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HSE Science and Research Publications 2018

Journal Papers

Conference Papers

Conference Abstracts & Posters

Trade and Professional Magazine Articles

National Statistics

Reports by HSE Scientists and Expert Committees

 

Annual Science Review

HSEsciencereview2018cover-loThe Annual Science Review showcases HSE's science and research achievements. It demonstrates how we use science and evidence to improve the management of work-related risk Download

 

 

 

Foresight Report

Foresight report 1718This year's HSE Foresight Report looks at the developments that may be coming in the UK's approach to the generation, storage and use of energy Download

 

 

 

HSE Workplace Health Expert Committee (WHEC) Annual Report

The Workplace Health Expert Committee (WHEC) Annual Report investigates four occupational ill health issues Click here

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Journal Papers

BARBER, C., FISHWICK, D., SEED, M., CARDER, M. and VAN TONGEREN, M. Artificial stone-associated silicosis in the UK. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (7), 541, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-105028

BATT, R., GANT, S., LACOME, J. M., TRUCHOT, B. and TUCKER, H. CFD modelling of dispersion in neutrally and stably-stratified atmospheric boundary layers: results for Prairie Grass and Thorney Island. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 2018, 63 (1-2), 1-18, https://doi.org/10.1504/IJEP.2018.093026 (open access)

BUTLER, O., CAIRNS, W., COOK, J., DAVIDSON, C. and MERTZ-KRAUS, R. Atomic spectrometry update - a review of advances in envrionmental analysis. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 2018, 33 (1), 8-56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7JA90059G

CONNOLLY, A., BASINAS, I., JONES, K., GALEA, K., KENNY, L., MCGOWAN, P. and COGGINS, M. Characterizing glyphosate exposures among amenity horticulturists using multiple spot urine samples. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2018, 221 (7), 1012-1022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.06.007

CONNOLLY, A., LEAHY, M., JONES, K., KENNY, L. and COGGINS, M.  Glyphosate in Irish adults - a pilot study in 2017. Environmental Research, 2018, 165 235-236, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2018.04.025

CROOK, B., MAKISON BOOTH, C. and HALL, S. Fluorescence visualization as a training tool for infection control. International Journal of Public Health & Safety, 2018, 3 (2), 156, https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/fluorescence-visualization-as-a-training-tool-for-infection-control-101572.html (open access)

FISHWICK, D. and FORMAN, S. Health surveillance for occupational asthma. Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2018,18 (2), 80-86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACI.0000000000000424

FISHWICK, D. and WARREN, N. Asthma at work, Part 1: The nature, extent and causes of occupational asthma. Occupational Health at Work, 2018, 15 (2), 25-30   http://www.atworkpartnership.co.uk/journal/issue/15_2/contents/asthma-at-work-part-1 (open access)

GANT, S. and TUCKER, H. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of atmospheric dispersion for land-use planning around major hazards sites in Great Britain. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 2018, 54 340-345, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2018.03.015 (open access)

GANT, S., WEIL, J., MONACHE, L. D., MCKENNA, B., GARCIA, M., TICKLE, G., TUCKER, H., STEWART, J., KELSEY, A., MCGILLIVRAY, A., BATT, R., WITLOX, H. and WARDMAN, M. Dense gas dispersion model development and testing for the Jack Rabbit II phase 1 chlorine release experiments. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 192, 218-240  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.08.009 (open access)

HALL, S., POLLER, B., BAILEY, C., GREGORY, S., CLARK, R., ROBERTS, P., TUNBRIGDE, A., PORAN, V., EVANS, C. and CROOK, B. Use of ultraviolet- fluorescence based simulation in evaluation of personal protective equipment worn for first assessment and care of a patient with suspected high consequence infectious disease. The Journal of Hospital Infection, 2018,  99 (2), 218-228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.01.002 (open access)

HEMINGWAY, R. and GUNAWAN, O. The Natural Hazards Partnership: a national public-sector collaboration in the UK for natural hazard disaster risk reduction. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2018, 27 499-511, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.11.014 (open access)

JAMES, P., CANNON, J., BARBER, C., CRAWFORD, L., HUGHES, H., JONES, M., SZRAM, J., COOKSON, W., MOFFATT, M. and CULLINAN, P. Metal worker's lung: spatial association with mycobacterium avium. Thorax, 2018, 73 (2), 151-156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210226

KOLLER, D., BRAMHALL, P., DEVOY, J., GOENAGA-INFANTE, H., HARRINGTON, C., LEESE, E., MORTON, J., CUELLO, S., ROGERS, J., SAMPSON, B. and POWELL, J. Analysis of soluble or titanium dioxide derived from titanium levels in human whole blood : consensus from an inter-laboratory comparison. Analyst, 2018, 143 5520-5529, http://doi.org/10.1039/C8AN00824H

