psychosocial work environments. We tested the validity of a newly developed short version of the original questionnaire measuring effort-reward imbalance at work (ERI)...
  95. ncbi Social capital at work as a predictor of employee health: multilevel evidence from work units in Finland
    Tuula Oksanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 66:637-49. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this longitudinal multilevel study provides support for the hypothesis that exposure to low social capital at work may be detrimental to the health of employees...
  96. pmc Environmental tobacco smoke and adult-onset asthma: a population-based incident case-control study
    Maritta S Jaakkola
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 93:2055-60. 2003
    ..The authors assessed the effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) on the development of asthma in adults...
  97. pmc Effect of smoke-free workplaces on smoking behaviour: systematic review
    Caroline M Fichtenberg
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, Institute for Health Policy Studies, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMJ 325:188. 2002
    ..To quantify the effects of smoke-free workplaces on smoking in employees and compare these effects to those achieved through tax increases...
  98. pmc Successful reach and adoption of a workplace health promotion RCT targeting a group of high-risk workers
    Marie B Jørgensen
    The National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:56. 2010
    Cleaners are rarely introduced to workplace health promotion programs. The study's objective was to evaluate the reach and adoption of a workplace randomized controlled trial (RCT) among cleaners in Denmark.
  99. ncbi The population impact of smoke-free workplace and hospitality industry legislation on smoking behaviour. Findings from a national population survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 106:816-23. 2011
    To study the impact of implementing smoke-free workplace and hospitality industry legislation on smoking behaviour.
  100. 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...
  101. pmc Attitudes and beliefs about secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey
    Andrew Hyland
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:642-9. 2009
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Research Grants81

  1. SUPPORT CONTRACT FOR THE NTP INTERAGENCY CENTER/VALIDATION OF ALT METHODS
    David Allen; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..might result from exposures to substances such as pesticides, consumer products, medicines, medical devices, workplace chemicals, food additives, or to contaminants in air, food, or water...
  2. SUPPORT CONTRACT FOR THE NTP INTERAGENCY CENTER/VALIDATION OF ALT METHODS
    David Allen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..might result from exposures to substances such as pesticides, consumer products, medicines, medical devices, workplace chemicals, food additives, or to contaminants in air, food, or water...
  3. Hypothalamic Orexin Role in Menopause-Associated Hot Flashes and Mood/Sleep Disru
    PHILIP LEE JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. Bureau of the Census, 2003). Thus, adverse menopausal symptoms have a significant financial impact in the workplace through lost work days and direct health care costs for medical services...
  4. SUPPORT CONTRACT FOR THE NTP INTERAGENCY CENTER/VALIDATION OF ALT METHODS
    David Allen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..might result from exposures to substances such as pesticides, consumer products, medicines, medical devices, workplace chemicals, food additives, or to contaminants in air, food, or water...
  5. Analyzer for Monitoring Personal Environmental Exposure to Fluids and Materials
    MATTHEW CUSACK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposed project will develop a portable personal environmental analyzer that will measure, in the home or workplace, the elemental composition of virtually every substance with which a subject/patient comes into contact, ..
  6. MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF COMPLEX MIXTURE TOXICITY
    Alvaro Puga; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..exposure to hexavalent chromium in drinking water and cigarette smoking and occupational exposure in the workplace are often compounded with concomitant exposures to aromatic hydrocarbon procarcinogens, resulting in health ..
  7. Expanding Vietnamese Community and Academic Infrastructure for Health Research
    Bang H Nguyen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..using family style meals, and 7) an effective lay health intervention to reduce chemical exposure in the workplace among nail salon workers...
  8. Investigation of Occupational Exposure to and Infection by MRSA in Rural Iowa
    Tara Smith; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..health so as to better understand the complex relationships between exposure to infectious agents in the workplace and the subsequent development and/or spread of disease related to these exposures...
  9. Chronic Electrical Stimulation to Reduce Bladder Hyperreflexia after SCI
    Kenneth J Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to being a debilitating and costly condition, neurogenic bladder compromises the ability to be productive in the workplace, engage in social or leisure activities, pursue an education, and participate in other activities associated ..
