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Letter on Oral Health of Stone Mine Workers

Ganguli AK

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):75-75.
  • doi: 10.1016/
No abstract available.
High-intensity Fitness Training Among a National Sample of Male Career Firefighters

Jahnke SA, Hyder ML, Haddock CK, Jitnarin N, Day RS, Poston WS

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):71-74.
  • doi: 10.1016/
Obesity and fitness have been identified as key health concerns among USA firefighters yet little is known about the current habits related to exercise and diet. In particular, high-intensity training...
Evaluation of Microbial Load in Oropharyngeal Mucosa from Tannery Workers

Castellanos-Arevalo DC, Castellanos-Arevalo AP, Camarena-Pozos DA, Colli-Mull JG, Maldonado-Vega M

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):62-70.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Animal skin provides an ideal medium for the propagation of microorganisms and it is used like raw material in the tannery and footware industry. The aim of this study...
Cold Exposure and Health Effects Among Frozen Food Processing Workers in Eastern Thailand

Thetkathuek A, Yingratanasuk T, Jaidee W, Ekburanawat W

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):56-61.
  • doi: 10.1016/
Frozen food processing workers work under a cold environment which can cause several adverse health effects.This study explored factors affecting workers' health in the frozen food industry in Thailand. Participants...
Safety Management Practices in Small and Medium Enterprises in India

Unnikrishnan S, Iqbal R, Singh A, Nimkar IM

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):46-55.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are often the main pillar of an economy. Minor accidents, ergonomics problems, old and outdated machinery, and lack of awareness have created a need...
Integrating Building Information Modeling and Health and Safety for Onsite Construction

Ganah A, John GA

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):39-45.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Health and safety (H&S) on a construction site can either make or break a contractor, if not properly managed. The usage of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for H&S on...
Healthcare Work and Organizational Interventions to Prevent Work-related Stress in Brindisi, Italy

d'Ettorre , Greco M

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):35-38.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Organizational changes that involve healthcare hospital departments and care services of health districts, and ongoing technological innovations and developments in society increasingly expose healthcare workers (HCWs) to work-related stress...
Evaluation of Coordination of Emergency Response Team through the Social Network Analysis. Case Study: Oil and Gas Refinery

Mohammadfam I, Bastani S, Esaghi M, Golmohamadi R, Saee A

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):30-34.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the cohesions status of the coordination within response teams in the emergency response team (ERT) in a refinery. METHODS: For this study,...
Shift Work and Occupational Stress in Police Officers

Ma CC, Andrew ME, Fekedulegn D, Gu JK, Hartley TA, Charles LE, Violanti J, Burchfiel

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):25-29.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Shift work has been associated with occupational stress in health providers and in those working in some industrial companies. The association is not well established in the law enforcement...
Low-Oxygen Atmosphere and its Predictors among Agricultural Shallow Wells in Northern Thailand

Wuthichotwanichgij G, Geater AF

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):18-24.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: In 2006, three farmers died at the bottom of an agricultural shallow well where the atmosphere contained only 6% oxygen. This study aimed to document the variability of levels...
Ergonomic Evaluation of Biomechanical Hand Function

Lee KS, Jung MC

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  • 2015 Mar;6(1):9-17.
  • doi: 10.1016/
The human hand is a complex structure that performs various functions for activities of daily living and occupations. This paper presents a literature review on the methodologies used to evaluate...
Obesity as a Possible Risk Factor for Lost-time Injury in Registered Nurses: A Literature Review

Jordan G, Nowrouzi-Kia B, Gohar B, Nowrouzi B

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2015 Mar;6(1):1-8.
  • doi: 10.1016/
Time-loss injuries are still a major occurrence in Canada, injuring thousands of Canadian workers each year. With obesity rates on the rise across the country, as well as around the...

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