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Laura Punnett

Laura Punnett
Professor Laura PunnettProfessor, Distinguished University Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentPublic Health
  • Phone(978) 934-3269
  • Fax(978) 452-5711
  • OfficeKitson Hall - 200
  • EmailLaura_Punnett@uml.edu

Research Interests

public health; ergonomics; occupational health; occupational ergonomics; epidemiology

healthcare; video display units; construction; manufacturing

Education

  • Other: Occupational Health; Epidemiology, (1985), Harvard School of Public Health - Cambridge, MA
  • MS: Occupational Health and Safety, (1982), Harvard School of Public Health - Cambridge, MA
  • BA: Medical Social Science/Issues in Women's Health, (1976), Hampshire College - Hampshire, Durham

Awards and Honors

  • University Professor (2013), Leadership - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • United States Presidential Scholar (1971), Scholarship/Research

Publications

  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Nannini, A.M. () "Work-Family Conflict, Sleep, and Mental Health of Nursing Assistants Working in Nursing Homes," Workplace Health & Safety
  • Kurowski, A., Gore, R., Roberts, Y., Kincaid, K.R., Punnett, L. (2017) "Injury rates before and after the implementation of a safe resident handling program in the long-term care sector," Safety Science 92: pp. 217–224
  • Lee, N., Sung, H., Kim, J., Punnett, L., Kim, S. (2017) "Perceived discrimination and low back pain among 28,532 workers in South Korea: Effect modification by labor union status," Social Science & Medicine
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Gore, R.J. (2017) "Predictors of low back pain in nursing home workers after implementation of a safe resident handling programme," Occupational and Environmental Medicine pp. oemed-2016-103930
  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., McEnany, G.P., Gore, R. (2016) "Contributing influences of work environment on sleep quantity and quality of nursing assistants in long-term care facilities: A cross-sectional study.," Geriatric Nursing (New York, N.Y.) 37:1 pp. 13-18
  • Dasgupta, P.S., Punnett, L., Moir, S., Kuhn, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2016) "Does drywall installers’ innovative idea reduce the ergonomic exposures of ceiling installation: A field case study," Applied ergonomics 55: pp. 183–193
  • Kurowski, A., Punnett, L. (2016) "Estimated and self-reported workloads and lower extremity symptoms for nurses and nursing assistants,"
  • Dugan, A.G., Farr, D.A., Namazi, S., Henning, R.A., Wallace, K.N., ElGhaziri, M., Punnett, L., Dussetschleger, J.L., Cherniack, M.G. (2016) "Process evaluation of two participatory approaches: Implementing total worker health® interventions in a correctional workforce.," American Journal Of Industrial Medicine 59:10 pp. 897 - 918
  • Lundin, A., Kjellberg, K., Leijon, O., Punnett, L., Hemmingsson, T. (2016) "The association between self-assessed future work ability and long-term sickness absence, disability pension and unemployment in a general working population: A 7-year follow-up study," Journal of occupational rehabilitation 26:2 pp. 195–203
  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Mawn, B., Gore, R. (2016) "Working Conditions and Mental Health of Nursing Staff in Nursing Homes.," Issues in Mental Health Nursing 37:7 pp. 485 - 492 doi: 10.3109/01612840.2016.1162884
  • Chin, W., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Kernan, L. (2016) "Workplace Predictors of Perceived Quality of Care in Nursing homes,"
  • Jørgensen, M.B., Villadsen, E., Burr, H., Punnett, L., Holtermann, A. (2016) "Does employee participation in workplace health promotion depend on the working environment? A cross-sectional study of Danish workers," BMJ Open 6:6 pp. e010516
  • Zhang, Y., Flum, M., Kotejoshyer, R., Fleishman, J.M., Henning, R., Punnett, L. (2016) "Workplace Participatory Occupational Health/Health Promotion Program: Facilitators and Barriers Observed in Three Nursing Homes," Journal of Gerontological Nursing 42:6 pp. 34-42
  • Sun, C., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L., Gallegan, C., Quinn, M.M. (2015) "Evaluation of Low-Tech Client Transfer Devices Used by Home Care Aides," 59:1 pp. 1264–1268
  • Dasgupta, P., Punnett, L., Moir, S., Kuhn, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2015) "Interventions to Reduce the Ergonomic Exposures of Drywall Installation," Procedia Manufacturing 3: pp. 4173-4180
  • Nobrega, S., Champagne, N.J., Abreu, M., Goldstein-Gelb, M., Montano, M., Lopez, I., Arevalo, J., Bruce, S., Punnett, L. (2015) "Obesity/Overweight and the Role of Working Conditions: A Qualitative, Participatory Investigation," Health Promotion Practice
  • Larsen, A.K., Holtermann, A., Mortensen, O.S., Punnett, L., Rod, M.H., Jørgensen, M.B. (2015) "Organizing workplace health literacy to reduce musculoskeletal pain and consequences," BMC nursing 14:1 pp. 46
  • Andersen, L.L., Proper, K.I., Punnett, L., Wynne, R., Persson, R., Wiezer, N. (2015) "Workplace health promotion and wellbeing," The Scientific World Journal 2015:
  • Zhang, Y., Flum, M., West, C., Punnett, L. (2015) "Assessing organizational readiness for a participatory occupational health/health promotion intervention in skilled nursing facilities," Health Promotion Practice 16:5 pp. 724-732
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C.J., Sama, S.R., Kriebel, D., Gore, R.J., Brouillette, N.M., Okyere, D., Sun, C., Punnett, L., others, . (2015) "Occupational health of home care aides: results of the safe home care survey," Occupational and environmental medicine pp. oemed–2015
  • Dropkin, J., Kim, H., Punnett, L., Wegman, D., Warren, N., Buchholz, B.O. (2015) "Effect of an office ergonomic randomised controlled trial among workers with neck and upper extremity pain.," Occupational and environmental medicine 72:1 pp. 6-14
  • Dasgupta, P.S., Fulmer, S., Jing, X., Punnett, L., Kuhn, S., Buchholz, B. (2014) "Assessing the ergonomic exposures for drywall workers," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 44:2 pp. 307-315
  • Vignoli, M., Punnett, L., Depolo, M. (2014) "How to measure safety training effectiveness? Towards a more reliable model to overcome evaluation issues in safety training," Chemical Engineering Transactions 36: pp. 67-72
