Oxidative stress and DNA damage in agricultural workers after exposure to pesticides
Recent epidemiological studies on workers describe that exposure to pesticides can induce oxidative stress by increased production of free radicals that can accumulate in the cell and damage biological macromo... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - January 7, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Caterina Ledda, Emanuele Cannizzaro, Diana Cin à, Vera Filetti, Ermanno Vitale, Gianluca Paravizzini, Concettina Di Naso, Ivo Iavicoli and Venerando Rapisarda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Outdoor air pollution from industrial chemicals causing new onset of asthma or COPD: a systematic review protocol
Until today, industrial sources contribute to the multifaceted contamination of environmental air. Exposure to air pollutants has the potential to initiate and promote asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - December 28, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Harald Lux, Xaver Baur, Lygia Therese Budnik, Astrid Heutelbeck, Jo ão Paulo Teixeira, Emeri Neumann, Diana Adliene, Judita Puišo, David Lucas, Jakob Löndahl, Athanasios Damialis, Ozlem Goksel and Hans Orru Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Promoting factors and barriers to participation in working life for people with spinal cord injury
It is still difficult for people with physical impairments to be and remain equally integrated into the labour market. For this reason, the question of occupational activity has explicitly been examined by the... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - December 17, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Christian Sturm, Andrea B ökel, Christoph Korallus, Veronika Geng, Yorck B. Kalke, Rainer Abel, Ines Kurze and Christoph M. Gutenbrunner Tags: Research Source Type: research

A kinematic posture analysis of neurological assistants in their daily working practice-a pilot study
The aim of this pilot study was to analyze postures during the work of neurologists with respect to their occupational activities. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - December 9, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Bijanzadeh Anne, Hermanns Ingo, Ellegast Rolf, Laura Fraeulin, Holzgreve Fabian, Stefanie Mache, David A. Groneberg and Ohlendorf Daniela Tags: Research Source Type: research

An assessment of medical students ’ proficiency regarding the hazards of radiological examinations on the health of workers and patients: a cross-sectional study from Palestine
The use of radiological examination is increasing worldwide. Since radiation exposure can result in many health hazards, medical professionals, as well as medical students, should possess adequate knowledge re... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - December 3, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Ahmed Awadghanem, Mahmoud Sbaih, Mohammad Hasoon, Zaher Yassin, Ahmad M. Samara, Mosab Maree and Sa ’ed H. Zyoud Tags: Research Source Type: research

Promotion of the influenza vaccination to hospital staff during pre-employment health check: a prospective, randomised, controlled trial
Vaccination is the most effective prevention of seasonal influenza. Despite its recommendation and active promotion, vaccination coverage remains low among healthcare staff. The goal of the study was to test i... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - November 18, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Michael Currat, Catherine Lazor-Blanchet and Giorgio Zanetti Tags: Research Source Type: research

Estimating the potential reduction in future sickness absence from optimizing group-level psychosocial work characteristics: a prospective, multicenter cohort study in German industrial settings
Absence from work due to sickness impairs organizational productivity and performance. Even in organizations with perfect work conditions, some inevitable baseline sickness absence exists amongst working popul... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - November 13, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Joachim E. Fischer, Bernd Genser, Peter Nauroth, David Litaker and Daniel Mauss Tags: Research Source Type: research

Occupational exposure to organophosphorus and carbamates in farmers in La Cienega, Jalisco, Mexico: oxidative stress and membrane fluidity markers
The region of La Cienega in Jalisco Mexico, is an important agricultural reference for the production of corn, sorghum and wheat, among other grains, so the use of pesticides for pest control is high. However,... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - October 28, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Joel Salazar-Flores, Ferm ín P. Pacheco-Moisés, Genaro G. Ortiz, Juan H. Torres-Jasso, Odette Romero-Rentería, Ana L. Briones-Torres and Erandis D. Torres-Sánchez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Histone H4 aggravates inflammatory injury through TLR4 in chlorine gas-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome
Chlorine gas (Cl2) exposure remains a public health concern in household, occupational, and transportation accidents around the world. The death rate associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) cau... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - October 8, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Yanlin Zhang, Jian Zhao, Li Guan, Lijun Mao, Shuqiang Li and Jinyuan Zhao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Boundarylessness and sleep quality among virtual team members – a pilot study from Germany
In the course of globalisation and digitalisation, new ways of work are becoming increasingly prevalent. To remain competitive as an organisation, cooperation across time, place, and organisational boundaries ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - October 7, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Elisabeth Rohwer, Ann-Christin Kordsmeyer, Volker Harth and Stefanie Mache Tags: Research Source Type: research

