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  1. Work-related forced postures, such as prolonged standing work, can lead to complaints in the lower back. Current research suggests that there is increased evidence of associations between patients with low bac...

    Authors: Fabian Holzgreve, Celine Nazzal, Rasem Nazzal, Rejane Golbach, David A. Groneberg, Christian Maurer-Grubinger, Eileen M. Wanke and Daniela Ohlendorf
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:6
  2. Authors: Anja P. G. Wijnands, Irma de Vries, Tim Verbruggen, Maxim P. Carlier, Dylan W. de Lange and Saskia J. Rietjens
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:5

    The original article was published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:19

  3. Mild traumatic brain injuries receive voluminous attention in the research literature, but this is confined almost entirely to sports and military contexts. As an occupation, performing stunts in film, televis...

    Authors: Jeffrey A. Russell, Elizabeth A. Beverly, Lori J. Stewart, Leslie P. McMichael and Ariana B. Senn
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:4
  4. To describe the proportions of subjects exposed to crystalline silica and the sectors of activity concerned between 1965 and 2010 in a sample of the general French population.

    Authors: Pierre-Marie Wardyn, Jean-Louis Edme, Virginie de Broucker, Nathalie Cherot-Kornobis, David Ringeval, Philippe Amouyel, Annie Sobaszek, Luc Dauchet and Sébastien Hulo
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:3
  5. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 ignited the largest armed conflict in Europe since World War II. Ukrainian government agencies, civil society organizations, and international agencies have gather...

    Authors: Daniel Hryhorczuk, Barry S. Levy, Mykola Prodanchuk, Oleksandr Kravchuk, Nataliia Bubalo, Alex Hryhorczuk and Timothy B. Erickson
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:1
  6. COVID-19 typically presents with flu-like symptoms due to the viral infection itself. The most severe cases are characterised by lung damage, an important factor in fatal outcome due to alveolar damage. In som...

    Authors: Lorenzo Ippoliti, Luca Coppeta, Giuseppina Somma, Giuseppe Bizzarro, Francesco Borelli, Teresa Crispino, Cristiana Ferrari, Ilaria Iannuzzi, Andrea Mazza, Agostino Paolino, Andrea Magrini and Antonio Pietroiusti
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:31
  7. The research project GAIN (working healthy in inclusion companies) deals with the topics of health and work in inclusive companies. Due to a great need for research on (occupational) health (e.g. physical and ...

    Authors: Fabian Holzgreve, Bettina Bredereck, Christopher Heim, Britta Weber, Rolf Ellegast, David A. Groneberg, Christian Gaum and Daniela Ohlendorf
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:30
  8. Waste collection is considered particularly heavy work, although no previous study has yet investigated the strain of bulk waste collection. The aim of this study is to determine the workload of bulk waste wor...

    Authors: Alexander Michael Kraft, Marcial Velasco Garrido, Robert Herold, Volker Harth and Alexandra Marita Preisser
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:29
  9. Many systematic reviews identify support animals or animal assisted activity as a beneficial and standard practice in several medical disciplines for patients (children, adolescents, and adults) and residents ...

    Authors: Thomas C. Erren, Jonas Wallraff, Ursula Wild, David M. Shaw and Philip Lewis
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:28
  10. Fluoroscopy is indispensable when determining appropriate and effective interventions in orthopedic surgery. On the other hand, there is growing concern about the health hazards of occupational radiation expos...

    Authors: Yasuaki Tamaki, Kazuta Yamashita, Daiki Nakajima, Yasuyuki Omichi, Yoshinori Takahashi, Michihiro Takai, Shunsuke Tamaki, Tomohiro Goto, Hiroaki Hayashi, Kosaku Higashino, Yoshihiro Tsuruo and Koichi Sairyo
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:27
  11. Individuals in the workplace are exposed to various environments, tasks, and schedules. Previous studies have indicated a link between occupational exposures and an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CK...

    Authors: Rui Lan, Yao Qin, Xiangjun Chen, Jinbo Hu, Wenjin Luo, Yan Shen, Xue Li, Lina Mao, Hanwen Ye and Zhihong Wang
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:26
  12. This study evaluates the six-month cost-effectiveness and cost-benefits of motivational interviewing (MI) or a stratified vocational advice intervention (SVAI) added to usual case management (UC) for workers o...

