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  1. To determine accidental factors, clinical presentation and medical care in cases of seafarers presenting phosphine poisoning symptoms on board a bulk carrier.

    Authors: Brice Loddé, David Lucas, Jean-Marie Letort, Dominique Jegaden, Richard Pougnet and Jean-Dominique Dewitte
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:10
  2. Many people suffer from complaints of the arm, neck and/or shoulder (CANS). The complaints are persistent and there is a need for intervention programs for those with longstanding CANS. Studies suggest that a ...

    Authors: Nathan Hutting, Josephine A Engels, J Bart Staal, Yvonne F Heerkens and Maria W G Nijhuis-van der Sanden
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:9
  3. Greenhouse workers are exposed to organic dusts, and they are thereby at risk of developing airway disorders. This study aims to measure personal endotoxin exposure, assess respiratory symptoms and measure fra...

    Authors: Amare W Nigatu, Magne Bråtveit, Wakgari Deressa and Bente E Moen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:8
  4. Some studies on the occupational health of hospital physicians have found that working conditions have different effects on physician’s well-being and health in different medical specialities. There has been n...

    Authors: Grit Tanner, Eva Bamberg, Agnessa Kozak, Maren Kersten and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:7
  5. Automatic fire suppression systems use hydrofluorocarbons (HF) to extinguish fires chemically. At high temperatures, HF can release hydrofluoric acid (HFA), a toxic, potentially lethal gas.

    Authors: YuJin Kim, JiYoung Shin, ShinMyung Kang, SunYoung Kyung, Jeong-Woong Park, SangPyo Lee, SangMin Lee and Sung Hwan Jeong
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:6
  6. Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)-associated particulate matter (PM) has to be seen as an independent health hazard and needs to be discussed separately from the already well-known toxic and carcinogenic compo...

    Authors: Alexander Gerber, Alexander V Hofen-Hohloch, Johannes Schulze and David A Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:5
  7. Traffic policemen are identified to be at a higher risk of exposure to air pollution and its contaminants such as lead. A study done prior to the introduction of unleaded petroleum in Sri Lanka revealed a mean...

    Authors: Benedict Samuel Sebastiampillai, Mitrakrishnan Rayno Navinan, Sahan Indeewara Talpe Guruge, Dilushi Rowena Wijayaratne, Buddini Samanthi Dissanayake, Dissanayake Mudiyanselage Sushrutha Vajira Dissanayake, Manisha Samithri Perera, Sulakshi Manurika Thelikorala, Hasith Dhanajaya Wijayasurendra, Don Lasitha Naveen Wickramaratne, Carukshi Arambepola and Ravindra Fernando
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:4
  8. The editors of Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 9 (2014).

    Authors: Axel Fischer and David A Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:3
  9. A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the agreement between Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) and Quantiferon (QFT) in screening for tuberculosis (TB) infection among healthcare workers (HCW...

    Authors: Monica Lamberti, Rossella Uccello, Maria Grazia Lourdes Monaco, Mariarosaria Muoio, Daniela Feola, Nicola Sannolo, Albert Nienhaus and Paolo Chiodini
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:2
  10. Medical doctors are essential for the German public and occupational health system. They ensure the productivity of German society by enabling people to regain and recover their health. That is why the physici...

    Authors: Daniela Ohlendorf, Mario Schwarzer, Julia Rey, Ingo Hermanns, Albert Nienhaus, Rolf Ellegast, Dirk Ditchen, Stefanie Mache and David A Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2015 10:1
  11. Occupational and environmental exposure to inorganic arsenic leads to development of cancer and represents a significant health hazard in more than 70 countries. The underlying mechanism for arsenic-induced ca...

    Authors: Guangming Lu, Huiwen Xu, De Chang, Zhenglai Wu, Xiaoyuan Yao, Shiying Zhang, Zhenlong Li, Jieben Bai, Qing Cai and Wen Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:42
  12. We present a case report of an auxiliary nurse who developed an adenoid cystic carcinoma in her left maxillary sinus following occupational exposure to formaldehyde in the operating theatre. Currently, the epi...

    Authors: Anniken Sandvik, Tor Audun Klingen and Sverre Langård
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:43
  13. With the increasing number of female medical students physicians’ need for work-life balanced hospital jobs rises at all career stages. The Working Time Act (Arbeitszeitgesetz, ArbZG), an implementation of the...

    Authors: Astrid Richter, Petya Kostova, Volker Harth and Ralf Wegner
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:41
  14. Physiotherapists are exposed to diverse occupational demands. Until now, little has been known about the interaction between occupational stress and the job satisfaction of physiotherapists. This paper aims to...

    Authors: Birte Brattig, Anja Schablon, Albert Nienhaus and Claudia Peters
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:36
  15. An 81-year-old woman was dying from histologically confirmed pulmonary fibrosis without having had any asbestos exposure in the workplace. The lung dust fibre analysis showed significantly increased “asbestos ...

