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A comparative study of the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in the oral biofilms of a group of dental and nondental undergraduates from Sri Lanka

Mallikaarachchi M, Rajapakse S, Gunawardhana K, Jayatilake J

Dental health care workers (DHCW) are at a risk of occupational exposure to Helicobacter pylori from the aerosolized oral biofilms and saliva of patients. We designed this study to investigate...
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Reconstruction of the Korean Asbestos Job Exposure Matrix

Kang D, Jung S, Kim YJ, Kim J, Choi S, Kim SY, Kim Y

Background: A job-exposure matrix (JEM) is an important surrogate indicator to evaluate past exposure levels. Although a Korean asbestos JEM has been constructed previously, this JEM includes only a few...
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Chronic Cadmium Intoxication and Renal Injury Among Workers of a Small-scale Silver Soldering Company

Choi WJ, Kang SK, Ham S, Chung W, Kim AJ, Kang M

Background: Cadmium exposure may induce chronic intoxication with renal damage. Silver soldering may be a source of cadmium exposure. Methods: We analyzed working environment measurement data and periodic health screening data...
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Assessment of Chemical Risks in Moroccan Medical Biology Laboratories in Accordance with the CLP Regulation

Mourry GE, Alami R, Elyadini A, Hajjaji SE, kabbaj SE, Zouhdi M

Background: Medical laboratory workers are frequently exposed to a wide range of chemicals. This exposure can have adverse effects on their health. Furthermore, a knowledge lack of the chemical risk...
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Work Conditions and Practices in Norwegian Fire Departments From 1950 Until Today: A Survey on Factors Potentially Influencing Carcinogen Exposure

Jakobsen J, Babigumira R, Danielsen M, Grimsrud TK, Olsen R, Rosting C, Veierød MB, Kjærheim K

Background Meta-analyses have shown firefighters to be at an increased risk of several cancer types. Occupational carcinogen exposure may explain these increased risks. This study aims to describe Norwegian fire departments'...
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Predictors of Blood and Body Fluid Exposure and Mediating Effects of Infection Prevention Behavior in Shift-Working Nurses: Application of Analysis Method for Zero-Inflated Count Data

Ryu JG, Smi CK

Purpose: This study aimed to identify the predictors of blood and body fluid exposure (BBFE) in multifaceted individual (sleep disturbance and fatigue), occupational (occupational stress), and organizational (hospital safety climate)...
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Status and Strategies for Safety Management of Antineoplastic Drugs among Oncology Nurses

Park JY, Noh GO, Kwon IG

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to identify the work environment related to the handling and administration of antineoplastic drugs in the members of the Korean Oncology Nursing Society. METHODS:...
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Implementation of Hospital Policy for Healthcare Workers and Patients Exposed to Varicella-Zoster Virus

Kim SH, Park SH, Choi SM, Lee DG

Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) causes a highly contagious and generally benign, self-limited disease. However, in high-risk populations including immunocompromised patients, pregnant women, and neonates, VZV infection can be associated with significant...
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Occupational Radiation Exposure and Health Effects among Medical Workers

Lee WJ

Medical radiation workers occupy the largest group of radiation workers and is rapidly increasing worldwide. They expose to protracted low-dose radiation and include a large proportion of women. The purpose...
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Chemical Risk Assessment Screening Tool of a Global Chemical Company

Tjoe-Nij E, Rochin C, Berne N, Sassi A, Leplay A

BACKGROUND: This paper describes a simple-to-use and reliable screening tool called Critical Task Exposure Screening (CTES), developed by a chemical company. The tool assesses if the exposure to a chemical...
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Review of carcinogenicity of hexavalent chrome and proposal of revising approval standards for an occupational cancers in Korea

Kim J, Seo S, Kim Y, Kim DH

BACKGROUND: The objective of this study is to suggest revised recognition standards for occupational disease due to chromium (VI) by reflecting recent domestic and international research works and considering domestic...
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Cancer Risks among Welders and Occasional Welders in a National Population-Based Cohort Study: Canadian Census Health and Environmental Cohort

MacLeod JS, Harris MA, Tjepkema M, Peters PA, Demers PA

BACKGROUND: Welders are exposed to many known and suspected carcinogens. An excess lung cancer risk among welders is well established, but whether this is attributable to welding fumes is unclear....
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Occupational Risk of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Health Workers of 14 Military Hospitals

Yoon CG, Oh SY, Lee JB, Kim MH, Seo Y, Yang J, Bae KJ, Hong S, Yang ES, Kim HJ

Tuberculosis (TB) is a known occupational risk to health workers. Identifying risk factors in health care settings is critical to the prevention of TB for health workers and patients. In...
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Non-chemical Risk Assessment for Lifting and Low Back Pain Based on Bayesian Threshold Models

Pandalai S, Wheeler MW, Lu ML

BACKGROUND: Self-reported low back pain (LBP) has been evaluated in relation to material handling lifting tasks, but little research has focused on relating quantifiable stressors to LBP at the individual...
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The relationship between spontaneous abortion and female workers in the semiconductor industry

Kim H, Kwon HJ, Rhie J, Lim S, Kang YD, Eom SY, Lim H, Myong JP, Roh S

BACKGROUND: This study investigated the relationship between job type and the risk for spontaneous abortion to assess the reproductive toxicity of female workers in the semiconductor industry. METHODS: A questionnaire survey...
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Cases of acute mercury poisoning by mercury vapor exposure during the demolition of a fluorescent lamp factory

Do SY, Lee CG, Kim JY, Moon YH, Kim MS, Bae IH, Song HS

BACKGROUND: In 2015, workers dismantling a fluorescent lamp factory in Korea were affected by mercury poisoning from exposure to mercury vapor. CASE PRESENTATION: Eighteen out of the 21 workers who participated...
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Systemic sclerosis due to crystalline silica exposure among jewelry workers in Korea: two case reports

Kim JY, Do SY, Moon YH, Lee CG, Kim YS, Choi BS, Kim EA, Song HS

BACKGROUND: Occupational exposure to crystalline silica is a potential risk factor for various systemic autoimmune diseases including systemic sclerosis. The etiology of systemic sclerosis is not conclusively known, but there...
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Reconstruction of Radiation Dose Received by Diagnostic Radiologic Technologists in Korea

Choi Y, Kim J, Lee JJ, Jun JK, Lee WJ

OBJECTIVES: Diagnostic medical radiation workers in Korea have been officially monitored for their occupational radiation doses since 1996. The purpose of this study was to design models for reconstructing unknown...
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Risk Assessment of Exposure to Silica Dust in Building Demolition Sites

Normohammadi M, Kakooei H, Omidi L, Yari S, Alimi R

BACKGROUND: Building demolition can lead to emission of dust into the environment. Exposure to silica dust may be considered as an important hazard in these sites. The objectives of this...
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An Intervention Study on the Implementation of Control Banding in Controlling Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Terwoert J, Verbist K, Heussen H

BACKGROUND: Management and workers in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often find it hard to comprehend the requirements related to controlling risks due to exposure to substances. An intervention study...
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