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International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health

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20.07.2021 | Original Article

Worker health risk of heavy metals in pellets of recycled plastic: a skin exposure model

The traditional extensive economic development model leads to a shortage of resources, and the process of recycling waste plastics can easily lead to resource consumption and environmental pollution. Pellets of recycled plastic are inexpensive …

20.07.2021 | Original Article

Health damage to housewives by contaminants emitted from coal combustion in the Chinese countryside: focusing on day-to-day cooking

Coal is widely used in power generation, locomotive power, industrial production, domestic heating and cooking due to its large reserves, convenient availability and low cost of exploration and exploitation, and it is favored for use by countries …

05.07.2021 | Original Article

Comparison of the work ability index and the work ability score for predicting health-related quality of life

Work ability as a concept can be understood as the interaction between human physical and psychological capacities, and physical and psychosocial job demands (Mokarami et al. 2017 ). Human capacities are subjective, and influenced by psychological …

05.07.2021 | Original Article

Musculoskeletal problems of hand-sewn crafted footwear manufacturing artisans in Kolhapur, India

Musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) represents the main reason for work-associated injuries and debility in the industrially emerging countries (Genaidy et al. 1993 ; Shahnavaz 1987 ). In the developed world, MSD is also the main cause of absence from …

30.06.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Exposure to cisplatin in the operating room during hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy

Hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy (HITOC) is an innovative, additive treatment for selected patients with primary or secondary malignant pleural tumors. In Germany, about 350 of these procedures have been performed in 10 years by 17 …

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