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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 17 June 2018]   pdf
Indoor, outdoor, and night work and blood concentrations of vitamin D and parathyroid hormone
Daugaard S, Garde AH, Hansen ÅM, Vistisen HT, Rejnmark L, Kolstad HA
 
Original article [online first; 12 June 2018]   pdf
Labor market and health trajectories during periods of economic recession and expansion in the United States, 1988‒2011
Fan JK, Amick III BC, Richardson L, Scott-Marshall H, McLeod CB
 
Editorial [online first; 12 June 2018]   pdf
Precarious employment and occupational injuries in the digital age ‒ where should we go from here?
Marucci-Wellman H
 
Original article [online first; 11 June 2018]   pdf
The association of adolescent spinal-pain-related absenteeism with early adulthood work absenteeism: A six-year follow-up data from a population-based cohort
Coenen P, Smith A, Kent P, Harris M, Linton SJ, Pransky G, Beales D, O’Sullivan P, Straker L
 
Original article [online first; 7 June 2018]   pdf
Parental occupational exposure to solvents and heavy metals and risk of developing testicular germ cell tumors in sons (NORD-TEST Denmark)
Olsson A, Togawa K, Schüz J, Le Cornet C, Fervers B, Oksbjerg Dalton S, Pukkala E, Feychting M, Skakkebæk NE, Hansen J
 
Letters to the Editor [online first; 6 June 2018]   pdf
Authors' response: Letter to the Editor concerning OCRA as preferred method in ISO standards on biomechanical risk factors
Armstrong TJ, Burdorf A, Descatha A, Farioli A, Graf M, Horie S, Marras WS, Potvin JR, Rempel D, Spatari G, Takala E-P, Verbeek J, Violante FS
 
Original article [online first; 5 June 2018]   pdf
Night work and risk of common mental disorders: analyzing observational data as a non-randomized pseudo trial
Beltagy MS, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Original article [online first; 4 June 2018]   pdf
Sickness absence in a re-employment program as a predictor of labor market attachment among long-term unemployed individuals: A 6-year cohort study in Finland
Nwaru CA, Kivimäki M, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Virtanen P
 
Original article [online first; 3 June 2018]   pdf
Time takes us all? A two-wave observational study of age and time effects on sustainable employability
Fleuren BPI, van Amelsvoort LGPM, de Grip A, Zijlstra FRH, Kant I
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 2 June 2018]   pdf
Scientific basis of the OCRA method for risk assessment of biomechanical overload of upper limb, as preferred method in ISO standards on biomechanical risk factors
Colombini D, Occhipinti E
 
Original article [online first; 31 May 2018]   pdf
Respirator use and its impact on particulate matter exposure in aluminum manufacturing facilities
Liu S, Noth E, Eisen E, Cullen MR, Hammond K
 
Short communication [online first; 22 May 2018]   pdf
Night shift work and breast cancer risk: what do the meta-analyses tell us?
Pahwa M, Labrèche F, Demers PA
 
Original article [online first; 8 May 2018]   pdf
Risk of injury after evening and night work – findings from the Danish Working Hour Database
Nielsen HB, Larsen AD, Dyreborg J, Hansen ÅM, Pompeii LA, Conway SH, Hansen J, Kolstad HA, Nabe-Nielsen K, Garde AH
 
Original article [online first; 7 May 2018]   pdf
Enhancing the detection of injuries and near-misses among patient care staff in a large pediatric hospital
Macaluso M, Summerville LA, Tabangin ME, Daraiseh NM
 
Original article [online first; 2 May 2018]   pdf
Clustering of job strain, effort−reward imbalance, and organizational injustice and the risk of work disability: a cohort study
Juvani A, Oksanen T, Virtanen M, Salo P, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J
 
Review [online first; 30 April 2018]   pdf
Content and quality of workplace guidelines developed to prevent mental health problems: results from a systematic review
Nexø MA, Kristensen JV, Grønvad MT, Kristiansen J, Poulsen OM
 