  • Warren, N., Dussetschleger, J., Punnett, L., Cherniack, M.G. (2014) "Musculoskeletal Disorder Symptoms in Correction Officers Why Do They Increase Rapidly With Job Tenure?," Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society pp. 0018720814547569
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Kriebel, D., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Davis, L., Laramie, A., Brouillette, N., others, . (2014) "Quantifying Hazardous Occupational Exposures and Injuries in Home Care: Results from the Safe Home Care Survey," Occupational and environmental medicine 71:Suppl 1 pp. A39–A39
  • Kurowski, A., Buchholz, B., Punnett, L. (2014) "A physical workload index to evaluate a safe resident handling program for nursing home personnel," Human factors 56:4 pp. 669-683
  • Driscoll, T., Jacklyn, G., Orchard, J., Passmore, E., Vos, T., Freedman, G., Lim, S., Punnett, L. (2014) "The global burden of occupationally related low back pain: Estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study," Annals Rheum Diseases 73:6 pp. 978-981
  • Quinn, M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Kriebel, D., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Davis, L., Laramie, A., Brouillette, N., Okyere, D., Sun, C. (2014) "Quantifying hazardous occupational exposures and injuries in home care: results from the safe home care survey," Occupational and environmental medicine 71 Suppl 1: pp. A39
  • Mathiassen, S.E., Jackson, J.A., Punnett, L. (2014) "Statistical Performance of Observational Work Sampling for Assessment of Categorical Exposure Variables: A Simulation Approach Illustrated Using PATH Data," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 58:3 pp. 294-316
  • Punnett, L. (2014) "Musculoskeletal disorders and occupational exposures: how should we judge the evidence concerning the causal association?," Scandinavian journal of public health 42:13 Suppl pp. 49-58
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R.J. (2014) "Musculoskeletal Pain and Reported Workplace Assault: A Prospective Study of Clinical Staff in Nursing Homes," Human factors 56:1 pp. 215-227
  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Gore, R. (2014) "Relationships among employees’ working conditions, mental health, and intention to leave in nursing homes," Journal of Applied Gerontology 33:1 pp. 6-23
  • Qin, J., Kurowski, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2014) "The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers' compensation claims among nursing home workers.," BMC musculoskeletal disorders 15: pp. 29
  • Punnett, L., Warren, N., Henning, R., Nobrega, S., Cherniack, M. (2013) "Participatory ergonomics as a model for integrated programs to prevent chronic disease.," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 55:12 Suppl pp. S19-24
  • Gillespie, R., Herbert, R., Punnett, L. (2013) "Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Is there a gender differential, and if so, what does it mean?," Women and Health 2 pp. 613-628
  • Mehlum, I.S., Kristensen, P., Bo, K.V., Morten WÅ“rsted, ., Punnett, L. (2013) "Does the Threshold for Reporting Musculoskeletal Pain or the Probability of Attributing Work-Relatedness Vary by Socioeconomic Position or Sex?," Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine 55:8 pp. 901-909
  • Tremblay, P.A., Nobrega, S., Davis, L., Erck, E., Punnett, L. (2013) "Healthy workplaces? A survey of Massachusetts employers.," American journal of health promotion : AJHP 27:6 pp. 390-400
  • Lahiri, S., Latif, S., Punnett, L. (2013) "An economic analysis of a safe resident handling program in nursing homes," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 56:4 pp. 469-478
  • Holmberg, M.D., Flum, M., West, C., Zhang, Y., Qamili, S., Punnett, L. (2013) "Nursing assistants' dilemma: caregiver versus caretaker.," Hospital Topics 91:1 pp. 1-8
  • Kurowski, A., Boyer, J., Fulmer, S., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2012) "Changes in ergonomic exposures of nursing assistants after the introduction of a safe resident handling program in nursing homes," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 42:6 pp. 525-532
  • Vandergrift, J.L., Gold, J.E., Hanlon, A., Punnett, L. (2012) "Physical and psychosocial ergonomic risk factors for low back pain in automobile manufacturing workers," Occupational and environmental medicine 69:1 pp. 29-34
  • Jackson, J., Punnett, L., Mathiassen, S.E. (2012) "Statistical precision of categorical PATH observations of trunk posture," Work 41:SUPPL.1 pp. 5519-5521
  • Kurowski, A., Gore, R., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L. (2012) "Differences among nursing homes in outcomes of a safe resident handling program.," Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management 32:1 pp. 35-51
  • Choi, B., Kurowski, A., Bond, M.A., Baker, D., Clays, E., De Bacquer, D., Punnett, L. (2012) "Occupation-differential construct validity of the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ) psychological job demands scale with physical job demands items: a mixed methods research.," Ergonomics 55:4 pp. 425-39
  • Hagar, W., Punnett, H., Punnett, L., Govindjee, . (2011) "A tribute to Thomas Roosevelt Punnett, Jr. (1926-2008)," Photosynthesis Research pp. 1-7
  • Cherniack, M., Henning, R., Merchant, J.A., Punnett, L., Sorensen, G.R., Wagner, G. (2011) "Statement on national worklife priorities," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 54:1 pp. 10-20
  • Jacobs, K., Foley, G., Punnett, L., Hall, V., Gore, R., Brownson, E., Ansong, E., Markowitz, J., McKinnon, M., Steinberg, S., Ing, A. (2011) "University students' notebook computer use: Lessons learned using e-diaries to report musculoskeletal discomfort," Ergonomics 54:2 pp. 206-219
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Boyer, J. (2011) "Violence at the workplace increases the risk of musculoskeletal pain among nursing home workers," Occupational and environmental medicine 68:1 pp. 52-57
  • Tak, S., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L., Moir, S., Paquet, V., Fulmer, S., Marucci-Wellman, H., Wegman, D. (2011) "Physical ergonomic hazards in highway tunnel construction: overview from the Construction Occupational Health Program.," Applied ergonomics 42:5 pp. 665-71
