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  1. Research article

    Computer use at work is associated with self-reported depressive and anxiety disorder

    With the development of technology, extensive use of computers in the workplace is prevalent and increases efficiency. However, computer users are facing new harmful working conditions with high workloads and ...

    Taeshik Kim, Mo-Yeol Kang, Min-sang Yoo, Dongwook Lee and Yun-Chul Hong

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:57

    Published on: 13 October 2016

  2. Research article

    Relationship between thyroid stimulating hormone and night shift work

    Night shift work has well-known adverse effects on health. However, few studies have investigated the relationship between thyroid diseases and night shift work. This study aimed to examine night shift workers...

    So-Hyun Moon, Bum-Joon Lee, Seong-Jin Kim and Hwan-Cheol Kim

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:53

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  3. Research article

    Ambulatory heart rate of professional taxi drivers while driving without their typical psychosocial work stressors: a pilot study

    Few studies have examined ambulatory cardiovascular physiological parameters of taxi drivers while driving in relation to their occupational hazards. This study aims to investigate and quantify the impact of w...

    BongKyoo Choi, SangJun Choi, JeeYeon Jeong, JiWon Lee, Shi Shu, Nu Yu, SangBaek Ko and Yifang Zhu

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:54

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  4. Research article

    The association between long working hours and hearing impairment in noise unexposed workers: data from the 5th Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES 2010–2012)

    This study is aimed at finding out the relationship between long working hours, one of major job stress elements, and hearing impairment in unexposed workers to occupational and environmental noise.

    Jung-Woo Park, Jin-Soo Park, Seyoung Kim, Minkyu Park, Hyunrim Choi and Sinye Lim

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:55

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  5. Research article

    Air pollution and urinary n-acetyl-B-glucosaminidase levels in residents living near a cement plant

    To identify adverse renal effects due to air pollution derived from a cement plant in Korea. Urinary n-acetyl-B-glucosaminidase (U-NAG) levels in residents living near a cement plant were compared to those in ...

    Min Soo Jung, Jae Yoon Kim, Hyun Seung Lee, Chul Gab Lee and Han Soo Song

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:52

    Published on: 29 September 2016

  6. Research article

    Comparisons of hearing threshold changes in male workers with unilateral conductive hearing loss exposed to workplace noise: a retrospective cohort study for 8 years

    The purpose of this study was to investigate hearing threshold changes of workers with unilateral conductive hearing loss who were exposed to workplace noise for 8-years.

    Sang Jin Park, Joo Hyun Sung, Chang Sun Sim, Seok Hyeon Yun, Jeong Han Yeom, Joong-Keun Kwon and Jiho Lee

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:51

    Published on: 22 September 2016

  7. Research article

    Gender differences in Reasons for Sickness Presenteeism - a study among GPs in a Swedish health care organization

    It is common that physicians go to work while sick and therefore it is important to understand the reasons behind. Previous research has shown that women and men differ in health and health related behavior. I...

    Marie Gustafsson Sendén, Karin Schenck-Gustafsson and Ann Fridner

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:50

    Published on: 20 September 2016

  8. Research article

    Association between second-hand smoke and psychological well-being amongst non-smoking wageworkers in Republic of Korea

    Worldwide, exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) has been responsible for more than 0.6 million deaths and 10.9 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYS) lost in never smokers in 2004. The world health orga...

    Seong-Jin Kim, Dirga Kumar Lamichhane, Shin-Goo Park, Bum-Joon Lee, So-Hyun Moon, Sung-Min Park, Hyun-Suk Jang and Hwan-Cheol Kim

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:49

    Published on: 20 September 2016

  9. Research article

    Night shift work and inflammatory markers in male workers aged 20–39 in a display manufacturing company

    This study aimed to determine the association between shift work and inflammatory markers, which are independent risk factors of cardiovascular diseases, in male manual workers at a display manufacturing company.

    Seong-Woo Kim, Eun-Chul Jang, Soon-Chan Kwon, Wook Han, Min-Sung Kang, Young-Hyeon Nam and Yong-Jin Lee

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:48

    Published on: 20 September 2016

  10. Research article

    Comparison of anxiety and depression status between office and manufacturing job employees in a large manufacturing company: a cross sectional study

    The aim of this study was to investigate whether type of work is associated with anxiety and depression using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Additionally, we investigated the impact of numbe...

    WonYang Kang, Won-Ju Park, Keun-Ho Jang, Hyeong-Min Lim, Ji-Sung Ann, Seung-hyeon Cho and Jai-Dong Moon

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:47

    Published on: 15 September 2016

  11. Research article

    The association of relational and organizational job stress factors with sleep disorder: analysis of the 3rd Korean working conditions survey (2011)

    Sleep disorder is a disease that causes reduction in quality of life and work efficiency of workers. This study was performed to investigate the relationship between job-related stress factor and sleep disorde...

