united states occupational safety and health administration

Summary

Summary: An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Overexposure to crystalline silica in a foundry operation
    Angela Irwin
    US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety, and Health Administration, Kansas City, MO 64120, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:18-21. 2003
  2. ncbi Potential uses of petrochemical products can result in significant benzene exposures: MSDSs must list benzene as an ingredient
    Melvyn Kopstein
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:1-8. 2006
  3. ncbi The pregnant health care worker--an evidence-based approach to job assignment and reassignment
    Joyce Hood
    Occupational Health Services, Cook Children s Health Care System, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    AAOHN J 56:329-33. 2008
  4. ncbi Continuing exposure to hexavalent chromium, a known lung carcinogen: an analysis of OSHA compliance inspections, 1990-2000
    Peter Lurie
    Public Citizen s Health Research Group, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:378-83. 2002
  5. ncbi Results of inspections in health hazard industries in a region of the state of Washington
    Don J Lofgren
    Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Labor and Industries, Tacoma, Washington 98402, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:367-79. 2008
  6. ncbi Facing down the hazards
    Fred Elliott
    Occup Health Saf 72:42-4, 46-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Employee health surveillance in the health care industry
    Joyce Hood
    Occupational Health Services, Cook Children s Health Care System, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    AAOHN J 55:423-31. 2007
  8. ncbi Bloodborne pathogens. What you need to know--Part I
    Katherine T Twitchell
    Occupational Health Services, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AAOHN J 51:38-45; quiz 46-7. 2003
  9. ncbi Statistical methods for establishing equivalency of a sampling device to the OSHA standard
    K Krishnamoorthy
    Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 63:567-71. 2002
  10. ncbi Occupational injury and safety research in the AIHA Journal
    Theodore K Courtney
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 63:550-3. 2002

Research Grants

  1. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Costs of Occupational Injury and Illness
    J Leigh; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. LINKING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA BASES
    Kenneth Rosenman; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Work Environment:Effects on Quality of Healthcare
    Bradley Evanoff; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMEN
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. Back Disorders in Union Carpenters
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Evaluation of Workplace Violence Prevention Intervention
    Jane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. DISTRIBUTED OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2001
  10. Blood Exposure and Primary Prevention in the Home Care *
    JANE LIPSCOMP; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications200 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Overexposure to crystalline silica in a foundry operation
    Angela Irwin
    US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety, and Health Administration, Kansas City, MO 64120, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:18-21. 2003
  2. ncbi Potential uses of petrochemical products can result in significant benzene exposures: MSDSs must list benzene as an ingredient
    Melvyn Kopstein
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:1-8. 2006
    ..The information and methodology presented here are germane to preparation of accurate MSDSs for benzene-containing products, employers who must comply with 29 CFR 1910.1028, and retrospectively estimating exposures to benzene...
  3. ncbi The pregnant health care worker--an evidence-based approach to job assignment and reassignment
    Joyce Hood
    Occupational Health Services, Cook Children s Health Care System, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    AAOHN J 56:329-33. 2008
    ..Women of childbearing age must carefully consider the risks and benefits of working in the field of health care prior to becoming pregnant...
  4. ncbi Continuing exposure to hexavalent chromium, a known lung carcinogen: an analysis of OSHA compliance inspections, 1990-2000
    Peter Lurie
    Public Citizen s Health Research Group, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:378-83. 2002
    ..In 1993, Public Citizen and the Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union (PACE) petitioned to lower the PEL from the current 100 microg/m(3) to 0.5 microg/m(3) as an 8-hr time-weighted average (TWA)...
  5. ncbi Results of inspections in health hazard industries in a region of the state of Washington
    Don J Lofgren
    Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Labor and Industries, Tacoma, Washington 98402, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:367-79. 2008
    ..The results can be used for the planning of interventions in other regions and industries...
  6. ncbi Facing down the hazards
    Fred Elliott
    Occup Health Saf 72:42-4, 46-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Employee health surveillance in the health care industry
    Joyce Hood
    Occupational Health Services, Cook Children s Health Care System, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    AAOHN J 55:423-31. 2007
    ..Implementation can occur within a health care setting with the buy-in of the many stakeholders involved, especially supervisors managing departments where chemical and other hazards are present...
