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Readings



TOPIC READINGS
General Required Reading: Bills C, et al. Mental Health of Workers and Volunteers Responding to Events of 9/11: Review of the Literature. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine. 2008;75:115-127.
 
Module 1: Workforces & Workplaces
Labor Population Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey
Employment Relationships Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey Employment Relationships
Occupational Outlook Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-09
Current Occupational Landscape CNN.com: Deliver Pizzas, Wife Tells Laid-off Hubby. Jan 22, 2009
 
Module 2: Working Through the Lifespan
Aging Workforce Required Reading: Silverstein M. Meeting the challenges of an aging workforce. Am J Indust Med 2008;51:269-280
Teen Workers Safety and Health Topics: Teen Workers
Youth in Agriculture OSHA Youth in Agriculture: Agriculture E-Tool
Hearing Loss

NIOSH Hearing Loss Simulator

NIOSH Hearing Loss Simulator (Download)

Age Awareness NIOSH Age Awareness Training for Miners
Aging Workers 2007 Winning Strategies: AARP Best Employers for Workers over 50
SCSEP U.S. Department of Labor, Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
 
Module 3: Disability, Mental Illness, & Infectious Disease
Mental Health Impairments Required Reading: Fact Sheet from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) funded by the US Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP): Mental Health Impairments
Anxiety Disorders Required Reading: Fact Sheet from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) funded by the US Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP): Anxiety Disorders
Alcoholism Required Reading: Fact Sheet from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) funded by the US Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP): Alcoholism
Drug Addiction Required Reading: Fact Sheet from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) funded by the US Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP): Drug Addiction
Bloodborne Exposure among Correctional Healthcare Workers Required Reading: Gershon RRM, et al. Prevalence and risk factors for bloodborne exposure and infection in correctional healthcare workers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007;28:24-30
Bloodborne Infections among Healthcare Workers Required reading: Luckhaupt SE, Calvert GM. Deaths due to bloodborne infections and their sequelae among health-care workers. Am J Indust Med 2008;51:812-824
Workers with Physical Disabilities

Superman, M.D. (Article on S.B. Lee)

The Other Side of the Stethoscope (S.B. Lee)

Parkinson's Disease FRONTLINE: My father, my brother, & me.
Urban Sprawl National Geographic.com. The American Dream: Urban Sprawl
Behavioral Risk Factors CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance
Mental Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General—Executive Summary.
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) Health Information Network Publications
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research Statistical Brief: Hospital Stays Related to Mental Health 2006. (AHRQ)
Healthcare workers NIOSH Topic: Health Care Workers
Flu Vaccine Health Care Personnel Initiative to Improve Influenza Vaccination Toolkit
 
Module 4: Management of Disability & Return to Work
US Health Statistics Summary of Health Statistics for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey
AAOMPT American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
Equal Opportunity U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act Homepage
Social Security Social Security Disability Claims
Healthy People 2010 Healthy People 2010 Home Page
IOM Institute of Medicine
 
Module 5: Women, Minority, & Immigrant Workers
Migrant and Seasonal Workers Required Reading: Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Delivery of health services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Annu Rev Public Health 2007;28:345-363
Migrant Worker Mental Health Required Reading: Hiott, AE. et al. Migrant farmworker stress: Mental health implications. J Rural Health 2008;24:32-9
Environmental Justice Required Reading: Sokas RK. Environmental justice and work. Environmental Justice 2008;1:171-176
Immigrant Populations Required Reading: Ahonen EQ, et al. Immigrant populations, work and health - a systematic literature review. Scand J Work Environ Health 2007;33:96-104
Workplace Violence OSHA Safety & Health Topics: Workplace Violence
Caregiving Women's Health Seminar Series: Caregiving. Tuesday, June 13, 2006.
Immigrant Workers Immigrant Workers at Risk: The Urgent Need for Improved Workplace Safety and Health Policies and Programs
NAVSA National Alliance of Vietnamese Service Agencies
Population Survey Current Population Survey
AILF The American Immigration Law Foundation
Injuries among Hispanic Workers Work-Related Injury Deaths Among Hispanics – United States 1992-2006
Day Labor On the Corner: Day Labor in the United States
Fatal Occupational Injuries BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)
 
Module 6: The Second Shift: Workers' Families
WTC Workers Required Reading: Stellman JM, et al. Enduring mental health morbidity and social function impairment in world trade center rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers: the psychological dimension of an environmental health disaster. Environ Health Perspect 2008;116:1248-1253
WTC Workers Required Reading: Berrios-Torres SI, et al. Wolrd Trade Center Rescue Worker Injury and Illness Surveillance, New York, 2001. Am J Prev Med 2003;25(2):79–87
EMS Personnel Required Reading: Essex B, Scott LB. Chronic Stress and Associated Coping Strategies Among Volunteer EMS Personnel. Prehospital Emergency Care 2008;12:1,69-75
9/11 Responders Required Reading: Bills C, et al. Mental Health of Workers and Volunteers Responding to Events of 9/11: Review of Literature. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2008;75:115-127
Home Contamination Report to Congress on Workers' Home Contamination Study Conducted Under the Workers' Family Protection Act 29 U.S.C. 671a
Worker's Families Protecting Workers' Families: A Research Agenda. Report of the Workers' Family Protection Task Force DHHS NIOSH publication no. 2002-113
Family Protection NIOSH Protect Your Family pamphlet
Lead Poisoning Occupational and Take-Home Lead Poisoning Associated With Sanding Chemically Stripped Furniture — California, 1998. MMWR April 6, 2001
 
Module 7: Special Working Populations
Workers Family Protection Act Report to Congress on Workers Home Contamination Study Conducted Under the Workers Family Protection Act 29 U.S.C. 671a
Protecting Families Protecting Workers Families: A Research Agenda Report of the Workers Family Protection Task Force DHHS NIOSH publication no. 2002-113
Home Contamination Link to NIOSH pamphlet