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  1. Content type: Research article

    Self-perceived health, a subjective assessment of one’s health condition, is an important health indicator at the level of quality of life. In this study, working time quality refer to job factors with qualita...

    Authors: Jaeyoup Jung, Gyuree Kim, Kyusung Kim, Domyung Paek and Sung-il Cho

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:55

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Studies on the hematologic toxicity of ethylene glycol ethers in humans are limited. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the association between exposure to solvents (containing 2-butoxyethanol and...

    Authors: Seng-Ho Song, Seong-Kyu Kang, Won-Jun Choi, Kyeong Min Kwak, Dong-Hoon Lee, Dyuk-Yoon Kang and Sang-Ha Lee

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:54

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  3. Content type: Research article

    This study was conducted to analyze the distribution of the psychosocial well-being index among adults living in two rural communities in Korea and to examine its correlation with lifestyle variables such as s...

    Authors: Ju-Hyun Nam, Myeong-Seob Lim, Hyun-Kyeong Choi, Jae-Yeop Kim, Sung-Kyeong Kim, Sung-Soo Oh, Sang-Baek Koh and Hee-Tae Kang

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:53

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  4. Content type: Research article

    In Korea, Carbon disulfide (CS2) toxicity was an important social problem from the late 1980s to the early 1990s but there have been few large-scale studies examining the prevalence of diseases after CS2 exposure...

    Authors: Hweemin Chung, Kanwoo Youn, Kyuyeon Kim and Kyunggeun Park

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:52

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  5. Content type: Research article

    This study was aimed at finding out the exposure level of bisphenol A (BPA), a well-known endocrine disruptor, in relation to dietary factors using a data representing the Korean general population.

    Authors: Jin-Soo Park, Seyoung Kim, Minkyu Park, Yeji Kim, Hyeeun Lee, Hyunrim Choi and Sinye Lim

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:42

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Sleep disorders and depression/anxiety disorders are long-standing and significant problem for mental health. Also there are already known so many negative health effect of these disorders. But there were few ...

    Authors: Kyung-Jae Lee, Sung Won Jung, Hee Sung Lee, Guang Hwi Kim, Jae Gwang Lee, June-Hee Lee and Joo Ja Kim

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:51

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  7. Content type: Research article

    In modern society, many workers are stressed. Supervisors’ support or behavior can affect the emotional or psychological part of the worker. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of supervisor...

    Authors: Shin Uk Kang, Byeong Jin Ye, ByoungGwon Kim, Jung Il Kim and Jung Woo Kim

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:43

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  8. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated the relationship between job type and the risk for spontaneous abortion to assess the reproductive toxicity of female workers in the semiconductor industry.

    Authors: Heechan Kim, Ho-Jang Kwon, Jeongbae Rhie, Sinye Lim, Yun-Dan Kang, Sang-Yong Eom, Hyungryul Lim, Jun-Pyo Myong and Sangchul Roh

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:49

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Peripheral neuritis caused by acrylamide is well-known, and many Korean grouting workers are frequently exposed to acrylamide in grouting agents that are injected into cracked concrete. We recently encountered...

    Authors: Heeyun Kim, Sang Gil Lee and Jeongbae Rhie

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:50

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Sleepiness while driving has been regarded as a major cause of death due to traffic accidents. We compared the degree of sleepiness across five different working time periods (first, morning, post-lunch, after...

    Authors: Seyoung Lee, Hyoung-Ryoul Kim, Junsu Byun and Taewon Jang

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:48

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Lead and cadmium are harmful heavy metals that are used for a variety of occupational purposes. Considering their potentially hazardous effects on health, studies on the association between exposure to these t...

    Authors: Hyun Chan An, Joo Hyun Sung, Jiho Lee, Chang Sun Sim, Sang Hoon Kim and Yangho Kim

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:47

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  12. Content type: Research

    Around the globe, discrimination has emerged as a social issue requiring serious consideration. From the perspective of public health, the impact of discrimination on the health of affected individuals is a su...

    Authors: Hee Sung Lee, Guang Hwi Kim, Sung Won Jung, June-Hee Lee, Kyung-Jae Lee and Joo Ja Kim

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:46

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Argyria is a rare irreversible cutaneous pigmentation disorder caused by prolonged exposure to silver. Herein, we report a case of generalized argyria that developed after chronic ingestion of soluble silver-n...

    Authors: Inha Jung, Eun-Jeong Joo, Byung seong Suh, Cheol-Bae Ham, Ji-Min Han, You-Gyung Kim, Joon-Sup Yeom, Ju-Yeon Choi and Ji-Hye Park

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:45

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Work related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs)’ have been mostly reported in the manufacturing industry but recently the occurrence of industrial injuries has been constantly increas...

    Authors: Hyun-Woo Choi, Young-Ki Kim, Dong-Mug Kang, Jong-Eun Kim and Bo-Young Jang

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:41

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  15. Content type: Research article

    On September 27, 2012, at 3:43 pm, a hydrogen fluoride spill occurred in a manufacturing plant located at the 4th complex of the Gumi National Industrial Complex in Gumi City, South Korea. The present study ai...

    Authors: Seung-Hyun Yoo, Seong-Yong Yoon, Kuck-Hyun Woo, Jin-Seok Kim, Seong-Yong Cho, Sung-Soo Lee, Hyun-Sul Lim, Yeon-Soon Ahn and Won-Ho Yang

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:40

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Accidental splash exposure is one of the common occupational health related problem among health care workers. The problem is worse in developing countries in which the safety practice and protective devices d...

    Authors: Gudeta Kaweti and Teferi Abegaz

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:39

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene (BTEX) are emitted in the combustion or volatilization of hazardous wastes and fossil fuels. Paint, varnishing agents, and cigarette smoke are also sources of BTEX in...

    Authors: Hyoun Ho Oh, Hyungkyu Park, Dae Hwan Kim, Byung-Chul Son, Chae-Kwan Lee, Kunhyung Kim and Ji Young Ryu

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:38

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Shift work disturbs workers’ biological clocks and this condition can cause various health problems including cardiovascular disease. The elevated albuminuria level has been significantly associated with the r...

    Authors: Eun Kye Kang, Gu Hyeok Kang, Jun Young Uhm, Young Gon Choi, Soo Young Kim, Seong Sil Chang and Hyoung-Ryoul Kim

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:37

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Discrimination based on type of employment against non-regular workers is still a social issue. However, there are few studies on job factors that affect the discrimination experience in each type of employmen...

    Authors: Seong-Hoon Kang, Jin-Ho Song, Tae Hwan Koh, Do Myung Paek, Jong-Tae Park and HoSun Chun

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:35

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver and causes both acute and chronic disease. It is transmitted through contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids. It is an occupational hazard for healthcare w...

    Authors: Namwaka Mungandi, Mpundu Makasa and Patrick Musonda

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:32

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Interest in radiation-related health problems has been growing with the increase in the number of workers in radiation-related jobs. Although an occupational level of radiation exposure would not likely cause ...

    Authors: Jaechan Park, Sanggil Lee, Chulyong Park and Huisu Eom

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:33

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Arsenic is known as an endocrine disruptor that people are exposed to through various sources such as drinking water and indigestion of marine products. Although some epidemiological and animal studies have re...

    Authors: Kiook Baek, Namhoon Lee and Insung Chung

    Citation: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 29:31

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