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Amandus H, Bell J, Tiesman H, Biddle E. The Epidemiology of Slips, Trips, and Falls in a Helicopter Manufacturing Plant. Human Factors. 2012 Jun;54(3):387-395. DOI:10.1177/0018720811403140. Abstract


Awan S, Nasrullah M, and Cummings KJ. Health hazards, injury problems, and workplace conditions of carpet-weaving children in three districts of Punjab, Pakistan. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2010;16:115-121. PubMed ID: 20465056.Abstract


Awan S,NasrullahM. Use ofBetterDesignedHand KnottingCarpetLoomsandWorkplaceInterventionstoImproveWorking ConditionsofAdultCarpetWeaversandtoReduce HazardousChild Labor in CarpetWeaving inPakistan. Work. 2013;44(Suppl 1):95-103.doi: 10.3233/WOR-121490PMID:23241691 Abstract


Bell JL, Collins JW, Tiesman HM, Ridenour M, Konda S, Wolf L, et al. Slip, trip, and fall injuries among nursing care facility workers. Workplace Health Saf. 2013 Apr;61(4):147–52. PMID: 23521142 Abstract


Buchholz B, Park J-S, Gold JE, Punnett L. Subjective ratings of upper extremity exposures: Inter-method agreement with direct measurement of exposures. Ergonomics 2008;51: 064-1077. Abstract


Chowdhury SK, Nimbarte AD, Jaridi M, Creese RC. Discrete wavelet transform analysis of surface electromyography for the fatigue assessment of neck and shoulder muscles. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2013 Oct;23(5):995–1003. PMID: 23787059 Abstract


Chowdhury SK, Nimbarte AD. Comparison of Fourier and wavelet analysis for fatigue assessment during repetitive dynamic exertion. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 2015 Apr; 25(2):205-213. Abstract


d’Errico A, Gore R, Gold JE, Park JS, and Punnett L. Medium- and long-term reproducibility of self-reported exposure to physical ergonomics factors at work. Applied Ergonomics. 2007;38:167-175. PubMed ID: 16704866. Abstract


Davis DS, Mancinelli CA, Petronis JJ, Bensenhaver C, Mcclintic T, Nelson G. Variables Associated With Level of Disability in Working Individuals With Nonacute Low Back Pain: A Cross-sectional Investigation. J Orthop Sportrs Phys Ther. 2013;43(2):97-104. Abstract


Gold JE, Cherniack M, Hanlon A, and Soller B. Skin temperature and muscle blood volume changes in the hand after typing. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2010;40:161-164. Abstract


Gold JE, Cherniack M, Hanlon A, Dennerlein JT, and Dropkin J.   Skin temperature in the dorsal hand of office workers and severity of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2009;82:1281-1292. PubMed ID: 19633984. Abstract


Gold JE, d’Errico A, Katz JN, Gore R, and Punnett L. Specific and non-specific upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder syndromes in automobile manufacturing workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2009;52:124-132. PubMed ID: 19016265 Abstract


Gold JE, Driban JB, Thomas N, Chakravarty T, Channell V, Komaroff E. Postures, typing strategies, and gender differences in mobile device usage: an observational study. Appl Ergon. 2012 Mar;43(2):408-12. Abstract


Gold JE, Driban JB, Yingling VR, Komaroff E. Characterization of posture and comfort in laptop users in non-desk settings. Apply Ergon. 2012 Mar;43(2):392-399. Abstract


Gold JE, Piligian G, Glutting JJ, Hanlon A, Frings-Dresen MH, and Sluiter JK. Cluster analysis of symptoms among patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2010;20:526-536. PubMed ID: 20414797.Abstract


Gurka KK, Marshall SW, Casteel C, Runyan CW, Loomis DP, Richardson DB. An Examination of Strategies for Preventing Workplace Homicides Committed by Perpetrators That Have a Prior Relationship With the Workplace or Its Employees. JOEM 2012 Dec; 54(12):1533-1538. Abstract


Gurka KK, Marshall SW, Runyan CW, Loomis DP, Casteel C, and Richardson DB. Contrasting robbery- and non-robbery-related workplace homicide: North Carolina, 1994-2003. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009;37:17-23. PubMed ID: 19423270. Abstract


Hagberg M, Violante FS, Bonfiglioli R, Descatha A, Gold JE, Evanoff B, Sluiter JK. Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in workers – classification and surveillance – Statements of the Scientific Committee on Musculoskeletal Disorders of the International Commission on Occupational Health. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2012 Jun:13;109. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-13-109. Abstract



Hatipkarasulu GS, Aghazadeh F, and Nimbarte AD. Loading and recovery behavior of the human lumbar spine under static flexion. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation. 2011;38:111-122. PubMed ID: 21297281. Abstract


