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Biography

Ewan MacFarlane is an occupational epidemiologist with expertise in occupational exposure assessment in a wide variety of research activities covering a diversity of Australian industries. Ewan has a BSc (Biological Sciences) from the University of Tasmania, a Master of Public Health (Occupational and Environmental Health) from Monash University and his PhD thesis dealt with long-term health outcomes in Australian pesticide-exposed workers (Monash).

Dr MacFarlane has methodological expertise in longitudinal research, cohort studies, nested case-control studies, disease surveillance programs, large datasets and the use of pre-existing data to answer new research questions. He also has considerable experience in record linkage of large datasets and registries. Ewan's interests also include occupational injury, agricultural health, pesticides and other chemical exposures, psychosocial exposures, asbestos and mesothelioma.

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Projects 2008 2021

Research Output 2005 2018

7 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of sustained hot weather on risk of acute work-related injury in Melbourne, Australia

McInnes, J. A., MacFarlane, E. M., Sim, M. R. & Smith, P., Feb 2018, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 62, 2, p. 153-163 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Working in hot weather: A review of policies and guidelines to minimise the risk of harm to Australian workers

McInnes, J. A., MacFarlane, E. M., Sim, M. R. & Smith, P., 2017, In : Injury Prevention. 23, 5, p. 334-339 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of antiseptic hand rubs in the health and community services industry: an Australian population-based survey

MacFarlane, E. M., LaMontagne, A. D., Driscoll, T. R., Nixon, R. & Keegel, T. G., 2015, In : Contact Dermatitis. 73, 3, p. 157 - 162 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of data sets for surveillance of work-related injury in Victoria, Australia

McInnes, J., Clapperton, A. J., Day, L. M., MacFarlane, E. M., Sim, M. R. & Smith, P. M., 2014, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 71, 11, p. 780 - 787 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review