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A cross-sectional study of sensory-motor neuropsychological function among sewage plant and sewage net workers exposed to hydrogen sulphide when handling wastewater

Objectives Workers at sewage treatment plants are exposed to a complex mixture of toxins, including hydrogen sulphide (H2S). An issue of ...

Goffeng, Lars Ole; Austigard, Åse Dalseth; Svendsen, Kristin H.; Skare, Øivind; Thornér, Elin Einarsdóttir; Madsø, Lene; Heldal, Kari Emilie

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

The contribution of office design to the appraisal of job control: A longitudinal study

The appraisal of control over work intensity and decisions at the workplace is a well-established determinant of health and well-being am...

Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Christensen, Jan Olav; Knardahl, Stein

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Reviewer training for improving grant and journal peer review (Review)

We included 10 RCTs with a total of 1213 units of analysis. The unit of analysis was the individual reviewer in seven studies (722 review...

Hesselberg, Jan Ole; Dalsbø, Therese Kristine; Strømme, Hilde; Svege, Ida; Fretheim, Atle

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Candidate pathway analysis of surfactant proteins identifies CTSH and SFTA2 that influences lung cancer risk

Pulmonary surfactant is a lipoprotein synthesized and secreted by alveolar type II cells in lung. We evaluated the associations between 2...

Luyapan, Jennifer; Bossé, Yohan; Li, Zhonglin; Xiao, Xiangjun; Rosenberger, Albert; Hung, Rayjean J.; Lam, Stephen; Zienolddiny, Shanbeh; Liu, Geoffrey; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Chen, Chu ...

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Vertical distribution of inorganic nanoparticles in a Norwegian fjord

Due to the analytical challenges of detecting and quantifying nanoparticles in seawater, the data on distributions of NPs in the marine e...

Bruvold, Are Sæle; Bienfait, André Marcel; Ervik, Torunn Kringlen; Loeschner, Katrin; Valdersnes, Stig

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Personal exposure to gaseous and particulate phase polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and nanoparticles and lung deposited surface area (LDSA) for soot among Norwegian chimney sweepers

Moazami, Therese Nitter; Jørgensen, Rikke Bramming; Svendsen, Kristin V Hirsch; Teigen, Krister Aune; Hegseth, Marit Nøst

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Office design, telework from home, and self-certified sickness absence: A cross-sectional study of main and moderating effects in a nationally representative sample

Objectives This study aimed to investigate (i) the main effects of office design and access to telework from home (TWFH) on self-certifie...

Borge, Randi Hovden; Johannessen, Håkon Andre; Fostervold, Knut Inge; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Transferability and reproducibility of exposed air-liquid interface co-culture lung models

The establishment of reliable and robust in vitro models for hazard assessment, a prerequisite for moving away from animal testing, requi...

Braakhuis, Hedwig M.; Gremmer, Eric R.; Bannuscher, Anne; Drasler, Barbara; Keshavan, Sandeep; Rothen-Rutishauser, Barbara; Birk, Barbara; Verlohner, Andreas; Landsiedel, Robert; Meldrum, Kirsty; Doak, Shareen H. ...

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Exposure to Particulate Matter and Respirable Crystalline Silica in Tunnel Construction Workers Using Tunnel Boring Machines

Objectives This study aimed to assess the exposure to a selection of aerosols and gases in the work environment for workers performing tu...

Leite, Mimmi; Nordby, Karl-Christian; Skare, Øivind; Ulvestad, Bente; Ellingsen, Dag; Dahl, Kari; Johansen, Thea Haugsten; Skaugset, Nils Petter

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Occupational variation in incidence of oropharyngeal cancer in the Nordic countries

Purpose: Evaluate the occupational variation in incidence of oropharyngeal cancer (OPC). Methods: We calculated standardized incidence ra...

Nikkilä, Rayan; Mäkitie, Antti; Carpén, Timo; Hansen, Johnni; Heikkinen, Sanna; Lynge, Elsebeth; Selander, Jenny; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind; Jóhanna Eyrún, Torfadottir; Salo, Tuula; Pukkala, Eero

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Divergent TLR2 and TLR4 Activation by Fungal Spores and Species Diversity in Dust from Waste Sorting Plants

This manuscript presents the results of an exploratory study on the relationships between NF-κB response through Toll-like receptor (TLR)...

Afanou, Komlavi Anani; Mundra, Sunil; Estensmo, Eva Lena Fjeld; Pedersen, Ine; Liland, Rasmus; Eriksen, Elke; Graff, Pål; Trulssen Hildre, Tonje; Nordby, Karl-Christian; Straumfors, Anne

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Night work, season and alertness as occupational safety hazards in the Arctic: Protocol for the Noralert observational crossover study among Norwegian process operators

Introduction The objective of this study is to determine the effects of night work, Arctic seasonal factors and cold working environments...

Matre, Dagfinn; Sallinen, Mikael; Phillips, Andrew J K; Moen, Line Victoria; Nilsen, Kristian Bernhard; Haugen, Fred

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Luteolin protects against adipogenic and lipogenic potency induced by human relevant mixtures of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the 3T3-L1 model

Human exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) may contribute to obesogenic effects. We have previously shown that POP mixtures m...