  8. ncbi Bloodborne pathogens. What you need to know--Part I
    Katherine T Twitchell
    Occupational Health Services, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AAOHN J 51:38-45; quiz 46-7. 2003
    ..The general prevalence, risk groups, prophylaxis, and treatment of HBV, HCV, and HIV are elaborated. Common blood tests for each of these pathogens are also explained...
  9. ncbi Statistical methods for establishing equivalency of a sampling device to the OSHA standard
    K Krishnamoorthy
    Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 63:567-71. 2002
    ..This article proposes two statistical tests for establishing that an alternative measuring device of airborne chemicals or dust is equivalent to the OSHA standard. The statistical tests are illustrated using an example...
  10. ncbi Occupational injury and safety research in the AIHA Journal
    Theodore K Courtney
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 63:550-3. 2002
  11. ncbi Corporate commitment, local dedication pave the way to success
    Phillip G Retallick
    Clean Harbors Environment Services, Inc
    Occup Health Saf 77:84, 86. 2008
  12. ncbi Fatal exposure to anhydrous ammonia in a food manufacturing plant
    Kimberley Morton
    U S Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Madison Area Office, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:D40-3. 2005
  13. ncbi Scaffolding good practices
    Fred Elliott
    Occup Health Saf 72:26-8. 2003
  14. ncbi Occupational medicine programs for animal research facilities
    Peter H Wald
    Working Care, Inc, Orange, CA, USA
    ILAR J 44:57-71. 2003
    ..Recommendations are provided for the organization and content of occupational medicine programs for animal research facilities...
  15. ncbi How to find training that's right for you
    Jacque S Greiff
    Occup Health Saf 72:86-8, 97. 2003
  16. ncbi OSHA bloodborne pathogens rule--revisions and clarifications
    Eve Cuny
    University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 23:191-4, 196, 198; quiz 200. 2002
    ..This article provides an overview of the 2001 Bloodborne Pathogens Rule with an emphasis on the impact on dental offices...
  17. ncbi The basics of an exposure control plan
    Debbie Keith
    Ambulatory Services Infection Control Employee Health, St Joseph s Hospital, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 18:186-95. 2003
    ..Directives addressing the management of the employee who has been exposed to blood-borne pathogens have also been added. This article focuses on important elements in developing an institutional exposure control plan...
  18. ncbi Tempering emergency equipment water
    Casey Hayes
    Haws Corporation, Sparks, NV, USA
    Occup Health Saf 76:104-5. 2007
  19. ncbi Survey of current lead use, handling, hygiene, and contaminant controls among New Jersey industries
    James D Blando
    New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Occupational Health Surveillance, Trenton, NJ 08625 0360, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:539-46. 2007
    ..State-based surveillance can be a useful tool for OSHA enforcement activities. Elevated blood lead values in adults should be considered as a trigger for required compliance with an OSHA general industry lead standard...
  20. ncbi Reducing risk on machinery: a field evaluation pilot study of risk assessment
    John Etherton
    NIOSH, Center for Safer Solutions, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Risk Anal 28:711-21. 2008
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  21. ncbi Administering smallpox vaccine: a two-pronged risk
    Jane Perry
    International Health Care Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Nursing 34:30. 2004
  22. ncbi The lowdown on backup alarms in retail stores
    Barrett Miller
    Occup Health Saf 76:48-51. 2007
  23. ncbi Adapting OSHA ergonomic guidelines to the rehabilitation setting
    Paul Nathenson
    Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, 5401 South Street, Lincoln, NE 68506, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 29:127-30. 2004
    ..Rehabilitation facilities are uniquely positioned for innovative and successful ergonomic safety practices due to the rehabilitation philosophy and characteristics of the rehabilitation team...
  24. ncbi OSHA compliance issues: overexposure to dust in an animal feed ingredient manufacturing facility
    Richard Bailey
    U S Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Kansas City Area Office, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:D71-4. 2004
  25. ncbi Quality. Sharper image. OSHA enforces bloodborne pathogen standards
    Julie Piotrowski
    Mod Healthc 34:14. 2004
  26. ncbi Needlestick: adding insult to injury. Interview by Sibyl Shalo
    Helen Ornstein
    Am J Nurs 107:25-6. 2007
  27. pmc Source reduction for prevention of methylene chloride hazards: cases from four industrial sectors
    Cora R Roelofs
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Smith 271, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health 2:9. 2003
    ..Such initiatives are popular for environmental protection, but their feasibility and effectiveness as an industrial hygiene approach have not been well described...
