Recent Research Projects

Association of Self-reported Sleep Habits with Accidents and Near Misses in Transportation Operators

Sudden Cardiac Death Among Young Firefighters in the US

Association of Exercise Duration and Intensity with Cardiovascular Risk in Firefighters

The Association between Prenatal Mercury Exposure and Fetal Growth

Research Methodology of Driving Simulator Data to Identify Pathologically Sleepy Drivers

Impact of Healthcare Worker Perception of Safety Practices on Occupational Sharps Injuries Reporting

Rural Physical Medicine Utilization Patterns are Associated with Faster Return-to-Work Following Work-related Fractures?

Exposure to Diesel Emissions on Commercial Fishing Vessels Before and After Engine Retrofitting

Psychomotor Vigilance Test in the Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in an Occupational Clinic Setting

Low-level Arsenic Exposure and Asthma in the US Population

Measures of Physical Activity in Firefighters and Their Relationship to Cardiovascular Fitness & Risk

Promoting Discussion of Workplace Factors in an Initial Evaluation for Occupational Acute Low Back Pain

The Significance of Physical vs. Psycho-social Factors in the Relationship between Communication and Nursing MSK Injury

Sharps Injuries for Massachusetts Physicians and Physicians in Training: What Does Six Years of Data Reveal?

Environmental Versus Occupational Standards: A Critical Analysis of Israeli Proposed Guidelines for Diving in Polluted/Contaminated Water

Factors Associated with Fatal Mining Injuries Among Contractors and Operators

Air Pollution and Systemic Inflammation: Interleukin-6, Fibrinogen, and the Criteria Pollutants

Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Commercial Drivers Using Consensus Guidelines

Exploring the Relationship Between Background Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Patterns of Pulmonary Dysfunction in Asbestos Workers

On-Duty Coronary Heart Disease: Predictors of Fatal Events

Maternal Arsenic Exposure Associated with Low Birth Weight in Bangladesh

Profile of Massachusetts Firefighters Retiring under Heart Presumption Legislation: 1997-2004

Why are Workers not Aware of Their High Lead Levels?

A Comparison of the 10-point Numeric Rating Scale to the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire for Measuring the Impact of Psychosocial and Occupational Factors to Pain

Ambient Occupational Exposure Assessment During Military Breaching Exercises

Lead Exposure and Postural Changes in Blood Pressure: The Normative Aging Study

Urinary 8-isoprostane and 8-OHdG Concentrations in Boilermakers with Welding Exposure

Lead Exposure and the Risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: An Expanded Case-Control Study

The Association Between Whole-Body Vibration Frequency and Lower Back Disorders Among Urban Taxi Drivers

Predictors of Patient and Clinician Expectations of Return to Work Following Acute Occupational Low Back Pain

Exposure to DEHP During Pregnancy and Amongst Neonates in NICU Setting

An Ergonomic and Human Factors Comparison Between Manual and Telerobotic Simulated Endoscopic Surgery

A Study of Fractures from Work-Related Ladder Falls: Value of Narrative Text Data

Gender Differences in Exposure to Physical Risk Factors During Standardized Computer Tasks