    Gyuree Kim, Bokki Min, Jaeyoup Jung, Domyung Paek and Sung-il Cho

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:46

    Published on: 13 September 2016

  12. Research article

    Reliability and validity of the workplace harassment questionnaire for Korean finance and service workers

    Harassment means systemic and repeated unethical acts. Research on workplace harassment have been conducted widely and the NAQ-R has been widely used for the researches. But this tool, however the limitations ...

    Myeongjun Lee, Hyunjung Kim, Donghee Shin and Sangyun Lee

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:45

    Published on: 9 September 2016

  13. Research article

    Effects of computer familiarity and computer type on the performance of Korean computerized neurobehavioral test

    It is thought that computer familiarity has increased significantly since 2004 as well as the use of computers. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of computer familiarity and types of keyboard and comput...

    Nak Joon Baek, Gun Il Park, Young Seok Byun, Man Joong Jeon and Joon Sakong

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:44

    Published on: 9 September 2016

  14. Commentary

    Health care strategy for ensuring work ability in an aging Korea

    The rapid aging trend in South Korea will cause a growing shortage of labor and decreasing quality of the labor force. The purpose of this commentary is to recommend a health care strategy to maintain and prom...

    Jungsun Park, Jong-tae Park, Soo Geun Kim, Cheol-In Yoo, Junseok Son, Jun Yim, Dae-seong Kim, Kyung Young Rhee and Yangho Kim

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:42

    Published on: 7 September 2016

  15. Research article

    The association between Korean workers’ presenteeism and psychosocial factors within workplaces

    Presenteeism, a concept that has recently undergone active study, is the act of attending work while sick. This study investigates the association between presenteeism and various psychosocial factors within w...

    Yun-Sik Cho, Jae Bum Park, Kyung-Jong Lee, Kyoung-Bok Min and Chul-In Baek

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:41

    Published on: 7 September 2016

  16. Research article

    Drinking and recreational water-related diseases: a bibliometric analysis (1980–2015)

    Water – related diseases are worldwide health concern. Microbial contamination and contaminant products in water are a source of disease outbreaks and development of cumulative toxic effects. Ensuring safe wat...

    Waleed M. Sweileh, Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Ansam F. Sawalha and Naser Y. Shraim

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:40

    Published on: 6 September 2016

  17. Research article

    Comparison of sleep quality based on direction of shift rotation in electronics workers

    Previous studies have reported the effects of direction of shift rotation on sleep, however, the findings are inconsistent. In this study, we investigated sleep quality related to direction of shift rotation u...

    Youil Shon, Seungho Ryu, Byung-Seong Suh, Soo-Geun Kim, Won-Sool Kim, Hee-Seung Son, Hee-Yun Kim and Han-Seur Jeong

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:37

    Published on: 5 September 2016

  18. Research article

    Evaluation of the dermatologic life quality among cleanroom workers in a secondary battery factory

    Cleanroom air is extremely dry, as it is maintained within 1 % of relative humidity. Few studies have assessed the dermatologic life quality of workers in ultralow-humidity environments. Therefore, we aimed to...

    Jae Jung Cheon, Jun Young Uhm, Gu Hyeok Kang, Eun Gye Kang, Soo Young Kim and Seong Sil Chang

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:39

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  19. Research article

    The effect of aircraft noise on sleep disturbance among the residents near a civilian airport: a cross-sectional study

    Aircraft noise is a major environmental noise problem. This study was conducted in order to investigate the relationship between sleep disturbance and exposure to aircraft noise on the residents who are living...

    Kyeong Min Kwak, Young-Su Ju, Young-Jun Kwon, Yun Kyung Chung, Bong Kyu Kim, Hyunjoo Kim and Kanwoo Youn

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:38

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  20. Research article

    Long working hours and overweight and obesity in working adults

    Previous studies have identified a link between gender and the various risk factors associated with obesity. We examined obesity risk factors in working adults to identify the effects of differences in body ma...

    Byung-Mi Kim, Bo-Eun Lee, Hye-Sook Park, Young-Ju Kim, Young-Ju Suh, Jeong-youn Kim, Ji-Young Shin and Eun-Hee Ha

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:36

    Published on: 22 August 2016

  21. Case report

    IgA nephropathy in a laboratory worker that progressed to end-stage renal disease: a case report

    IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common form of glomerulonephritis, a principal cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) worldwide. The mechanisms of onset and progression of IgAN have not been fully revealed...

    Bokki Min, Gyuree Kim, Taesun Kang, Chungsik Yoon, Sung-il Cho and Domyung Paek

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:35

    Published on: 8 August 2016

  22. Review

    Environmentally induced, occupational diseases with emphasis on chronic kidney disease of multifactorial origin affecting tropical countries

    Environmentally induced, occupational diseases are increasing worldwide, especially in rural agricultural communities. Poverty-associated malnutrition, environmental hazards and pollution, and lack of access t...

    Shehani A. Wimalawansa and Sunil J. Wimalawansa

    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 28:33

    Published on: 5 August 2016

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