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The Influence of Organizational External Factors on Construction Risk Management among Nigerian Construction Companies

Adeleke A, Bahaudin A, Kamaruddeen AM, Bamgbade J, Salimon MG, Khan MW, Sorooshian S

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2018 Mar;9(1):115-124.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Substantial empirical research has shown conflicting results regarding the influence of organizational external factors on construction risk management, suggesting the necessity to introduce a moderator into the study. The...
Time Pressure, Time Autonomy, and Sickness Absenteeism in Hospital Employees: A Longitudinal Study on Organizational Absenteeism Records

Kottwitz M, Schade V, Burger C, Radlinger , Elfering A

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2018 Mar;9(1):109-114.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Although work absenteeism is in the focus of occupational health, longitudinal studies on organizational absenteeism records in hospital work are lacking. This longitudinal study tests time pressure and lack...
Psychological Health Problems Among Adolescent Workers and Associated Factors in Istanbul, Turkey

Koseoglu Ornek O, Esin MN

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):101-108.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Work and work environment have a critical influence on adolescent workers' health. They are subjected to more risks than adults. The aim of this study is to examine psychological...
Evaluation of Respiratory Protection Program in Petrochemical Industries: Application of Analytic Hierarchy Process

Kolahi H, Jahangiri , Ghaem H, Rostamabadi A, Aghabeigi , Farhadi P, Kamalinia

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):95-100.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Respiratory protection equipment (RPE) is the last resort to control exposure to workplace air pollutants. A comprehensive respiratory protection program (RPP) ensures that RPE is selected, used, and cared...
Chemical Risk Assessment Screening Tool of a Global Chemical Company

Tjoe-Nij E, Rochin C, Berne N, Sassi A, Leplay A

  • Saf Health Work.
  • 2018 Mar;9(1):84-94.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: This paper describes a simple-to-use and reliable screening tool called Critical Task Exposure Screening (CTES), developed by a chemical company. The tool assesses if the exposure to a chemical...
A Study on Prevalence and Risk Factors for Varicose Veins in Nurses at a University Hospital

Yun MJ, Kim YK, Kang DM, Kim JE, Ha WC, Jung KY, Choi HW

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):79-83.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Lower-limb varicose veins (VVs) are common and known to have a higher prevalence among people who work in occupations requiring prolonged standing. In the Republic of Korea, however, VV-related...
Work Sectors with High Risk for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Korean Men and Women

Park J, Kim Y, Han B

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):75-78.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: To identify work sectors with high risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in Korean men and women. METHODS: We analyzed nationwide data to identify ergonomic risk factors in Korean employees....
Green Tobacco Sickness Among Tobacco Harvesters in a Korean Village

Park SJ, Lim HS, Lee K, Yoo SJ

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):71-74.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Green tobacco sickness (GTS), an occupational disease in tobacco harvesters, is a form of acute nicotine intoxication by nicotine absorption through the skin from the wet green tobacco plant....
Tailoring Psychosocial Risk Assessment in the Oil and Gas Industry by Exploring Specific and Common Psychosocial Risks

Bergh LI, Leka S, Zwetsloot

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):63-70.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Psychosocial risk management [Psychosocial Risk Management Approach (PRIMA)] has, through the years, been applied in several organizations in various industries and countries globally. PRIMA principles have also been translated...
Determining Sincerity of Effort Based on Grip Strength Test in Three Wrist Positions

Bhuanantanondh P, Keerin Mekhora PN

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):59-62.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Several grip strength tests are commonly used for detecting sincerity of effort. However, there is still no widely accepted standardized sincerity of effort test. Therefore, this study aimed to...
Comparison of Safety Perception between Foreign and Local Workers in the Construction Industry in Republic of Korea

Korkmaz S, Park DJ

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):53-58.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Since the Republic of Korea became a labor-force-importing country, the number of foreign workers has increased gradually, especially in the construction industry. The main objective of this study was...
Human Error Probability Assessment During Maintenance Activities of Marine Systems

Islam R, Khan F, Abbassi R, Garaniya V

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):42-52.
  • doi: 10.5491/SHAW.2017.06.008
BACKGROUND: Maintenance operations on-board ships are highly demanding. Maintenance operations are intensive activities requiring high manemachine interactions in challenging and evolving conditions. The evolving conditions are weather conditions, workplace temperature,...
The Development of a Risk Management System in the Field of Industrial Safety in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Kudryavtsev SS, Yemelin PV, Yemelina N

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):30-41.
  • doi: 10.5491/SHAW.2017.06.003
BACKGROUND: The purpose of the work is to develop a system that allows processing of information for analysis and industrial risk management, to monitor the level of industrial safety and...
Relationship Between Noise-Related Risk Perception, Knowledge, and the Use of Hearing Protection Devices Among Para Rubber Wood Sawmill Workers

Thepaksorn P, Siriwong W, Neitzel RL, Somrongthong R, Techasrivichien T

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):25-29.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: The understanding of the relationship between risk perception, knowledge, and protective behaviors could play a major role in occupational risk control and management. Research exploring how workers perceive, recognize,...
Investigation of Floor Surface Finishes for Optimal Slip Resistance Performance

Kim IJ

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):17-24.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Increasing the slip resistance of floor surfaces would be desirable, but there is a lack of evidence on whether traction properties are linearly correlated with the topographic features of...
Challenges in Selecting an Appropriate Heat Stress Index to Protect Workers in Hot and Humid Underground Mines

Roghanchi , Kocsis KC

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):10-16.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: A detailed evaluation of the underground mine climate requires extensive measurements to be performed coupled to climatic modeling work. This can be labor-intensive and time-consuming, and consequently impractical for...
Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Iranian Dentists: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

ZakerJafari HR, YektaKooshali MH

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  • 2018 Mar;9(1):1-9.
  • doi: 10.1016/
BACKGROUND: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are the most important problems among professions particularly, dentists. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in various parts of the body...

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