Social participation and mortality according to company size of the longest-held job among older men in Japan: A 6-year follow-up study from the JAGES.

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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between social participation (type/pattern) and mortality according to company size of the longest-held job among older men in Japan who […]

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Factors associated with neck pain in fighter aircrew: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Neck pain is a common complaint among fighter aircrew, impacting workforce health and operational capability. This systematic review aimed to identify, evaluate and synthesise the current evidence for factors associated […]

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Organisational factors and under-reporting of occupational injuries in Sweden: a population-based study using capture-recapture methodology.

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To estimate the magnitude of under-reporting of non-fatal occupational injuries (OIs) by different organisational factors in Sweden for the year 2013.Capture-recapture methods were applied using two data sources: (1) the […]

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Protective effects of vitamins/antioxidants on occupational noise-induced hearing loss: A systematic review.

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Occupational noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) due to industrial, military, and other job -related noise exposure can cause harmful health issues to occupied workers, but may also be potentially preventable. Vitamins/antioxidant […]

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Development of a strategic approach for comprehensive detection of organophosphate pesticide metabolites in urine: Extrapolation of cadusafos and prothiofos metabolomics data of mice to humans.

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The comprehensive detection of environmental chemicals in biospecimens, an indispensable task in exposome research, is advancing. This study aimed to develop an exposomic approach to identify urinary metabolites of organophosphate […]

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Health outcomes of psychosocial stress within firefighters: A systematic review of the research landscape.

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Much of the research surrounding firefighter health has concerned the hazards intuitively associated with the occupation, such as physical, thermal, and chemical risks. However, an additional aspect of their work […]

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Impact of Time Restricted Feeding on Fitness Variables in Professional Resistance Trained Firefighters.

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Firefighters are at an elevated risk for cardiometabolic disease and sudden cardiac death due to physiological and psychological stressors. Research suggests time restricted feeding (TRF) may improve health and performance […]

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Job Absenteeism Costs of Obesity in the United States: National and State-Level Estimates.

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To estimate the causal effect of obesity on job absenteeism and the associated lost productivity in the United States, both nationwide and by state.We conducted a retrospective pooled cross-sectional analysis […]

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Organizational Perspectives on How to Successfully Integrate Health Promotion Activities into Occupational Health and Safety.

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There is increasing recognition of the value of integrating efforts to promote worker health with existing occupational health and safety activities. This paper aimed to identify facilitators, barriers and recommendations […]

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Perceived Health Risks Among Firefighters; The New Jersey Firefighter Health Survey.

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There is a growing literature on the risk of chronic disease among firefighters, including cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. However there is little information on firefighter’s perception thereof.Firefighters attending a […]

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Prevalence of Hormone-Related Cancers (HRCs) at Two-Time Points in Rural Saskatchewan: The Saskatchewan Rural Health Study (SRHS).

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This study aimed to determine the prevalence of hormone-related cancers (HRCs) among Saskatchewan rural dwellers and explore associated risk factors.Data were analyzed from the Saskatchewan Rural Health Study (SRHS), which […]

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Use of Vinegar and Water to Identify COVID-19 Cases During a Workplace Entrance Screening Protocol.

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To evaluate an empirical olfactory test to identify COVID-19 cases during a workplace entrance screening.An active screening for olfactory dysfunction using water and vinegar was conducted in April to June […]

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Vaccine Hesitancy against SARS-CoV-2 in Health Personnel of Northeastern Mexico and its Determinants.

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With the emergence of effective vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the need to find the determinants for its correct distribution is created, with health personnel being an essential group where coverage must […]

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“It Feels Unhealthy to be Sitting for 40 hours a Week”: A Qualitative Analysis of Employee Perceptions of Standing Desk Use in the Workplace.

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Reducing sedentary behavior (SB) is an important public health concern. The purpose of this study was to explore motivation to acquire a standing desk and strategies for using a standing […]

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Acceptable Risk of Sudden Incapacitation Among Safety Critical Transportation Workers: A Comprehensive Synthesis.

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Identify a risk threshold for sudden incapacitation for safety critical positions in transportation industries supporting medical fitness for duty standards.Systematic literature searches were performed examining acceptable risk criteria for medically […]

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Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Spanish Firefighters: Age differences and Associations between Fitness-Related Parameters.

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to evaluate the cardiorespiratory fitness and other fitness-related measures, and to analyze the differences among age groups.This study was conducted on 104 firefighters. Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max) was assessed […]

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Functional Training in Portuguese Firefighters: Impact of Functional Training With or Without Personal Protective Equipment.

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To investigate the influence of specific functional training (FT) with and without personal protective equipment (PPE) and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), on firefighters (FFs) physical fitness condition.Sixty FFs run a […]

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How do employees appraise challenge and hindrance stressors? Uncovering the double-edged effect of conscientiousness.

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The challenge-hindrance model deems primary appraisal the central mechanism underlying the effects of challenge and hindrance stressors on employee outcomes. However, the literature has reported conflicting findings on the relationships […]

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Are Cal/OSHA Regulations Protecting Farmworkers in California from Heat-Related Illness?

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Determine compliance with and effectiveness of California regulations in reducing farmworkers’ heat-related illness (HRI) risk and identify main factors contributing to HRI.In a cross-sectional study of Latino farmworkers, core body […]

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Benchmarking SARS CoV-2 Infection in the Workplace to Support Continuity of Operations.

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The COVID-19 pandemic jeopardizes continuity of operations of workplaces and the health and safety of workers. Exemplar workplace-related SARS-CoV-2 benchmarks are described and illustrated with empirical data.Benchmarks were collected over […]

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Does gradually returning to work improve time to sustainable work after a work-acquired musculoskeletal disorder in British Columbia, Canada? A matched cohort effectiveness study.

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This study investigates if gradual return to work (GRTW) is associated with full sustainable return to work (RTW) for seriously injured workers with a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD), in British Columbia, […]

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Occupational physical activity and cardiovascular disease in the United States.

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Emerging evidence, predominately from European and Asian countries, describes opposing effects of occupational physical activity (OPA) and leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) on cardiovascular health. This analysis examined cardiovascular disease (CVD) […]

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