MCNALLY, K., HOGG, A. and LOIZOU, G. A Computational workflow for probabilistic quantitative in Vitro to in Vivo extrapolation. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2018, 9 508, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2018.00508 (open access)

MAKAROV, D., HOOKER, P., KUZNETSOV, M. and MOLKOV, V. Deflagrations of localised homogeneous and inhomogeneous hydrogen-air mixtures in enclosures. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2018, 43 (20), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.03.159

MOGRIDGE, R., BOWRY, A. and CLAYTON, M.  Evaluation of a shortened qualitative fit test method for filtering facepiece respirators. Journal of the International Society for Respiratory Protection, 35 (1), 2018, 47-64

PATTEMORE, P. K., SILVERS, K. M., FRAMPTON, C. M., WICKENS, K., INGHAM, T., FISHWICK, D., CRANE, J., TOWN, G. I., EPTON, M. J. and ON BEHALF OF THE NEW ZEALAND ASTHMA AND ALLERGY COHORT STUDY GROUP (2018) Hair nicotine at 15 months old, tobacco exposure and wheeze or asthma from 15 months to 6 years old. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2018 ,53 (4), 433-451,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppul.23903 (open access)

POLLER, B., HALL, S., BAILEY, C., GREGORY, S., CLARK, R., ROBERTS, P., TUNBRIGDE, A., PORAN, V., CROOK, B. and EVANS, C. 'VIOLET': a fluorescence-based simulation exercise for training healthcare workers in the use of personal protective equipment. Journal of Hospital Infection, 2018, 99 (2), 229-235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.01.021 (open access)

SHIRVILL, L., ROBERTS, T. A., ROYLE, M., WILLOUGHBY, D. and SATHIAH, P. Effects of congestion and confining walls on turbulent deflagrations in a hydrogen storage facility- part 1: Experimental study. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2018, 43 (15), 7618-7642, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.02.135

STACEY, P., THORPE, A., ROBERTS, P. and BUTLER, O. Determination of respirable-sized crystalline silica in different ambient environments in the United Kingdom with a mobile high flow rate sampler utilising porous foams to achieve the required particle size selection. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 182 51-57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.03.032 (open access)

SUMNER, J., ROBINSON, E., BRADSHAW, L., LEWIS, L., WARREN, N., YOUNG, C. and FISHWICK, D. Underestimation of spirometry in the workplace if recommended testing guidance is not followed. Occupational Medicine, 2018, 68 (2), 126-128, https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqy007 (open access)

SUMNER, J., ROBINSON, E., BRADSHAW, L., LEWIS, L., WARREN, N., YOUNG, C. and FISHWICK, D. (2017) Underestimation of spirometry in the workplace if recommended testing guidance is not followed. Occupational Medicine, 68 (2), 126-128, https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqy007

TOLIAS, I., STEWART, J. R., NEWTON, A., KEENAN, J., MAKAROV, D., HOYES, J., MOLKOV, V. and VENETSANOS, A. Numerical simulations of vented hydrogen deflagrations in a medium-scale enclosure. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 2018, 52 125-139,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2017.10.014

VAN DER VLUGT, C., BROWN, D., LEHMANN, K., LEUNDA, A. and WILLEMARCK, N. A framework for the risk assessment and management of gene drive technology in contained use. Applied Biosafety, 2018, 23 (1), 25-31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1535676018755117 (open access)

WILLERTON, L. and MASON, H. The development of methods to measure exposure to a major rabbit allergen (Ory c 1). AIMS Public Health, 2018, 5 (2), 99-110, http://dx.doi.org/10.3934/publichealth.2018.2.99 (open access)


Conference Papers

DAZON, C., WITSCHGER, O., BAU, S., PAYET, R., FIERRO, V., JENSEN, K., JANKOWSKA, E., BARD, D., TUINMAN, I. and LLEWELLYN, D. Dustiness de nanomateriaux en poudre: proposition d'un nouvel indice relatif a la metrique surface (Dustiness of nanaomaterial in powder form: proposal of a new surface-based dustiness index). Auteurs (2018) Congres Francais sur les Aerosols 2018, Paris, France, 30-31 January 2018, http://www.asfera.org/fr/textes-scientifiques/dutiness-of-nanomaterial-in-powder-form-proposal-of-a-new-surface-based-dustiness-index/tex_id/26

DAZON, C., WITSCHGER, O., BAU, S., PAYET, R., JENSEN, K., JANKOWSKA, E., BARD, D., TUINMAN, I., DAHMANN, D. and LLEWELLYN, D. Dustiness de nanomateriaux en poudre: inter-comparaison de quatre methodes [Dustiness of nanomaterial in powder: inter-comparison of four methods]. Auteurs (2018) Congres Francais sur les Aerosols 2018 Paris, France, 30-31 January 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.25576/ASFERA-CFA2018-13043

