Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012.Citation formats

  • External authors:
  • Roseanne McNamee
  • Henk F van der Molen
  • Christophe Paris
  • Pavel Urban
  • Giuseppe Campo
  • Riitta Sauni
  • Begoña Martínez Jarreta
  • Madeleine Valenty
  • Lode Godderis
  • David Miedinger
  • Pascal Jacquetin
  • Hans M Gravseth
  • Vincent Bonneterre
  • Maylis Telle-Lamberton
  • Lynda Bensefa-Colas
  • Serge Faye
  • Godewina Mylle
  • Axel Wannag
  • Yogindra Samant
  • Teake Pal
  • Stefan Scholz-Odermatt
  • Adriano Papale
  • Martijn Schouteden
  • Claudio Colosio
  • Stefano Mattioli
  • Raymond Agius

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Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012. / Stocks, S Jill; McNamee, Roseanne; van der Molen, Henk F; Paris, Christophe; Urban, Pavel; Campo, Giuseppe; Sauni, Riitta; Martínez Jarreta, Begoña; Valenty, Madeleine; Godderis, Lode; Miedinger, David; Jacquetin, Pascal; Gravseth, Hans M; Bonneterre, Vincent; Telle-Lamberton, Maylis; Bensefa-Colas, Lynda; Faye, Serge; Mylle, Godewina; Wannag, Axel; Samant, Yogindra; Pal, Teake; Scholz-Odermatt, Stefan; Papale, Adriano; Schouteden, Martijn; Colosio, Claudio; Mattioli, Stefano; Agius, Raymond.

In: Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Vol. 72, No. 4, 09.01.2015.

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Stocks, SJ, McNamee, R, van der Molen, HF, Paris, C, Urban, P, Campo, G, Sauni, R, Martínez Jarreta, B, Valenty, M, Godderis, L, Miedinger, D, Jacquetin, P, Gravseth, HM, Bonneterre, V, Telle-Lamberton, M, Bensefa-Colas, L, Faye, S, Mylle, G, Wannag, A, Samant, Y, Pal, T, Scholz-Odermatt, S, Papale, A, Schouteden, M, Colosio, C, Mattioli, S & Agius, R 2015, 'Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012.', Occupational and Environmental Medicine, vol. 72, no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2014-102534

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Stocks, S Jill ; McNamee, Roseanne ; van der Molen, Henk F ; Paris, Christophe ; Urban, Pavel ; Campo, Giuseppe ; Sauni, Riitta ; Martínez Jarreta, Begoña ; Valenty, Madeleine ; Godderis, Lode ; Miedinger, David ; Jacquetin, Pascal ; Gravseth, Hans M ; Bonneterre, Vincent ; Telle-Lamberton, Maylis ; Bensefa-Colas, Lynda ; Faye, Serge ; Mylle, Godewina ; Wannag, Axel ; Samant, Yogindra ; Pal, Teake ; Scholz-Odermatt, Stefan ; Papale, Adriano ; Schouteden, Martijn ; Colosio, Claudio ; Mattioli, Stefano ; Agius, Raymond. / Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012. In: Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2015 ; Vol. 72, No. 4.

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title = "Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012.",
abstract = "OBJECTIVES: The European Union (EU) strategy for health and safety at work underlines the need to reduce the incidence of occupational diseases (OD), but European statistics to evaluate this common goal are scarce. We aim to estimate and compare changes in incidence over time for occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders across 10 European countries. METHODS: OD surveillance systems that potentially reflected nationally representative trends in incidence within Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland and the UK provided data. Case counts were analysed using a negative binomial regression model with year as the main covariate. Many systems collected data from networks of 'centres', requiring the use of a multilevel negative binomial model. Some models made allowance for changes in compensation or reporting rules. RESULTS: Reports of contact dermatitis and asthma, conditions with shorter time between exposure to causal substances and OD, were consistently declining with only a few exceptions. For OD with physical causal exposures there was more variation between countries. Reported NIHL was increasing in Belgium, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands and decreasing elsewhere. Trends in CTS and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders varied widely within and between countries. CONCLUSIONS: This is the first direct comparison of trends in OD within Europe and is consistent with a positive impact of European initiatives addressing exposures relevant to asthma and contact dermatitis. Taking a more flexible approach allowed comparisons of surveillance data between and within countries without harmonisation of data collection methods.",
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T1 - Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012.