    Authors: Alexander Tingulstad, Esther T. Maas, Tarjei Rysstad, Britt Elin Øiestad, Fiona Aanesen, Are Hugo Pripp, Maurits W. Van Tulder and Margreth Grotle
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:25
  13. Asbestos is a mineral present in nature and it has been used for years in numerous settings. Asbestos enters the bloodstream and lymphatic system mainly through breathing.

    Authors: Francesca Graziosi, Paola Caffaro, Mattia Bonetti, Francesco Roccuzzo, Samantha Rota, Paolo Boffetta, Yohama Auxiliadora Caraballo-Arias, Carlotta Zunarelli, Nataliia Danilevskaia and Francesco Saverio Violante
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:24
  14. Although chlorpyrifos (CPS) has been banned in many developed countries, it still remains one of the best-selling pesticides in the world. Widespread environmental and occupational exposure to CPS pose a serio...

    Authors: Krzysztof Sawicki, Magdalena Matysiak-Kucharek, Marcin Kruszewski, Paulina Wojtyła-Buciora and Lucyna Kapka-Skrzypczak
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:23
  15. Nurses experience a constellation of negative outcomes such as lost productivity, based on their high levels of organizational stress. Following recommendations for best practices in health communication can d...

    Authors: Justin P. Boren and Alice E. Veksler
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:22
  16. Occupational Health Services (OHS) are comprehensive, multidisciplinary services supplied by various trained workers, including occupational physicians (OP), whose specialty is focused on workers’ health.

    Authors: Ayala Olga Krakov, Oren Zack, Oren Y. Sagiv, Dan Slodownik, Rachel Raanan, Deborah Alperovitch-Najenson, Lilah Rinsky‑Halivni and Shlomo Moshe
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:21
  17. So far, previous research suggests positive effects of mental demands at the workplace. However, it may depend on how stressfull these demands are perceived on an individual level.

    Authors: Franziska U. Jung, Alexander Pabst, Francisca S. Rodriguez, Melanie Luppa, Christoph Engel, Toralf Kirsten, Veronica Witte, Nigar Reyes, Markus Loeffler, Arno Villringer and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:20
  18. Although conventional electrophysiological parameters have been proposed as clinical indicators for monitoring lead neuropathies, their correlations with blood lead level are weak. In this study, we investigat...

    Authors: Chung-Yao Chien, Jung-Der Wang and Chou-Ching Lin
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:19
  19. For many entrants, the initial stages of professional training are a challenge. Demands at work can lead to new physical and psychological stress, as well as new social requirements. These new requirements can...

    Authors: Peter Koch, Jan Felix Kersten and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:18
  20. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face major financial losses due to mental health issues affecting employees at all levels but seldom apply programs to promote wellbeing and prevent mental health issu...

    Authors: Evelien Coppens, Bridget Hogg, Birgit A. Greiner, Charlotte Paterson, Lars de Winter, Sharna Mathieu, Johanna Cresswell-Smith, Birgit Aust, Caleb Leduc, Chantal Van Audenhove, Arlinda C. Pashoja, Dooyoung Kim, Hanna Reich, Naim Fanaj, Arilda Dushaj, Katherine Thomson…
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:17
  21. Household cleaning products are the second most common cause of unintentional poisoning in children < 6 years old in the United States. The aim of this study is to characterize exposures to household cleaning ...

    Authors: Anthony Pacini, Ben Tsutaoka, Leslie Lai and Timur S. Durrani
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:16
  22. Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are widely used in medicine owing to their antiseptic activity and inducing cell death. Despite AgNPs' importance in nano-engineering and medical benefits, animal studies have show...

    Authors: Farshad Safaei, Javad Farimaneh, Ali Rajabi Mohammad Abad, Ehsan Iranmanesh, Fatemeh Arabpour, Farzad Doostishoar and Zahra Taherizadeh
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:15
  23. During the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a total lockdown of universities was implemented by the government in Belgium. University staff was required to work at home. The purpose of the study wa...

    Authors: Philippe Kiss, Marc De Meester, Ilse Vingerhoets, Bart Garmyn and Annemie Raemdonck
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:14
  24. Arrhythmias are one of the most common causes of loss of flying privileges for both military and civilian pilots in the Western World, and atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common arrhythmias worldwi...

    Authors: Norbert Guettler and Stefan Sammito
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:13
  25. The number of industrially injured workers (IIW) is increasing in Korea. However, little research has been conducted on whether first aid is performed at industrial sites or on the association between first ai...

