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  1. The aim of this study was to determine if there is an increased risk of incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) resulting from workplace mobbing measured with two mobbing instruments in the Gutenberg Health Study.

    Authors: Karla Romero Starke, Janice Hegewald, Andreas Schulz, Susan Garthus-Niegel, Matthias Nübling, Philipp S. Wild, Natalie Arnold, Ute Latza, Sylvia Jankowiak, Falk Liebers, Karin Rossnagel, Merle Riechmann-Wolf, Stephan Letzel, Manfred Beutel, Norbert Pfeiffer, Karl Lackner…
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:15
  2. Occupation related fatality and mortality rate is becoming the devastating issue globally as reported by the International Labor Organization (ILO). Though there are reports about exposure and burden of occupa...

    Authors: Yoseph Merkeb Alamneh, Abriham Zegeye Wondifraw, Ayenew Negesse, Daniel Bekele Ketema and Tadesse Yirga Akalu
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:14
  3. No prospective evaluation of surgical smoke evacuation systems has yet been conducted anywhere in the world. A prospective randomized study was conducted to clarify the usefulness of a surgical smoke evacuatio...

    Authors: Yutaka Tokuda, Takuho Okamura, Miki Maruta, Mutsuko Orita, Miyuki Noguchi, Toshiyasu Suzuki and Hideaki Matsuki
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:13
  4. Flooding is an increasingly prevalent natural hazard worldwide and can have a profound impact on the mental health of those directly and indirectly affected. Little is known about the impact on business owners...

    Authors: Keersten Cordelia Fitzgerald, Sabrina Winona Pit, Margaret Rolfe, John McKenzie, Veronica Matthews, Jo Longman and Ross Bailie
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:12
  5. Health behavior is presumed to be influenced by organizational factors. This study analyzes how workplace characteristics influence health behavior in terms of participation at health measures.

    Authors: Annika Reinhardt, Johanna Adams, Klaus Schöne, Dirk-Matthias Rose and Stefan Sammito
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:11
  6. Failing to integrate all sources of a ubiquitous hazard candidate may explain inconsistent and/or null, and overall misleading, results in epidemiological studies such as those related to shift-work.

    Authors: Thomas C. Erren, Philip Lewis and Peter Morfeld
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:10
  7. Carbon disulfide (CS2) exacerbates the effect of noise on hearing, and disrupts the vestibular system. The goal of this study was to determine whether these effects are also observed with intermittent CS2 exposur...

    Authors: Monique Chalansonnet, Maria Carreres-Pons, Thomas Venet, Aurélie Thomas, Lise Merlen, Stéphane Boucard, Frédéric Cosnier, Hervé Nunge, Elodie Bonfanti, Jordi Llorens, Pierre Campo and Benoît Pouyatos
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:9
  8. To test the effects of guided endurance training on work ability in middle-aged female hospital workers of various occupations.

    Authors: Hedwig T. Stenner, Julian Eigendorf, Arno Kerling, Momme Kueck, Alexander A. Hanke, Johanna Boyen, Anne-Katrin Nelius, Anette Melk, Dietmar Boethig, Christoph Bara, Andres Hilfiker, Dominik Berliner, Johann Bauersachs, Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Jörg Eberhard, Meike Stiesch…
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:8
  9. There have been only a limited number of studies available on the physical requirements in dance teachers (DT), who are responsible for the training of recreational and/or professional dancers and/or dance stu...

    Authors: Eileen M. Wanke, Mike Schmidt, Gerhard Oremek and David A. Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:7
  10. After publication of our article [1] we have been notified us that one of the author names have been incorrectly spelled.

    Authors: Giovanni Maria Ferri, Giorgina Specchia, Patrizio Mazza, Giuseppe Ingravallo, Graziana Intranuovo, Chiara Monica Guastadisegno, Maria Luisa Congedo, Gianfranco Lagioia, Maria Cristina Loparco, Annamaria Giordano, Tommasina Perrone, Francesco Gaudio, Caterina Spinosa, Carla Minoia, Lucia D’Onghia, Michela Strusi…
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:6

    The original article was published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:31

  11. The trend is going into the direction of flexible work arrangements in open workspaces in which employees can decide where and when to work. The aim of this study was to analyze effects of a transition to open...

    Authors: Stefanie Mache, Ricarda Servaty and Volker Harth
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:5
  12. Exposure to airborne zinc oxide (ZnO) particles occurs in many industrial processes, especially in galvanizing and welding. Systemic inflammation after experimental inhalation of ZnO particles has been demonst...

    Authors: Assem Aweimer, Birger Jettkant, Christian Monsé, Olaf Hagemeyer, Vera van Kampen, Benjamin Kendzia, Vitali Gering, Eike-Maximilian Marek, Jürgen Bünger, Andreas Mügge, Thomas Brüning and Rolf Merget
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:4
  13. Snakebites are emergent and life-threatening injuries that may require intensive care. Physicians face difficulties in dealing with snakebite injuries due to the knowledge gaps in the diagnosis and management ...