  • Zhang, Y., Flum, M., Nobrega, S., Blais, L., Qamili, S., Punnett, L. (2011) "Work organization and health issues in long-term care centers.," Journal of gerontological nursing 37:5 pp. 32-40
  • Brunette, M., Smith, M.J., Punnett, L. (2011) "Perceptions of working and living conditions among industrial male and female workers in Peru," Work 38:3 pp. 211-223
  • Scott, P., J., M.B., J., M.S., Punnett, L. (2011) "Perceptions of working and living conditions among industrial male and female workers in Perú," Work 38:3 pp. 211-223
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Boyer, J. (2011) "Violence at the workplace increases the risk of musculoskeletal pain among nursing home workers.," Occupational and environmental medicine 68:1 pp. 52-7
  • Faghri, P.D., Kotejoshyer, R., Cherniack, M., Reeves, D., Punnett, L. (2010) "Assessment of a worksite health promotion readiness checklist," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 52:9 pp. 893-899
  • Nobrega, S., Champagne, N.J., Azaroff, L.S., Shetty, K., Punnett, L. (2010) "Barriers to workplace stress interventions in employee assistance practice: Eap perspectives," Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health 25:4 pp. 282-295
  • Azaroff, L.S., Champagne, N.J., Nobrega, S., Shetty, K., Punnett, L. (2010) "Getting to know you: Occupational health researchers investigate employee assistance professionals' approaches to workplace stress," Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health 25:4 pp. 296-319
  • Cherniack, M., Morse, T., Henning, R., Seidner, A., Punnett, L. (2010) "Health promotion site selection blues: Barriers to participation and implementation," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 52:6 pp. 626-634
  • Sembajwe, G., Cifuentes, M., Tak, S.W., Kriebel, D., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2010) "National income, self-reported wheezing and asthma diagnosis from the World Health Survey," European Respiratory Journal 35:2 pp. 279-286
  • Buchanan, S., Vossenas, P., Krause, N., Moriarty, J., Frumin, E., Shimek, J.A., Mirer, F., Orris, P., Punnett, L. (2010) "Occupational injury disparities in the US hotel industry," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 53:2 pp. 116-125
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Lombardi, D.A., Punnett, L. (2010) "Use of O*NET as a job exposure matrix: A literature review," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 53:9 pp. 898-914
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Boyer, J. (2010) "Violence at the workplace increases the risk of musculoskeletal pain among nursing home workers," Occupational and environmental medicine
  • Galizzi, M., MIESMAA, P., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2010) "Injured Workers Underreporting in the Health Care Industry: An Analysis Using Quantitative, Qualitative, and Observational Data," Industrial Relations 49:1 pp. 22-43
  • Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Henning, R., Morse, T., Faghri, P. (2009) "A conceptual framework for integrating workplace health promotion and occupational ergonomics programs.," Public health reports (Washington, D.C.: 1974) 124 Suppl 1: pp. 16-25
  • Choi, B., Bjorner, J.B., Ostergren, P.O., Clays, E., Houtman, I., Punnett, L., Rosengren, A., De Bacquer, D., Ferrario, M., Bilau, M., Karasek, R. (2009) "Cross-language differential item functioning of the job content questionnaire among European Countries: The JACE study," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 16:2 pp. 136-147
  • Park, J.K., Boyer, J., Tessler, J., Casey, J., Schemm, L., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2009) "Inter-rater reliability of PATH observations for assessment of ergonomic risk factors in hospital work," Ergonomics 52:7 pp. 820-829
  • Gold, J.E., D'Errico, A., Katz, J.N., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2009) "Specific and non-specific upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder syndromes in automobile manufacturing workers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 52:2 pp. 124-132
  • Won, E.J., Johnson, P.W., Punnett, L., Dennerlein, J.T. (2009) "Upper extremity biomechanics in computer tasks differ by gender," Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 19:3 pp. 428-436
  • Holcroft, C.A., Punnett, L. (2009) "Work environment risk factors for injuries in wood processing," Journal of Safety Research 40:4 pp. 247-255
  • Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Henning, R., Morse, T., Faghri, P. (2009) "A conceptual framework for integrating workplace health promotion and occupational ergonomics programs.," Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974) 124 Suppl 1: pp. 16-25
  • Boyer, J., Galizzi, M., Cifuentes, M., d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2009) "Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims.," American journal of industrial medicine 52:7 pp. 551-62
  • Boyer, J., Galizzi, M., Cifuentes, M., d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2009) "Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims.," American journal of industrial medicine 52:7 pp. 551-62
  • Tak, S., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L. (2009) "Variability in risk factors for knee injury in construction.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:2 pp. 113-20
  • Holcroft, C.A., Punnett, L. (2009) "Work environment risk factors for injuries in wood processing.," Journal of safety research 40:4 pp. 247-55
  • Choi, B., Kawakami, N., Chang, S., Koh, S., Bjorner, J., Punnett, L., Karasek, R. (2008) "A cross-national study on the multidimensional characteristics of the five-item psychological demands scale of the job content questionnaire," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 15:2 pp. 120-132
  • Perreault, N., Brisson, C., Dionne, C.E., Montreuil, S., Punnett, L. (2008) "Agreement between a self-administered questionnaire on musculoskeletal disorders of the neck-shoulder region and a physical examination," BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 9:
  • MacDonald, L.A., H?renstam, A., Warren, N.D., Punnett, L. (2008) "Incorporating work organisation into occupational health research: An invitation for dialogue," Occupational and environmental medicine 65:1 pp. 1-3
  • D'Errico, A., Punnett, L., Gold, J.E., Gore, R. (2008) "JCQ scale reliability and responsiveness to changes in manufacturing process," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51:2 pp. 138-147