    Authors: Jinhyun Kim, Hyunkyu Kim, Eun-Cheol Park and Sung-In Jang
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:12
  26. Silicosis has been one of the most serious occupational public health problems worldwide for many decades. The global burden of silicosis is largely unknown, although it is thought to be more prevalent in low ...

    Authors: Mihir P. Rupani
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:11
  27. The contribution of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) microbiota and mycobiota to silicosis has recently been noticed. However, many confounding factors can influence the accuracy of BALF microbiota and myco...

    Authors: Linshen Xie, Xiaoyan Zhang, Xiaosi Gao, Linyao Wang, Yiyang Cheng, Shirong Zhang, Ji Yue, Yingru Tang, Yufeng Deng, Baochao Zhang, Xun He, Mingyuan Tang, Hua Yang, Tianli Zheng, Jia You, Xuejiao Song…
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:10
  28. Authors: Anne Bijanzadeh, Ingo Hermanns, Rolf Ellegast, Laura Fraeulin, Fabian Holzgreve, Stefanie Mache, David A. Groneberg and Daniela Ohlendorf
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:9

    The original article was published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:36

  29. Hospitals are frequently associated with poor working conditions that can lead to work stress and increase the risk for reduced employee well-being. Managers can shape and improve working conditions and thereb...

    Authors: Meike Heming, Johannes Siegrist, Rebecca Erschens, Melanie Genrich, Nicole R. Hander, Florian Junne, Janna K. Küllenberg, Andreas Müller, Britta Worringer and Peter Angerer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:8
  30. Medical students often experience high levels of stress due to adverse study conditions, which may have adverse health consequences. Hair cortisol concentration (HCC) has been described as a physiological mark...

    Authors: Meike Heming, Peter Angerer, Jennifer Apolinário-Hagen, Urs Markus Nater, Nadine Skoluda and Jeannette Weber
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:7
  31. Police officers are exposed to a particularly high risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and psychosocial stress due to their working conditions. Therefore, the aim of this project will be to assess the occ...

    Authors: Daniela Ohlendorf, Janna Schlenke, Yunes Nazzal, Faiz Dogru, Ioannis Karassavidis, Fabian Holzgreve, Gerhard Oremek, Christian Maurer-Grubinger, David A. Groneberg and Eileen M. Wanke
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:6
  32. Workers across different occupations vary in their risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection, but the direct contribution of occupation to this relationship is unclear. This study aimed to investigate how infection risk di...

    Authors: Sarah Beale, Susan Hoskins, Thomas Byrne, Wing Lam Erica Fong, Ellen Fragaszy, Cyril Geismar, Jana Kovar, Annalan M. D. Navaratnam, Vincent Nguyen, Parth Patel, Alexei Yavlinsky, Anne M. Johnson, Martie Van Tongeren, Robert W. Aldridge and Andrew Hayward
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:5
  33. Occupational health programmes have been successfully implemented to improve body composition, physical fitness and cardiovascular risk. However, most programmes have been small and have not included long-term...

    Authors: Nina Schaller, Katharina Blume, Markus Hornig, Ludger Senker, Bernd Wolfarth, Tibor Schuster, Martin Halle and Katrin Esefeld
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:4
  34. To explore the patterns, trends, nature, and extent of changes in sickness absence among health care workers (HCWs) at the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) in Qatar-during the COVID-19 pandemic compared ...

    Authors: Asma Ali Al-Nuaimi, Sami Abdeen, Muna Abed Alah, Sameera AlHajri, Sandy Semaan and Mohamed Ghaith Al-Kuwari
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:3
  35. Patients with work-related lung disease (WRLD) are at increased risk of death caused by severe lung tissue damage and fibrosis. This study aimed to assess the clinical outcomes of lung transplantation (LTx) fo...

    Authors: Chunrong Ju, Yalan Yang, Qiaoyan Lian, Lulin Wang, Xiaohua Wang, Bing Wei, Danxia Huang, Xin Xu and Jianxing He
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:2
  36. Mesothelioma is associated with asbestos exposure. In this case series, we present 166 cases of individuals who had substantial asbestos exposure to cosmetic talc products as well as some who had potential or ...