  10. Respiratory and autonomic plasticity following intermittent hypoxia
    JASON HAROLD MATEIKA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..apnea may result in daytime fatigue which may lead to increased prevalence of accidents while driving or in the workplace. Recent large scale epidemiological studies have shown that the prevalence of excessive daytime sleepiness ..
  11. UNDERSTANDING VIBRATION INJURY
    Danny A Riley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..efficacy of antivibration glove protection and develop new engineering methods to measure shock vibration in the workplace so that exposure can be monitored...
  12. Mechanisms and Enviromental Determinants of Rhinovirus Illness Severity
    James E Gern; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..health problem impacting the quality of life of affected children and places increased societal strain in the workplace and on health care utilization...
  13. Detection of engineered nanomaterials in drinking water, food, commercial product
    Paul K Westerhoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Consequently, people may soon be exposed to thousands of different types of nanomaterials in their workplace or during other daily activities...
  14. Role of Physico-chemical Properties in the Reprotoxicity of Inhaled Cd NP.
    JUDITH TERRY ZELIKOFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings will have great relevance to the health of women of reproductive age, particularly in the workplace, in harmony with the NIEHS and National Toxicology Program (NTP) broad-based research program to address ..
  15. Ionic Liquid Gas Sensors for Detection of Flammable Gases In Workplace
    Xiangqun Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..ionic liquids'application as sensing materials and non-aqueous electrolytes for detection of flammable gases at workplace to prevent explosions or fires, save lives, avoid injuries, and protect billions of dollars worth of assets.
  16. Evaluation of Safety Training, Supervision, and Injury Among Working Teenagers.
    KRISTINA MARIE ZIEROLD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Safety training and workplace supervision are important elements in preventing occupational injury in young workers...
  17. Stress and Subclinical Cardio-Metabolic Disease in Police: A Longitudinal Study
    John M Violanti; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An observational study conducted over a period of time can provide more convincing evidence that these workplace stressors lead to development of adverse physiological and psychological health outcomes...
  18. ABSORPTION, DISTRIBUTION, METABOLISM, AND EXCRETION (ADME) IN MAMMALS
    Jacob McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..There is no ADME data in the literature for DMDEE. Therefore, the ADME of this is investigated in the current contract in rodents with special attention to the formation of carcinogenic metabolite N-nitrosomorpholine. ..
  19. Pharmacological Method to Accelerate Bone Fracture Healing
    J PATRICK O apos CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will test our newly identified therapy in a clinically relevant animal model to confirm our previous findings and justify testing in humans. ..
  20. Novel Approaches for Prevention and Treatment of Noise Induced Hearing loss
    Debashree Mukherjea; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These individuals are exposed to loud noise in their workplace or during leisure activities...
  21. Integration of Feeding and Glucose Metabolism by the Circadian Gene Network
    JOSEPH T BASS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..new risk factor in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus: introduction of extended periods of wakefulness in the workplace and at home giving rise to temporal disruption between the external environment and internal integrative ..
  22. Light-Alarming Personal Noise Dosimeter System
    ALEXANDER MILOVANOV; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thousands of workers every year suffer from preventable hearing loss due to high workplace noise levels...
  23. Workplace Wellness Initiatives to Combat Obesity
    JASON PERRY BLOCK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..these skills through coursework, mentorship and the practical application of these skills in Aims that evaluate workplace wellness initiatives to promote a healthy weight...
  24. Diet and Activity Promotion Among Older Working Adults
    Gladys Block; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Improvement in these behaviors will result in less morbidity and lower health care costs, and this project will test the effectiveness of a very low-cost proven intervention in a high- risk age group. ..
  25. New Personal Sampling Methods that Conform to an Aerosol Deposition Convention
    DARRAH KAYE SLEETH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and previous experience to transfer it into the development of innovative projects that advance the science of workplace air sampling to better protect worker's health...
  26. Workplace Health Promotion
    MARGARET A HANNON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The primary goal of this application is to enhance the dissemination potential of a successful intervention, Workplace Solutions that was developed to disseminate a set of 15 evidence- based cancer prevention strategies to ..