  28. ncbi Sharps injuries and bloodborne pathogen exposures in home health care
    Stephanie M Chalupka
    Department of Nursing, School of Health and Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
    AAOHN J 56:15-29; quiz 31-2. 2008
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  29. ncbi Safe handling of hazardous drugs
    Martha Polovich
    Southern Regional Health System in the South suburban Atlanta area, USA
    Online J Issues Nurs 9:6. 2004
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  30. ncbi Safety and health of heavy equipment operators at Ground Zero
    Bruce E Lippy
    Director of Research and Special Projects, Operating Engineers National Hazmat Program, Baltimore, Maryland 21228, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:539-42. 2002
  31. ncbi Health and employment practices: ethical, legal, and social implications of advances in toxicogenomics
    Marc Weinstein
    Labor Education Research Center, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
    AAOHN J 53:529-33. 2005
    ..Occupational health professionals have a crucial role in shaping future guidelines governing the use of genetic information in employment...
  32. ncbi Employee exposure to high-level radio frequency radiation
    David Banas
    US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Calumet City, IL 60409, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:154-6. 2002
  33. ncbi Assessing workplace compliance with handling of antineoplastic agents
    Jackie Gambrell
    Oncology Multidisciplinary Center, Cancer Treatment Center, Greenville Hospital Systems, South Carolina, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:473-7. 2006
    ..Oncology healthcare workers must be aware of the serious nature of antineoplastic drug exposure and the avenues available to initiate a simple, highly effective, problem-solving process called SOLVE to make medical workplaces safer...
  34. ncbi Evaluation of concurrent personal measurements of acrylonitrile using different sampling techniques
    John N Zey
    Department of Safety Science and Technology, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:88-95. 2002
    ..As a result of this evaluation, the investigators decided that no adjustments would be made to the plant measurements. This type of evaluation should be considered when using measurement data in multisite epidemiological studies...
  35. ncbi TIPS (trigger an IIF paradigm shift)
    Glen Kilcup P E
    Intel Corporation, MS F9 016, 4100 Sara Road, Rio Rancho, NM 87124, USA
    J Hazard Mater 142:603-7. 2007
    ..We needed a paradigm shift to get everyone completely engaged in the IIF (Incident & Injury Free) culture, in order to achieve true IIF results...
  36. ncbi New and improved responder ensembles
    Jeffrey O Stull
    Occup Health Saf 75:61-2, 64, 66 passim. 2006
  37. ncbi Mining the past
    Trevor A Kletz
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A and M University, USA
    J Hazard Mater 142:618-25. 2007
    ..Some such accidents are described, including entry to confined spaces, the collapse of a gasholder and the collapse of a tank for an unusual reason...
  38. ncbi Immigrant workers in the United States: recent trends, vulnerable populations, and challenges for occupational health
    Linda A McCauley
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    AAOHN J 53:313-9. 2005
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  39. ncbi Machine safety evaluation in small metal working facilities: an evaluation of inter-rater reliability in the quantification of machine-related hazards
    Kaizad Munshi
    Park Nicollet Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:381-8. 2005
    ..The study reported here involved the development and evaluation of methods for measuring machine safety, which will be used in the intervention study...
  40. ncbi Exposure determination and respirator selection under the OSHA Hexavalent Chromium Standards
    Paul Puncochar
    3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division, USA
    Occup Health Saf 75:134-9. 2006
  41. ncbi Which respirator to use?
    Barry R Weissman
    Hillmann Environmental Group, LLC, Union, NJ, USA
    Occup Health Saf 75:140, 142, 144. 2006
  42. pmc Noise exposure and hearing loss prevention programmes after 20 years of regulations in the United States
    W E Daniell
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98155, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:343-51. 2006
    ..To evaluate noise exposures and hearing loss prevention efforts in industries with relatively high rates of workers' compensation claims for hearing loss...
