1988-2001 Alice B. Hamilton Awards for Occupational Safety and Health

2001

Award Announcement

Educational Materials Category:

Winner:

Elaine Cullen, Clyde Peppin. Miner Mike Saves the Day! -or- Ground Support…It’s ImportantNIOSH-Spokane Research Laboratory, Tape No. 216, 2002. (videotape 33 min.)

Honorable Mention:

John W. Diether, Roger L. Wheeler, Joseph Cauley, Jeff Bryant. Respirators: Your TB Defense — DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2002-114d, 2002.

Biological Science Category:

Winner:

John E. Snawder, John C. Lipscomb. Interindividual Variance of Cytochrome P450 Forms in Human Hepatic Microsomes: Correlation of Individual Forms with Xenobiotic Metabolism and Implications in Risk AssessmentRegulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 32:200-209, 2000. (PDF only; 10 pages, 118KB)

Engineering and Physical Sciences Category:

Winner:

John R. Franks, William J. Murphy, Jennifer L. Johnson, Dave A. Harris. Four Earplugs in Search of a Rating SystemEar and Hearing, 21:218-226, 2000. (PDF only; 9 pages, 1MB)

Honorable Mention:

Human Studies Category:

Winner:

James T. Wassell, Lytt I. Gardner, Douglas P. Landsittel, Janet J. Johnston, Janet M. Johnston. A Prospective Study of Back Belts for Prevention of Back Pain and InjuryJ. Am. Medical Assoc, 284:2727-2732, 2000. (PDF only; 6 pages, 94KB)

2000

Award Announcement

Educational Materials Category:

Winner:

Art Miller, Merrill Oaks, and Tariq Akmal. Rock Falls—Preventing Rock Fall Injuries in Underground Mines. NIOSH – Spokane Research Laboratory, Tape No. 213, 1999. (videotape 20 min.)

Honorable Mention:

  • Henry S. Chan and Rolland R. Rogers. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards and Other Databases (CD-ROM)DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-115, 1999
  • Steven Sauter, Lawrence Murphy, Michael Colligan, Naomi Swanson, Joseph F. Hurrell, Jr., Frederick Scharf, Jr., Raymond Sinclair, Paula Grubb, Linda Goldenhar, Toni Alterman, Janet Johnston, Anne Hamilton, and Julie Tisdale. ..at WorkDHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-101, 1999

Biological Science Category:

Winner:

Jianping Ye, Suwei Wang, Stephen S. Leonard, Yi Sun, Leon Butterworth, James M. Antonini, Min Ding, Youngyut Rojanasakul, Val Vallyathan, and Vincent Castranova. Role of Reactive Oxygen Species and p53 in Chromium(VI)-induced ApoptosisJournal of Biological Chemistry, 274(49):34974-34980, 1999. (PDF only; 7 pages 362KB KB)

Honorable Mention:

Min Ding, Xianglin Shi, Fei Chen, YongJu Lu, Vince Castranova, Val Vallyathan, and Zigang Dong. Freshly Fractured Crystalline Silica Induces Activator Protein-1 Activation Through ERKs and p38 MAPKJournal of Biological Chemistry, 274:30611-30616, 1999. (PDF only; 6 pages 176KB)

Engineering and Physical Sciences Category:

Winner:

Kenneth R. Mead, R. Leroy Mickelsen, and Thomas E. Brumagin. Factory Performance Evaluations of Engineering Controls for Asphalt Paving EquipmentJournal of Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Vol. 14(8):565-573, 1999. (PDF only; 9 pages, 1MB)

Honorable Mention:

Human Studies Category:

Winner:

Thomas R. Waters, Sherry L. Baron, Laurie A. Piacitelli, Vern P. Anderson, Torsten Skov, Marie Haring-Sweeney, David Wall, and Lawrence Fine. Evaluation of the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation; A Cross-Sectional Epidemiological StudySpine, 24(4):386-394, 1999. (PDF only; 10 pages, 1MB)

