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American Journal of Industrial Medicine

Print ISSN
0271-3586
Electronic ISSN
1097-0274
Impact factor
1.75
Publisher
wiley
URL
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1097-0274
Usage rank
791
Article count
4432
Free count
24
Free percentage
0.00541516
PDFs via platforms
Wiley from 1980, Ovid from 2005, Ebscoatoz, Proquest, Ebsconet, Ebsco, and CSA

  1. 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...
  2. 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,...
  3. 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...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. The national study to prevent blood exposure in paramedics: exposure reporting.

    American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51(3):213 (2008) PMID 18213637

    This survey was conducted to provide national incidence rates and risk factors for exposure to blood among paramedics. The present analysis assesses reporting of exposures to employers. A questionnaire was mailed in 2002-2003 to a national sample of paramedics selected using a two-stage design. ...
  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...