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Peer Reviewed Publications

Swanberg J., Clouser, J., Bush, A., Gan, W. (2017). Associations of Work Stress, Supervisor Unfairness, and Supervisor Inability to Speak Spanish with Occupational Injury among Latino Farmworkers. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. doi : 10.1007/s10903-017-0617-1

Cruz, Y., Bunn, S., Hanner, N., Slavova, S. (2017). Characterization of Foreign-Born vs. Native-Born Worker Fatalities in Kentucky, 2001–2014. J Immigrant Minority Health. doi:10.1007/s10903-017-0550-3 [PDF]


Chandler, M. D., Bunn, T. L., & Slavova, S. (2017). Narrative and quantitative analyses of workers' compensation-covered injuries in short-haul vs. long-haul trucking. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot, 24(1), 120-130. doi:10.1080/17457300.2016.1170041.


Brinker, K., Jacobs, T., Shire, J., Bunn, T., Chalmers, J., Dang, G., … Funk, R. (2015). Fatal Work-Related Injuries: Southeastern United States, 2008-2011. Workplace Health & Safety. http://doi.org/10.1177/2165079915607873

Beggs, J. A., Slavova, S., & Bunn, T. L. (2015). Patterns of pneumoconiosis mortality in Kentucky: Analysis of death certificate data. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 58, 1075–1082. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22511

Slavova, S., & Bunn, T. L. (2015). Work-related concussion surveillance. American Journal of Industrial
Medicine
, 58, 40–45. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22396

Bunn, T., Bush, A., Slavova, S. (2014). Drug Overdose Deaths by Specific Employment Industry, Occupation, and Drug Type. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 112(8), 201-211.

Bunn, T. L., Slavova, S., & Bernard, A. C. (2014). Work-related injuries in a state trauma registry: relationship between industry and drug screening. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 77, 280–5. http://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000000303

Bunn, T., Slavova, S., & Robertson, M. (2013). Motor Vehicle Injuries Among Semi Truck Drivers and Sleeper Berth Passengers. Journal of Safety Research, 44, 51–55. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2012.09.003

Bush, A. M., Mckee, S. E., & Bunn, T. L. (2013). Multiple jobholder mortality patterns in Kentucky: An examination of occupational fatalities. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 56, 881–888. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22156

Bunn, T. L., Slavova, S., & Robertson, M. (2012). Crash and burn? Vehicle, collision, and driver factors that influence motor vehicle collision fires. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 47, 140–145. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2011.10.008

Green MK, Harrison R, Leinenkugel K, Nguyen CB, Towle M, Schoonover T, Bunn T, Northwood J, Pratt SG, Myers JR. (2011). Occupational highway transportation deaths --- United States, 2003--2008. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 60, 497–502. Retrieved from <Go to ISI>://MEDLINE:21527886

Bunn, T. L., Slavova, S., & Tang, M. (2011). Injuries among solid waste collectors in the private versus public sectors. Waste Management & Research : The Journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA, 29, 1043–52. http://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X11410115

Costich, J., Yu, L. (2010). Who pays for agricultural injury care? Journal of Agromedicine, 15, 54–7. http://doi.org/10.1080/10599240903389714

Bunn, T. L., Liu, Y., Lee, K., Robertson, M., & Yu, L. (2009). Farmer exposure to organic solvents during the maintenance and repair of farm machinery: A pilot study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 52, 973–981. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.20773

Bunn, T. L., Yu, L., Slavova, S., & Bathke, A. (2009). The Effects of Semi Truck Driver Age and Gender and the Presence of Passengers on Collisions with Other Vehicles. Traffic Injury Prevention, 10, 266–272. http://doi.org/10.1080/15389580902857622

Bunn, T. L., Slavova, S., & Hall, L. (2008). Narrative text analysis of Kentucky tractor fatality reports. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 40, 419–425. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2007.07.010

Costich J.F., Nicholson V.J., Bunn T.L. (2008). Association of disparities in occupational injuries with worker compensation coverage status: An exploratory study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 51, 393-398. DOI: 10.1002/ajim.20565.

Nicholson, V. J., Bunn, T. L., & Costich, J. F. (2008). Disparities in work-related injuries associated with worker compensation coverage status. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 51, 393–398. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.20565

Slavova S., Bunn, T., Pavlov, D., Kryscio, R.J. (2007). Surveillance of occupational drivers using k nearest neighbor methods on the line. Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings. 2631-2634.

Bunn, T., Costich, J., & Slavova, S. (2006). Identification and characterization of Kentucky self-employed occupational injury fatalities using multiple sources, 1995-2004. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 49, 1005–1012. http://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.20402

Bunn, T. L., & Struttmann, T. W. (2003). Characterization of fatal occupational versus nonoccupational motor vehicle collisions in Kentucky (1998-2000) . Traffic Injury Prevention . http://doi.org/10.1080/15389580309875