  • Miranda, H., Viikari-Juntura, E., Punnett, L., Riihim?ki, H. (2008) "Occupational loading, health behavior and sleep disturbance as predictors of low-back pain," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 34:6 pp. 411-419
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Viikari-Juntura, E., Heli?vaara, M., Knekt, P. (2008) "Physical work and chronic shoulder disorder. Results of a prospective population-based study," Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 67:2 pp. 218-223
  • Cifuentes, M., Sembajwe, G., Tak, S., Gore, R., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L. (2008) "The association of major depressive episodes with income inequality and the human development index.," Social science & medicine (1982) 67:4 pp. 529-39
  • Buchholz, B.O., Park, J.S., Gold, J.E., Punnett, L. (2008) "Subjective ratings of upper extremity exposures: inter-method agreement with direct measurement of exposures.," Ergonomics 51:7 pp. 1064-77
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Gore, R., d'Errico, A., Scollin, P., Tessler, J., Lerner, D., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2008) "Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers.," American journal of industrial medicine 51:4 pp. 281-9
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Gore, R., d'Errico, A., Scollin, P., Tessler, J., Lerner, D., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2008) "Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers.," American journal of industrial medicine 51:4 pp. 281-9
  • d'Errico, A., Punnett, L., Gold, J.E., Gore, R. (2008) "JCQ scale reliability and responsiveness to changes in manufacturing process.," American journal of industrial medicine 51:2 pp. 138-47
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Viikari-Juntura, E., Heliövaara, M., Knekt, P. (2008) "Physical work and chronic shoulder disorder. Results of a prospective population-based study.," Annals of the rheumatic diseases 67:2 pp. 218-23
  • Choi, B., Kawakami, N., Chang, S., Koh, S., Bjorner, J., Punnett, L., Karasek, R.A. (2008) "A cross-national study on the multidimensional characteristics of the five-item psychological demands scale of the Job Content Questionnaire.," International journal of behavioral medicine 15:2 pp. 120-32
  • Baron, S., Bond, M.A., Cazeca, D., Daniel, S., Kalaja, A., Markkanen, P., Punnett, L., Tsurikova, L. (2007) "Expanding our understanding of the psychosocial work environment : a compendium of measures of discrimination, harassment and work-family issues / developed for the NORA Special Populations at Risk Team by the Center for Women & Work, University of Massachusetts Lowell: Meg A. Bond, Alketa Kalaja, Pia Markkanen Dianne Cazeca, Sivan Daniel, Lana Tsurikova, Laura Punnett ; NIOSH editor: Sherry Baron," Cincinnati, OH] : Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2007
  • D'Errico, A., Punnett, L., Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Tessler, J., Gore, R., Scollin, P., Slatin, C. (2007) "Hospital injury rates in relation to socioeconomic status and working conditions," Occupational and environmental medicine 64:5 pp. 325-333
  • d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Gold, J.E., Park, J.S., Punnett, L. (2007) "Medium- and long-term reproducibility of self-reported exposure to physical ergonomics factors at work," Applied Ergonomics 38:2 pp. 167-175
  • Wallace, R.F., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H., Amoroso, P.J. (2007) "Prior heat illness hospitalization and risk of early death," Environmental research 104:2 pp. 290-295
  • Myers, D.J., Kriebel, D., Karasek, R., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H. (2007) "The social distribution of risk at work: Acute injuries and physical assaults among healthcare workers working in a long-term care facility," Social Science and Medicine 64:4 pp. 794-806
  • Tak, S., Punnett, L., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2007) "Estimation of compressive forces on lumbar spine from categorical posture data.," Ergonomics 50:12 pp. 2082-94
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Gore, R., d'Errico, A., Tessler, J., Scollin, P., Lerner, D., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2007) "Inter-method agreement between O*NET and survey measures of psychosocial exposure among healthcare industry employees.," American journal of industrial medicine 50:7 pp. 545-53
  • d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Gold, J.E., Park, J.S., Punnett, L. (2007) "Medium- and long-term reproducibility of self-reported exposure to physical ergonomics factors at work.," Applied ergonomics 38:2 pp. 167-75
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Katz, J.N. (2006) "Pressure pain thresholds and musculoskeletal morbidity in automobile manufacturing workers," International archives of occupational and environmental health 79:2 pp. 128-134
  • Wallace, R.F., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H., Wenger, C., Gardner, J.W., Kark, J.A. (2006) "Risk factors for recruit exertional heat illness by gender and training period," Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 77:4 pp. 415-421
  • Punnett, L. (2006) "Socioeconomic differences in severe back morbidity," Occupational and environmental medicine 63:6 pp. 369-370
  • Fingerhut, M., Nelson, D.I., Driscoll, T., Concha-Barrientos, M., Steenland, K., Punnett, L., Prüss-Ustün, A., Leigh, J., Corvalan, C., Eijkemans, G., Takala, J. (2006) "The contribution of occupational risks to the global burden of disease: Summary and next steps," Medicina del Lavoro 97:2 pp. 313-321
  • Miranda, H., Gold, J.E., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2006) "Recall of prior musculoskeletal pain.," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 32:4 pp. 294-9
  • Punnett, L. (2006) "Socioeconomic differences in severe back morbidity.," Occupational and environmental medicine 63:6 pp. 369-70
  • Punnett, L. (2006) "Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: is the burden equitably distributed?," La Medicina del lavoro 97:2 pp. 182-3
  • Gold, J.E., Park, J.S., Punnett, L. (2006) "Work routinization and implications for ergonomic exposure assessment.," Ergonomics 49:1 pp. 12-27