  43. ncbi Airway disease in highway and tunnel construction workers exposed to silica
    L Christine Oliver
    Occupational Health Initiatives, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:983-96. 2006
    ..The present study examines workplace exposures and occurrence of airway disease in these workers...
  44. ncbi The workplace complacency trend in accident prevention
    David W Folk
    U S Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, USA
    Occup Health Saf 76:18, 20, 88 passim. 2007
  45. ncbi Headline: hazard assessment
    Jerry Laws
    Occup Health Saf 74:77-8, 92. 2005
  46. ncbi A history of OH&S
    Ronnie Rittenberry
    Occup Health Saf 76:60, 62-9. 2007
  47. pmc The impact of OSHA recordkeeping regulation changes on occupational injury and illness trends in the US: a time-series analysis
    Lee S Friedman
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:454-60. 2007
    ..However, major changes to the OSHA recordkeeping standard occurred in 1995 and 2001. The authors assessed the relation between changes in OSHA recordkeeping regulations and the trend in occupational injuries and illnesses...
  48. ncbi Prioritizing safe patient handling: The American Nurses Association's Handle With Care Campaign
    Arnold B de Castro
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7260, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:363-9. 2006
    ..The authors discuss national-level efforts to promote patient care ergonomics principles and safe patient handling programs and their impact on nursing shortages and quality patient care...
  49. pmc Comparison of employees' white blood cell counts in a petrochemical plant by worksite and race
    C L Christian
    Virgin Islands Medical Institute, St Croix
    J Natl Med Assoc 86:620-3. 1994
    ..A recommendation is made that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reconsider its WBC cutoff level in the benzene standard...
  50. ncbi Characterization of lead in US workplaces using data from OSHA's integrated management information system
    Scott A Henn
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies DSHEFS, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:356-65. 2011
    ..Lead hazards continue to be encountered in the workplace. OSHA's Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) is the largest available database containing sampling results in US workplaces...
  51. ncbi Benzene inhalation by parts washers: new estimates based on measures of occupational exposure to solvent coaromatics
    Patrick Sheehan
    Exponent, Oakland, CA, USA
    Risk Anal 30:1249-67. 2010
    ..Both 95th percentile eight-hour TWA respiratory exposure estimates for solvent formulations are less than 10% of the current Occupational Safety and Health Administration permissible exposure limit of 1.0 ppm for benzene...
  52. ncbi Prevention of beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease
    Paul K Henneberger
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:D42-3. 2006
  53. ncbi Infection control guidelines, the new generation
    Helene Bednarsh
    Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 25:6-9. 2004
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  54. pmc Protecting contract workers: case study of the US Department of Energy's nuclear and chemical waste management
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1607-13. 2007
    ..These observations are relevant to the private and public sectors. Occupational health and safety should be viewed as an asset, not merely a cost...
  55. ncbi Heading for the exits. Photoluminescent egress markings increase the safety and efficiency of emergency plant evacuations
    Sue Larson
    Brady Worldwide Inc s Signmark Division, Milwaukee, Wis, USA
    Occup Health Saf 72:58-61. 2003
  56. ncbi Getting acquainted with confined spaces
    William Ball
    BW Techonologies by Honewell, Calgary, Canada
    Occup Health Saf 77:48, 50-2. 2008
  57. ncbi Central part of the team
    Diane Baranowsky
    Stamford Conn Hospital, USA
    Mater Manag Health Care 12:34. 2003
  58. ncbi Confined space entry, part 3
    Stephen V Magyar
    Occup Health Saf 75:88, 90, 92 passim. 2006
  59. ncbi Job-made guardrails: are they strong enough
    C Ray Asfahl
    University of Arkansas, USA
    Occup Health Saf 76:80, 82. 2007
  60. ncbi Be safe, not sorry. Government regulations require safety devices in physicians' offices
    Michael Garvin
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:28-9. 2002
  61. ncbi Occupational amputations in Illinois 2000-2007: BLS vs. data linkage of trauma registry, hospital discharge, workers compensation databases and OSHA citations
    Lee Friedman
    University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, MC 922, 2121 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Injury 44:667-73. 2013
    ..Thousands of occupational amputations occur each year, clustering in particular economic sectors, workplaces, and demographic groups such as young workers, Hispanics, and immigrants...
