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Associations between heat stress and occupational injury among Thai workers: findings of the Thai Cohort Study

Tawatsupa, Benjawan; Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Kjellstrom, Tord; Berecki-Gisolf, Janneke; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian


Global warming will increase heat stress at home and at work. Few studies have addressed the health consequences in tropical low and middle income settings such as Thailand. We report on the association between heat stress and workplace injury among workers enrolled in the large national Thai Cohort Study in 2005 (N=58,495). We used logistic regression to relate heat stress and occupational injury separately for males and females, adjusting for covariate effects of age, income, education,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Industrial Health
DOI: 10.2486/indhealth.2012-0138
Access Rights: Open Access


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