  • Fingerhut, M., Driscoll, T., Nelson, D.I., Concha-Barrientos, M., Punnett, L., Pruss-Ustun, A., Steenland, K., Leigh, J., Corvalan, C. (2005) "Contribution of occupational risk factors to the global burden of disease - A summary of findings," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, Supplement 1 pp. 58-61
  • Beaton, D.E., Wright, J.G., Katz, J.N., Amadio, P., Bombardier, C., Cole, D., Davis, A., Hudak, P., Marx, R., Hawker, G., Makela, M., Punnett, L. (2005) "Development of the QuickDASH: COmparison of three item-reduction approaches," Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A 87:5 pp. 1038-1046
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Wegman, D.H. (2005) "Digital vibration threshold testing and ergonomic stressors in automobile manufacturing workers: A cross-sectional assessment," Ergonomics 48:1 pp. 66-77
  • Forde, M.S., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H. (2005) "Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in union ironworkers," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2:4 pp. 203-212
  • Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2005) "Reliable exposure assessment strategies for physical ergonomics stressors in construction and other non-routinized work," Ergonomics 48:9 pp. 1200
  • Wallace, R.F., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H., Wenger, C.B., Gardner, J.W., Gonzalez, R.R. (2005) "The effects of continuous hot weather training on risk of exertional heat illness," Medicine and science in sports and exercise 37:1 pp. 84-90
  • Nelson, D.I., Concha-Barrientos, M., Driscoll, T., Steenland, K., Fingerhut, M., Punnett, L., Pr?ss-?st?n, A., Leigh, J., Corvalan, C. (2005) "The global burden of selected occupational diseases and injury risks: Methodology and summary," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 48:6 pp. 400-418
  • Punnett, L., Prüss-Ustün, A., Nelson, D.I., Fingerhut, M.A., Leigh, J., Tak, S., Phillips, S. (2005) "Estimating the global burden of low back pain attributable to combined occupational exposures.," American journal of industrial medicine 48:6 pp. 459-69
  • Myers, D., Kriebel, D., Karasek, R.A., Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2005) "Injuries and Assaults in a Long-Term Psychiatric Care Facility," AAOHN Journal 53:11 pp. 489
  • Forde, M.S., Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2005) "Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in union ironworkers.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 2:4 pp. 203-12
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Wegman, D. (2005) "Digital vibration threshold testing and ergonomic stressors in automobile manufacturing workers: a cross-sectional assessment.," Ergonomics 48:1 pp. 66-77
  • Bond, M.A., Punnett, L., Pyle, J.L., Cazeca, D., Cooperman, M. (2004) "Gendered Work Conditions, Health, and Work Outcomes," Journal of occupational health psychology 9:1 pp. 28-45
  • Piedrahita, H., Punnett, L., Shahnavaz, H. (2004) "Musculoskeletal symptoms in cold exposed and non-cold exposed workers," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 34:4 pp. 271-278
  • Punnett, L. (2004) "Work related neck pain: How important is it, and how should we understand its causes?," Occupational and environmental medicine 61:12 pp. 954-955
  • Wellman, H., Davis, L., Punnett, L., Dewey, R. (2004) "Work-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (WR-CTS) in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: Source of WR-CTS, Outcomes, and Employer Intervention Practices," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 45:2 pp. 139-152
  • Punnett, L., Gold, J., Katz, J.N., Gore, R., Wegman, D. (2004) "Ergonomic stressors and upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in automobile manufacturing: a one year follow up study.," Occupational and environmental medicine 61:8 pp. 668-74
  • Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2004) "Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: the epidemiologic evidence and the debate.," Journal of electromyography and kinesiology : official journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology 14:1 pp. 13-23
  • Bond, M.A., Punnett, L., Pyle, J.L., Cazeca, D., Cooperman, M. (2004) "Gendered work conditions, health, and work outcomes.," Journal of occupational health psychology 9:1 pp. 28-45
  • Messing, K., Punnett, L., Bond, M., Alexanderson, K., Pyle, J., Zahm, S., Wegman, D., Stock, S.R., De Grosbois, S. (2003) "Be the fairest of them all: Challenges and recommendations for the treatment of gender in occupational health research," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 43:6 pp. 618-629
  • Morse, T., Punnett, L., Warren, N., Dillon, C., Warren, A. (2003) "The relationship of unions to prevalence and claim filing for work-related upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 44:1 pp. 83-93
  • Moir, S., Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B.O., Wegman, D. (2003) "Making sense of highway construction: a taxonomic framework for ergonomic exposure assessment and intervention research.," Applied occupational and environmental hygiene 18:4 pp. 256-267
  • Fulmer, S., Punnett, L., Slingerland, D.T., Earle-Richardson, G. (2002) "Ergonomic exposures in apple harvesting: preliminary observations.," American journal of industrial medicine Suppl 2: pp. 3-9
  • Forde, M.S., Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2002) "Pathomechanisms of work-related musculoskeletal disorders: conceptual issues.," Ergonomics 45:9 pp. 619-30
  • MacDonald, L.A., Karasek, R.A., Punnett, L., Scharf, T. (2001) "Covariation between workplace physical and psychosocial stressors: Evidence and implications for occupational health research and prevention," Ergonomics 44:7 pp. 696-718
  • Bildt, C., Alfredsson, L., Punnett, L., Theobald, H., Torg?n, M., Wikman, A. (2001) "Effects of drop out in a longitudinal study of musculoskeletal disorders," Occupational and environmental medicine 58:3 pp. 194-199
  • Volinn, E., Punnett, L. (2001) "Point of view," Spine 26:17 pp. 1902-1903
  • Bonde, J.P., Kolstad, H., Punnett, L., Fine, L.J. (2001) "Study on postural stress and shoulder disorders (multiple letters)," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 27:1 pp. 82-83