Honorable Mention

Scott A. Hendricks, Jennifer A. Bell, Douglas P. Landsittel, Harlan E. Amandus, and Jay Malcan. A Matched Case-Control Study of Convenience Store Robbery Risk FactorsJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 41(11):995-1004, 1999. (PDF only; 10 pages, 1MB)

1999

Award Announcement

Engineering and Physical Science Category:

Chris Mark, T.P. Mucho, and D. Dolinar. Horizontal Stress and Longwall Headgate Ground Control. Mining Engineering, January 1998 Technical Papers, pp. 61-68, Proceedings of the SME Annual Meeting, Denver, CO., February 1997. (PDF only; 8 pages 475KB)

Human Studies Category:

Geoffrey M. Calvert, Charles A. Mueller, John M. Fajen, David W. Chrislip, John Russo, Thomas Griggle, Lora E. Fleming, Anthony J. Suruda, and Kyle Steenland. Health Effects Associated With Sulfuryl Fluoride and Methyl Bromide Exposure Among Structural Fumigation WorkersAmerican Journal of Public Health, 88(12):1774-1780, 1998. (PDF only; 7 pages 491KB)

Human Studies Category:

Patricia A. Sullivan, Ellen A. Eisen, Susan R. Woskie, David Kriebel, David H. Wegman, Marilyn F. Hallock, S. Katherine Hammond, Piage E. Tolbert, Thomas J. Smith, and Richard R. Monson. Mortality Studies of Metalworking Fluid Exposure in the Automobile Industry: VI. A Case-Control Study of Esophageal CancerAmerican Journal of Industrial Medicine, 34:36-48, 1998. (PDF only; 13 pages 729KB)

Biological Science Category:

William J. Moorman, Stephen R. Skaggs, John C. Clark, Terry W. Turner, Douglas D. Sharpnack, James A. Murrell, Stephen D. Simon, Robert E. Chapin, and Steven M. Schrader. Male Reproductive Effects of Lead, Including Species Extrapolation for the Rabbit ModelReproductive Toxicology, 12(3):333-346, 1998. (PDF only; 14 pages 627KB)

Educational Materials category:

John Diether, Roger Wheeler, Alan Echt, and Dennis O’Brien. Caution: Foundry at Work. NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 98-109d, 1998.

1998

Award Announcement

Human Studies Category:

Bruce P. Bernard, Vern Putz-Anderson, Susan E. Burt, Libby L. Cole, Cheryl Fairfield-Estill, Lawrence J. Fine, Katharyn A. Grant, Christopher Gjessing, Lynn Jenkins, Joseph J. Hurrell, Nancy Nelson, Donna Pfirman, Robert Roberts, Diana Stetson, Marie Haring-Sweeney, Shiro Tanaka. Musculoskeletal Disorders and Workplace Factors — A Critical Review of Epidemiologic Evidence for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Neck, Upper Extremities, and Low Back. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-141, July 1997.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Category:

Joel C. Harrison, Patricia S. Brower, Michael D. Attfield, Clayton B. Doak, Michael J. Keane, R. Larry Grayson, and William E. Wallace. Surface Composition of Respirable Silica Particles in a Set of US Anthracite and Bituminous Coal Mine DustsJournal of Aerosol Science, 28:689-696, 1997. (PDF only; 8 pages 959KB)

Educational Materials Category:

Alexander L. Cohen, Christopher C. Gjessing, Lawrence J. Fine, Bruce P. Bernard, and James D. McGlothlin. Elements of Ergonomic Programs — A Primer Based on Workplace Evaluations of Musculoskeletal Disorders. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-117, March 1997.

Biological Science Category:

Tracey L. Lawrence, Lyndell L. Millecchia, David G. Frazer, and Jeffrey S. Fedan. Pulmonary Dendritic Cell Distribution and Prevalence in Guinea Pig Airways: Effect of Ovalbumin Sensitization and ChallengeJournal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 282:995-1004, 1997. (PDF only; 10 pages 960KB), 1997.