  27. Effects of Lactational Exposure to Chromium (VI) on Ovarian Development
    SAKHILA BANU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and millions of people and a majority of industrial workers have been exposed to Cr(VI) wastes in the workplace, landfills and waterways and every day atmospheric emissions...
  28. Hazard Assessment and Risk Estimation of Inhaled Nanomaterials Exposure
    Gunter Oberdorster; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The objectives to test the hypothesis will be met with four Specific Aims to: 1) evaluate workplace ENM exposures;2) use acellular systems to assess the characteristics and oxidative reactivity of ENM;3) compare ..
  29. Prediction of Physiological Events in People with Sleep Disordered Breathing
    Jonathan A Waxman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..associated EDS and cognitive dysfunction are thought to significantly contribute to automobile accidents and workplace injuries. The first aim of this research is to predict the onset of nocturnal apnea, hypopnea, and arousal...
  30. Treating Low-Income Smokers in the Hospital Emergency Department
    Steven L Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..dependence, estimated at greater than $193 billion/year, have far reaching implications for the individual, workplace, society and the healthcare system...
  31. Musculoskeletal Disorders and Health Behaviors among US Workers
    ALBERTO JUAN CABAN MARTINEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in this area, it is the goal of this Minority F31 Application to examine these associations that inform workplace strategies to meet the unique needs of worker populations at-risk for musculoskeletal disorders...
  32. Body Burden of PAHs and Cardiovascular Disease in the United States
    JOHN DAVIS CLARK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. 2. To determine if exposure to environmental sources of PAHs at home or in the workplace is associated with elevated levels of urinary metabolites of PAHs. 3...
  33. Field Validation of New XRF Analyzers: Assessing Personal Exposure to Metals
    PATRICK JEREMY PARSONS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., home or workplace)...
  34. The Antidepressant Action of Ketamine:Brain Chemistry
    MATE ISTVAN MILAK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..7 billion in 1990. A more recent estimate puts the annual population-level workplace cost of MDD in the US at $36.6 billion, not counting healthcare cost...
  35. Adverse Effects of Noise on Hearing: Basic Mechanisms
    Barbara A Bohne; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..studies will determine what death pathways cochlear hair cells follow after chinchillas are exposedto typical workplace noise [i.e., 4-kHz octave band of noise (OBN) or 0.5-kHz OBN at 92-95 dB SPLJ...
  36. Parental exposure to ionizing radiation and birth defects
    DOROTHY KIM WALLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It will also determine whether women and men who are exposed to radiation in their workplace have an increased risk of having infants with 30 different categories of birth defects.
  37. Enhancing Clergy Suicide Prevention and Referral
    RICHARD CHARLES GOLDSWORTHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..educational programs tailored for faith leaders'particular practical, organizational, and cultural workplace needs...
  38. JointADventure: A Worksite Activity-Diet Intervention for Chronic Knee Pain
    Rowland W Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  39. Home and community exposures in COPD exacerbation: A pilot case cross-over study
    Susan R Sama; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..that air pollutants associated with asthma and other acute respiratory effects in the home, community and workplace may trigger exacerbation of COPD...
  40. Errorless Learning and Social Cognition Training for Work Rehabilitation
    Robert S Kern; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..It is clear that there are many hurdles to overcome to successfully return SMI veterans to the workplace (e.g., stigma, rules governing disability benefits, cognitive deficits)...
  41. Gender, Harassment and Drinking among College Students
    Kathleen M Rospenda; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..contribute to the knowledge base about predictors of underage drinking, specifically the individual, school, and workplace issues that may place female students at particular risk for problematic drinking in response to stress...
  42. ABSORPTION, DISTRIBUTION, METABOLISM, AND EXCRETION (ADME) IN MAMMALS
    Jacob McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..metabolism, and excretion, or ADME) and mechanisms of toxicity of chemicals commonly found in the environment, workplace, or in consumer products...
  43. ABSORPTION, DISTRIBUTION, METABOLISM, AND EXCRETION (ADME) IN MAMMALS
    Jacob McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..metabolism, and excretion, or ADME) and mechanisms of toxicity of chemicals commonly found in the environment, workplace, or in consumer products...
  44. Targeting Airway Inflammation from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Dust
    Debra Romberger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and animal data that will facilitate translational studies aimed at bringing potential interventions into the workplace. ) PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: In our previous work, we determined that dust extract from swine confined animal ..