Occupational exposure of platinum-based anti-cancer drugs: five-year monitoring of hair and environmental samples in a single hospital
Occupational exposure to chemotherapeutic agents in hospitals is a critical issue. Here, we focused on occupational exposure to platinum-based anti-cancer drugs (PDs) by evaluating platinum concentrations in h... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - September 29, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Ai Hori, Mari Shimura, Yutaka Iida, Kazuhiko Yamada, Kyoko Nohara, Takayuki Ichinose, Ai Yamashita, Junko Shirataki and Shotaro Hagiwara Tags: Research Source Type: research

Basal cell carcinoma risk and solar UV exposure in occupationally relevant anatomic sites: do histological subtype, tumor localization and Fitzpatrick phototype play a role? A population-based case-control study
A two-fold risk increase to develop basal cell carcinoma was seen in outdoor workers exposed to high solar UV radiation compared to controls. However, there is an ongoing discussion whether histopathological s... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - September 10, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: A. Bauer, E. Haufe, L. Heinrich, A. Seidler, H. J. Schulze, P. Elsner, H. Drexler, S. Letzel, S. M. John, M. Fartasch, T. Br üning, S. Dugas-Breit, M. Gina, W. Weistenhöfer, K. Bachmann, I. Bruhn & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and psychometric testing of an observation-based assessment tool focusing on work-related stressors among health professionals: the STRAIN-External Observation of work Stressors
Health professionals are especially affected by various stressors in their daily work, such as a high workload, physical and emotional challenges. The aim of this study was to develop and test the validity, re... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - August 26, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Karin A. Peter, Esther Stadelmann, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Ruud J. G. Halfens and Sabine Hahn Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing perceived psychosocial working conditions of nurses and physicians in two university hospitals in Germany with other German professionals - feasibility of scale conversion between two versions of the German Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ)
In 2015, the WorkSafeMed study assessed, amongst others, perceived psychosocial working conditions in nurses (n =  567) and physicians (n = 381) from two German university hospitals using scales from the German st... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - August 20, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Anke Wagner, Matthias N übling, Antje Hammer, Tanja Manser and Monika A. Rieger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Physical activity during COVID-19 induced lockdown: recommendations
Measures aiming at containing the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) include isolation, social distancing, and quarantine. Quarantine and other lockdown instruments show promise in reducing the number of COVI... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - August 12, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Eszter F üzéki, David A. Groneberg and Winfried Banzer Tags: Review Source Type: research

Radiation exposure and fluoroscopically-guided interventional procedures among orthopedic surgeons in South Korea
This study aimed to investigate the occupational radiation exposure among orthopedic surgeons in S... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - August 11, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Seonghoon Kang, Eun Shil Cha, Ye Jin Bang, Teresa W. Na, Dalnim Lee, Sang Youn Song and Won Jin Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Research trends and scientific analysis of publications on burnout and compassion fatigue among healthcare providers
Burnout and compassion fatigue are closely related concepts. Burnout is thought to develop from occupational stress while compassion fatigue results from being in a caregiver role leading to inability to get e... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - July 13, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh Tags: Research Source Type: research

SOPEZ: study for the optimization of ergonomics in the dental practice - musculoskeletal disorders in dentists and dental assistants: a study protocol
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are common among dental professionals. The most common areas affected are the trunk, neck, shoulders and wrists. Current evidence suggests that the causes of MSD can be found in... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - July 6, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Daniela Ohlendorf, Laura Maltry, Jasmin H änel, Werner Betz, Christina Erbe, Christian Maurer-Grubinger, Fabian Holzgreve, Eileen M. Wanke, Dörthe Brüggmann, Albert Nienhaus and David A. Groneberg Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Relations between vital capacity, CO diffusion capacity and computed tomographic findings of former asbestos-exposed patients: a cross-sectional study
Asbestos-related lung diseases are one of the leading diagnoses of the recognized occupational diseases in Germany, both in terms of their number and their socio-economic costs. The aim of this study was to de... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - July 1, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Alexandra Marita Preisser, Katja Schlemmer, Robert Herold, Azien Laqmani, Claudia Tersch üren and Volker Harth Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ultrafine particles in scanning sprays: a standardized examination of five powders used for dental reconstruction
Intraoral matting sprays for chairside systems can release fine or ultrafine particles or nanoparticles at dentists ’ workplaces and cause work-related health problems by inhalation exposure. Until now, little ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - June 29, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: E. Ochsmann, P. Brand, T. Kraus and S. Reich Tags: Research Source Type: research