    Authors: Joachim Schneider, Bernd Brückel, Ludger Fink and Hans-Joachim Woitowitz
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:39
  16. Exposure to hand-held vibrating tools may cause the hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). The aim was to study the test-retest reliability of hand and muscle strength tests, and tests for the determination of th...

    Authors: Lars Gerhardsson, Lennart Gillström and Mats Hagberg
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:38
  17. The Services Sector, as defined by the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), is comprised of a diverse industry mix and its workers face a variety of occupational exposures and hazards. The objective o...

    Authors: Naomi J Anderson, David K Bonauto and Darrin Adams
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:37
  18. The aim of the study was to examine occupational accidents reported from non-passenger merchant ships registered in the Danish International Ship Register in 2010-2012, with a focus on analysing nationality di...

    Authors: Balázs Ádám, Hanna Barbara Rasmussen, Randi Nørgaard Fløe Pedersen and Jørgen Riis Jepsen
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:35
  19. The risk of tuberculosis (TB) in healthcare personnel (HCP) is related to its incidence in the general population. Healthcare students involved in clinical training could be exposed to occupational risks simil...

    Authors: Monica Lamberti, Mariarosaria Muoio, Maria Grazia Lourdes Monaco, Rossella Uccello, Nicola Sannolo, Gennaro Mazzarella, Elpidio Maria Garzillo, Anonio Arnese, Giuseppe La Cerra and Nicola Coppola
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:34
  20. Fumigation of freight containers to prevent spread of pests and off-gassing of freight are sources of volatile chemicals that may constitute significant health risks when released. The aim of the study was to ...

    Authors: Randi Nørgaard Fløe Pedersen, Jørgen Riis Jepsen and Balázs Ádám
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:33
  21. Work-related musculoskeletal pain- particularly back pain - is an important individual and socioeconomic problem. The Back College for the insurance holders of the Institution for Statutory Accident Insurance ...

    Authors: Peter Koch, Aki Pietsch, Melanie Harling, Susanne Behl-Schön and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:32
  22. Until now there has been a lack of effective screening instruments for health care workers at risk. To counteract the forecast shortage for health care workers, the offer of early interventions to maintain the...

    Authors: Melanie Harling, Anja Schablon, Claudia Peters and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:30
  23. Occupational skin diseases are among the most prevalent work-related diseases. The Nordic Occupational Skin Questionnaire (NOSQ-2002) is a useful standardized epidemiological tool which enables screening of oc...

    Authors: Maria Girbig, Lene Seidler, Janice Hegewald, Christian Apfelbacher, Andreas Seidler, Stefanie Deckert, Karsten Rossa, Jake Butler, Mari-Ann Flyvholm and Jochen Schmitt
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:29
  24. Many epidemiological studies point to an increased risk of breast cancer among female airline cabin crew. Possible causes include occupational factors (e.g. cosmic radiation exposure, chronodisruption), as wel...

    Authors: Mareen Winter, Maria Blettner and Hajo Zeeb
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:27
  25. Although a combined Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)/meningococcal capsular group C (MenC) conjugate vaccine with a tetanus toxoid carrier protein (Hib/MenC-TT) is not licensed for use in those above 2 years o...

    Authors: Jamie Findlow, Helen Findlow, Sarah Frankland, Ann Holland, Daniel Holme, Emma Newton, Jo Southern, Pauline Waight, Ed Kaczmarski, Elizabeth Miller and Ray Borrow
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:26
  26. Chronic painful conditions have an important influence on the ability to work. Work-related outcomes, however, are not commonly reported in publications on trials investigating the treatment of chronic painful...

    Authors: Ingmar Wolf, Tim Friede, Ernst Hallier and Sebastian Straube
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:25
  27. Healthcare workers (HCWs) are exposed to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) and therefore are screened for tuberculosis (TB). Results of TB screenings with the Interferon-γ Release Assay (IGRA) in a French psych...

    Authors: Albert Nienhaus, Paul-Kenneth Gariepy, Catherine Trouve, Christiane Lhaumet, Jean Toureau and Claudia Peters
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:24
  28. The level of mental demands in the workplace is rising. The present study investigated whether and how mental demands at work are associated with cognitive functioning in the general population.

    Authors: Francisca S Then, Tobias Luck, Melanie Luppa, Katrin Arélin, Matthias L Schroeter, Christoph Engel, Markus Löffler, Joachim Thiery, Arno Villringer and Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:23
  29. In 2004, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reclassified formaldehyde (FA) from a probable (Group 2A) to a known human carcinogen (Group 1) citing results for nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) mo...

    Authors: Gary M Marsh, Peter Morfeld, James J Collins and James Morel Symons
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:22
  30. Isocyanates are among the most common causes of occupational asthma (OA) in Switzerland. Patients with OA have been shown to have unfavourable medical, socioeconomic and psychological outcomes. We investigated...

    Authors: Martin Rüegger, Doreen Droste, Markus Hofmann, Marcel Jost and David Miedinger
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:21
  31. Snakebite is a global health problem associated with high morbidity and mortality. In Sri Lanka, snakebite is mainly an occupational health hazard associated with farming. Understanding awareness and perceptio...