Original article [online first; 18 April 2018]   pdf
Night work and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: a national register-based cohort study
Hammer P, Flachs E, Specht I, Pinborg A, Petersen S, Larsen A, Hougaard K, Hansen J, Hansen Å, Kolstad H, Garde A, Bonde JP
 
Original article [online first; 11 April 2018]   pdf
Association of changes in work shifts and shift intensity with change in fatigue and disturbed sleep: a within-subject study
Härmä M, Karhula K, Ropponen A, Puttonen S, Koskinen A, Ojajärvi A, Hakola T, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Original article [online first; 25 March 2018]   pdf
Is perception of safety climate a relevant predictor for occupational accidents? Prospective cohort study among blue-collar workers
Ajslev JZN, Sundstrup E, Jakobsen MD, Kines P, Dyreborg J, Andersen LL
 
Original article [online first; 25 March 2018]   pdf
Exposure to traffic noise and air pollution and risk for febrile seizure: a cohort study
Hjortebjerg D, Nybo Andersen A-M, Ketzel M, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Sørensen M
 
Original article [online first; 15 March 2018]   pdf
Prolonged sitting at work is associated with a favorable time course of low-back pain among blue-collar workers: a prospective study in the DPhacto cohort
Korshøj M, Jørgensen MB, Hallman DM, Lagersted-Olsen J, Holtermann A, Gupta N
 
Review [online first; 15 March 2018]   pdf
Otoacoustic emissions versus audiometry in monitoring hearing loss after long-term noise exposure – a systematic review
Helleman HW, Eising H, Limpens J, Dreschler WA
 
Original article [online first; 19 February 2018]   pdf
DNA damage and genomic instability among workers formerly and currently exposed to asbestos
Milić M, Neri M, Ceppi M, Bruzzone M, Munnia A, Ugolini D, Cristaudo A, Bonotti A, Peluso ME, Bonassi S
 
Review [online first; 14 February 2018]   pdf
Precarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries – a systematic review
Koranyi I, Jonsson J, Rönnblad T, Stockfelt L, Bodin T
 
Original article [online first; 13 February 2018]   pdf
Quality of motivational interviewing matters: the effect on participation in health-promotion activities in a cluster randomized controlled trial
Kouwenhoven-Pasmooij TA, Robroek SJW, Nieboer D, Helmhout PH, Wery MF, Hunink M, Burdorf A
 
Review [online first; 6 February 2018]   pdf
Productivity estimation in economic evaluations of occupational health and safety interventions: a systematic review
Steel J, Godderis L, Luyten J
 
Review [online first; 23 January 2018]   pdf
Health effects of wind turbines in working environments – a scoping review
Freiberg A, Schefter C, Girbig M, Murta VC, Seidler A
Our editor has selected one article per issue, read them at no charge.

Year 2018

Review 2018;44(3):229-238   pdf
Shift work and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis including dose–response relationship
Torquati L et.al.
Review 2018;44(2):113-133   pdf full text
Are work organization interventions effective in preventing or reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders? A systematic review of the literature
Stock SR et.al.
Original article 2018;44(1):16-24   pdf full text
Intervention to diminish dehydration and kidney damage among sugarcane workers
Wegman DH et.al.

Year 2017

Original article 2017;43(6):509-518   pdf full text
Breast cancer and exposure to aircraft, road, and railway-noise: a case–control study based on health insurance records
Hegewald J et.al.
Original article 2017;43(5):426-435   pdf full text
Occupational class and working beyond the retirement age: a cohort study
Virtanen M et.al.
Review 2017;43(4):294-306   pdf full text
Effort–reward imbalance at work and risk of depressive disorders. A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
Rugulies R , Aust B , Madsen IEH
Review 2017;43(3):197-209   pdf full text
Parkinson’s disease and occupational exposures: a systematic literature review and meta-analyses
Gunnarsson L-G , Bodin L
Original article 2017;43(2):117-126   pdf full text
Shift work and overall and cause-specific mortality in the Danish nurse cohort
Jørgensen JT et.al.
Original article 2017;43(1):5-14   pdf full text
Job strain and informal caregiving as predictors of long-term sickness absence: A longitudinal multi-cohort study
Mortensen J et.al.

