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Health risks in international container and bulk cargo transport due to volatile toxic compounds
(BioMed Central, 2015-05-20)
To ensure the preservation and quality of the goods, physical (i.e. radiation) or chemical pest control is needed. The dark side of such consents may bear health risks in international transport and production sharing. In ...
Dealing with workplace violence in emergency primary health care: a focus group study
(BioMed Central, 2015-05-01)
Background Prevention and management of workplace violence among health workers has been described in different health care settings. However, little is known about which phenomena the emergency primary health care (EPC) ...
Benzene exposure and risk of lymphohaematopoietic cancers in 25 000 offshore oil industry workers
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015-03-24)
Background: The aim of this work was to examine the risk of lymphohaematopoietic (LH) cancer according to benzene exposure among offshore workers. Methods: Cancer registry data were used to identify 112 cancer cases ...
Loss of health certificates among offshore petroleum workers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf 2002-2010
(Via Medica, 2011)
Background: A health certificate is required to work on the offshore petroleum installations of the Norwegian Shelf. Loss of health certificate (“loss of licence”, LOL) may cause economic problems for the individual ...
Shift work and age in the offshore petroleum industry
(Via Medica, 2010)
Background. Shift work is associated with sleep and health problems. Tolerance to shift work is reported to decrease with age. Shift work tolerance should be considered in different shift work populations. The aim of the ...
A survey of occupational health in The Royal Norwegian Navy
(Via Medica, 2008)
Objective. The aim of this article is to describe possible risk factors in the work environment that can affect the health of staff of the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN). The article presents the main results from a subproject ...