    Authors: Anjana Silva, Faiz Marikar, Arumugam Murugananthan and Suneth Agampodi
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:20
  32. On merchant ships, the medical treatment including emergency interventions on the high seas are carried out by nautical officers who have to pass a forty hours medical refresher course every five years in orde...

    Authors: Marcus Oldenburg, Jan Rieger, Christoph Sevenich and Volker Harth
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:19
  33. To determine the prevalence of asbestos-related changes on chest X-ray (CXR) and low-dose multidetector-row CT (MDCT) of the thorax in a cohort of formerly asbestos-exposed power industry workers and to assess...

    Authors: Christian Eisenhawer, Michael K Felten, Miriam Tamm, Marco Das and Thomas Kraus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:18
  34. A leading contributing factor to firefighter injury and death is lack of fitness. Therefore, the Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness-Fitness Initiative (WFI) was established that includes a focus on p...

    Authors: Rachel E Klaren, Gavin P Horn, Bo Fernhall and Robert W Motl
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:17
  35. The purpose of this study was to investigate how physical activity (PA), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and body composition are associated with heart rate variability (HRV)-based indicators of stress and re...

    Authors: Tiina Teisala, Sara Mutikainen, Asko Tolvanen, Mirva Rottensteiner, Tuija Leskinen, Jaakko Kaprio, Marjukka Kolehmainen, Heikki Rusko and Urho M Kujala
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:16
  36. Radiographers report many unexplained work related symptoms attributed to “darkroom disease symptoms” such as headache, skin rash, mouth sores, blurred vision, palpitation, and chemical taste. The aim of the p...

    Authors: Hamzeh Al Zabadi and Yaser Nazzal
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:15
  37. Low-dose spiral computed tomography (LDSCT) in comparison to conventional chest X-ray proved to be a highly sensitive method of diagnosing early stage lung cancer. However, centrally located early stage lung t...

    Authors: Michael K Felten, Lars Knoll, Christian Schikowsky, Marco Das, Christian Feldhaus, Kurt G Hering, Alfred Böcking and Thomas Kraus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:14
  38. Chronic particulate matter (PM) exposure is correlated to various health effects, even at low amounts. WHO has defined PM concentration limits as daily and annual mean values which were made legally binding in...

    Authors: Alexander Gerber, Julia Bohn, David A Groneberg, Johannes Schulze and Matthias Bundschuh
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:13
  39. No study has been carried out to assess the blood lead levels of workers or the contribution of common workplace practices to lead exposure in Ethiopia. This study was carried out to assess the blood lead leve...

    Authors: Higemengist A Gebrie, Dejene A Tessema and Argaw Ambelu
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:12
  40. Iron is essential not only for erythropoisis but also for several bioenergetics’ processes in myocardium. Hepcidin is a well-known regulator of iron homeostasis. Recently, researchers identified low hepcidin w...

    Authors: Yao-Peng Hsieh, Ching-Hui Huang, Chia-Ying Lee, Ching-Yuang Lin and Chia-Chu Chang
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:11
  41. To analyze the association between psychosocial working conditions and burnout and its core component emotional exhaustion, a systematic literature review was undertaken including cohort studies, case–control ...

    Authors: Andreas Seidler, Marleen Thinschmidt, Stefanie Deckert, Francisca Then, Janice Hegewald, Karen Nieuwenhuijsen and Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:10
  42. Working under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol may affect safety and job performance. However, the size of this possible problem among health professionals (HPs) is unknown. The aim of this study was thre...

    Authors: Hilde Marie Erøy Edvardsen, Ritva Karinen, Inger Synnøve Moan, Elisabeth Leere Øiestad, Asbjørg Solberg Christophersen and Hallvard Gjerde
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:8
  43. Prolonged exposure to hand-held vibrating tools may cause a hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), sometimes with individual susceptibility. The neurological symptoms seen in HAVS are similar to symptoms seen in ...

    Authors: Lars B Dahlin, Helena Sandén, Erik Dahlin, Malin Zimmerman, Niels Thomsen and Anders Björkman
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:7
  44. In the last 30 years, diesel engines have made rapid progress to increased efficiency, environmental protection and comfort for both light- and heavy-duty applications. The technical developments include all i...

    Authors: Michael Fiebig, Andreas Wiartalla, Bastian Holderbaum and Sebastian Kiesow
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:6
  45. Work in dialysis facilities involves long term contact with chronically ill patients. International comparisons make it clear that dialysis work is being concentrated, staff is being reduced and more patients ...

    Authors: Maren Kersten, Agnessa Kozak, Dana Wendeler, Lara Paderow, Matthias Nübling and Albert Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:4
  46. Literature abounds linking one’s job to certain unpalatable health outcomes. Since exposures to hazardous conditions in industrial environments often results in sundry health effects among workers, we embarked...

    Authors: Tobias I Ndubuisi Ezejiofor, Anthonet N Ezejiofor, Orish E Orisakwe, Hariet C Nwigwe, Ferdinand OU Osuala and Moses OE Iwuala
    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2014 9:3