    Authors: Suha S. Sulaiman, Isra K. Kharusha, Ahmad M. Samara, Samah W. Al-Jabi and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:3
  14. Workplace nutrition has been identified as a priority setting that can significantly reduce cardiovascular diseases (CVD) risk factors. This study was conducted as a part of the workplace education program to ...

    Authors: Bahar Hassani, Reza Amani, Mohammad Hussein Haghighizadeh and Marzieh Araban
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:2
  15. Psychosocial stressors in the workplace can be detrimental to mental health. Conflicts at work, e.g. aggression, hostility or threats from coworkers, supervisors or customers, can be considered a psychosocial ...

    Authors: Andrea E. Zuelke, Susanne Roehr, Matthias L. Schroeter, A. Veronica Witte, Andreas Hinz, Christoph Engel, Cornelia Enzenbach, Joachim Thiery, Markus Loeffler, Arno Villringer and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2020 15:1
  16. Burnout syndrome is a work-related chronic stress that is described as emotional exhaustion, a decreased sense of personal accomplishment, and depersonalization. it has been considered an important problem esp...

    Authors: Bahaa Aldin Alhaffar, Ghadir Abbas and Alaa Aldin Alhaffar
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:31
  17. In 2013 RheinMain University launched its bachelor’s degree program Health Care Economics requiring each student to participate in a mandatory two-month nursing internship. A preliminary risk assessment reveal...

    Authors: Reinhard Strametz, Thomas Schneider, Andreas Pitz and Matthias Raspe
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:30
  18. In June of 2019, a working group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer [IARC] concluded that “night shift work” is probably carcinogenic to humans (a Group 2A carcinogen). This was based ...

    Authors: Thomas C. Erren, Peter Morfeld, J. Valérie Groß, Ursula Wild and Philip Lewis
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:29
  19. A depressive episode is a frequent reason for production loss due to long periods of absence at work. To maintain work ability after depression, affected employees need to implement learned coping strategies f...

    Authors: Petra Maria Gaum, Franziska Brey, Thomas Kraus and Jessica Lang
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:26
  20. Following publication of the original article [1], it has been brought to our attention that an error was slipped into the article’s title.

    Authors: Lars Gerhardsson and Mats Hagberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:25

    The original article was published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:21

  21. Hairdressers are exposed to various work-related biomechanical and organizational risk factors. To date, there has been no overview of the evidence for this occupational group. The purpose of this scoping revi...

    Authors: Agnessa Kozak, Tanja Wirth, Miet Verhamme and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:24
  22. The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between employee work schedule and failure in smoking cessation.

    Authors: Youn-Mo Cho, Hyoung-Ryoul Kim, Mo-Yeol Kang, Jun-Pyo Myong and Jung Wan Koo
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:23
  23. The ubiquitous use of dental amalgam for over 180 years has resulted in the exposure of millions of dental workers to mercury. Dental amalgam contains approximately 50% mercury. Dental workers, including denti...

    Authors: David Warwick, Matt Young, Joe Palmer and Robin Warwick Ermel
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:22
  24. Long-term vibration exposure may cause neurophysiological disturbances such as numbness and tingling, reduced grip strength and difficulties in handling small objects. The dominant hand will usually have a hig...

    Authors: Lars Gerhardsson and Mats Hagberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:25

  25. We are observing a growing trend towards the use of waste incineration in waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in Italy. Various authors started to investigate their potential health effects, but without univocal outc...

    Authors: L. Coppeta, A. Pietroiusti, S. Policardo, F. Mormone, O. Balbi, E. Tursi, S. Baldi, E. Plutoni, A. Torriero and A. Magrini
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:20
  26. Nursing staff and care workers run an increased risk of work related musculoskeletal disorders such as low back pain. The Institution for Statutory Accident Insurance and Prevention in the Health and Welfare S...

    Authors: Bianca Kusma, Aki Pietsch, Helge Riepenhof, Sören Haß, Daniel Kuhn, Klaus Fischer and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:19
  27. In outpatient care in Germany, medical assistants (MAs) are the contact persons for patients’ concerns and their working conditions are relevant to their own health and the provided quality of care. MAs workin...

    Authors: Jessica Scharf, Patricia Vu-Eickmann, Jian Li, Andreas Müller, Stefan Wilm, Peter Angerer and Adrian Loerbroks
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:18
  28. The aim of the present study is to assess the extent to which seafarers had been affected by severe mental stress situations and what possible psychological effects they may have.

    Authors: Hans-Joachim Jensen and Marcus Oldenburg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:17
  29. With the current study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of back pain in employees of a German chemical company. We put a specific focus on disabling back pain and its association with sociodemographic, li...

    Authors: Matthias Claus, Michael Schuster, Stefan Webendörfer, David A. Groneberg, Jacqueline Jähner and Daniel Schiffmann
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:16
  30. Biosolubility is an important parameter in the understanding of mechanisms involved in pulmonary toxicity of fibrous materials. It can be studied in vitro using models of simulated lung fluids and observing th...

