Addressing participation in adults with postconcussive symptoms using cognitive strategy training: a feasibility trial - Boone AE, Perry C, Henderson WL.
IMPORTANCE: Some people experience persistent symptoms after a concussion that greatly affect occupational performance. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility and preliminary effect of metacognitive strategy training in a sample of adults with post... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factors influencing occupational stress perceived by emergency nurses during prehospital care: a systematic review - Montero-Tejero DJ, Jim énez-Picón N, Gómez-Salgado J, Vidal-Tejero E, Fagundo-Rivera J.
OBJECTIVE: To assess personal and work-related factors influencing the stress levels of nurses during prehospital care. Specifically, to identify associations between the level of perceived stress, the degree of professional experience, and the level of kn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Work-related mental health problems in Switzerland - Scholz SM, Zyska Cherix A.
OBJECTIVE: The study identifies work-related risk factors that are relevant to mental health and quantifies their influence. This allows estimation of risk levels for individual workplaces and of the proportion of occupational causation in the emergence of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Emergency department violence: a growing challenge for healthcare workers in Saudi Arabia - Alobaidan F, Al-Bazroun MI, Al Aman H, Al Jaroudi S, Al Qattan A, Hbiesheh A, Al Nassar H.
This study's primary aim was to determine the prevalence and types of wor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Classifying studies on workplace violence for visiting nurses using the social-ecological model: a scoping review - Kim E, Lee J.
PURPOSE: To prevent workplace violence (WV) against visiting nurses (VNs), understanding the influencing factors is crucial. To better comprehend potential violence prevention strategies, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has presented th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

High-pressure injection damage caused by a high-pressure washer - Funato N, Sugizaki Y, Ri Y, Ichibayashi R.
High-pressure injection injuries, caused by forcefully injecting liquids or gases into the body, present significant challenges in diagnosis and treatment. Complications such as infection and compartment syndrome can occur, leading to various outcomes, inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workplace sexual and gender-based harassment in Denmark: a comparison of the self-labelling and behavioural list method - Dahl Nielsen MB, Andersen AB, Grundtvig G, S ørensen K, Andersen JR, Larsson NP, Skov SS, Folker AP, Kjær S, Aldrich PT, Rugulies R, Clausen T, H Madsen IE.
AIM: Knowledge about the prevalence of sexual and gender-based harassment is hampered by disagreements about definitions and measurement methods. The two most common measurement methods are the self-labelling (a single question about exposure to sexual har... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Journal of Agromedicine special issue on surveillance - Scott E, Weichelt B, Lincoln J.
Agricultural injury and illness surveillance has always been a difficult pursuit due to the distinct business and regulatory environment in which farming operates. Traditional occupational health surveillance efforts often fall short in adequately incorpor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of power stretchers on occupational injury rates in an urban emergency medical services system - Pryce R, Weldon E, McDonald N, Sneath R.
BACKGROUND: To examine occupational injury rates in a dual-response emergency medical services  (EMS) system before and after implementation of a power-lift stretcher system. METHODS: The seasonally-adjusted occupational injury rate was estimated re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Acute occupational inhalation injuries-United States, 2011-2022 - Myers NT, Dodd KE, Hale JM, Blackley DJ, Scott Laney A, Hall NB.
This study identified the most common acute inhalation exposure-related incidents by industry ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Examining the impact of a health report card on follow through with fall risk recommendations: an observational study - Kehrer-Dunlap AL, Bollinger RM, Holden B, Ances BM, Stark S.
BACKGROUND: Increasing older adults' awareness of their personal fall risk factors may increase their engagement in fall prevention. The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of and participant satisfaction with a comprehensive occupational thera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Workplace violence against Chinese licensed doctors: a cross-sectional study - Chen W, Shi J, Xu J, Wang Y, Wu Y.
INTRODUCTION: China has issued and implemented a series of policies aimed at preventing and controlling workplace violence (WPV) against licensed doctors. However, the prevalence of WPV has not been fundamentally curbed. The aim of this study was to presen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Understanding determinants related to farmers' protective measures towards pesticide exposure: a systematic review - Kangavari M, Sarvi M, Afshari M, Maleki S.
OBJECTIVE: Pesticide poisoning is the main cause of adverse effects and mortality worldwide. Protective measures can reduce the intensity of the effects of pesticides on the health of farmers. Numerous cross-sectional studies have been conducted on the det... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Identifying quality indicators to measure workplace violence in healthcare settings: a rapid review - Lyver B, Gorla J, Schulz-Quach C, Anderson M, Singh B, Hanagan T, Haines J, Sethi R.
BACKGROUND: Workplace violence (WPV) in healthcare is a growing challenge posing significant risks to patient care and employee well-being. Existing metrics to measure WPV in healthcare settings often fail to provide decision-makers with an adequate reflec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Depression and pesticide exposure among male farmers in Greece - Frengidou E, Galanis P, Chatzimichael K, Kioulos E, Malesios C.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between pesticide exposure and depression. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was performed in a study population of 252 Greek male farmers using the Center for Epidemiological S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news