American Journal of Industrial Medicine
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Authors respond to letter from Dr. Albert Miller.
Mortality among sheet metal workers participating in a respiratory screening program.
The Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT) established a screening program in 1985 to examine the health hazards of the sheet metal industry in the U.S. and Canada. 17,345 individuals with over 20 years in the trade and who participated in the program were followed for causes of de...
Proportion of opioid use due to compensated workers' compensation claims in Manitoba, Canada.
This study identifies the percentage of opioids prescribed for compensated workplace conditions in Manitoba, Canada and whether Workers Compensation Board (WCB) status is associated with higher prescription opioid doses. Opioid prescriptions for WCB recipients were linked with databases housed at th...
Rapid progression of pleural disease due to exposure to Libby amphibole: "Not your grandfather's asbestos related disease".
Residents and mine employees from Libby, Montana, have been exposed to asbestiform amphiboles from the vermiculite mine that operated in this location from the mid-1920s until 1990. Clinical observations show a different form of asbestos-related toxicity than other forms of asbestos. Five illustrati...
Cancer mortality among Brazilian dentists.
Previous studies have variably shown excess risks of elected cancers among dentists. National Brazilian mortality data were used to obtain mortality patterns among dentists between 1996 and 2004. Cancer mortality odds ratios (MORs) and cancer proportional mortality ratios for all cancer sites were c...
Occupational fatalities among driver/sales workers and truck drivers in the United States, 2003-2008.
This study provides a national profile of occupational fatalities among truck drivers and driver-sales workers. Data from the 2003-2008 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries were used. Cases were extracted specifically for occupational subcategories included in the Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Dri...
Musculoskeletal and neurological injuries associated with work organization among immigrant Latino women manual workers in North Carolina.
This analysis examines the associations of work organization attributes among Latino women in manual occupations with musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. Participants included 234 women in western North Carolina. Outcome measures included epicondylitis, rotator cuff syndrome, back pain, and c...
Pesticides present in migrant farmworker housing in North Carolina.
Migrant farmworkers are exposed to pesticides at work. Housing provided to migrant farmworkers may also expose them to pesticides, increasing their health risks. This analysis (1) describes the presence of organophosphorous (OP) and pyrethroid pesticides in North Carolina migrant farmworker houses,...
Roles of age, length of service and job in work-related injury: a prospective study of 63,620 person-years in female workers.
We investigated the incidence of four types of injury: fall on same level, fall to lower level, materials/equipment/objects handling, and other injuries. Data were analyzed using negative binomial regression. Workers aged <25 were subject to a higher risk for all types of injuries. Older workers (45...
Characterizing the relationship between in-hospital measures and workers' compensation outcomes among severely injured construction workers ...
We were able to link data from the initial hospitalization for an injured worker with the final workers' compensation claims decision or settlement. The in-hospital measures of injury severity were associated with total monetary compensation as captured in the workers' compensation process. Copyrigh...