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  1. In previous studies a moderator effect of management position could be found between Person-environment fit of masculinity, and burnout. Present study goals are to analyze previous fundings of the importance o...

    Authors: Eva Wacker, Axel Fischer and Julia Schorlemmer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:23
  2. Migraine is common and can be highly disabling. Adequate migraine self-management (SM) can mitigate the potentially adverse health effects of migraine. However, adequate SM can be challenging to implement in e...

    Authors: Clara Knauf, Katherina Heinrichs, Rolf Süllwold, Andrea Icks and Adrian Loerbroks
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:22
  3. Latex gloves are essential for protecting healthcare workers from biological hazards but pose a risk of latex allergy, particularly due to powdered, protein, and allergen content. Recent advancements in latex ...

    Authors: Chatpong Ngamchokwathana, Naesinee Chaiear, Jitladda Sakdapipanich, Sumalai Dechyotin, Somsamai Sripramai and Prapassorn Khajornpipat
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:21
  4. Employees in social work exhibit high rates of sick leave due to mental health issues. Additionally, work-related demands in youth welfare have increased in recent years. Particularly in light of the escalatin...

    Authors: Maren Kersten, Sylvie Vincent-Höper, Tanja Wirth, Sabine Gregersen and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:19
  5. Despite the relative importance, the prevalence of workplace safety and health issues in hospital food service workers is not well studied. This study describes the epidemiology of work-related injuries and oc...

    Authors: Kenneth Bao Ren Leong, Qin Xiang Ng, Wee Hoe Gan, Wee Tong Ng and John Wah Lim
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:18
  6. Almost all paramedics encounter workplace violence (WPV) during their careers. The most common form of WPV is verbal, and the perpetrator is usually the patient. It is known that paramedics suffer from post-tr...

    Authors: Veera Kamaja and Hilla Nordquist
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:17
  7. Due to climate change, the increasing frequency of hot summer days and heat waves can result in occupational heat strain, especially in non-air-conditioned workplaces. Healthcare workers (HCW) engaged in patie...

    Authors: Caroline Quartucci, Razan Wibowo, Viet Do, Stephan Bose-O`Reilly, Dennis Nowak, Veronika Weilnhammer, Tobias Weinmann and Stefan Rakete
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:16
  8. This updated guideline replaces the “Guideline for the application of heart rate and heart rate variability in occupational medicine and occupational health science” first published in 2014. Based on the older...

    Authors: Stefan Sammito, Beatrice Thielmann, Andre Klussmann, Andreas Deußen, Klaus-Michael Braumann and Irina Böckelmann
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:15
  9. Hip osteoarthritis (HOA) is a leading cause of disability increasing with age and is more prevalent in women and in various physically demanding occupations. This systematic review identifies and summarises oc...

    Authors: Susanne Unverzagt, Annekatrin Bergmann, Kathleen Denny, Thomas Frese, Selamawit Hirpa and Johannes Weyer
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:14
  10. Seafarers’ diets are often high in fat, sugar and calories, thus contributing to an increased risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. The multitude of obstacles to healthy eating in the...

    Authors: Felix Alexander Neumann, Lukas Belz, Dorothee Dengler, Volker Harth, Chiara Reck, Marcus Oldenburg and Birgit-Christiane Zyriax
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:13
  11. Obesity rates are rising in the armed forces of Western democratic countries, impacting military readiness and health. This highlights the need for preventive health risk assessments and countermeasures.

    Authors: Lorenz Scheit, Jan Schröder, Selina Will, Rüdiger Reer and Manuela Andrea Hoffmann
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:12
  12. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affecting 334 million people in the world remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Proper diagnosis of COPD is still a challenge and largely solely based o...

    Authors: Romain Freund, Jean‑Jacques Sauvain, Guillaume Suarez, Pascal Wild, Thomas Charreau, Amélie Debatisse, Kirushanthi Sakthithasan, Valérie Jouannique, Jacques A. Pralong and Irina Guseva Canu
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:10
  13. Sedentary behavior (including prolonged sitting) is a form of physical inactivity that has a negative impact on health, possibly including musculoskeletal complaints (MSCs). The purpose of this study was to de...

    Authors: T. H. An Dang, Karla Romero Starke, Falk Liebers, Hermann Burr, Andreas Seidler and Janice Hegewald
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:9
  14. Severe asthma can cause poor health status, poor health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and an impaired functioning at work. However, to date, limited data are available on the impact of the biological therapi...

    Authors: Veruscka Leso, Claudio Candia, Daniela Pacella, Antonio Molino, Caterina Nocera, Mauro Maniscalco and Ivo Iavicoli
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:8
  15. The objective was to investigate self-reported hand eczema, and skin complaints at other skin locations among workers exposed to particulate matter, especially ultrafine particles.

    Authors: Krister Aune Teigen, Anje Christina Höper, Solveig Føreland, Merete Åse Eggesbø and Marit Nøst Hegseth
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2024 19:7
  16. 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
  17. 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

  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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