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American Journal of Industrial Medicine

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  1. Meeting the challenges of an aging workforce.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):269 (2008) PMID 18271000

    Demographic, labor market and economic forces are combining to produce increases in the number and percentage of U.S. workers 55 and older. In some ways these workers will be our most skilled and productive employees but in others the most vulnerable. The literature on aging and work was reviewe...
  2. Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):281 (2008) PMID 18247321

    To examine the effect of job strain on survey response. 1,613 health care workers received a self-administered questionnaire. Thirty percent of them completed the survey on personal time without any personal monetary compensation. Working conditions were extracted by job title from the national ...
  3. Occupational risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based case-control study in Northern Germany.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):258 (2008) PMID 18213641

    To identify occupational factors associated with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). A population-based case-control study was conducted in which incident cases of high-malignancy NHL (NHL(high)), low-malignancy NHL (NHL(low)), and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) were ascertained during the period ...
  4. Evaluation of a community-based effort to reduce blueberry harvesting injury.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):307 (2008) PMID 18247320

    Harvesting of blueberries is associated with musculoskeletal injury. This study assessed the effects of several alternative designs of the harvesting rake. A community-based work team selected rake design for intervention and pilot tested potential design modifications to the blueberry harvestin...
  5. Population-based research on occupational and environmental factors for leukemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: the Northern Germany Leukemia and Lymphoma Study (NLL).

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):246 (2008) PMID 18270999

    The Northern Germany Leukemia and Lymphoma Study (NLL) is a population-based study designed to provide a quantitative basis for investigations into occupational and environmental risk factors for leukemia and lymphoma. All incident cases of leukemia and lymphoma diagnosed between 1/1/1986 and 12...
  6. Mortality among U.S. underground coal miners: a 23-year follow-up.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):231 (2008) PMID 18247381

    The mortality experience over 22-24 years of 8,899 working coal miners initially medically examined in 1969-1971 at 31 U.S. coal mines was evaluated. A cohort life-table analysis was undertaken on underlying causes of death, and proportional hazards models were fitted to both underlying, and und...
  7. Spontaneous abortion and maternal work in greenhouses.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):290 (2008) PMID 18247322

    A positive association between maternal occupational exposure to pesticide and spontaneous abortion has been reported in some studies. Work in greenhouses may imply exposure of pregnant women to pesticides continuously and at elevated level. A total of 717 women working in greenhouses provided i...
  8. Decreased lung function among employees at Norwegian smelters.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(4):296 (2008) PMID 18213638

    In the smelting industry airborne pollutants are emitted into the workplace atmosphere during the production process. Our aim in this study was to investigate the relationship between production and lung function among employees at Norwegian smelters. Spirometry was performed on 3,924 employees,...
  9. Relationship between induced sputum cytology and inflammatory status with lung structural and functional abnormalities in asbestosis.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(3):186 (2008) PMID 18213643

    Asbestosis is associated with lung cellular and immunological abnormalities. Induced sputum cytology and local and systemic markers of inflammation may be helpful to characterize disease status and progression in these patients. Thirty-nine ex-workers with asbestosis on high-resolution CT (HRCT)...
  10. Self report of skin problems among farmworkers in North Carolina.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(3):204 (2008) PMID 18181182

    This study estimates the prevalence of self-reported skin problems among Latino farmworkers and identifies associated risk factors. The study used a longitudinal surveillance design. Participants were interviewed up to five times and reported skin problems and personal, work, and environment cha...