Helmkamp JC, Biddle EA, Marsh SM, Campbell CR. The Economic Burden of All-terrain Vehicle related Adult Deaths in the U.S. Workplace, 2003-2006. Journal Agricultural Safety and Health. 2012 Jul;18(3):233-243. Abstract


Helmkamp JC, Lincoln JE, Sestito J, Wood E, Birdsey J, Kiefer M. Risk factors, health behaviors, and injury among adults in the transportation, warehousing, and utilities super sector. Am J Ind Med 2012 Nov; Epub DOI 10.1002/ajim.22148. Abstract


Helmkamp JC, Marsh SM, and Aitken ME. Occupational all-terrain vehicle deaths among workers 18 years and older in the United States, 1992-2007. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. 2011;17:147-155. PubMed ID: 21675284. Abstract


Hu B,Ning X,Nimbarte AD.Thechanges oflumbar muscleflexion-relaxation response dueto laterallyslantedground surfaces.Ergonomics. 2013;56(8):1295-1303. PMID: 23730975 Abstract


Hu B, Shan X, Zhou J, Ning X. The effects of stance width and foot posture on lumbar muscle flexion-relaxation phenomenon. Clinical Biomechanics. 2014 Mar;29(3):311–6. Abstract


Konda S, Reichard A, Tiesman H, Hendricks S. Non-fatal work-related traumatic brain injuries treated in US hospital emergency departments, 1998-2007. Injury Prevention. 2015 Apr;21(2):115-120. Abstract


Konda S, Reichard AR, Tiesman H. Occupational Injuries among U.S. Correctional Officers, 1999-2008. Journal of Safety Research. 2012 Jul; 43(3):181-186. DOI:10.1016/j.jsr.2012.06.002. Abstract           


Konda S, Tiesman HM, Hendricks S, Gurka KK. Non-robbery-related occupational homicides in the retail industry, 2003–2008. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2014 Feb 1;57(2):245–53. Abstract


KondaS, Tiesman HM,Hendricks S,Gurka KK.Non-Robbery-RelatedOccupational Homicides intheRetail Industry, 2003–2008.AmJIndMed.2013Nov19. PMID: 24248892 Abstract


Lipscomb HJ,Nolan J,Patterson D,Sticca V,Myers DJ.Safety, incentives,and thereportingofwork-relatedinjuriesamong union carpenters: “You’reprettymuchscrewed ifyou get hurtatwork.” American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2013 Apr;56(4):389-99.PMID:23109103DOI:10.1002/ajim.22128.Abstract


Lipscomb HJ, Nolan J, Patterson D, Sticca V, Myers DJ. Safety, incentives, and the reporting of work-related injuries among union carpenters: “You’re pretty much screwed if you get hurt at work.” Am. J. Ind. Med. 2012 Oct. DOI: 10.1002/ajim.22128. Abstract      


Luo J, Qu Z, Rockett I, Zhang X. Employment status and self-rated health in north-western China. Public Health 124:174-179. Abstract


Miller TR, Zaloshnja E, and Spicer RS. Effectiveness and benefit-cost of peer-based workplace substance abuse prevention coupled with random testing. Accident; Analysis & Prevention. 2007;39:565-573. PubMed ID: 17125723. Abstract


Moore, C., Nimbarte AD, Rajulu S, Aghazadeh F. A study of the kinematics of ingress and egress of upright and recumbent seats. Work. 2012 Jan;41(Suppl 1):1316-1322. DOI: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0317-1316. Abstract


Mujuru P, Helmkamp JC, Mutambudzi M, Hu W, and Bell JL. Evaluating the impact of an intervention to reduce injuries among loggers in West Virginia, 1999-2007. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. 2009;15:75-88. PubMed ID: 19266885. Abstract


Nimbarte A, Aghazadeh F, Ikuma L, Sun Y. Evaluation of the loading of neck and shoulder musculature in overhead pushing and pulling exertions. Human Factors in Ergonomics & Manufacturing 2012 Jul;22(4):317-327. Abstract.


Nimbarte AD, Aghazadeh F, Ikuma LH, and Harvey CM. Neck disorders among construction workers: Understanding the physical loads on the cervical spine during static lifting tasks. Industrial Health. 2010;48:145-153. PubMed ID: 20424344. Abstract


Nimbarte AD, Al Hassan MJ, Guffey S., Myers WR. Influence of psychosocial stress and personality type on the biomechanical loading of neck and shoulder muscles. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2012 Jun; 42:397-405. DOI:10.1016/j.ergon.2012.05.001.


NimbarteAD,Alabdulmohsen RT, GuffeySE, EthertonJ.The impactofdual-screenmonitoruse on neck muscle activityand 3D head/neckposture. IIETransactionsonOccupational Ergonomicsand Human Factors. 2013;1(1):38-49. Abstract


NimbarteAD,ChowdhurySK,Cartwright D. Empiricalevaluation ofneckmusclefatiguegenerated byhealthcarerelatedexertions.SafetyScience.2013 Aug; 57:100-107.


