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Effects of social, economic, and labor policies on occupational health disparities.
BACKGROUND This article introduces some key labor, economic, and social policies that historically and currently impact occupational health disparities in the United States. METHODS We conducted aExpand
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Hospital injury rates in relation to socioeconomic status and working conditions
Objectives: To describe the risk of work injury by socioeconomic status (SES) in hospital workers, and to assess whether SES gradient in injury risk is explained by differences in psychosocial,Expand
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Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims.
BACKGROUND Hospital workers are a diverse population with high rates of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The risk of MSD leading to workers' compensation (WC) claims is likely to show a gradient byExpand
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Injured Workers’ Underreporting in the Health Care Industry: An Analysis Using Quantitative, Qualitative, and Observational Data
Underreporting of occupational injuries was examined in four health care facilities using quantitative, qualitative, and observational data. Occupational Safety and Health Administration logsExpand
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Conducting Interdisciplinary Research to Promote Healthy and Safe Employment in Health Care: Promises and Pitfalls
Due to the complexity of human health, emphasis is increasingly being placed on the need for and conduct of multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary health research. Yet many academic and researchExpand
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Learning to Take Action: The Goals of Health and Safety Training
Worker health and safety training is an important part of occupational health and safety programs. In the United States, governments, unions, employers, university programs, and health and safetyExpand
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The Key Role of Work in Population Health Inequities.
A review of the article "Work as an Inclusive Part of Population Health Inequities Research and Prevention" by Emily Quinn Ahonen, Kaori Fujishiro, Thomas Cunningham and Michael Flynn which appearsExpand
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Joint Occupational and Environmental Pollution Prevention Strategies: A Model for Primary Prevention
Occupational and environmental health issues are not always considered simultaneously when attempting to reduce or eliminate hazardous materials from our environment. Methods used to decreaseExpand
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Health Disparities Among Health Care Workers
In this article we describe the process of an interdisciplinary case study that examined the social contexts of occupational and general health disparities among health care workers in two sets ofExpand
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Health and Safety Training: Listening to Workers' Voices
  • C. Slatin
  • Medicine
  • New solutions : a journal of environmental and…
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