Year 2016

Original article 2016;42(6):459-468   pdf full text
Shift workers have a similar diet quality but higher energy intake than day workers
Hulsegge G et.al.
Review 2016;42(5):371-381   pdf full text
Process variables in organizational stress management intervention evaluation research: a systematic review
Havermans BM et.al.
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
Effects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
Review 2016;42(3):181-191   pdf full text
Interventions to reduce sedentary behavior and increase physical activity during productive work: a systematic review
Commissaris DACM et.al.
Short communication 2016;42(2):170-174   pdf full text
Mid-life job insecurity associated with subjective well-being in old age: results from the population-based MONICA/KORA study
Barrech A et.al.
Review 2016;42(1):3-16   pdf full text
Systematic review of qualitative literature on occupational health and safety legislation and regulatory enforcement planning and implementation
MacEachen E et.al.

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

The following list includes most cited articles published during the previous 36 months.

Discussion paper 2015;41(5):491-503   pdf full text
26 citationsEvaluation of occupational health interventions using a randomized controlled trial: challenges and alternative research designs
Schelvis RMC, Oude Hengel KM, Burdorf A, Blatter BM, Strijk JE, van der Beek AJ
 
Review 2016;42(3):181-191   pdf full text
17 citationsInterventions to reduce sedentary behavior and increase physical activity during productive work: a systematic review
Commissaris DACM, Huysmans MA, Mathiassen SE, Srinivasan D, Koppes LLJ, Hendriksen IJM
 
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
16 citationsEffects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
 
Discussion paper 2016;42(1):71-79   pdf full text
15 citationsSustainable employability – definition, conceptualization, and implications: A perspective based on the capability approach
van der Klink JJL, Bültmann U, Burdorf A, Schaufeli WB, Zijlstra FRH, Abma FI, Brouwer S, van der Wilt GJ
 
Original article 2015;41(5):441-450   pdf full text
14 citationsEducational differences in trajectories of self-rated health before, during, and after entering or leaving paid employment in the European workforce
Schuring M, Robroek SJW, Lingsma HF, Burdorf A
 
Reviews 2015;41(5):425-440   pdf full text
12 citationsA systematic review of the sleep, sleepiness, and performance implications of limited wake shift work schedules
Short MA, Agostini A, Lushington K, Dorrian J
 
Original article 2015;41(4):384-396   pdf full text
11 citationsMaternal occupation during pregnancy, birth weight, and length of gestation: combined analysis of 13 European birth cohorts
Casas M, Cordier S, Martínez D, Barros H, Bonde JP, Burdorf A, Costet N, dos Santos AC, Danileviciute A, Eggesbø M, Fernandez MF, Fevotte J, García AM, Gražuleviciene R, Hallner E, Hanke W, Kogevinas M, Kull I, Stemann Larsen P, Melaki V, Monfort C, Nordby K-C, Nybo Andersen A-M, Patelarou E, Polanska K, Richiardi L, Santa Marina L, Snijder C, Tardón A, van Eijsden M, Vrijkotte TGM, Zugna D, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Vrijheid M
 
Original article 2016;42(3):237-245   pdf full text
11 citationsPrediction of objectively measured physical activity and sedentariness among blue-collar workers using survey questionnaires
Gupta N, Heiden M, Mathiassen SE, Holtermann A
 
Original article 2015;41(4):329-337   pdf full text
11 citationsPrecarious employment and new-onset severe depressive symptoms: a population-based prospective study in South Korea
Jang S-Y, Jang S-I, Bae H-C, Shin J, Park E-C
 
Review 2017;43(4):294-306   pdf full text
11 citationsEffort–reward imbalance at work and risk of depressive disorders. A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
Rugulies R, Aust B, Madsen IEH