AU - Stocks, S Jill

AU - McNamee, Roseanne

AU - van der Molen, Henk F

AU - Paris, Christophe

AU - Urban, Pavel

AU - Campo, Giuseppe

AU - Sauni, Riitta

AU - Martínez Jarreta, Begoña

AU - Valenty, Madeleine

AU - Godderis, Lode

AU - Miedinger, David

AU - Jacquetin, Pascal

AU - Gravseth, Hans M

AU - Bonneterre, Vincent

AU - Telle-Lamberton, Maylis

AU - Bensefa-Colas, Lynda

AU - Faye, Serge

AU - Mylle, Godewina

AU - Wannag, Axel

AU - Samant, Yogindra

AU - Pal, Teake

AU - Scholz-Odermatt, Stefan

AU - Papale, Adriano

AU - Schouteden, Martijn

AU - Colosio, Claudio

AU - Mattioli, Stefano

AU - Agius, Raymond

PY - 2015/1/9

Y1 - 2015/1/9

N2 - OBJECTIVES: The European Union (EU) strategy for health and safety at work underlines the need to reduce the incidence of occupational diseases (OD), but European statistics to evaluate this common goal are scarce. We aim to estimate and compare changes in incidence over time for occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders across 10 European countries. METHODS: OD surveillance systems that potentially reflected nationally representative trends in incidence within Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland and the UK provided data. Case counts were analysed using a negative binomial regression model with year as the main covariate. Many systems collected data from networks of 'centres', requiring the use of a multilevel negative binomial model. Some models made allowance for changes in compensation or reporting rules. RESULTS: Reports of contact dermatitis and asthma, conditions with shorter time between exposure to causal substances and OD, were consistently declining with only a few exceptions. For OD with physical causal exposures there was more variation between countries. Reported NIHL was increasing in Belgium, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands and decreasing elsewhere. Trends in CTS and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders varied widely within and between countries. CONCLUSIONS: This is the first direct comparison of trends in OD within Europe and is consistent with a positive impact of European initiatives addressing exposures relevant to asthma and contact dermatitis. Taking a more flexible approach allowed comparisons of surveillance data between and within countries without harmonisation of data collection methods.

AB - OBJECTIVES: The European Union (EU) strategy for health and safety at work underlines the need to reduce the incidence of occupational diseases (OD), but European statistics to evaluate this common goal are scarce. We aim to estimate and compare changes in incidence over time for occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders across 10 European countries. METHODS: OD surveillance systems that potentially reflected nationally representative trends in incidence within Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland and the UK provided data. Case counts were analysed using a negative binomial regression model with year as the main covariate. Many systems collected data from networks of 'centres', requiring the use of a multilevel negative binomial model. Some models made allowance for changes in compensation or reporting rules. RESULTS: Reports of contact dermatitis and asthma, conditions with shorter time between exposure to causal substances and OD, were consistently declining with only a few exceptions. For OD with physical causal exposures there was more variation between countries. Reported NIHL was increasing in Belgium, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands and decreasing elsewhere. Trends in CTS and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders varied widely within and between countries. CONCLUSIONS: This is the first direct comparison of trends in OD within Europe and is consistent with a positive impact of European initiatives addressing exposures relevant to asthma and contact dermatitis. Taking a more flexible approach allowed comparisons of surveillance data between and within countries without harmonisation of data collection methods.

U2 - 10.1136/oemed-2014-102534

DO - 10.1136/oemed-2014-102534

M3 - Article

VL - 72

JO - Occup Environ Med

T2 - Occup Environ Med

JF - Occup Environ Med

SN - 1351-0711

IS - 4

ER -