Xie, Y.; Berntsen, Hanne Friis; Zimmer, Karin Elisabeth; Ropstad, Erik; Verhaegen, Steven; Connolly, L.

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Occupational variation in the incidence of lip cancer in the Nordic countries

Introduction While certain occupations, such as agriculture and fishery, have been associated with an increased risk of lip cancer, the o...

Mroueh, Rayan; Carpén, Timo; Mäkitie, Antti; Hansen, Johnni; Heikkinen, Sanna; Lynge, Elsebeth; Martinsen, Jan Ivar; Selander, Jenny; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind; Torfadottir, Jóhanna Eyrún; Salo, Tuula ...

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Occupational exposures of firefighting and urinary tract cancer risk among men in the Norwegian Fire Departments Cohort

Objectives Increased risks of bladder cancer and mesothelioma were the strongest evidence for the recent reclassification of firefighting...

Marjerrison, Niki; Grimsrud, Tom Kristian; Hansen, Johnni; Martinsen, Jan Ivar; Nordby, Karl-Christian; Olsen, Raymond; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Kjærheim, Kristina

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Chemical characterization of combustion engine exhaust and assessment of helicopter deck operator occupational exposures on an offshore frigate class ship

Diesel engine exhaust (DE) consists of a complex mixture of gases and aerosols, originating from sources such as engines, turbines, and p...

Hammer, Stine Eriksen; Daae, Hanne Line; Kåsin, Karoline; Helmersmo, Kristin; Simensen, Vincent; Skaugset, Nils Petter; Hassel, Erlend; Zardin, Erika

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Chloroform exposure in air and water in Swedish indoor swimming pools - urine as a biomarker of occupational exposure

Introduction Disinfection by-products are produced in water disinfected with chlorine-based products. One such group is trihalomethanes, ...

Ragnebro, Oskar; Helmersmo, Kristin; Fornander, Louise; Olsen, Raymond; Bryngelsson, Ing-Liss; Graff, Pål; Westerlund, Jessica

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Effects on blood parameters from hand-arm vibrations exposure

Vibration exposure from handheld tools can affect the hands with neurological symptoms and vibration-induced Raynaud’s phenomenon (VRP). ...

Johansson, Niclas; Ragnebro, Oscar; Stjernbrandt, Albin; Graff, Pål; Bryngelsson, Ing-Liss; Vihlborg, Per

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

No accelerated 20-year hearing decline after occupational noise exposure has ceased: The HUNT study

Objectives It has been suggested that noise exposure can accelerate hearing decline after the noise exposure has ceased. We aimed to asse...

Aarhus, Lisa; Molaug, Ina Charlotte; Engdahl, Bo Lars

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

The Prolonged Effect of Shift Work and the Impact of Reducing the Number of Nightshifts on Arterial Stiffness—A 4-Year Follow-Up Study

Aim: To assess changes in blood pressure (BP) and arterial stiffness among 84 rotating shift and 25 dayworkers (control subjects) at two ...

Skogstad, Marit; Goffeng, Elisabeth Martinsen; Skare, Øivind; Zardin, Erika

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

The role of leadership practices in the relationship between role stressors and exposure to bullying behaviours–a longitudinal moderated mediation design

Role conflicts and role ambiguity have been identified as important risk factors for exposure to workplace bullying, particularly when co...

Ågotnes, Kari Wik; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Skogstad, Anders; Gjerstad, Johannes; Einarsen, Ståle Valvatne

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Recognition of COVID-19 with occupational origin: a comparison between European countries

Objectives This study aims to present an overview of the formal recognition of COVID-19 as occupational disease (OD) or injury (OI) acros...

Nys, Evelien; Pauwels, Sara; Ádám, Balázs; Amaro, João; Athanasiou, Athanasios; Bashkin, Osnat; Bric, Tatjana Kofol; Bulat, Petar; Caglayan, Cigdem; Canu, Irina Guseva; Cebanu, Serghei ...

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

Chemical Composition of Thoracic Dust at Workplaces During Cement Production

Objectives Cement belongs to the most used building materials. Clinker is the major constituent of cement, and it is believed that the st...

Weinbruch, Stephan; Scerri, Mark; Wijnand, Eduard; Thomassen, Yngvar; Nordby, Karl-Christian; Berlinger, Balazs; Dahl, Kari; Friisk, Grete; Romanova, Natalya; Notø, Hilde Pettersen

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

The effects of a national, voluntary agreement for a more inclusive working life on work participation following long-term sickness absence: a Norwegian cohort study

Objectives This study aimed to estimate the average individual effect of the company-level Norwegian Agreement on a More Inclusive Workin...

Hasting, Rachel Louise; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind; Undem, Karina; Robroek, Suzan J. W; Burdorf, Alex; Gran, Jon Michael; Merkus, Suzanne

Publikasjoner Utgivelsesår 2023

The variability of arsenic in blood and urine of humans

Background: Humans are exposed to inorganic and organic arsenic. The total arsenic (As) concentration in urine is a commonly used biomark...

Ellingsen, Dag; Weinbruch, Stephan; Sallsten, Gerd; Berlinger, Balazs; Barregard, Lars