  62. ncbi Why safety training may not be the answer
    David Machles
    Dimensions in Occupational Health and Safety, Inc, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Occup Health Saf 76:92-4. 2007
  63. ncbi Safety never takes a holiday
    Terry Jo Gile
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 18:342-8. 2004
    ..69...
  64. ncbi Harmonization across the globe: is it possible?
    Glenn Trout
    MSDSonline, Chicago, USA
    Occup Health Saf 75:162, 164-6. 2006
  65. ncbi On point. Reducing sharps injuries in the ES department
    Gina Pugliese
    Premier Inc s Safety Institute, Oakbrook, Ill, USA
    Health Facil Manage 17:35-9. 2004
  66. ncbi Popcorn-worker lung caused by corporate and regulatory negligence: an avoidable tragedy
    David Egilman
    Brown University, Attleboro, MA 02703, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:85-98. 2007
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  67. ncbi Trends in workplace homicides in the U.S., 1993-2002: a decade of decline
    Scott A Hendricks
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Safety Research, Analysis and Field Evaluations Branch, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:316-25. 2007
    ..Trends in workplace homicide rates are compared to the trends in U.S. homicides from 1993 to 2002, inclusively. The homogeneity of workplace homicide rates by victim demographics, circumstances, and types of events are also addressed...
  68. ncbi Safety syringes and anti-needlestick devices in orthopaedic surgery
    Wilmer L Sibbitt
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1641-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that safety syringes and needles could be used in outpatient orthopaedic injection and aspiration procedures...
  69. ncbi Feet first
    Roger Brooks
    Occup Health Saf 71:40, 42. 2002
  70. ncbi Evaluation of potential noise exposures in hospital operating rooms
    Lilia Chen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    AORN J 96:412-8. 2012
    ..Keeping music at a low level and using hearing protection are other interventions to consider to improve noise levels in an OR...
  71. ncbi Impact of the OSHA trench and excavation standard on fatal injury in the construction industry
    Anthony Suruda
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:902-5. 2002
    ..This study provides evidence for the effectiveness of OSHA regulation in preventing fatal work injury...
  72. ncbi OSHA's eTool for Lockout/Tagout
    Roger Brooks
    Occup Health Saf 71:22-4. 2002
  73. ncbi Novel training concepts and techniques used to increase safety awareness in the laboratory animal facility
    Wendi A Pallozzi
    Department of Laboratory Animal Resources, Merck Research Laboratories, West Point, PA 19486, USA
    Lab Anim (NY) 32:38-42. 2003
    ..The authors describe an innovative safety training program that has been well received by employees and associated with a 62% drop in workplace injuries over a two-year period...
  74. ncbi Effect of occupational silica exposure on pulmonary function
    Vicki Stover Hertzberg
    Department of Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Chest 122:721-8. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of occupational silica exposure on pulmonary function...
  75. ncbi E-PRCS--a unique OSHA "e-tool" for creating your site-specific confined space written program
    Stan Salisbury
    Georgia Power Company, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:530-3. 2002
  76. ncbi Hazardous duty. OSHA standard helps ES managers ensure safe use of cleaning chemicals
    Carolyn Schierhorn
    Health Facil Manage 15:37-40. 2002
  77. ncbi Employee safety when working at heights
    Gerry Burke
    Micro Coax, Inc, Pottstown, PA, USA
    AAOHN J 56:85-7. 2008
  78. ncbi Construction safety. Questions of competence
    Fred Elliott
    Occup Health Saf 72:128-31. 2003
  79. ncbi "Cooking the books"--behavior-based safety at the San Francisco Bay Bridge
    Garrett D Brown
    828 Richmond St, El Cerrito, CA 94530 2925, USA
    New Solut 17:311-24. 2007
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  80. ncbi The bloodborne pathogens standard, 2001: what's changed?
    J Perry
    International Health Care Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Nurs Manage 32:25-6. 2001
    ..Learn how to facilitate implementation of OSHA's strengthened sharps safety requirements...
  81. ncbi Clinical evaluation and management of lead-exposed construction workers
    S M Levin
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Ind Med 37:23-43. 2000
    ..The medical aspects of the 1993 OSHA standard for lead in construction are described...
  82. ncbi OSHA in healthcare--out of sight, out of mind?
