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Corrigendum to "Unions, Health and Safety Committees, and Workplace Accidents in the Korean Manufacturing Sector" [Saf Health Work 7 (2) (2016) 161-165]

Kim WY, Cho HH

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):257-257.
  • doi: 10.1016/
The corresponding author's affiliation is now corrected.
Response to "Ergonomic Intervention For Musculoskeletal Disorders in Construction Workers"

Boschman J, Frings-Dresen MH, van der Molen HF

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):256-256.
  • doi: 10.1016/
No abstract available.
Risk Assessment of Exposure to Silica Dust in Building Demolition Sites

Normohammadi M, Kakooei H, Omidi L, Yari S, Alimi R

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):251-255.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Building demolition can lead to emission of dust into the environment. Exposure to silica dust may be considered as an important hazard in these sites. The objectives of this...
Domestic Violence in the Canadian Workplace: Are Coworkers Aware?

MacGregor , Wathen CN, MacQuarrie BJ

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):244-250.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence (DV) is associated with serious consequences for victims, children, and families, and even national economies. An emerging literature demonstrates that DV also has a negative impact on...
Evaluation of Interhandle Distance During Pushing and Pulling of a Four-Caster Cart for Upper Limb Exertion

Ohnishi A, Takanokura M, Sugama A

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):237-243.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: This study examined the relationship between interhandle distances and upper limb exertion during simply pushing and pulling of a cart with four swivel wheels, defined by a roll box...
Analysis of Workplace Accidents in Automotive Repair Workshops in Spain

López-Arquillos A, Rubio-Romero JC

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):231-236.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: To analyze the effects of the factors associated with different types of injury (superficial wounds, dislocations and sprains, bone fractures, concussion and internal injuries, burns scalding and freezing) caused...
Occupational Health and Safety and Organizational Commitment: Evidence from the Ghanaian Mining Industry

Amponsah-Tawiah K, Mensah J

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):225-230.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: This study seeks to examine the relationship and impact of occupational health and safety on employees' organizational commitment in Ghana's mining industry. The study explores occupational health and safety...
An Analysis of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Butchers in Kano Metropolis, Nigeria

Kaka B, Idowu OA, Fawole HO, Adeniyi AF, Ogwumike O, Toryila MT

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):218-224.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Butchering is often associated with high rates of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs). However, published work on the prevalence of WRMSDs among butchers in Nigeria is scarce. This is important...
A Policy Intervention Study to Identify High-Risk Groups to Prevent Industrial Accidents in Republic of Korea

Yi KH, Lee SS

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):213-217.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The objective of this study is to identify high-risk groups for industrial accidents by setting up 2003 as the base year and conducting an in-depth analysis of the trends...
Outdoor Workers' Use of Sun Protection at Work and Leisure

Peters CE, Koehoorn M, Demers PA, Nicol AM, Kalia S

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):208-212.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Outdoor workers are at risk of high ultraviolet radiation exposure, and may have difficulty using sun protection. The objectives were to determine the prevalence of sun protection behaviors in...
Development of a Tailored Analysis System for Korean Working Conditions Survey

Seo HJ

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):201-207.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Korean Working Conditions Surveys (KWCS), referencing European Working Conditions Surveys, have been conducted three times in order to survey working condition and develop work-related policies. However, we found three...
Analysis Testing of Sociocultural Factors Influence on Human Reliability within Sociotechnical Systems: The Algerian Oil Companies

Laidoune A, Rahal Gharbi MEH

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):194-200.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The influence of sociocultural factors on human reliability within an open sociotechnical systems is highlighted. The design of such systems is enhanced by experience feedback. METHODS: The study was focused...
An Intervention Study on the Implementation of Control Banding in Controlling Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Terwoert J, Verbist K, Heussen H

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):185-193.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Management and workers in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often find it hard to comprehend the requirements related to controlling risks due to exposure to substances. An intervention study...
Influence of Cushioning Variables in the Workplace and in the Family on the Probability of Suffering Stress

Gonzalo DC

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2016 Sep;7(3):175-184.
  • doi: 10.1016/
Stress at work and in the family is a very common issue in our society that generates many health-related problems. During recent years, numerous studies have sought to define the...

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