NIOSH Science Blog Posts


疲労は、「睡眠不足または肉体・精神を長時間使うことに対する身体の反応」と定義されています1。そのため、睡眠不足または肉体/精神を使う時間が増加するにつれて、疲労が溜まっていきます。この疲労は十分な休息によってのみ軽減することができます。 Read More >

Posted on by Imelda Wong(PhD)、Anna Arlinghaus(PhD)

La fatiga relacionada con el trabajo va más allá del ámbito laboral

La fatiga ha sido definida como “la respuesta del cuerpo a la falta de sueño o al esfuerzo físico o mental prolongado”1. Como tal, a medida que aumentan los periodos de sueño insuficiente o esfuerzo físico o mental, más fatigados estamos. Esta fatiga solo se puede reducir con descanso suficiente. Sin embargo, para los trabajadores Read More >

Posted on by Imelda Wong, PhD, y Anna Arlinghaus, PhD


疲勞的定義是「身體對睡眠不足或對長時間體力或腦力勞累所產生的反應。」1 因此,隨著睡眠不足或體力/腦力勞累的加劇,我們變得更為疲勞。只有充分休息才能減輕這種疲勞。 Read More >

Posted on by 作者為 Imelda Wong 博士和 Anna Arlinghaus 博士

Work-related Fatigue Reaches Beyond the Workplace

Fatigue has been defined as “the body’s response to sleep loss or to prolonged physical or mental exertion.”1 As such, with increasing periods of insufficient sleep or physical/mental exertion, the more fatigued we become. This fatigue can only be reduced with sufficient rest. However, for workers employed in nonstandard schedules, such as with shift work, Read More >

Posted on by Imelda Wong, PhD, and Anna Arlinghaus, PhD8 Comments

Work-Related Low-Back Injury and Increased Rate of Death

Do certain types of work-related disabilities lead to an increased rate of death? This question has not been well studied. Recently published research, “Increased overall and cause‐specific mortality associated with disability among workers’ compensation claimants with low back injuries,” examined the issue. [1]  The study found that those with a lost-time disabling low-back workers’ compensation Read More >

Posted on by Chris Martin, MD, MSc, and Stephen Bertke, PhDLeave a comment

Understanding the Use of Imported Non-NIOSH-Approved Respirators

When a respirator has been approved by NIOSH, the user can be confident that the device will provide the expected level of protection, as long as it fits properly and is worn correctly. But when serious outbreak conditions cause a shortage of the NIOSH-approved filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs), other reliable options must be found. When Read More >

Posted on by Maryann M. D’Alessandro, PhD; John Powers, BS; and Jaclyn Krah Cichowicz, MA