    Scott Harris
    IESO, LLC, USA
    J Healthc Prot Manage 28:96-103. 2012
    ..Millions of nosocomial infections and fatalities each year. Few OSHA inspections. Healthcare might feel exempt, but, according to the author, "it looks like we finally got their attention"...
  83. ncbi Dental safety needles' effectiveness: results of a one-year evaluation
    E Cuny
    University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, Calif 94115, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 131:1443-8. 2000
    ..Little information exists, however, on the efficacy and utility of these types of needles currently on the market...
  84. ncbi Confined space rescue in aviation repair
    Terry L Grimes
    TIMCO, Lake City, Fla, USA
    Occup Health Saf 71:34-8. 2002
  85. ncbi Workplace performance of a hood-style supplied-air respirator
    Larry Janssen
    3M Company, Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:438-43. 2008
    ..This study also illustrates the difficulty in locating workplaces with sufficient contaminant concentration and duration to measure the capabilities of high-performing respirators...
  86. ncbi Stringency of workplace air contaminant exposure limits: a case study of OSHA risk management
    J K Hakes
    Department of Economics, Clemson University, SC 29634, USA
    Risk Anal 19:1113-25. 1999
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  87. ncbi Heat stress management program improving worker health and operational effectiveness: a case study
    Rosalyn G Huss
    Toxicology Emergency Response Program, Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, LLC, North Little Rock, AR 72118, USA
    Workplace Health Saf 61:128-33; quiz 134. 2013
    ..Sixty-six site workers were monitored throughout site remediation. More than 1,700 biological monitoring data points were recorded. Outcomes included improved worker health and safety, and increased operational effectiveness...
  88. ncbi Infection-control basics. A common sense review for EMS personnel
    Katherine West
    JEMS 27:115-8, 120, 122-5. 2002
    ..Risk reduction and risk management are both vital. Ultimately, the responsibility lies with you--the provider--to know infection-control principles and practice good habits...
  89. ncbi Managing disruptive patients in health care: necessary solutions to a difficult problem
    Michael J Hodgson
    Occupational Health, Office of Public Health, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:1009-17. 2012
    ..We present information on system-level variation among program elements and their association with perceived and measured effectiveness...
  90. ncbi A descriptive study of U.S. OSHA penalties and inspection frequency for musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
    T K Courtney
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, MA 01748 1298, USA
    Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 59:563-71. 1998
    ..The results of this study may be utilized by organizations seeking to demonstrate the advantages of reducing musculoskeletal morbidity in the workplace...
  91. ncbi Watch your back
    Michael Dionne
    Northeast Georgia Medical Center Inc, Gainesville, USA
    Rehab Manag 18:30, 32-3, 50. 2005
  92. ncbi Ocular laser exposure incident reporting
    Lawrence K Harrington
    University of Missouri St Louis, College of Optometry, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
    Mil Med 169:277-81. 2004
    ..Along with this increase in applications, it is reasonable to expect a concomitant increase in the number of accidents and occasions of purposeful misuse, resulting in excessive ocular exposures to laser radiation...
  93. ncbi Preventing needlestick injuries
    Guido R Zanni
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Consult Pharm 22:400-2, 404-6, 409. 2007
    ..Policy, practice, and training need to address new devices engineered to prevent sharps injuries, sharps disposal containers, and prophylaxis after percutaneous injury...
  94. ncbi Failure to train employees--now a federal crime
    Jane F Barrett
    Blank Rome, LLP, Philadelphia, USA
    Occup Health Saf 72:24-6, 91. 2003
  95. ncbi Fatal injuries to teenage construction workers in the US
    Anthony Suruda
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5120, USA
    Am J Ind Med 44:510-4. 2003
    ..We examined fatal injury reports for youth and adult workers to determine risk factors for injury and applicability of existing child labor regulations...