  45. Training and research application for c-spine ultrasound of an aging population.
    DANIEL BUCKLAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..there is no method to assess cervical spine kinematics in real time for human subjects in the course of their workplace and other activities and interests...
  46. The role of IL-6 in jet fuel irritant dermatitis
    RANDLE MICHAEL GALLUCCI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  47. A Familial Study of Severe Phonology Disorders
    Barbara A Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This project will provide life-span data that is needed to determine full significance of early SSD for the later functioning of this population and identify factors that influence adolescent/young adult outcomes. ..
  48. Reducing Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Public Housing
    DOUGLAS LEVY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Public policies such as workplace smoking bans have resulted in demonstrated improvements in population health, leading to lower levels of ETS ..
  49. PAH Exposure and DNA Damage in Roofers
    Berrin Serdar; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..apos;research to practice efforts'by providing information on factors altering exposure levels at the workplace. We expect that results will guide future strategies to reduce and prevent PAH exposures in roofers...
  50. Arsenic Contaminated Water Consumption &Spontaneous Pregnancy Loss in Romania
    Michael S Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..that exposures to greater amounts of iAs through the consumption of drinking water at home and at the workplace, prior to and during gestation, will increase the risk for spontaneous pregnancy loss...
  51. Flexible Work and Well-Being Center at the University of Minnesota
    ERIN L KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The goal of the proposed study is to assess the effects of a workplace intervention designed to reduce work-family conflict, and thereby improve the health and well being of employees,..
  52. Effects of Employment on Health and Quality of Life in Older Adults
    Diana Kachan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..makers, employers, and other stakeholders to make health-related and employment-related decisions and implement workplace changes and health promotion programs targeting the senior community in order to improve well-being and quality ..
  53. Multimedia Internet-Based Program for Workers with Subthreshold Depression
    John R Seeley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..skills to workers with subthreshold depression in order to reduce symptoms, improve functioning at the workplace, and potentially reduce the risk for escalation to full-syndrome depression...
  54. Age-related Changes in Thoracic Spine Biomechanics
    Dennis Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and the availability of a well-validated musculoskeletal model of the thoracic spine, will support future research in other areas such as back pain, workplace and traumatic injuries, surgical planning and rehabilitation.
  55. Genetic Approaches to Sleep/Wake and Response to Sleep Loss in Mice
    ALLAN IAN PACK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..behavioral changes, impairment of cognition with an increased risk of motor vehicle crashes, and errors in the workplace. Moreover, sleep loss leads to metabolic changes with insulin resistance, increased appetite and is a risk ..
  56. Endothelial Cells as Biosensors for Occupational Cardiovascular Risk
    Matthew J Campen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..compare toxicant potency in rodent models, but also as a translational diagnostic for early detection of workplace-associated injury or as a marker of therapeutic benefit for interventional strategies...
  57. RESTING STATE FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY MRI IN MANGANESE EXPOSED WELDERS
    Susan Criswell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Knowledge gained from these studies should lead to biomarkers for intervention/prevention trials and testing of dose-response relationships resulting in improved workplace safety for thousands of welders.
  58. Innovative Device to Improve Safety of Preparing and Administering Chemotherapy
    Prasad Sunkara; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of compounding the drug and administering it to the patient, and several studies suggest the potential for workplace contamination is widespread...
  59. Increasing Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions at Low-Wage Worksites
    MARGARET A HANNON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will also measure the effect of both on workers'health behaviors at baseline, 12 months, and 24 months. Finally, we will develop, pilot-test, and validate a measure of worksite readiness to implement EBIs. ..
  60. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    Craig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the training, uses empowerment-oriented worker education methodology, and encourages trainees to practice, workplace H&S decision-making...
  61. Assessing Be Fit, a worksite program promoting healthy weight and exercise
    Anne N Thorndike; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..isfi for fimnlnvfifis at a large urban worksite.. ..
  62. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons And Male Reproductive Health
    HUEIWANG ANNA COOK JENG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Research results may prompt reforms in workplace practices and policies to protect the reproductive health of workers exposed to PAHs...