“I need to take care of myself”: a qualitative study on coping strategies, support and health promotion for social workers serving refugees and homeless individuals
Social workers provide support for various groups of clients, such as refugees and homeless people. Refugees and homeless individuals represent particularly vulnerable groups in precarious living conditions. T... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - June 26, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Janika Mette, Tanja Wirth, Albert Nienhaus, Volker Harth and Stefanie Mache Tags: Research Source Type: research

Vibration-induced injuries in workers exposed to transient and high frequency vibrations
The risk of developing vibration white fingers and neurosensory symptoms increases with the duration and intensity of the exposure. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of developing vibration whi... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - June 17, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Lars Gerhardsson, Christina Ahlstrand, Per Ersson and Ewa Gustafsson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Chemical risk and safety awareness, perception, and practices among research laboratories workers in Italy
Exposure to chemical compounds occurs in numerous occupational settings, among which the research and healthcare laboratories have not been adequately investigated. These settings are characterized by an extreme ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - June 16, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Rosa Papadopoli, Carmelo Giuseppe Angelo Nobile, Alessandro Trovato, Claudia Pileggi and Maria Pavia Tags: Research Source Type: research

Global use of asbestos - legitimate and illegitimate issues
Exposure to asbestos causes non-malignant and malignant diseases including asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma. The modern history of such diseases goes back more than a century. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - June 15, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Arthur L. Frank Tags: Review Source Type: research

Cardiovascular health outcomes of mobbing at work: results of the population-based, five-year follow-up of the Gutenberg health study
The aim of this study was to determine if there is an increased risk of incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) resulting from workplace mobbing measured with two mobbing instruments in the Gutenberg Health Study. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - June 12, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Karla Romero Starke, Janice Hegewald, Andreas Schulz, Susan Garthus-Niegel, Matthias N übling, Philipp S. Wild, Natalie Arnold, Ute Latza, Sylvia Jankowiak, Falk Liebers, Karin Rossnagel, Merle Riechmann-Wolf, Stephan Letzel, Manfred Beutel, Norbert Pfei Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prevalence of occupational injury and its associated factors in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Occupation related fatality and mortality rate is becoming the devastating issue globally as reported by the International Labor Organization (ILO). Though there are reports about exposure and burden of occupa... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - June 3, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Yoseph Merkeb Alamneh, Abriham Zegeye Wondifraw, Ayenew Negesse, Daniel Bekele Ketema and Tadesse Yirga Akalu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prospective randomized study evaluating the usefulness of a surgical smoke evacuation system in operating rooms for breast surgery
No prospective evaluation of surgical smoke evacuation systems has yet been conducted anywhere in the world. A prospective randomized study was conducted to clarify the usefulness of a surgical smoke evacuatio... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - May 25, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Yutaka Tokuda, Takuho Okamura, Miki Maruta, Mutsuko Orita, Miyuki Noguchi, Toshiyasu Suzuki and Hideaki Matsuki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cross sectional analysis of depression amongst Australian rural business owners following cyclone-related flooding
Flooding is an increasingly prevalent natural hazard worldwide and can have a profound impact on the mental health of those directly and indirectly affected. Little is known about the impact on business owners... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - May 24, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Keersten Cordelia Fitzgerald, Sabrina Winona Pit, Margaret Rolfe, John McKenzie, Veronica Matthews, Jo Longman and Ross Bailie Tags: Research Source Type: research

The riddle of shiftwork and disturbed chronobiology: a case study of landmark smoking data demonstrates fallacies of not considering the ubiquity of an exposure
Failing to integrate all sources of a ubiquitous hazard candidate may explain inconsistent and/or null, and overall misleading, results in epidemiological studies such as those related to shift-work. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - May 19, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Thomas C. Erren, Philip Lewis and Peter Morfeld Tags: Research Source Type: research

