*  Definitions and Explanations - Occupational Characteristics (Volume II, Part VII - Subject Reports) - Survey Census 1960 (US,...

Occupational Characteristics (Volume II, Part VII - Subject Reports); Definitions and Explanations ... or other chronic disease; nursing and domiciliary homes for the aged and dependent; prisons; and jails.. For persons in ... the occupational information referred to the last job that had been held.. The occupational classification system used in the ... Occupational Characteristics (Volume II, Part VII - Subject Reports). citation:. U.S. Bureau of the Census. U.S. Census of ...

*  A Nested Case-Control Study of Lung Cancer and Diesel Exhaust Among Non-Metal Miners - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

... by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and as a potential carcinogen by the National Institute for Occupational ... Lung Diseases. Respiratory Tract Diseases. ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 20, 2017. ... by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and as a potential carcinogen by the National Institute for Occupational ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20026735 - Lost time from agricultural injuries and occupational diseases in Finland.

... aims to characterize lost time due to disability and to quantify risk factors for disability in injury and occupational disease ... Occupational diseases comprised 8% of the cases and 28% of the lost time. The mean lost time per case was 53 days for injuries ... The risk of long disabilities increased with age and occupational diseases had a much greater risk of long-term disability than ... A much higher proportion of occupational diseases (47%) were long-term disabilities compared to injuries (2.2%). About 1.2% of ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20023276 - Physical exposure assessment in a large prospective upper extremity...

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20030515 - Surveillance of asbestosis deaths in the United States using multiple cause of...

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00095008 - Planning for Delivery of Occupational Health Services Under Public Law 93-641 in...

Proportionate mortality ratios were calculated by age and compared with findings of other occupational and industrial mortality ... The present study identified 48 occupational categories with elevated mortality rati ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027 USA ... Planning for Delivery of Occupational Health Services Under Public Law 93-641 in Rhode Island: Volume II: The Occupational ...

*  Occupational Diseases - The Bader Law Firm

Home / Occupational Diseases. Nearly one million workers suffer from an occupational illness or occupational disease every year ... virtually all of them develop or contract an occupational illness or occupational disease as a result of exposure to some type ... of the toxic substances and hazardous materials that have been linked with occupational illnesses and occupational diseases ... lung disease and other respiratory problems such as asthma, mesothelioma, latex allergies, lead poisoning, dermatitis and other ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20037561 - Human aspects in office automation.

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*  Diagnosing occupational asthma | Lungs at Work

Missing a diagnosis of OA may lead to continued exposure to a causative agent and progressive worsening of disease; conversely ... Making an accurate diagnosis of occupational asthma (OA) is, generally, important. The condition has not only significant ...

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Occupational strain and the incidence of coronary heart disease.Am J Epidemiol 1989; 129:495-502. ... ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25 in ICD-10), other heart diseases (I30-I52), cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69), and other ... A follow up study of job strain and heart disease among males in the NHANES1 population.Am J Ind Med 1997; 31:256-260. ... Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in modern civilisations. Work stress models focusing on aspects of the ...

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... occupational asthma varies from one substance to another and there is no clear pattern of exposure leading to the disease ... Occupational asthma. * Occupational asthma is an occupational health problem that can result in severe asthma attacks and ... An occupational health nurse or, where indicated, an occupational health physician will carry out the health surveillance. ... Occupational asthma is caused by an allergic reaction to a specific substance inhaled by the individual at work. The risk of ...

*  The Occupational Disease Pilot Program & Healthcare - Legal Talk Network

The Occupational Disease Pilot Program & Healthcare. Health Care reform continues to be at the forefront of the Obama ... a close look at the delivery of medical benefits when it comes to occupational disease and how workers compensation may or may ... compensation and the Occupational Disease Pilot Program: a close look at the delivery of medical benefits when it comes to ... Host and Attorney Alan S. Pierce welcomes Jon L. Gelman to discuss health care and workers' compensation and the Occupational ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00151138 - Motion-Related Wrist Disorders Traced To Industries, Occupational Groups.

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00147800 - Notification of a cohort of workers at risk of bladder cancer.

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00166353 - Chronic beryllium disease in a precious metal refinery. Clinical epidemiologic and...

... developed granulomatous lung disease between 1972 and 1985. The patients were males, four Hispanics and one black, aged 31 to ... disease in a precious metal refinery was investigated. Five workers at a facility that refined and reclaimed gold and silver ... NIOSH-Author; Occupational-diseases; Metals; Case-studies; Metal-industry-workers; Metallurgical-processes; Metallic-poisoning ... Chronic beryllium disease in a precious metal refinery. Clinical epidemiologic and immunologic evidence for continuing risk ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20024863 - Worker exposure and equipment noise in large surface coal mines.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is conducting a cross-sectional survey of noise sources and worker ... Noise; Noise-induced-hearing-loss; Mining-equipment; Coal-mining; Surface-mining; Occupational-diseases; Noise-levels; Miners; ... The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is conducting a cross-sectional survey of noise sources and worker ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20031106 - Genetic susceptibility in pneumoconiosis.

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00240505 - Respiratory diseases among union carpenters: cohort and case-control analyses.

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20042700 - Tularemia on Martha's Vineyard.

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20044277 - Noneosinophilic responders with occupational asthma: a phenotype associated with a...

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*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00222540 - A meta-analysis of colorectal cancer and asbestos exposure.

... occupational diseases ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1600 Clifton Road ... David H. Garabrant, Occupational Health Program, Department of Environmental and Industrial Health, University of Michigan ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00171282 - Epidemiologic principles and methods for occupational health studies.

Epidemiologic principles and study methods necessary in occupational health studies to make valid assessments of possible ... associations between occupational exposure and disease risk were discussed. Three basic epidemiologic study strategies, the ... Epidemiology; Occupational-medicine; Health-surveys; Disease-incidence; Mortality-rates; Occupational-diseases; Case-studies; ... Occupational respiratory diseases. Merchant JA, Bochlecke BA, Taylor G, eds. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20034704 - Coal workers' lung diseases and silicosis.

Coal miners are at risk for developing several distinct clinical illnesses in relation to their occupational exposures. ... Occupational-exposure; Occupational-hazards; Coal-dust; Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Coal-workers-pneumoconiosis; Occupational- ... This occupational lung disease was first described in the early 1800s. In addition to CWP, coal mine dust exposures increase a ... diseases; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Lung-disease; Silica-dusts; Silicosis; Epidemiology; ...

*  NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 20044573 - The economic burden of disease by industry: differences in quality-adjusted life...

This study compares differences in quality-adjusted life expectancy across the eight original National Occupational Research ... Diseases; Occupational-diseases; Lifespan; Sociological-factors; Occupational-sociology; Humans; Occupations; Industrial- ... Additional investments in occupational safety, benefits, and health promotion initiatives may reduce these losses, but ... The economic burden of disease by industry: differences in quality-adjusted life years and associated costs.. ...

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