1997

Award Announcement

Engineering and Physical Sciences Category:

Birch, M.E. and Cary, R.A. Elemental Carbon-Based Method for Monitoring Occupational Exposures to Particulate Diesel ExhaustAerosol Science and Technology, 25:221-241, 1996. (PDF only; 21 pages 2.5MB)

Human Studies Category:

Ward, E.M., Hornung, R., Morris, J., Rinsky, R., Wild, D., Halperin, W., and Guthrie, W. Risk of Low Red or White Blood Cell Count Related to Estimated Benzene Exposure in a Rubberworker Cohort (1940-1975)American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 29:247-257, 1996. (PDF only; 11 pages 1.2MB)

Educational Materials Category:

Hewett, P. Interpretation and Use of Occupational Exposure Limits For Chronic Disease AgentsOccupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, Vol. 11, No. 3, July-September 1996. (PDF only; 30 pages 3.4MB)

Biological Science Category:

Simeonova, P.P. and Luster, M.I. Asbestos Induction of Nuclear Transcription Factors and Interleukin 8 Gene RegulationAmerican Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Vol. 15, 1996. (PDF only; 9 pages 1.5MB)

1996

Original research published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal:

Steenland, K. and Brown, D. Silicosis Among Gold Miners: Exposure-Response Analyses and Risk AssessmentAmerican Journal of Public Health 85(10):1372-1377, 1995.

NIOSH Document:

Kuempel, E.D., Althouse, R., Attfield, M.D., Bartley, D.L., Brower, P.L., Castranova, V., Chan, H.S., Coffey, C.C., Dames, B.L., Doak, C.B., Dower, J.M., Hankinson, J.L., Hewett, P.A., Hale, J., Jacobsen, M., Niemeier, R.W., Parker, J.E., Reed, L.D., Richards, T.B., Smith, R.J., Soderholm, S.C., Wagner, G.R., and Weber, K.C. NIOSH Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust(DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 95-106, 1995.

1995

Hales, T.R., Sauter, S.S., Peterson, M.R., Fine, L.R., Anderson, V., Scheifer, L.R., Ochs, T.T., and Bernard, B.P. Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Visual Display Terminal Users in a Telecommunications CompanyErgonomics, 37(10):1603-1621, 1994.

1994

Stayner, L., Steenland K., Greife, A., Hornung, R., Hayes, R.B., Nowlin, S., Morawetz, J., Ringenburg, V., Elliot, L., and Halperin, W. Exposure-Response Analysis of Cancer Mortality in a Cohort of Workers Exposed to Ethylene OxideAmerican Journal of Epidemiology, 138(10):787-798, 1993.

1993

Stayner, L., Smith, R., Thun, M., Schnorr, T., and Lemen, R.A. A Dose-Response Analysis and Quantitative Assessment of Lung Cancer Risk and Occupational Cadmium ExposureAnnals of Epidemiology, 2(3):177-194, 1992.

1992

Fingerhut, M.A., Halperin, W.E., Marlow, D.A., Piacitelli, L.A., Honchar, P.A., Sweeney, M.A., Griefe, A.L., Dill, P.A., Steenland, K., and Suruda, A.J. Cancer Mortality in Workers Exposed to 2,3,7,8-Tetrachloro- dibenzo-p-dioxinNew England Journal of Medicine, 324:212-218, 1991.

1991

Schrader, S.M., Turner, T.W., and Simon, S.D. Longitudinal Study of Semen Quality of Unexposed Workers: Sperm Head MorphometryJournal of Andrology, 11(1):32-39, 1990.

1990

Schrader, S.M., Turner, T.W., Breitenstein, M.J., and Simon, S.D. Longitudinal Study of Semen Quality of Unexposed Workers. I. Study OverviewReproductive Toxicology, 2: 183-189, 1988.

1989

Greife, A.L., Hornung, R.W., Stayner, L.G., and Steenland, K.N. Development of a Model for Use in Estimating Exposure to Ethylene Oxide in a Retrospective Cohort Mortality StudyScandinavian Journal of Work and Environmental Health, 14 suppl. 1:29-30, 1988.

1988

Hornung, R.W. and Meinhardt, T.J. Quantitative Risk Assessment of Lung Cancer in U.S. Uranium MinersHealth Physics, 52:417-430, 1987

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