Do working characteristics influence the participation at health measures? Findings from a trial phase of workplace health promotion
This study analyzes how workplace characteristics influence health behavior in terms of participation at health measures. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - May 19, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Annika Reinhardt, Johanna Adams, Klaus Sch öne, Dirk-Matthias Rose and Stefan Sammito Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of co-exposure to CS2 and noise on hearing and balance in rats: continuous versus intermittent CS2 exposures
Carbon disulfide (CS2) exacerbates the effect of noise on hearing, and disrupts the vestibular system. The goal of this study was to determine whether these effects are also observed with intermittent CS2 exposur... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - May 11, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Monique Chalansonnet, Maria Carreres-Pons, Thomas Venet, Aur élie Thomas, Lise Merlen, Stéphane Boucard, Frédéric Cosnier, Hervé Nunge, Elodie Bonfanti, Jordi Llorens, Pierre Campo and Benoît Pouyatos Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of six month personalized endurance training on work ability in middle-aged sedentary women: a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
To test the effects of guided endurance training on work ability in middle-aged female hospital workers of various occupations. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - May 6, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Hedwig T. Stenner, Julian Eigendorf, Arno Kerling, Momme Kueck, Alexander A. Hanke, Johanna Boyen, Anne-Katrin Nelius, Anette Melk, Dietmar Boethig, Christoph Bara, Andres Hilfiker, Dominik Berliner, Johann Bauersachs, Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, J örg Eber Tags: Research Source Type: research

Work related cardiovascular load in professional dance teachers – a pilot study
There have been only a limited number of studies available on the physical requirements in dance teachers (DT), who are responsible for the training of recreational and/or professional dancers and/or dance stu... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - March 23, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Eileen M. Wanke, Mike Schmidt, Gerhard Oremek and David A. Groneberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Risk of lymphoma subtypes by occupational exposure in southern Italy
After publication of our article [1] we have been notified us that one of the author names have been incorrectly spelled. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - March 20, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Giovanni Maria Ferri, Giorgina Specchia, Patrizio Mazza, Giuseppe Ingravallo, Graziana Intranuovo, Chiara Monica Guastadisegno, Maria Luisa Congedo, Gianfranco Lagioia, Maria Cristina Loparco, Annamaria Giordano, Tommasina Perrone, Francesco Gaudio, Cater Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Flexible work arrangements in open workspaces and relations to occupational stress, need for recovery and psychological detachment from work
The trend is going into the direction of flexible work arrangements in open workspaces in which employees can decide where and when to work. The aim of this study was to analyze effects of a transition to open... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - March 19, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Stefanie Mache, Ricarda Servaty and Volker Harth Tags: Research Source Type: research

Heart rate variability and cardiac repolarization after exposure to zinc oxide nanoparticles in healthy adults
Exposure to airborne zinc oxide (ZnO) particles occurs in many industrial processes, especially in galvanizing and welding. Systemic inflammation after experimental inhalation of ZnO particles has been demonst... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - February 28, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Assem Aweimer, Birger Jettkant, Christian Mons é, Olaf Hagemeyer, Vera van Kampen, Benjamin Kendzia, Vitali Gering, Eike-Maximilian Marek, Jürgen Bünger, Andreas Mügge, Thomas Brüning and Rolf Merget Tags: Research Source Type: research

An assessment of medical students ’ proficiency in the diagnosis and management of snakebites: a cross-sectional study from Palestine
Snakebites are emergent and life-threatening injuries that may require intensive care. Physicians face difficulties in dealing with snakebite injuries due to the knowledge gaps in the diagnosis and management ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - February 19, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Suha S. Sulaiman, Isra K. Kharusha, Ahmad M. Samara, Samah W. Al-Jabi and Sa ’ed H. Zyoud Tags: Research Source Type: research

A priority oriented nutrition education program to improve nutritional and cardiometabolic status in the workplace: a randomized field trial
This study was conducted as a part of the workplace education program to ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - February 13, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Bahar Hassani, Reza Amani, Mohammad Hussein Haghighizadeh and Marzieh Araban Tags: Research Source Type: research

