An Analysis of Reported Dangerous Incidents, Exposures, & Near Misses amongst Australian Army Soldiers

Research Paper Title An Analysis of Reported Dangerous Incidents, Exposures, and Near Misses amongst Army Soldiers. Background Occupational health and safety incidents occurring in the military context are of great concern to personnel and commanders. Incidents such as “dangerous incidents”, “exposures”, and “near misses” (as distinct from injuries, illnesses, and fatalities) indicate serious health and… Read More

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Utilising Technology for the Physiological Monitoring of Healthy Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Physiological monitoring for healthy military personnel. Abstract Military employment commonly exposes personnel to strenuous physical exertion. The resulting interaction between occupational stress and individual susceptibility to illness demands careful management. This could extend to prospective identification of high physiological strain in healthy personnel, in addition to recognition and protection of vulnerable individuals.… Read More

What is the Long-term Capacity to Return to Work following Gunshot Injury?

Research Paper Title Occupational outcomes following combat-related gunshot injury: Cohort study. Background The long-term impact of gun violence on physical function and occupational disability remains poorly explored. The researchers sought to examine the effect of combat-related gunshot injury on work capacity within a cohort of military service members and identify clinical characteristics that influence the… Read More

Linking Vitamin D Levels & Deficiency with Different Occupations

Research Paper Title Vitamin D levels and deficiency with different occupations: a systematic review. Background Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent worldwide, but some groups are at greater risk. The researchers aimed to evaluate vitamin D levels in different occupations and identify groups vulnerable to vitamin D deficiency. Methods An electronic search conducted in Medline, Embase,… Read More

What is risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) among Military Veterans?

Research Paper Title Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposures for the GENEVA Study of ALS among Military Veterans. Background This paper describes the retrospective exposure assessment conducted to assess occupational exposures for the Genes and Environmental Exposures in Veterans (GENEVA) study, a case-control study investigating the joint contribution of genetics and environmental exposures to the risk… Read More

What are the Changes in Biochemical & Functional Parameters for (Military) Men during Exercise?

Research Paper Title Changes in biochemical and functional parameters for men during exercise. Background Benefits of physical activity are undeniable. The aim of the present research was to determine the effects of physical activity and age on cholesterol and glucose levels in the blood, as well as changes in the functional parameters of the cardiovascular… Read More

What is the Noise Exposure on a Royal Navy Warship when firing a Heavy Machine Gun?

Research Paper Title Occupational noise exposure on a Royal Navy warship during weapon fire. Background Measurements were made of the sound pressure levels on a military ship, HMS Grimsby, during firing of a Heavy Machine Gun (HMG) mounted on the starboard bridge wing. Methods The measurement positions comprised three locations on the ship’s bridge (the… Read More