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Accuracy of body mass index in volunteer firefighters

J. Ode, J. Knous, R. Schlaff, J. Hemenway, J. Peterson and J. Lowry.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 3301 words.

Background

Obesity is prevalent among career firefighters and may contribute to heart attacks, a leading cause of on-duty fatalities. The US National Fire...

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Accuracy of body mass index–defined overweight in fire fighters

N. Jitnarin, W. S. C. Poston, C. K. Haddock, S. Jahnke and B. C. Tuley.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 1492 words.

Background

Overweight, obesity and weight gain are significant problems in the US fire service. While classification of obesity using body mass index (BMI)...

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The Accuracy of DERM may be a Self-fulfilling DREAM

Hans Kromhout, Berna Van Wendel De Joode and Joop Van Hemmen.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

November 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 645 words.

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Accuracy of self-reported weight, height and BMI in US firefighters

W. S. C. Poston, N. Jitnarin, C. K. Haddock, S. A. Jahnke and R. S. Day.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 4440 words.

Background

Obesity is of increasing concern especially among firefighters. Bias in self-reported body weight, height and body mass index (BMI) has received a...

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ACID LEACHING STUDIES OF CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS FORM MINES IN THE COALINGA REGION OF CALIFORNIA AND FROM QUEBEC AND BRITISH COLUMBIA

A. Morgan.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

The dissolution of magnesium (Mg) and silicon (Si) from various samples of chrysotile asbestos was measured in N HCl at 25°C. Nine samples were used, five from Canada and four from the...

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ACID LEACHING STUDIES OF NEUTRON-IRRADIATED CHYRSOTILE ASBESTOS

A. Morgan and R. J. Talbot.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

Samples of chrysotile from Quebec (UICC B and Jeffrey 4T-30) and from the Coalinga region of California (Calidria RG-144) were irradiated with thermal neutrons in a reactor. The main...

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Acquisition and Application of New Technology Skills: The Influence of Age

S. J. Westerman and D. R. Davies.

in Occupational Medicine

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

This paper reviews the literature relating to the effects of ageing on the acquisition and application of new technology skills. Experiential, physiological, and cognitive factors are...

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Across-shift lung function variation in cottonseed oil workers

Nadi Bakirci, Abdullah Sayiner, Feride Sacaklioglu and Ulku Bayindir.

in Occupational Medicine

September 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 2969 words.

Background The effects of cotton dust on pulmonary function among workers employed in cotton-spinning mills are well known. However, little data exist on the prevalence of this...

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Acrylate-induced allergic contact dermatitis in a car windscreen repairer

G. Fremlin and J. Sansom.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 878 words.

We report a case of an allergic skin reaction to ultraviolet-cured acrylates in a windscreen repair worker. The patient presented with a 6 month history of fingertip dryness, vesicles and...

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Activation of NF-κB by Asbestos through EGF-R Signalling in Mesothelial Cells is Important in Cell Survival

Stephen P. Faux, E. Houghton Catherine, A. Swain William, John G. Edwards and Kenneth J. O'Byrne.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

Asbestos fibres up-regulate the expression of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGF-R) in mesothelial cells, the progenitor cells of mesothelioma. Exposure of mesothelial cells to...

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