  • Davis, L., Wellman, H., Punnett, L. (2001) "Surveillance of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: A report from the Massachusetts sentinel event notification system for occupational risks (SENSOR)," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 39:1 pp. 58-71
  • Paquet, V.L., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B. (2001) "Validity of fixed-interval observations for postural assessment in construction work," Applied Ergonomics 32:3 pp. 215-224
  • Punnett, L., Fine, L.J. (2001) "Study on postural stress and shoulder disorders," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 27:1 pp. 82
  • Punnett, L., Warren, N., Henning, R., Nobrega, S., Cherniack, M., Punnett, L., Herbert, R. (2000) "Participatory ergonomics as a model for integrated programs to prevent chronic disease," Women and Health 55:12 pp. S19; 474-S24; 492
  • Punnett, L. (2000) "Commentary on the scientific basis of the proposed occupational safety and health administration ergonomics program standard," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 42:10 pp. 970-981
  • Bildt, C., Alfredsson, L., Michlsen, H., Punnett, L., Vingrd, E., TorgBildt, C., Alfredsson, L., Mich?lsen, H., Punnett, L., Ving?rd, E., Torg?n, M., ?hman, A., Kilbom, ?. (2000) "Occupational and nonoccupational risk indicators for incident and chronic low back pain in a sample of the Swedish general population during a 4-year period: An influence of depression?," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 7:4 pp. 372-392n, M., hman, A., Kilbom, . (2000) "Occupational and nonoccupational risk indicators for incident and chronic low back pain in a sample of the Swedish general population during a 4-year period: An influence of depression?," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 7:4 pp. 372-392
  • Thorbjrnsson, C.B., Alfredsson, L., Fredriksson, K., Michlsen, H., Punnett, L., Vingrd, E., Torgn, M., Kilbom, A. (2000) "Physical and psychosocial factors related to low back pain during a 24- year period: A nested case-control analysis," Spine 25:3 pp. 369-375
  • Fredriksson, K., Alfredsson, L., Thorbjrnsson, C.B., Punnett, L., Toomingas, A., Torgn, M., Kilbom, ?. (2000) "Risk factors for neck and shoulder disorders: A nested case - Control study covering a 24-year period," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 38:5 pp. 516-528
  • Punnett, L., Fine, L.J., Monroe Keyserling, W., Herrin, G.D., Chaffin, D.B. (2000) "Shoulder disorders and postural stress in automobile assembly work," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 26:4 pp. 283-291
  • Punnett, L., van der Beek, A.J. (2000) "A comparison of approaches to modeling the relationship between ergonomic exposures and upper extremity disorders.," American journal of industrial medicine 37:6 pp. 645-55
  • Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B.O. (1999) "An evaluation of manual materials handling in highway construction work," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 24: pp. 431-444
  • Brisson, C., Montreuil, S., Punnett, L. (1999) "Effects of an ergonomic training program on workers with video display units," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 25:3 pp. 255-263
  • Pan, C.S., Gardner, L.I., Landsittel, D.P., Hendricks, S.A., Chiou, S.S., Punnett, L. (1999) "Ergonomic exposure assessment: An application of the PATH systematic observation method to retail workers," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 5:2 pp. 79-87
  • Burt, S., Punnett, L. (1999) "Evaluation of interrater reliability for posture observations in a field study," Applied Ergonomics 30:2 pp. 121-135
  • Davis, A.M., Beaton, D.E., Hudak, P., Amadio, P., Bombardier, C., Cole, D., Hawker, G., Katz, J.N., Makela, M., Marx, R.G., Punnett, L., Wright, J.G. (1999) "Measuring disability of the upper extremity: A rationale supporting the use of a regional outcome measure," Journal of Hand Therapy 12:4 pp. 269-274
  • Punnett, L., Bergqvist, U. (1999) "Musculoskeletal disorders in visual display unit work: gender and work demands.," Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 14:1 pp. 113-124
  • Torgn, M., Punnett, L., Alfredsson, L., Kilbom, A. (1999) "Physical capacity in relation to present and past physical load at work: A study of 484 men and women aged 41 to 58 years," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 36:3 pp. 388-400
  • Punnett, L., Bergqvist, U. (1999) "Musculoskeletal disorders in visual display unit work: gender and work demands.," Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 14:1 pp. 113-24, iv
  • Punnett, L. (1999) "The costs of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in automotive manufacturing.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 9:4 pp. 403-26
  • Katz, J.N., Lew, R.A., Bessette, L., Punnett, L., Fossel, A.H., Mooney, N., Keller, R.B. (1998) "Prevalence and predictors of long-term work disability due to carpal tunnel syndrome," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 33:6 pp. 543-550
  • Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B. (1998) "Validity study of fixed-interval observations for the assessment of body postures during construction work," Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2: pp. 945-949
  • Punnett, L. (1998) "Ergonomic stressors and upper extremity disorders in vehicle manufacturing: cross sectional exposure-response trends.," Occupational and environmental medicine 55:6 pp. 414-20
  • Moure-Eraso, R., Wilcox, M., Punnett, L., MacDonald, L., Levenstein, C. (1997) "Back to the future: Sweatshop conditions on the Mexico-U.S. Border. II. Occupational health impact of maquiladora industrial activity," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:5 pp. 587-599
  • Katz, J.N., Keller, R.B., Fossel, A.H., Punnett, L., Bessette, L., Simmons, B.P., Mooney, N. (1997) "Predictors of return to work following carpal tunnel release," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:1 pp. 85-91
  • Katz, J.N., Bessette, L., Punnett, L., Keller, R.B. (1997) "RE: Predictors of return to work following carpal tunnel release," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 32:3 pp. 322
  • Moure-Eraso, R., Wilcox, M., Punnett, L., MacDonald, L., Levenstein, C. (1997) "Back to the future: sweatshop conditions on the Mexico-U.S. border. II. Occupational health impact of maquiladora industrial activity.," American journal of industrial medicine 31:5 pp. 587-99
