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Occupational Health
Jalilian, H., Najafi, K., Khosravi, Y., & Röösli, M. (2020). Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields and electric shocks: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Reviews on Environmental Health (published online ahead of print 2020), 000010151520200041. doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/reveh-2020-0041 The authors:” The findings indicate that occupational exposure to ELF-MF, but not electric shocks, might be...
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Spatial disorientation among US air force pilots has been linked to 72 severe accidents, 1993-2013, with 101 deaths and 65 lost aircraft. Now DARPA wants to know whether RF in combat cockpits may be at least partly to blame. New project is called ICEMAN. Source: https://microwavenews.com/short-takes-archive/iceman September 15, 2020 Spatial disorientation among U.S. Air Force...
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Garde AH, Begtrup L, Bjorvatn B, et al. How to schedule night shift work in order to reduce health and safety risks [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 8]. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2020;3920. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3920 Abstract Objectives This discussion paper aims to provide scientifically based recommendations on night shift schedules, including consecutive shifts, shift...
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Zendehdel R, Asadi S, Alizadeh S, Ranjbarian M. Quality assessment of DNA and hemoglobin by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy in occupational exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic field [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 13]. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2020;10.1007/s11356-020-09503-8. doi:10.1007/s11356-020-09503-8 Abstract Previous studies have shown the effect of extremely low-frequency (ELF) magnetic fields on...
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Journal of Occupational HealthVolume 62, Issue 1 Majid Bagheri Hosseinabadi, Narges Khanjani, Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimi, Seyed Habib Mousavi, Fereshteh Nazarkhani First published: 25 July 2020 https://doi.org/10.1002/1348-9585.12136 Abstract Objectives This study was designed to investigate the possible effect of exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF‐EMFs) on occupational burnout syndrome and the severity of depression...
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By David Ray, July 7, 2020 Night shift work has been a common feature of industrial economies for decades, and it has long been known that working through the night can negatively impact upon health. In recent years, the evidence base about these health impacts has expanded considerably. Here, Professor David Ray introduces this evidence and highlights how...
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Image: The colourfulness stands for the neurodiversity of people and the multiple coloured threads per strand, for the various different characteristics of an individual. The tightness of the knot indicates that we want to bring everyone together, for exchange and for common cohesion, and at the same time give space to each person and their...
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International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) Author Information Health Physics: March 2017 – Volume 112 – Issue 3 – p 305-321 doi: 10.1097/HP.0000000000000654 Abstract Use of non-ionizing radiation (NIR) for diagnostic purposes allows non-invasive assessment of the structure and function of the human body and is widely employed in medical care. ICNIRP has published previous...
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PMID: 32082218 PMCID: PMC7005570 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00045 Abstract The interaction between sleep and work-related behaviors influence many aspects of employee performance, safety, and health as well as organizational-level success. Although it is well established that quantity and quality of sleep can affect different types of task performance and personal health, the interactions between sleep habits and organizational behaviors have received much...
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Sensors 2020, 20(1), 202; https://doi.org/10.3390/s20010202 Abstract The aim is to evaluate specific absorption rate (SAR) values from exposure near handheld ultra-high frequency radiofrequency identification readers (UHF RFID guns—small electronic devices, or even portable computers with relevant accessories—emitting up to several watts of electromagnetic field (EMF) to search for RFID sensors (tags) attached to marked objects), in order to...
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