    Authors: Annapaola Cannizzaro, Federica Angelosanto, Elena Barrese and Antonella Campopiano
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:15
  31. North American and European accreditation bodies have legislated progressively more strict work hour restrictions for residents in light of evidence that sleep deprivation leads to increased medical errors and...

    Authors: Sarah Sy, Karanvir Sall, Erika Dempsey, Gale Tedder and Kenneth Michael Madden
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:14
  32. Employees on board must be highly qualified in order to be able to independently meet the different work requirements during the three voyage stages of a ship (port stay, river and sea passage). In this study,...

    Authors: Marcus Oldenburg and Hans-Joachim Jensen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:13
  33. Firefighting is a dangerous occupation with high rates of injuries and fatalities, with the majority of line of duty fatalities due to cardiovascular events. Additionally, firefighters struggle with poor healt...

    Authors: Brittany S. Hollerbach, Sara A. Jahnke, Walker S. C. Poston, Craig A. Harms and Katie M. Heinrich
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:12
  34. Maritime welfare institutions enable crew members of ships to use different recreation facilities ashore during their work assignments aboard. This study analyses the shipcrew members’ need and their usage beh...

    Authors: Marcus Oldenburg and Hans-Joachim Jensen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:11
  35. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus contamination on surfaces including turnout gear had been found throughout a number of fire stations. As such, the outer shell barrier of turnout gear jackets may be an...

    Authors: Daniel Farcas, Francoise M. Blachere, Michael L. Kashon, Deborah Sbarra, Diane Schwegler-Berry, Jeffrey O. Stull and John D. Noti
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:10
  36. Former uranium miners of the Wismut Company, East Germany, have been exposed to ionizing radiation from radon decay products and therefore were at high risk for lung cancer. Since histological types of cancer ...

    Authors: Simone Helmig, Günter Lochnit and Joachim Schneider
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:9
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    Authors: Daniela Ohlendorf, Jennifer Marx, Kathrin Clasen, Eileen M. Wanke, Stefan Kopp, David A. Groneberg and Stefanie Uibel
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:8

    The original article was published in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2018 13:34

  38. Health care workers have an increased risk of being infected with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), though little information is available about how prevalent (dormant) MRSA colonization is amon...

    Authors: Melanie Schubert, Daniel Kämpf, Lutz Jatzwauk, Franziska Kynast, Annette Stein, Ruth Strasser, Madeleine Dulon, Albert Nienhaus and Andreas Seidler
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:7
  39. Beginning in the first decade of the 21st centruy, there was a growing disregard for the benefits of the German medical system concerning the junior obstetricians/gynecologists (OB/GYN) job situation. As in ot...

    Authors: Dörthe Brüggmann, Anja Herpe, David Quarcoo, Norman Schöffel, Eileen M. Wanke, Daniela Ohlendorf, Doris Klingelhöfer, David A. Groneberg and Stefanie Mache
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:6
  40. Silicosis resulting from silica exposure is a global occupational disease characterized by severe pathological changes in progressive pulmonary fibrosis. Previous evidence has indicated that dysbiosis of the g...

    Authors: Yao Zhou, Lv Chen, Gaofeng Sun, Ying Li and Ruixue Huang
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:5
  41. Indications were found that a diagnostic bias could have contributed to the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) suggestion of a persistent increased mortality risk for nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC).

    Authors: Matthias Möhner, Yimeng Liu and Gary M. Marsh
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:4
  42. A dialysis nurse’s work is complex and demanding. Based on the results of a systematic review and a survey study, we developed a health-promoting intervention for dialysis nurses. The aim of this study is to e...

    Authors: Maren Kersten, Sylvie Vincent-Höper, Heidi Krampitz and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:3
  43. Occupational hazards, injuries and diseases are a major concern among police officers, including in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, there is limited locally relevant literature for guiding policy for the South Af...

    Authors: Gift Gugu Mona, Moses John Chimbari and Charles Hongoro
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:2
  44. Electronic waste (e-waste) recycling workers in low and middle-income countries have the potential for occupational injuries due to the nature of their work at informal e-waste sites. However, limited research...

    Authors: Katrina N. Burns, Stephanie K. Sayler and Richard L. Neitzel
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2019 14:1
  45. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are a common health problem in office workers. In Germany, MSD (mainly back pain related) are the main cause of workdays lost to incapacity. This is not only bothersome for the ...

    Authors: Fabian Holzgreve, Laura Maltry, Jasmin Lampe, Helmut Schmidt, Andreas Bader, Julia Rey, David A. Groneberg, Anke van Mark and Daniela Ohlendorf
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2018 13:37
  46. A high unilateral load to the musculoskeletal system is specific for formation dance. Due to the lack of data the aim of this study was the side-related (right – left) analysis of strength- and balance capabil...

    Authors: Eileen M. Wanke, Julia Schreiter, David A. Groneberg and Burkhard Weisser
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2018 13:36