Archives For: August 2006

Hand-arm vibration syndrome with concomitant arterial thrombosis in the hands.

August 29, 2006 - 1:09 pm

Thompson A, House R. Occup Med (Lond). 2006 Aug;56(5):317-21. Epub 2006 May 22. BACKGROUND: Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) refers to the vascular, neurological and musculoskeletal effects that may occur in workers with prolonged exposure to vibrating tools. Hypothenar hammer syndrome (HHS) is...

Workplace sensitizers - exploration of skin and lung routes of exposure, responses and prevention practices: preliminary studies

August 9, 2006 - 3:41 pm

We held a 2-day workshop which brought together 58 researchers with experience in the host and environmental components of WRCD and OAA. In particular, we targeted those who have considered the two organ systems together (either from a mechanistic or response perspective). The goal was to co-develop a set of questions that need to be addressed in future work, and develop new collaborations to pursue these questions.