Research Findings

Short summaries of published, peer-reviewed journal articles written and co-authored by SHARP staff.  For a complete list of articles published before 2013, please see SHARP’s Journal Articles.

2014

Heat-related illness: Heat-related illness in Washington State agriculture and forestry sectors. June T Spector, J Krenz, E Rauser, and DK Bonauto. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 57(8):881-895; 2014.

Respiratory disease from hop: Respiratory disease associated with occupational inhalation to hop (Humulus lupulus) during harvest and processing. Carolyn Reeb-Whitaker and David Bonauto.  Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 113(5):533-537; 2014.

Trucking injuries:  Work related injuries in Washington State's Trucking Industry, by industry sector and occupation. Caroline K Smith and Jena Williams. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 65:63-71; 2014.

Obesity in the workforce:  Obesity prevalence by occupation in Washington State, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. David K Bonauto, D Lu, and ZJ Fan.  Preventing Chronic Disease, 11(130219); 2014.

2013

Injury Classification: Injury classification agreement in linked Bureau of Labor Statistics and Workers’ Compensation data. Sara E Wuellner and David K Bonauto. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 9999: 1-10; 2013.

Asthma from isocyanates:  Prevention guidance for isocyanate-induced asthma using occupational surveillance data.  Carolyn Reeb-Whitaker, NJ Anderson, DK Bonauto.  Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 10: 597-608; 2013.

2012

OSHA enforcement and claims:  The impact of regulatory enforcement and consultation visits on workers’ compensation claims incidence rates and costs, 1999-2008.  Michael Foley,  ZJ Fan, E Rauser, B Silverstein.  American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 55(11): 976-990; 2012.

Isocyanate exposureAirborne isocyanate exposures in the collision repair industry and a comparison to occupational exposure limits.  Carolyn Reeb-Whitaker, SG Whittaker, DM Ceballos, et al.  Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 9(5): 329-339; 2012.

2011

Asthma in the workplace:  Work-related asthma in Washington State.  Naomi J Anderson, CK Reeb-Whitaker, DK Bonauto, and E Rauser.  Journal of Asthma, 48(8):773-732; 2011.

 

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