  96. ncbi Breaching the language barrier
    Nancy Kalaroa
    Occup Health Saf 73:60-5. 2004
  97. ncbi Electrical hazard assessment: first step in meeting OSHA standards
    Larry Altmayer
    Littelfuse, Des Plaines, Ill, USA
    Occup Health Saf 76:64, 66-8. 2007
  98. doi Risk assessment. Regulators seek to redefine 'working life'
    David Malakoff
    Science 321:621. 2008
  99. ncbi Lead IARC towards compliance with WHO/IARC Declaration of Interests (DOI) policy
    Jennifer Sass
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:277-8. 2002
  100. ncbi CrVI: new regulations and detection methods
    Jeffrey Duffy
    Nextteq, LLC, Tampa, Fla, USA
    Occup Health Saf 75:52-4, 89. 2006
  101. ncbi I've just been to my dentist and I want to make a complaint!
    Mark E Mallatt
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 84:25. 2005

Research Grants33

  1. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. 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. ..
  3. LINKING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA BASES
    Kenneth Rosenman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We have assembled an interdisciplinary team consisting of an occupational health physician, epidemiologists, a biostatistician and a computer programmer. We have arranged access to all nine data systems. ..
  4. Work Environment:Effects on Quality of Healthcare
    Bradley Evanoff; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Measurement of changes in quality of care following the intervention will include those used in Aim 1 as well as specific processes of care measures. ..
  5. 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. ..
  6. 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. ..
  7. 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]..
  8. Evaluation of Workplace Violence Prevention Intervention
    Jane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) Design and implement a violence prevention intervention within these workplaces. 5) Conduct a process and outcome evaluation of the intervention in sample workplaces one year following program implementation. ..
  9. DISTRIBUTED OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The process also yields valuable surveillance data including population segments often missed by other methods and describing functional impact of work rather than just occupationally caused disease. ..
  10. Blood Exposure and Primary Prevention in the Home Care *
    JANE LIPSCOMP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Age, Lead, Exposure, and Neurobehavioral Decline
    Brian Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Crystalline Silica and RSP Control Methods Effectiveness during Concrete Grinding
    Farhang Akbar Khanzadeh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For quality control, 28 blank, 30 background and 20 bulk samples will also be collected. Multiple analyses of variance will be used to analyze the data to find the desired combination of factors. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Linking Federal and State Data to Study the Economic Effects of Workplace Injury
    LESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. Meeting on Inhaled Mineral Dusts/Nanoparticles
    Brooke Mossman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This meeting will provide a forum for exchange of research ideas and collaborations that will advance the field of public health in understanding individual susceptibility to and mechanisms of particulate-induced lung diseases. ..
  17. Evaluation of Organizational Justice Intervention to Alleviate TYPE III Violence
    Jane A Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4) To evaluate the impact of a workplace violence prevention program on organizational justice climate and the incidences and prevalence of Type III workplace violence by comparing intervention and control agencies. ..
  18. DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A MAIL SURVEY OF CHEMICAL
    David Valiante; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  19. EPIDEMIC OCCUPATIONAL HEARING LOSS IN WASHINGTON STATE
    William Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..OHL: (a) noise levels that exceed legal standards, (b) under-utilization of feasible noise controls, and (c) hearing conservation programs that are not compliant with legal standards and/or are not optimally effective? ..
  20. JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS OF SANDBLASTING SUBSTITUTES
    Beth Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Confocal DNA Cytometry Prostate Cancer- Age & Ethnicity
    William Grizzle; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will test the negative hypothesis that age and ethnic groups, with all other prognostic variables being equal, will have no correlation with tumor aggressiveness. ..
  22. Workplace Violence Risk in the Home Health Work Place
    Jane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Effectiveness of Intervention on Health
    Lisa Brosseau; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is expected that the difference in mean pre- and post-study outcome beliefs (and perhaps intentions and attitudes) will be greater in the intervention than the control group. ..
  24. Capture-Recapture Estimates of Workplace Injury Rates
    LESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  25. DEMOLITION AND ASTHMA IN CHICAGO PUBLIC HOUSING
    Samuel Dorevitch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  26. The Youth Employment Training Pilot Program
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the anonymous school based surveys will be used to determine whether youth who have obtained a work permit are less likely to experience a work related injury. ..
  27. Occupational Medicine Activities and Skills: An Empiric Study
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Analyses will be both descriptive and address specific questions such as determining the impact of formal education and evaluating whether occupational preventive medicine is a homogeneous field or composed of distinct subgroups. ..
  28. 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. ..
  29. EFFECTS OF OSHA GUIDELINES ON VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN MEN
    Jane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..