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Hepatitis B Preventive Behavioral Intentions in Healthcare Workers

Wiwanitkit V

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):394-394.
  • doi: 10.1016/
No abstract available.
Job Hazard Analyses for Musculoskeletal Disorder Risk Factors in Pressing Operations of Dry-cleaning Establishments

Park JK

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):389-393.
  • doi: 10.1016/
Job hazard analyses were conducted to assess exposure to musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risk factors in seven workers of three dry-cleaning establishments. In accordance with the Washington State Ergonomics Rule, the...
Comparison of Real Time Nanoparticle Monitoring Instruments in the Workplaces

Ham S, Lee N, Eom I, Lee B, Tsai PJ, Lee K, Yoon C

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):381-388.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Relationships among portable scanning mobility particle sizer (P-SMPS), condensation particle counter (CPC), and surface area monitor (SAM), which are different metric measurement devices, were investigated, and two widely used...
Estimates of the Number of Workers Exposed to Diesel Engine Exhaust in South Korea from 1993 to 2013

Choi S, Park D, Kim SW, Ha K, Jung H, Yi G, Koh DH, Park D, Sun O, Uuksulainen S

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):372-380.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to estimate the number of workers exposed to diesel engine exhaust (DEE) by industry and year in the Republic of Korea. METHOD: The estimates...
Sleep and Fatigue Among Seafarers: The Role of Environmental Stressors, Duration at Sea and Psychological Capital

Hystad SW, Eid J

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):363-371.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Seafaring is an inherently stressful environment. Because working time and leisure time is spent in the same confined environment for a prolonged period of time, many stressors present in...
Buffering Effect of Job Resources in the Relationship between Job Demands and Work-to-Private-Life Interference: A Study among Health-Care Workers

Viotti S, Converso D

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):354-362.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The present study aims at investigating whether and how (1) job demands and job resources are associated with work-to-private-life interference (WLI) and (2) job resources moderate the relationship between...
Key Strike Forces and Their Relation to High Level of Musculoskeletal Symptoms

Levanon Y, Gefen A, Lerman Y, Portnoy S, Ratzon NZ

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):347-353.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to investigate the relation between key strike forces and musculoskeletal symptoms (MSS). Moreover, this study presents a key strike force measurement method to be used in...
Work Pressure and Safety Behaviors among Health Workers in Ghana: The Moderating Role of Management Commitment to Safety

Amponsah-Tawaih K, Adu MA

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):340-346.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: safety and healthy working environment has received numerous research attention over the years. Majority of these researches seem to have been conducted in the construction industry, with little attention...
An Investigation of Health and Safety Measures in a Hydroelectric Power Plant

Acakpovi A, Dzamikumah L

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):331-339.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Occupational risk management is known as a catalyst in generating superior returns for all stakeholders on a sustainable basis. A number of companies in Ghana implemented health and safety...
Validity Assessment of the Persian Version of the Nordic Safety Climate Questionnaire (NOSACQ-50): A Case Study in a Steel Company

Yousefi Y, Jahangiri , Choobineh , Tabatabaei H, Keshavarzi S, Shams A, Mohammadi

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):326-330.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The Nordic Safety Climate Questionnaire-50 (NOSACQ-50) was developed by a team of Nordic occupational safety researchers based on safety climate and psychological theories. The aim of this study was...
Evaluation of Related Risk Factors in Number of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Carpet Weavers in Iran

Karimi N, Moghimbeigi A, Motamedzade M, Roshanaei

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):322-325.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a common problem among carpet weavers. This study was undertaken to introduce affecting personal and occupational factors in developing the number of MSDs among carpet...
A Descriptive Study of Occupational Health Services in Self-employed Enterprises (Nanoscale Enterprises), Shiraz, Iran

Jahangiri , Rostamabadi A, Yekzamani , Mahmood Abadi B, Behbood F, Ahmadi SF, Momeni Z

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):317-321.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: This study was conducted with aim of providing an overview of the current status of occupational health services and identifying the most common harmful agents at workplaces of Iranian...
The Impact of Redundancy and Teamwork on Resilience Engineering Factors by Fuzzy Mathematical Programming and Analysis of Variance in a Large Petrochemical Plant

Azadeh A, Salehi V, Mirzayi M

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):307-316.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Resilience engineering (RE) is a new paradigm that can control incidents and reduce their consequences. Integrated RE includes four new factors—self-organization, teamwork, redundancy, and fault-tolerance—in addition to conventional RE...
Proposal for an Evaluation Method for the Performance of Work Procedures

Mohammed M, Mébarek D, Wafa B, Makhlouf C

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):299-306.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Noncompliance of operators with work procedures is a recurrent problem. This human behavior has been said to be situational and studied by many different approaches (ergonomic and others), which...
A Tobacco Cessation Intervention with Rural, Medically Underserved, Blue-collar Employees: A Quasiexperimental Study

Stewart T, Formica MK, Adachi-Mejia AM, Wang D, Gerrard M

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):293-298.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to increase knowledge regarding the dangers associated with tobacco use, and decrease secondhand smoke exposure and tobacco use behaviors with an antitobacco messaging...
Trend of Fire Outbreaks in Ghana and Ways to Prevent These Incidents

Addai EK, Tulashie S, Annan JS, Yeboah I

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):284-292.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: In Ghana, fire incidents have become a regular occurrence, with thousands of lives and millions of dollars lost every year. Hardly a day passes without news of a fire...
Men, Work, and Mental Health: A Systematic Review of Depression in Male-dominated Industries and Occupations

Roche AM, Pidd K, Fischer JA, Lee N, Scarfe A, Kostadinov V

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):268-283.
  • doi: 10.1016/
Among men, depression is often unrecognised and untreated. Men employed in male-dominated industries and occupations may be particularly vulnerable. However, efforts to develop tailored workplace interventions are hampered by lack...
Allied Health Professionals and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Systematic Review

Anderson S, Oakman J

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Dec;7(4):259-267.
  • doi: 10.1016/
Work-related musculoskeletal injuries and disorders (WMSD) are a significant issue in the health care sector. Allied Health professionals (AHP) in this sector are exposed to physical and psychosocial factors associated...

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