1. Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the “Health and Work Questionnaire” and Association of its Subscales with Work-Related Musculoskeletal Symptoms among Office Workers

Hadi Daneshmandi; Alireza Choobineh; Haleh Ghaem; Anahita Fakherpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 100-107

Abstract
  Background: For an organization to be successful, the productivity of its employees is of vital importance.This study aimed to: 1) translate and examine the psychometric properties of the Health and Work Questionnaire (HWQ) among Iranian office workers, and 2) Determine the association between six subscales ...  Read More

2. An index developed for the assessment of occupational health and safety at workplace: A field study in a heavy automotive industry in the northwest of Iran

Amin Jafari; Alireza Choobineh; Mehdi Jahangiri; Sareh Keshavarzi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 86-93

Abstract
  Background: Most workers are exposed to a variety of hazards in their workplace. Devising a comprehensive checklist and developing an index for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) assessment could be useful. This study was conducted in a heavy automotive company with the aim of developing and validating ...  Read More

3. Relationship Between Occupational Stress Dimensions and Sickness Absence Among a Gas Company Employees

Rezvan Zare; Alireza Choobineh; Sareh Keshavarzi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 115-120

Abstract
  Background: Working conditions have considerably changed and exposure to psychosocial risk factors, particularly occupational stress, has recently had an increasing trend. Studies have shown that sickness absence was the worst outcome of occupational stress. The present study aimed to assess the relationship ...  Read More

4. Assessment of Manual Material Lifting and Comparison of Oral and Booklet Training Intervention for Improvement of Working Conditions in a Porcelain Production Industry: A Randomized Controlled Trial

alireza besharati; Ali Ghanbari; Alireza Choobineh; Seyed Hamidreza Tabatabaee; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 101-106

Abstract
  Background: Proper training on how to correctly handle loads is one key point for prevention of low back disorders. This study was conducted with the objectives of assessing manual material lifting activities and comparing two methods of training intervention in a porcelain company. Methods: In this ...  Read More

5. A Comparative Assessment of Manual Load Lifting Using NIOSH Equation and WISHA Index Methods in Industrial Workers of Shiraz City

Naeimeh Asadi; Alireza Choobineh; Sareh Keshavarzi; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 8-12

Abstract
  Background: Manual load lifting is the most common and stressful activity that imposes high biomechanical pressures on the body, particularly on the back. Diverse studies have shown that load lifting can cause work-related musculoskeletal disorders among workers. This study was conducted to assess manual ...  Read More

6. Comparison of Job Stress Dimensions in Iranian Nurses with Those from other Countries Based on the Demand-Control-Support Model

Mostafa Barzideh; Alireza Choobineh; Hamidreza Tabatabaee

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 66-71

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  Background: Evidence shows that job stress potentially has adverse effect on individuals’ health and organizational productivity. It has, therefore, become an important issue in the occupational health context. The aims of this study were to investigate job stress dimensions among nurses of Shiraz ...  Read More

7. The Relationship between Mercury Exposure and Psychological Health Status of Dentists

Alireza Choobineh; Masoud Neghab; Reza Rostami; Jafar Hassan Zadeh; Esmaeel Soleimani; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 27-32

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  AbstractBackground/Objective: This study was undertaken to addresspsychological health effects of dentists’ exposure to low ambientlevels of mercury.Methods: One hundred and six dentists and 94 generalpractitioners were randomly selected from clinics in Shiraz city,Iran. Subjects were asked to complete ...  Read More

8. Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Assessment of Working Conditions in an Iranian Petrochemical Industry

Alireza Choobineh; Hadi Daneshmandi; Shahed Asadi; Shahram Ahmadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 33-40

Abstract
  Background/Objective: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of occupational injuries. This study was conducted with the objectives of determination of prevalence rate of MSDs and ergonomics assessment of the risk of MSDs among workers of a petrochemical company. Methods: ...  Read More