  63. Workplace Violence Training for Nurses
    LISA MCELANEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research has shown that nurses are at very high risk of being victims of workplace violence...
  64. Workplace Violence Training for Nurses
    LISA A contact MCELANEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research has shown that nurses are at very high risk of being victims of workplace violence...
  65. Innovations to Inform Occupational Disease Etiology Using Biomonitoring Methods
    JO ANNA SHIMEK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..been difficult to define due to the potentially long latency period between exposure to the harmful chemicals in workplace environment and the clinical manifestation of disease...
  66. INHALED PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS AND EARLY LUNG EFFECTS
    William Beckett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Epidemiologic studies of the workplace have consistently shown an excess of COPD associated with dusty work environments, yet only a few substances (..
  67. MECHANISMS OF DRUG DEPOSITION IN HAIR
    JAMES RUTH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the application): Workplace drug testing has now become fairly commonplace as a surveillance procedure in the American workplace...
  68. Occupational Health: A Basic Right at Work ? An Asset to Society
    Bonnie Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Worldwide workplace fatalities, injuries, and illnesses remain at unacceptably high levels and involve enormous and unnecessary ..
  69. Risk for Workplace Violence in Long-Haul Truckers
    Debra Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this study is to investigate the incidence and distribution of workplace violence among female and male long-haul truck drivers and the effects of violence on their mental health...
  70. Renewing a Century of Committment to a Healthy, Safe & Prod Working Life
    M E BONNIE ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Worldwide workplace fatalities, injuries, and illnesses remain at unacceptably high levels and involve enormous and unnecessary ..
  71. Male Reproductive Effects from Exposure to Boron
    Wendie Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION: This is an epidemiologic study that will investigate the relationship between workplace exposure to boron containing compounds (including boric acid, borax) and adverse male reproductive effects...
  72. HAL: A TOOL FOR ASSESSING HUMAN ACTION IN THE WORKPLACE
    JOHN ALOIMONOS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..motor decline in elderly people or Parkinson's disease during daily living activities at home and the workplace;or how atypical social interaction in autism or developmental coordination disorder are manifested in body ..
  73. Linking Federal and State Data to Study the Economic Effects of Workplace Injury
    LESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..will use linked workers'compensation and Social Security Administration data to determine the impact of workplace injuries and illnesses on long-term earnings, income replacement from workers'compensation and federal ..
  74. Estimating differentials in return to work after injury from two surveys
    MICHAEL RENDALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Evaluating the full economic costs to workers of recovery from workplace injury and illness is crucial for the effective formulation and targeting of policy and programs for reducing workplace ..
  75. WORKSITE INTERVENTION TO REDUCE ASSAULT INJURY
    Jess Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2000
    This competitive continuation will expand on the Workplace Violence Prevention Project (WVPP), which was highly successful in its goals of designing, implementing, and evaluating a workplace violence prevention program in small retail ..
  76. Workplace Violence Nursing Health & Employment Outcomes
    Jacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    b>Workplace Violence: Nursing Health & Employment Outcomes Workplace violence, including workplace intimate partner violence, has major Iongterm health and employment outcomes and affects nursing personnel in significant numbers...
  77. TOBACCO USE PREVENTION AND CESSATION FOR EMPLOYED YOUTH
    Glorian Sorensen; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The proposed research -- if disseminated and adopted on a large scale - could have a significant effect on the reduction of smoking by adolescents in the U.S. ..
  78. Homicide During Robbery: A Case-Control Study
    Stephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    b>Workplace homicide is a topic of increasing public health significance. Robbery is an important type of violence in the workplace, accounting for 60-75% of homicides...
  79. Work, Neighborhood, Commuting, and Occupational Health Disparities
    Jarvis Chen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..do workers experience the physical and social hazards of their jobs, but their susceptibility or resilience to workplace experiences with regard to health is further shaped by their social and environmental context beyond work, ..
  80. Statewide Partnerships for Worksite Weight Management
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  81. Evaluation of Organizational Justice Intervention to Alleviate TYPE III Violence
    Jane A Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Model workplace policies directed at preventing Type III workplace violence (coworker violence) are widely available, yet their impact on workplace and worker health has never been rigorously evaluated...