STEWART, J. Modelling vented hydrogen deflagrations: the influence of user variability and model sensitivity. 59th UKELG Discussion Meeting, University of Warwick, UK, 26th April 2018, http://ukelg.ps.ic.ac.uk/59JS.pdf(conference presentation slides open access)

 

Conference Abstracts & Posters

BALDWIN, P. and FORDER, J. Exposure measurement of diesel engine exhaust emissions (DEEE) in mines. Midland Institute of Mining Engineers' 13th Safety Seminar, Sheffield, UK, 20th April 2018, http://www.themime.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Programme-2018-for-web.pdf (open access)

CLAYTON, M., ROBERTS, P., WADE, M. and ANGEAR, F. Improving the use of respiratory protective equipment. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Session-7b-Clayton-18.04.18-09.45.pdf (open access)

COLDRICK, S. Modelling for the underground storage of explosives. Midland Institute of Mining Engineers' 13th Safety Seminar, Sheffield, UK, 20th April 2018, http://www.themime.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Programme-2018-for-web.pdf (open access)

CONNOLLY, A., JONES, K., GALEA, K., BASINAS, I., KENNY, L., MCGOWAN, P. and COGGINS, M. 452 A pesticide exposure study using 24-hour biomonitoring and dermal sampling to determine total uptake and the routes of exposure. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2) Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland 29th April- 4th May 2018, A467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.1327 (open access)

FISHWICK, D., MATTHEWS, S., KAMIL, M. and BARBER, C. 433 GB silicosis bases following a recent guidance update. Occupational & Environmental Medicine 2018, 75 (Suppl 2) A441.Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland 29th April- 4th May 2018,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.1257 (open access)

FISHWICK, D. 1737a Occupation and COPD. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2) A458. Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland, 29th April -4th May 2018) http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.1302 (open access)

FISHWICK, D., ROBINSON, E., WIEZER, N., MOCKALO, Z., GROSJEAN, V. and ANDERSEN, L. 505 What are good jobs? a European PEROSH perspective. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2), A588. Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland, 29th April -4th May 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.1657 (open access)

FISHWICK, D., ROBINSON, E., WIEZER, N., MOCKALLO, Z., GROSJEAN, V. and ANDERSEN, L. 430 Wellbeing at work; a European PEROSH perspective and wellbeing tree. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2) A586, Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland, 29th April -4th May 2018 http://oem.bmj.com/content/75/Suppl_2/A586.1.citation-tools (open access)

GAGLIARDI, D., RONDINONE, B., MIRABILE, M., ELLWOOD, P., PASZKIEWICZ, P., HERY, M., BURESTI, G., VALENTI, A., VASSELLI, D. and LAVICOLI, S. 1215 The contribution of research to the future of work: global perspective. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2), A76. Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland, 29th-4th May 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.218 (open access)

GALEA, K., BASINAS, I., CHERRIE, J., VERMEULEN, R., KROMHOUT, H., JONES, K., HARDING, A.-H., VAN TONGEREN, M. and POVEY, A. 1280 Improving exposure assessment methodologies for epidemiological studies on pesticides. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2) A464-A470. Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland, 29th April -4th May 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.1321 (open access)

GIBSON, M. Asbestos compliance and retrospective risk analysis. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Session-7c-Gibson-18.04.18-09.45.pdf (open access)

GYTE, A. Measurement of livestock farming tasks where exposure to organic dusts and bioaerosols occur. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Session5C-Gyte-17.04.18-16.10.pdf (open access)

HALL, S., PENGELLY, I., THORPE, A. and SAUNDERS, J. Characterisation of particle and volatile organic copund emissions from desktop fused filament fabtrication three dimensional printers using real-time and analytical techniques. Airmon 2017: 9th International Symposium on Modern Priniciples of Air Monitoring and Biomonitoring, Dresden, Germany, 11-15 June 2017, http://www.dguv.de/medien/ifa/en/vera/airmon-abstracts-gesamt-web.pdf

HAMBLING, S. Managing skin exposure to hazardous substances: a HSE view. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018

JONES, K. 1717c Biological monitoring and the use of guidance values in assessing occupational exposures. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2) 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland 29th April- 4th May 2018, A200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.566 (open access)

JONES, K. Practical measurement: the role of biological monitoring in assessing skin absorption. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018

MASON, H. Measurement of respiratory sensitisers in seafood processing. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018

MOLLOY, M. Measurement and control of flour dust in bakeries. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Marian-Molloy-17.04.18-BOHS-Conf-Presentation-9-APRIL.pdf (open access)

MORTON, J. 1646c Understanding informal sector exposures and prevention. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2) A235-A236. Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland, 29th April -4th May 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.669 (open access)