Nimbarte AD, Sivak-Callcott JA, Zreiqat M, Chapmand M. Neck Postures and Cervical Spine Loading Among Microsurgeons Operating with Loupes and Headlamp. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors.2013 Nov; 1(4)215-223. Abstract


Nimbarte AD, Sun Y, Jaridi M, Hsiao H. Biomechanical loading of the shoulder complex and lumbosacral joints during dynamic cart pushing task. Applied Ergonomics. 2013 Sep;44(5):841–9. Abstract


Nimbarte AD, Zreiqat M, Ning X. Impact of shoulder position and fatigue on the flexion–relaxation response in cervical spine. Clinical Biomechanics. 2014 Mar;29(3):277–82. Abstract


Nimbarte AD. Risk of neck musculoskeletal disorders among males and females in lifting exertions. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2014 Mar;44(2):253–9.


Ning X, Della-Giustina DE, Hu B. The Assessment of Musculoskeletal Injury Risks Among Steel Manufacturing Workers. Iron and Steel Technology. 2014 Oct:66-70.


Ning X, GuoG.D. Assessing spinal loadingusing thekinect depthsensor: afeasibilitystudy.The IEEE SensorsJournal. 2013 Apr; 13(4):1139-1140.


Ning X, Zhou J, Dai B, Jaridi M. The assessment of material handling strategies in dealing with sudden loading: The effects of load handling position on trunk biomechanics. Applied Ergonomics. 2014 Apr 21. Abstract


Rauscher KJ and Myers DJ. Socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of work-related injuries among adolescents in the United States. The Journal of Adolescent Health. 2008;42:50-57. PubMed ID: 18155030. Abstract


RauscherKJand Myers DJ.Occupational Health LiteracyandWork-relatedInjury among US Adolescents. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 2014;21(1):81-89. Abstract


Rauscher KJ, Myers DJ, Runyan CW, and Schulman M. Young worker safety in construction: Do family ties and workgroup size affect hazard exposures and safety practices? Work: A Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation. 2012 Jan; 42(4): 549-58. Abstract


Rauscher KJ, Runyan CW, and Radisch D. Work-related fatalities among youth ages 11-17 in North Carolina, 1990-2008. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2011 Feb;54(2):136-142. PubMed ID: 21259297. Abstract


Rauscher KJ, Runyan CW, and Schulman M. Awareness and knowledge of the U.S. Child Labor Laws among a national sample of working adolescents and their parents. The Journal of Adolescent Health. 2010;47:414-417. PubMed ID: 20864012. Abstract


Rauscher KJ, Runyan CW, Radish D. Using Death Certificate and Medical Examiner Data for Adolescent Occupational Fatality Surveillance and Research: A Case Study. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 2012 Oct; 9(10): 609-15. Abstract


Rauscher KJ, Runyan CW, Schulman MD, and Bowling JM. US child labor violations in the retail and service industries: Findings from a national survey of working adolescents. American Journal of Public Health. 2008;98:1693-1699. PubMed ID: 18633089. Abstract


Rauscher KJ, Runyan CW. Adolescent Occupational Fatalities in North Carolina (1990-2008): an Investigation of Child Labor and OSHA Violations and Enforcement. New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy. 2012 Jan; 22(4): 473-488. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/NS.22.4.f. Abstract


Rauscher KJ, Schulman M, and Runyan CW. Construction firm practices and manager beliefs regarding the employment and safety of teenaged employees: A North Carolina based study. Work: A Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation. 2010;37:145-154. PubMed ID: 20938075. Abstract


Rauscher KJ. Workplace violence against adolescent workers in the US. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2008;51:539-544. PubMed ID: 18491372. Abstract


Roberts L, Bailes J, Dedhia H, Zikos A, Singh A, McDowell D, Failinger C, Biundo R, Petrick J, and Carpenter J. Surviving a mine explosion. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2008;207:276-83.