    Authors: Jacqueline Moline, Kesha Patel and Arthur L. Frank
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2023 18:1
  37. Snake envenomation is a major neglected tropical disease, lacking data in many countries including Cyprus, a Mediterranean island inhabited by the medically important blunt-nosed viper (Macrovipera lebetina). Rev...

    Authors: Daniel Jestrzemski, Maria Athanasiadou, Vasos Scoutellas, Parviz Ghezellou, Bernhard Spengler, Frank Gessler and Ulrich Kuch
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:25
  38. Risk-based decision-making is used to identify risk factors for which threshold points have not been identified. The occupational mortality rate was referred to as a reference risk. This study aimed to analyze...

    Authors: Tatsuki Kimura, Michiya Sasaki and Takatoshi Hattori
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:24
  39. The overall information on occupational health and safety (OHS)-related knowledge and workplace practices are scarce in Bangladesh. This study aimed to (i) examine the prevalence of occupational injuries, (ii)...

    Authors: Farhin Islam, MR Alam, SM Abdullah AL Mamun and Mohammad Sorowar Hossain
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:23
  40. Pyrometallurgical nickel production exposes workers to a wide range of occupational risk factors, including nickel aerosol, occupational noise and heat, but occupational (compensation) claims do not get enough...

    Authors: Sergei Syurin and Denis Vinnikov
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:21
  41. Fumigants are gaseous pesticides or biocides which eradicate pests by suffocation or poisoning. Worker exposure to fumigants is mainly via inhalation, followed by dermal contact and ingestion, leading to vario...

    Authors: Zeenathnisa Mougammadou Aribou and Wee Tong Ng
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:20
  42. Hazardous substances at the workplace can cause a wide variety of occupational incidents. This study aimed to investigate the nature and circumstances of acute occupational intoxications reported to the Dutch ...

    Authors: Anja P. G. Wijnands, Irma de Vries, Tim Verbruggen, Maxim P. Carlier, Dylan W. de Lange and Saskia J. Rietjens
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:19

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:5

  43. Hip osteoarthritis (HOA) is a disabling disease affecting around 33 million people worldwide. People of working age and the elderly are at increased risk of developing HOA and the disease is associated with hi...

    Authors: Susanne Unverzagt, Ulrich Bolm-Audorff, Thomas Frese, Julia Hechtl, Falk Liebers, Konstantin Moser, Andreas Seidler, Johannes Weyer and Annekatrin Bergmann
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:18
  44. Particulate matter (PM) emission caused by tobacco combustion leads to severe health burdens worldwide. Second-hand smoke exposure is extraordinarily high in enclosed spaces (e.g., indoor rooms, car cabins) an...

    Authors: Lukas Pitten, Dörthe Brüggmann, Janis Dröge, Markus Braun and David A. Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:17
  45. Whole body vibration (WBV) is a recognized occupational hazard for many workers such as drivers and operators of heavy and light machinery and exposure to it is accompanied by physical and mental repercussions...

    Authors: Sirvan Zarei, Somayeh Farhang Dehghan, Mohammad Hossein Vaziri, Mohammad Ali Sadighi Gilani and Soheila Khodakarim Ardakani
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:16
  46. Short-term inhalation of occupationally relevant ultrafine zinc/copper (Zn/Cu) containing welding fumes has been shown to induce subclinical systemic inflammation, associated with an elevated risk for cardiova...

    Authors: Theresa Scheurer, Jan Steffens, Agnieszka Markert, Miriam Du Marchie Sarvaas, Christoph Roderburg, Lothar Rink, Frank Tacke, Tom Luedde, Thomas Kraus and Ralf Baumann
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:15
  47. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a non-invasive biomarker of respiratory tract inflammation, originally designated to identify eosinophilic airway inflammation and to predict steroid response. The mai...

    Authors: Marina Ruxandra Oțelea, Anne Kristin M. Fell, Claudia Mariana Handra, Mathias Holm, Francesca Larese Filon, Dragan Mijakovski, Jordan Minov, Andreea Mutu, Euripides Stephanou, Zara Ann Stokholm, Sasho Stoleski and Vivi Schlünssen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:14
  48. The Borna disease virus 1 (BoDV-1) causes severe and often fatal encephalitis in humans. The virus is endemic in parts of Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Austria. As an increasing number of human BoDV-...

    Authors: Judith Reinmiedl, Heiko Schulz, Viktoria C. Ruf, Moritz R. Hernandez Petzsche, Jürgen Rissland and Dennis Tappe
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2022 17:13