Are social conflicts at work associated with depressive symptomatology? Results from the population-based LIFE-Adult-Study
Psychosocial stressors in the workplace can be detrimental to mental health. Conflicts at work, e.g. aggression, hostility or threats from coworkers, supervisors or customers, can be considered a psychosocial ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - February 12, 2020 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Andrea E. Zuelke, Susanne Roehr, Matthias L. Schroeter, A. Veronica Witte, Andreas Hinz, Christoph Engel, Cornelia Enzenbach, Joachim Thiery, Markus Loeffler, Arno Villringer and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prevalence of burnout syndrome among resident physicians in Syria
Burnout syndrome is a work-related chronic stress that is described as emotional exhaustion, a decreased sense of personal accomplishment, and depersonalization. it has been considered an important problem esp... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - December 10, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Bahaa Aldin Alhaffar, Ghadir Abbas and Alaa Aldin Alhaffar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survival-Day @ Wiesbaden business school – evaluation of a short-term educational intervention to reduce work-associated health risks during nursing internships of students in health care economics
In 2013 RheinMain University launched its bachelor ’s degree program Health Care Economics requiring each student to participate in a mandatory two-month nursing internship. A preliminary risk assessment reveal... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - December 4, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Reinhard Strametz, Thomas Schneider, Andreas Pitz and Matthias Raspe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of four nanoparticle monitoring instruments relevant for occupational hygiene applications
The aim of this study is to make a comparison of a new small sized nanoparticle monitoring instrument, Nanoscan SMPS, with more traditional large size instruments, known to be precise and accurate [Scanning M... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - November 27, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Rikke Bramming J ørgensen Tags: Research Source Type: research

IARC 2019: “Night shift work” is probably carcinogenic: What about disturbed chronobiology in all walks of life?
In June of 2019, a working group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer [IARC] concluded that “night shift work” is probably carcinogenic to humans (a Group 2A carcinogen). This was based ... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - November 27, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Thomas C. Erren, Peter Morfeld, J. Val érie Groß, Ursula Wild and Philip Lewis Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Global scientific trends on aflatoxin research during 1998 –2017: a bibliometric and visualized study
Aflatoxins are fungal metabolites associated with contaminated food products. Intake of aflatoxin-contaminated food results in serious health hazards and even death. Therefore, the aim of this study is to eval... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - November 21, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Sa ’ed H. Zyoud Tags: Research Source Type: research

Does stigmatization moderate the association between intention and implementation of learned prevention-strategies at work after a depressive episode? – a cross-sectional pilot study
A depressive episode is a frequent reason for production loss due to long periods of absence at work. To maintain work ability after depression, affected employees need to implement learned coping strategies f... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - November 5, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Petra Maria Gaum, Franziska Brey, Thomas Kraus and Jessica Lang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Vibration induced injuries in hands in long-term vibration exposed workers
Following publication of the original article [1], it has been brought to our attention that an error was slipped into the article ’s title. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - August 23, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Lars Gerhardsson and Mats Hagberg Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal health, work-related risk factors and preventive measures in hairdressing: a scoping review
Hairdressers are exposed to various work-related biomechanical and organizational risk factors. To date, there has been no overview of the evidence for this occupational group. The purpose of this scoping revi... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - August 17, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Agnessa Kozak, Tanja Wirth, Miet Verhamme and Albert Nienhaus Tags: Review Source Type: research

Fixed night workers and failed smoking cessation
The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between employee work schedule and failure in smoking cessation. (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - August 5, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Youn-Mo Cho, Hyoung-Ryoul Kim, Mo-Yeol Kang, Jun-Pyo Myong and Jung Wan Koo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mercury vapor volatilization from particulate generated from dental amalgam removal with a high-speed dental drill – a significant source of exposure
The ubiquitous use of dental amalgam for over 180  years has resulted in the exposure of millions of dental workers to mercury. Dental amalgam contains approximately 50% mercury. Dental workers, including denti... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - July 17, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: David Warwick, Matt Young, Joe Palmer and Robin Warwick Ermel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Vibration induced injuries in hands in long-term vibration exposed workers
Long-term vibration exposure may cause neurophysiological disturbances such as numbness and tingling, reduced grip strength and difficulties in handling small objects. The dominant hand will usually have a hig... (Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology)
Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology - July 15, 2019 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Lars Gerhardsson and Mats Hagberg Tags: Research Source Type: research