Giant cell reparative granuloma (GCRG) is a rare, pseudotumoural intraosseous lesion, considered a reactive injury after repeated trauma. Reactive lesions and benign bone tumours may show aggressive clinical and radiographic […]» Read more
Dupuytren’s contracture was recently designated a prescribed occupational disease when it occurs in patients with previous hand-arm vibration (HAV) exposure.The aims of this study were to describe the impact of […]» Read more
Short sleep duration is common among nurses. Sleep restriction has been associated with musculoskeletal discomfort. However, studies on the effect of short sleep duration on chronic neck and shoulder discomfort […]» Read more
The present study was conducted to evaluate the status of tear film objectively and subjectively in machine carpet weavers.In this cross-sectional study, machine-made carpet weavers were compared with the controls […]» Read more
Repeated Annual Health risk Assessments with Intervention did not Reduce 10-year Cardiovascular Disease risk: A 4-year Longitudinal study in 13737 Financial Sector Employees.
To determine if repeat annual health risk assessments (RAHRAs) with intervention reduce 10-year cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in financial sector employees.Retrospective analysis from RAHRAs in 13737 employees over 4-years. We […]» Read more
A Health Surveillance Study of Workers employed at a Copper Smelter – Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Copper on Lung Function using Spirometric Data.
Significantly lower permissible occupational exposure limits for copper dust are being discussed in Europe and other jurisdictions. However, little data is published on exposures in occupational settings and copper specific […]» Read more
Association between the Physical Work Environment and Work functioning Impairment While Working from Home Under the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japanese Workers.
To examine the relationship between the physical work environment and work function while working from home (WFH).A cross-sectional study was conducted. Data from 5,760 workers who worked from home at […]» Read more
Digital mHealth Interventions for Employees: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of their Effects on Workplace Outcomes.
To justify the capital investment, employers require proof of benefit of digital mHealth beyond symptomatic improvement.A systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted to identify studies investigating digital mHealth interventions for […]» Read more
Mediating Effects of Work Eudemonic Well-being for the Association Between Psychosocial Work Environment and Overall Eudemonic Well-being Among Japanese Workers: A Cross-sectional Study.
This study aimed to investigate the mediating effects of eudemonic well-being (EWB) at work for the associations between psychosocial work environment (PWE) and overall EWB among Japanese workers.We conducted a […]» Read more
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Exposure in Surgeons and Anesthesiologists at a New York City Specialty Hospital: A Cross-Sectional Study of Symptoms and SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Status.
We measured the seroprevalence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies among surgeons and anesthesiologists and associated antibody status with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) clinical illness.A […]» Read more
Determining the Costs of Low-Back Pain Associated Sick Leave in the Dutch Workforce in the Period 2015 to 2017.
To investigate the costs of low-back pain associated sick leave of workers in the Netherlands from 2015 to 2017.We used longitudinal data form a large occupational health service regarding sick […]» Read more
Direct Exposure of Welders to Welding Fumes and Effect of Fume Extraction Systems Under Controlled Conditions.
Welding fume exposure of welders occurs either directly from the welding process and sputters or from the fume background within the workshop. In this study the contribution of fume originating […]» Read more
To estimate the association between weather and COVID-19 fatality rates during US stay-at-home orders.With a county-level longitudinal design, this study analyzed COVID-19 deaths from public health departments’ daily reports and […]» Read more
Workers’ Stress During the First Lockdown: Consequences on Job Performance Analyzed With a Mediation Model.
This study sheds light on the pathways leading to an increase in workers stress levels and the resulting effects on job performance during a pandemic.Path analyses were conducted on a […]» Read more
Absenteeism-Related Wage Loss Associated With Multimorbidity Among Employed Adults in the United States.
To estimate the incremental absenteeism-related wage loss associated with multimorbidity and examine the influence of paid sick leave policy (PSLP) on multimorbidity-associated absenteeism wage loss.We used the Medical Expenditure Panel […]» Read more
Cancer incidence and mortality are important outcomes in the surveillance of long-term astronaut health. We compare cancer incidence rates, cancer-specific mortality rates, and cancer case-fatality ratios in US astronauts with […]» Read more
Millions of workers worldwide are exposed to diesel engine exhaust (DEE), a known genotoxic carcinogen. Alu retroelements are repetitive DNA sequences that can multiply and compromise genomic stability. There is […]» Read more
How robust is the association between youth unemployment and later mental health? An analysis of longitudinal data from English schoolchildren.
Several studies show that youth unemployment is associated with worse mental health later in life. However, existing studies report results for only one model, or a few models, and use […]» Read more
To examine the association of occupational exposure to high-level disinfectants (HLDs) with risk of miscarriage among nurses.Our study included women who enrolled in the Nurses’ Health Study 3 (2010-2020) and […]» Read more
Occupational radiation exposure and cancer incidence in a cohort of diagnostic medical radiation workers in South Korea.
We investigated the association between protracted low-dose ionising radiation and the risk of cancer in medical radiation workers, the largest group of workers with occupational radiation exposures.Data of all South […]» Read more
Serological study of healthcare workers in four different hospitals in Madrid (Spain) with no previous history of COVID-19.
Healthcare workers (HCWs) have been one of the most severely affected groups during the COVID-19 pandemic, though few studies have sought to determine the rate of undiagnosed cases among this […]» Read more
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals are often subjected to negative attitudes in the workplace, which may lead to non-disclosure of their sexual orientation and/or gender identities. We […]» Read more
Physical Activity Participation After a 16-Week Supervised Workplace Exercise RCT With a 15-Month Follow-Up.
To investigate the effects of exercise supervision on short- and longer-term moderate-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) participation.Fifty-six Australian university employees completed a 16-week moderate-to-high intensity aerobic and resistance exercise intervention and […]» Read more
Prevention, Medical Management and Adjudication of Workplace Injuries: A Thirty-Two Year Follow-up of an Integrated Workers’ Compensation Program.
Describe the cost outcomes of an integrated workers’ compensation program.We studied a population that increased from 20K to 59K, incurring 8,807 lost time claims between 1988 and 2020.Lost-time claims decreased […]» Read more
To investigate the epidemiological characteristics of human infection with COVID-19 in Moscow, Lima, Kuwait and Singapore, to analyze the effects of climate factors on the incidence of COVID-19.Collect the daily […]» Read more
We examined the association of organizational justice (i.e., procedural justice and interactional justice) with cognitive failures, and the mediation effect of psychological distress on this association in Japanese employees.A total […]» Read more
Proposed Framework for Considering SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Testing of Unexposed Asymptomatic Workers in Selected Workplaces.
To propose a framework for considering SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing of unexposed asymptomatic workers in selected workplaces.This is a commentary based on established occupational safety and health principles, published articles, and […]» Read more
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has operated its B Reader Program for over fifty years. Originally intended as a screening program for black lung disease, it […]» Read more
Healthcare workers (HCWs) accounted for a significant proportion of COVID-19 infections worldwide. Retrospective seroprevalence surveys are often used to screen for unidentified previous infection with SARS-CoV-2. However, the rate of […]» Read more
The 10-month timeline from conception to regulatory approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 is unprecedented in modern medicine. However, the climate of the pandemic has also seen anti-vaccination sentiments […]» Read more