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Faster, better, safer? Studies of safety, workload and performance in naval high-speed ship navigation
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-04)
Ship navigation in the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN) involves high demands on navigators, who are required to work under a number of dangers. Operations are carried out in poor weather and darkness, at day and night, in ...
Retrospective assessment of exposure to carcinogens in Norway’s offshore petroleum industry
(The University of Bergen, 2007-06-15)
Objectives: The main research objective of the four articles comprising this dissertation was to provide retrospective exposure information for a planned study on cancer in a cohort within Norway’s offshore petroleum ...
Benzene exposure and hematological effects among offshore workers exposed to crude oil
(The University of Bergen, 2007-05-04)
Objective: The main objective of the study was to gain more knowledge about the exposure to benzene in the Norway’s offshore petroleum industry, its’ relation to effects on the hematological system and the risk of ...
Health among Navy personnel. A cross-sectional study in the Royal Norwegian Navy
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-08)
This thesis is based on a study on health and work environment among the Royal Norwegian Navy personnel. Background: The health among navy personnel is of concern both for the sake of the personnel themselves and from ...
Epidemiological studies of multiple sclerosis in a Sardinian population, insular Italy : cluster studies and health status
(The University of Bergen, 2007-03-30)
MS is a disorder of the central nervous system, manifesting as acute focal inflammatory demyelination and axonal loss, and culminating with chronic multifocal sclerotic plaques. MS involves several nervous functional systems ...
High prevalence of respiratory symptoms among workers in the development section of a manually operated coal mine in a developing country: A cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2007-02-01)
Background: Few studies of miners have been carried out in African countries; most are from South Africa, where the working conditions are assumed to be better than in the rest of Africa. Several studies have focused ...