  • Punnett, L. (1996) "Adjusting for the healthy worker selection effect in cross-sectional studies," International journal of epidemiology 25:5 pp. 1068-1076
  • Armstrong, T., Buckle, P., Fine, L., Hagberg, M., Sweeney, M.H., Kilbom, A., Lubli, T., Punnett, L., Sjgaard, G., Viikeri-Juntura, E., Silverstein, B. (1996) "Can some upper extremity disorders be defined as work-related?," The Journal of hand surgery 21:4 pp. 727-729
  • Hudak, P.L., Amadio, P.C., Bombardier, C., Beaton, D., Cole, D., Davis, A., Hawker, G., Katz, J.N., Makela, M., Marx, R.G., Punnett, L., Wright, J. (1996) "Erratum: Development of an upper extremity outcome measure: The DASH (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand) (American Journal of Industrial Medicine (1996) 29:6 (602-608))," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 30:3 pp. 602-608
  • Egilman, D., Punnett, L., Hjelm, E.W., Welch, L. (1996) "Evidence for work-related musculoskeletal disorders.," Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 38:11 pp. 1079-1080
  • Kilbom, ., Armstrong, T., Buckle, P., Fine, L., Hagberg, M., Haring-Sveeney, M., Martin, B., Punnett, L., Silverstein, B., Sjgaard, G., Theorell, T., Viikari-Juntura, E. (1996) "Musculoskeletal disorders: Work-related risk factors and prevention," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 2:3 pp. 239-246
  • Katz, J.N., Punnett, L., Simmons, B.P., Fossel, A.H., Mooney, N., Keller, R.B. (1996) "Workers' compensation recipients with carpal tunnel syndrome: The validity of self-reported health measures," American Journal of Public Health 86:1 pp. 52-56
  • Punnett, L. (1996) "Adjusting for the healthy worker selection effect in cross-sectional studies.," International journal of epidemiology 25:5 pp. 1068-76
  • Hudak, P.L., Amadio, P.C., Bombardier, C., Beaton, D., Cole, D., Davis, A., Hawker, G., Katz, J.N., Makela, M., Marx, R.G., Punnett, L., Wright, J. (1996) "Development of an upper extremity outcome measure: The DASH (disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and head)," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 29:6 pp. 602
  • Buchholz, B.O., Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Lee, D., Moir, S. (1996) "PATH: a work sampling-based approach to ergonomic job analysis for construction and other non-repetitive work.," Applied ergonomics 27:3 pp. 177-187
  • Schneider, S., Punnett, L., Cook, T.M. (1995) "Ergonomics: applying what we know.," Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 10:2 pp. 385-394
  • Moure-Eraso, R., Wilcox, M., Punnett, L., Copeland, L., Levenstein, C. (1994) "Back to the future: sweatshop conditions on the Mexico-U.S. border. I. Community health impact of maquiladora industrial activity.," American journal of industrial medicine 25:3 pp. 311-24
  • Park, R.M., Maizlish, N.A., Punnett, L., Moure-Eraso, R., Silverstein, M.A. (1991) "A comparison of PMRs and SMRs as estimators of occupational mortality," Epidemiology 2:1 pp. 49-59
  • Keyserling, W.M., Armstrong, T.J., Punnett, L. (1991) "Ergonomic job analysis: A structured approach for identifying risk factors associated with overexertion injuries and disorders," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 6:5 pp. 353-363
  • Punnett, L., Fine, L.J., Keyserling, W.M., Herrin, G.D., Chaffin, D.B. (1991) "Back disorders and nonneutral trunk postures of automobile assembly workers," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 17:5 pp. 337
  • Kriebel, D., Wegman, D.H., Moure-Eraso, R., Punnett, L. (1990) "Limitations of meta-analysis: Cancer in the petroleum industry," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 17:2 pp. 269-271
  • Armstrong, T.J., Punnett, L., Ketner, P. (1989) "Subjective worker assessments of hand tools used in automobile assembly," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 50:12 pp. 639-645
  • Punnett, L., Marbury, M. (1989) "Re: occupational Working Conditions and Preterm Birth: a Reliable Scoring System," American Journal of Epidemiology 129:2 pp. 451
  • Eller, S.W., Levenstein, C., Tuminaro, D., Boardman, B., Greaves, I., Landrigan, P., Lessin, N., Needleman, C., Orris, P., Punnett, L., Quinn, M., Richardson, C., Shor, G., Sparer, J. (1988) "Occupational safety and health legislative agenda, 1989. Council on Occupational and Environmental Health, National Association for Public Health Policy," Journal of public health policy 9:4 pp. 544-555
  • Punnett, L., Boden, L.I. (1988) "Strengthening occupational safety and health enforcement," Journal of public health policy 9:3 pp. 327-330
  • Keyserling, W.M., Punnett, L., Fine, L.J. (1988) "Trunk posture and back pain: Identification and control of occupational risk factors," Applied Industrial Hygiene 3:3 pp. 87-92
  • Punnett, L., Keyserling, W.M. (1987) "Exposure to ergonomic stressors in the garment industry: application and critique of job-site work analysis methods.," Ergonomics 30:7 pp. 1099-1116
  • Quinn, M.M., Punnett, L., Christiani, D.C., Levenstein, C., Wegman, D.H. (1987) "Modernization and trends in occupational health and safety in the People's Republic of China 1981-1986.," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 12:5 pp. 499-506
  • Punnett, L. (1987) "Upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in hospital workers.," The Journal of hand surgery 12:5 Pt 2 pp. 858-62
  • Punnett, L., Robins, J.M., Wegman, D.H., Keyserling, W.M. (1985) "Soft tissue disorders in the upper limbs of female garment workers,"
  • Boden, L.I., Hall, J.A., Levenstein, C., Punnett, L. (1984) "The impact of health and safety committees. A study based on survey, interview and occupational safety and health administration data," Journal of Occupational Medicine 26:11 pp. 829-834

Presentations

  • Outcomes of a Nursing Home Safe Resident Handling Program, December 2011 - Buffalo, NY
  • Socioeconomic Disparities in Health: The Role of Working Conditions, May 2011 - G_vle, Sweden
  • Workplace Health: Who's Taking Care of Health Care Workers? - New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Annual Conference, December 2010 - Newton, MA
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW): A Conceptual Framework for Combining Occupational Ergonomics with Workplace Health Promotion., September 2010 - Karolinska Hospital - Huddinge, Sweden