Runyan CW, Lewko J, Rauscher K. Setting an Agenda for Advancing Young Worker Safety in the U.S. and Canada. Public Health Reports 2012 May-Jun; 127:246-252. Abstract


Runyan CW, Vladutiu CJ, Rauscher KJ, and Schulman M. Teen workers’ exposures to occupational hazards and use of personal protective equipment. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2008;51:735-740. PubMed ID: 18726987. Abstract


Runyan CW, Vladutiu CJ, Schulman MD, and Rauscher KJ. Parental involvement with their working teens. The Journal of Adolescent Health. 2011;49:84-86. PubMed ID: 21700162. Abstract


Shan X,ChenZ, NingX, ShiW,Yang S,Cheng X,Wang J. Lowbackdisorderdevelopment responsetosustained trunkaxial twisting. EuropeanSpine Journal. 2013 Sep;22(9):1972-1978. Abstract


Sivak-Callcott JA, Diaz SR, Ducatman A, Rosen C, Nimbarte AD, Sedgeman J. A survey study of occupational pain and injury in ophthalmic plastic surgeons. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2011;27(1):28-32. PubMed ID: 20859236. Abstract


Sun C, Jin C, Martin C, Gerbo R, Wang Y, Hu W, Atkins J, and Ducatman A. Cost and outcome analyses on the timing of first independent medical evaluation in patients with work-related lumbosacral sprain. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2007;49:1264-1268. PubMed ID: 17993931. Abstract


Sun Y, Nimbarte AD. (2012). Effect of horizontal pushing and pulling exertions on neck muscle activity. Occupational Ergonomics. 2012 Sep;10(4):155-164. Abstract


Tiesman H,HendricksS,KondaS,Amandus H,HartleyD. PhysicalAssaultsamongEducationWorkers:FindingsfromaState-Wide Study. AmericanJournal ofPreventiveMedicine.2014. Abstract


Tiesman H,KondaS, HendricksS,MercerD, AmandusH.RiskFactorsforWorkplaceViolence amongPennsylvania EducationWorkers:Differences among Occupations.Journal of SafetyResearch.2013 Feb;44:65-71. Abstract


Tiesman H,SwendlerD, Konda S, PollackK. Fatal Occupational Injury among U.S.LawEnforcement Officers:AComparison ofSurveillance Systems. AmericanJournal of Industrial Medicine. 2013 Jun;56(6):693-700. Abstract


Tiesman HM, Gurka KK, Konda S, Coben JH, Amandus HE. Workplace Homicides Among U.S. Women: The Role of Intimate Partner Violence. Annals of Epidemiology 2012 Apr; 22(4): 277-284. Abstract


Tiesman HM, Hendricks SA, Bell JL, and Amandus HA. Eleven years of occupational mortality in law enforcement: The census of fatal occupational injuries, 1992-2002. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2010;53:940-949. PubMed ID: 20564516. Abstract


Tiesman HM, Konda S, and Bell JL. The epidemiology of fatal occupational traumatic brain injury in the U.S. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011;41(1):61-67. PubMed ID: 21665064. Abstract


Tiesman HM, Konda S, Hartley D, Menendez CC, Ridenour M, Hendricks S. Suicide in U.S. Workplaces, 2003-2010. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015 Jun;48(6):674-682. Abstract


Tiesman HM, Peek-Asa CL, Zwerling CS, Sprince NL, and Amoroso PJ. Occupational and non-occupational injuries in the United States Army: Focus on gender. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2007;33:464-470. PubMed ID: 18022062. Abstract


Utterback DF, Charles LE, Schnorr TM, Tiesman H, Storey E, Vossenas P. Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities among Workers in the Services Sector Industries: 2003-2007. JOEM. 2012 Jan; 54(1): 31-41. DOI:10.1097/JOM.0b013e3182398e36. Abstract


Vandergrift JL, Gold JE, Hanlon A, Punnett L. Physical and psychosocial ergonomic risk factors for low back pain in automobile manufacturing workers. Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jan;69(1):29-34.Abstract                       


Vladutiu CJ, Rauscher KJ, Runyan CW, Schulman M, and Villaveces A. Hazardous task recognition among U.S. adolescents working in the retail or service industry. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2010;53:686-692. PubMed ID: 20306496. Abstract


Waehrer GM and Miller TR. Does safety training reduce work injury in the United States? The Ergonomics Open Journal. 2009;2:26-39. Abstract


Waehrer GM, Dong XS, Miller T, Haile E, and Men Y. Costs of occupational injuries in construction in the United States. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 2007;39:1258-1266. PubMed ID: 17920850. Abstract


Waehrer GN, Dong XS, Miller T, Men Y, and Haile E. Occupational injury costs and alternative employment in construction trades. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2007;49:1218-1227. PubMed ID: 17993926. Abstract


Wang D, Dai F, Ning X. Risk assessment of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in construction: State-of-the-art review. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 2015 Jun;141(6). Abstract


Zaloshnja E, Miller TR, and Lee BC. Incidence and cost of nonfatal farm youth injury, United States, 2001-2006. Journal of Agromedicine. 2011;16(1):6-18. PubMed ID: 21213160. Abstract


Zhou J, Ning X, Nimbarte AD, Dai F. The assessment of material-handling strategies in dealing with sudden loading: the effect of uneven ground surface on trunk biomechanical responses. Ergonomics. 2015 Feb;58(2):259-267. Abstract