Examples of text searches are "toluene"; "lead"; "solvents"; "metalworking"; "manicurists"; "weld"; "toxic pneumonitis"; "hair"; and "disinfectants." The matching agents are shown and a perfect match appears at the top, e.g., type "toluene" and Toluene appears as the first agent. If you type "weld" notice that there are results for Agents, Diseases, Jobs, Industries, Job Tasks, and Processes. Type "classes" and you will see 54 classes of agents e.g., ORGANIC SOLVENTS. What are the most important classes of chemicals in occupational medicine/industrial hygiene? Click here.
This is available for each of the eight tables (Agents, Diseases, Jobs, Activities, Industries, Job Tasks, Processes, and Findings). Agents have two levels of categories, while the other tables have just one. For example, click "By Types of Jobs" to see the categories for the Jobs table.
This is available for each of the eight tables (Agents, Diseases, Jobs, Activities, Industries, Job Tasks, Processes, and Findings). You can find information by browsing the alphabetical listing of the records.
This function is available only for Hazardous Agents. Click "By Processes and Adverse Effects" and enter a value for one or both, e.g. "Dressing Hair" for Processes and "Asthma" for Adverse Effects. Click "Results" or "Next."
This function is available only for Occupational Diseases. Click "By Jobs and Symptoms" and then enter a value for one or both, e.g., "carpenters" for Jobs and "cough" for Symptoms. Click "Results" or "Next."
For example, find "Hard metal disease" and the heading "Biomedical References." Click "Search PubMed" to see latest articles about this disease.