3025.0 Occupational Epidemiology

Monday, November 5, 2007: 8:30 AM
This roundtable session offers the participant an opportunity to discuss various with the author studies related to occupational epidemiology. These interesting talks include: mortality surveillance among younger workers, lung function in workplace asthmatics, all cause mortality in urban transit operators, forklift fatalities, and conditions of soldiers who have fought in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the mortality experience of a modern cohort of petroleum company employees 2. Examine whether history of workplace exascerbated asthma is associated with irreversible airway obstruction 3. Describe the importance of assessing the contribution of smoking to all-cause mortality among a blue-collar occupational cohort. 4. Identify and describe 4 ways in which forklift fatalities occur. 5. Describe occurrence of pre-existing conditions among deployed Air Force personnel serving in Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM
Carles Muntaner, MD, PhD

Table 1
Decrements in lung function associated with workplace exacerbation of asthma
Aimee R. Bolen, MPH, Paul K. Henneberger, ScD, Susan J. Derk, MA and Xiaoming Liang, MS
Table 2
Smoking and all-cause mortality among a cohort of urban transit operators
Carol B. Cunradi, MPH, PhD, Meng-Jinn Chen, MPH, PhD and Rob Lipton, MPH, PhD
Table 3
Table 4
Description of Pre-Existing Conditions in Deployed Air Force Personnel Serving in Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM
Ernest Williams, MPH, Melinda Eaton, DVM, MPH, Scott Fujimoto, MD, MPH and Gregory Gutke, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Occupational Health and Safety, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

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