  • The Role of Working Conditions in the SES Gradient of Musculoskeletal Disorders, February 2010 - Helsinki, Finland
  • Socioeconomic Disparities in Health and in Occupational Exposures: Relevance for Workplace Health Promotion and Protection Programs - NORA Symposium, June 2007 - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
  • Inequitable Distribution of Workplace Risks: Insights from Studying Musculoskeletal Disorders - American Occupational Health Conference, May 2007 - New Orleans, LA
  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Men and Women: Is the Burden Equitably Distributed? - 28th International Congress on Occupational Health, June 2006 - Milan, Italy
  • Gender, Work Organization, and Health - NORA Organization of Work Women's Health Expert Panel Meeting, December 2004 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Work Organization: Contextual Exposure Assessment for Occupational Health Epidemiology - x2004 - Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology and Practice, June 2004 - Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Occupational Health and Safety in Highway Construction, June 2000 - Lindholmen, G_teborg, Sweden
  • Physical and Psychosocial Risk Factors for Work-Related Myalgia: Epidemiologic Findings - Neuromuscular Mechanisms Behind Work-Related Myalgia, February 2000 - Brussels, Belgium
  • Work at Video Display Units and Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders, November 1998 - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Development of an Exposure Index for Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders, April 1996 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Epidemiology of Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders in Computer Keyboard Operation - International Conference on Occupational Disorders of the Upper Extremities, December 1994 - San Francisco, CA
  • Overview of Ergonomic Health Hazards in the Apparel Industry - Moving Towards a Safer and More Productive Workplace, April 1992 - New York, NY
  • Ergonomic Hazards - Are They a Working Women's Issue? - Safety and Health and the Working Woman, October 1991 - Westbury, NY
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders and Ergonomic Stressors in the Retail Meat Industry - Symposium on Occupational Disorders of the Upper Extremities, March 1990 - Ann Arbor, MI
  • The Epidemiology of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders - OSHA New England Region, Annual Meeting of Area Directors and Supervisors, February 1990 - Hyannis, MA
  • Occupational Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders, August 1989 - Bogotˆ, Colombia
  • The Effects of New Technologies on the Workplace - New Technologies in Established Industries: Lessons in Hazard Management, May 1988 - Worcester, MA
  • Women Taking Charge: Reducing Workplace Health Risks - Redesigning the Workplace, February 1988 - Washington, D.C.
  • The Epidemiology of the Health of Women Garment Workers and Assessment of the "Healthy Worker Effect", May 1986 - Qu_bec, P.Q.

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2013), -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • National Healthy Worksite Program (2011), Contract - CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2012), -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Assistance with Return to Work Research (2007), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2011), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Predictors of Functional Limitations Related to Musculoskeletal Pain in Clinical (2011), - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2010), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Incentivized Worksite Weight Loss Program in the Nursing Home Sector (2009), - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2009), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Ctr for the Promotion of Health in The New England Workplace (2008), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Exposure Assessment of Healthcare Industry Employees: inter-method agreement of u (2008), Grant - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Investigator: Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety Graduate Training (1991), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Development of an Ergonomic Exposure Matrix (2006), Grant - NIH-NATL INST OF ENVIR HEALTH SCIENCES
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • PI: Ergonomics Program Development Assistance (1995), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • PI:Work Sampling Survey of Construction Workers in Boston, MA, Construction Project (1994), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Investigator: Characterization of Health and Safety Hazards in the Boston Central Artery/Harbor Tunnel Construction Project (1992), Grant - Mass. General Hospital/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Investigator: Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders among Carpenters and Related Construction Workers (1992), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • PI: Ergonomic Stressors and Surveillance in Automotive Manufacturing (1990), Grant - UAW-Chrysler Joint National Committee on Health and Safety
  • PI:Case-Control Study of Sawmill Injuries in Maine (1990), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Investigator: Ambulatory Monitoring of Uterine Contractions during Exertions (1989), Grant - March of Dimes
  • PI: A Longitudinal Study of Musculoskeletal Disorders (1989), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • PI: Epidemiologic Study of Sawmill Injuries in Maine (1989), Grant - Centers for Disease Control, Injury Prevention and Control Program
  • Co-PI: Center for Skill-based Automation Documentation, Dissemination, and Technical Assistance (1988), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • PI: Production Process Design and Flexible Skills Development (1989), Grant - Univ. of Lowell. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Massachusetts
  • Investigator: Ergonomic Exposures and Pregnancy Outcomes (1987), Grant - March of Dimes
  • PI: Reducing Musculo-skeletal Injuries in the Retail Meat Industry (1986), Grant - United Food and Commercial Workers
  • Investigator: Data on Risk Factors for Cumulative Trauma Disorders (1987), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health