MORTON, J., BEATTIE, H., LEESE, E. and JONES, K. 1655b The usefulness of biological monitoring in determining maganese exposure in the workplace. Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2), A510. Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), Dublin, Ireland, 29th April -4th May 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.1446 (open access)

PICKERING, N., WILLIAMS, K. and KEEN, C. Is poor occupational hygiene practice and advice in the UK an issue, and if so how do we improve it? OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Session-5b-Pickering-17.04.18-16.10.pdf (open access)

SANDYS, V. Dust and bioaerosol exposure during the processing of residual household waste. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Session-14ci-Sandys-19.04.18-14.10.pdf (open access)

SMITH, G. Review of use and monitoring of diacetyl in the UK. OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Session-3a2-Smith-17.4.18-13.15.pdf

SMPOKOU, E., LA ROSA GARCIA, B., LE BLOND, J., GLASER, J., CAMACHO, A., FABER, D., ARAGON, A., NORMAN, J., PEARCE, N., NITSCH, D., GONZALEZ, M., CAPLIN, B. and MORTON, J. 126 Baseline urinary findings in young adults at risk of chronic kidney disease of undetermined cause in northwestern Nicaragua. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2018, 75 (Suppl 2), A294. Abstract presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH), 29 April -4 May 2018, Dublin, Ireland http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.839 (open access)

STACEY, P. Losses of dust to walls of cassettes when using the GK2.69 sampler modified for 25mm diameter filters and implications for the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) analytical method for respirable crystalline silica (RCS). OH2018, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, 16th - 19th April 2018, https://www.oh2019.com/files/2018/04/Session-3a3-Stacey-17.04.18-13.15.pdf (open access)

STEWART, J. Modelling fires in compartments. 95th FABIG Technical Meeting:  TM 95 Fire Hazards in Enclosed Spaces/Compartments. Aberdeen & London, 27th & 28th June.

SVEDSATER, H., MACEY, J., DOLL, H., VANYA, M., MILES, G. and BRADSHAW, L. Evaluating the impact and benefits of once daily fluticasone furoate/vilanterol (FF/VI) in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2018, 197, A4841. Poster presented at ATS 2018 International Conference, 18-23 May 2018, San Diego, USA, https://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2018.197.1_MeetingAbstracts.A4841


Trade and Professional Magazine Articles

BEERS, H., JOHNSON, S. and DAY, N.  Changing world of work and occupational health: insights on working into older age.  Safety and Health Practitioner, Apr 2018,  (open access)

BISHOP, B.  Editorial.  The Evaluator, Spring 2018, 3

BISHOP, B. Editorial: The UK Evaluation Conference 2017.  The Evaluator, Conference 2017 3

PINDER, A. The train drain.  IOSH Magazine, Aug 2018

STACEY, N. and RICHARDS, A. 2018 Guest remarks The Safety and Reliability Society Newsletter, 312 1,

 

National Statistics Publications 2018

Exposure to  Lead (accessed 9 May 2018) http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/lead/index.htm

Fatal injuries arising from accidents at work in Great Britain: Headline results 2016/17 (accessed 9 May 2018) http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/fatals.htm

Health and Safety Statistics 2017 (accessed 9 May 2018)    http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/

Mesothelioma mortality in Great Britain 1968-2016: (accessed 4 July 2018)  www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/asbestos.htm

Pesticide usage survey:amenity pesticides in the UK, 2016 (accessed 4 July 2018) https://secure.fera.defra.gov.uk/pusstats/surveys/2016surveys.cfm

Violence at work: findings from 2017/18 Crime Survery for England and Wales (accessed 4 July 2018): http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causinj/violence/index.htm

 

Reports by HSE Scientists and Expert Committees

BEARDS, P. Common human factors underlying worker fatalities in the waste and recycling industry. HSE, 2018. (RR1128) http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1128.htm

BELL, N., GOODWILL, E., WHITEHOUSE, V., GREAVES, D. Hazardous substances at work survey: an analysis of respondents' experiences and views of COSHH, CLAW and DSEAR. HSE 2018. (RR1124) http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1124.htm

GERVAIS, R.L., GREAVES, D., LEKKA, C. Hazardous substances at work: findings from focus groups assessing operational staff's, dutyholders' and consultants' perceptions of COSHH, CLAW and DSEAR. HSE, 2018. (RR1125) http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1125.htm

HSE WORKPLACE HEALTH EXPERT COMMITTEE (WHEC). Annual report 2017. TSO, 2018. ISBN 9780717666898 /resources/publications/hse-science-and-research-publications-2018/whec-annual-report-2017

JONES, A. Manual handling risks to midwives associated with birthing pools: literature review and incident analysis. HSE, 2018. (RR1132) http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1132.htm

 



 

 



 



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