Welcome to the home page of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. We are an internationally renowned periodical in the top 12% of the scientific edition of Public, Environmental and Occupational Health journals in the 2015 Journal Citation Report and the top 6% of the social sciences edition. Our 2015 impact factor is 3.793; our 5-year impact factor is 4.221.

Online-first articles

Short communication [online first; 18 January 2017]   pdf
Does human resource primacy moderate the impact of psychological distress on subsequent risk for disability retirement?
Nielsen MB, Knardahl S
 
Original article [online first; 6 January 2017]   pdf
Joint association of multimorbidity and work ability with risk of long-term sickness absence: a prospective cohort study with register follow-up
Sundstrup E, Jakobsen MD, Mortensen OS, Andersen LL
 
Original article [online first; 6 January 2017]   pdf
Reversible median nerve impairment after three weeks of repetitive work
Tabatabaeifar S, Svendsen SW, Johnsen B, Hansson G-Å, Fuglsang-Frederiksen A, Frost P
 
Original article [online first; 4 January 2017]   pdf
Sleep disturbance and the older worker: findings from the Health and Employment after Fifty study
Palmer KT, D’Angelo S, Harris EC, Linaker C, Sayer AA, Gale CR, Evandrou M, van Staa T, Cooper C, Coggon D
 
Original article [online first; 4 January 2017]   pdf
Effectiveness of participatory training in preventing accidental occupational injuries: a randomized-controlled trial in China
Yu ITS, Yu W, Li Z, Qiu H, Wan S, Xie S, Wang X
 
Review [online first; 2 January 2017]   pdf
A systematic review of brief mental health and well-being interventions in organizational settings
Ivandic I, Freeman A, Birner U, Nowak D, Sabariego C
 
Original article [online first; 16 December 2016]   pdf
Transient risk factors of acute occupational injuries: a case-crossover study in two Danish emergency departments
Østerlund AH, Lander F, Nielsen K, Kines P, Möller J, Lauritsen J
 
Original article [online first; 14 December 2016]   pdf
Shift workers have similar leisure-time physical activity levels as day workers but are more sedentary at work
Hulsegge G, Gupta N, Holtermann A, Jørgensen MB, Proper KI, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article [online first; 14 December 2016]   pdf
Occupational self-coding and automatic recording (OSCAR): a novel web-based tool to collect and code lifetime job histories in large population-based studies
De Matteis S, Jarvis D, Young H, Young A, Allen N, Potts J, Darnton A, Rushton L, Cullinan P
 
Original article [online first; 12 December 2016]   pdf
Shift work and overall and cause-specific mortality in the Danish nurse cohort
Jørgensen JT, Karlsen S, Stayner L, Hansen J, Andersen ZJ
 
Original article [online first; 12 December 2016]   pdf
Obscured by administrative data? Racial disparities in occupational injury
Sabbath EL, Boden LI, Williams JAR, Hashimoto D, Hopcia K, Sorensen G
 
Original article [online first; 12 December 2016]   pdf
The impact of reduced worktime on sleep and perceived stress – a group randomized intervention study using diary data
Schiller H, Lekander M, Rajaleid K, Hellgren C, Åkerstedt T, Barck-Holst P, Kecklund G
Our editor has selected one article per issue, read them at no charge.

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.

Year 2015

Original article 2015;41(6):511-518   pdf full text
Changes in working conditions and physical health functioning among midlife and ageing employees
Mänty M et.al.
Reviews 2015;41(5):425-440   pdf full text
A systematic review of the sleep, sleepiness, and performance implications of limited wake shift work schedules
Short MA et.al.
Original article 2015;41(4):338-346   pdf full text
Explaining educational differences in sickness absence: a population-based follow-up study
Kaikkonen R et.al.
Original article 2015;41(3):223-233   pdf full text
Results of a feasibility study: barriers and facilitators in implementing the Sherbrooke model in France
Fassier J-B et.al.
Original article 2015;41(2):111-123   pdf full text
How compatible are participatory ergonomics programs with occupational health and safety management systems?
Yazdani A et.al.
Original article 2015;41(1):16-23   pdf full text
How do retirement dynamics influence mental well-being in later life? A 10-year panel study
Dingemans E , Henkens K

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Consensus report 2015;41(1):5-15   pdf full text
33 citationsAsbestos, asbestosis, and cancer, the Helsinki criteria for diagnosis and attribution 2014: recommendations
Wolff H, reporter, Vehmas T, reporter, Oksa P, reporter, Rantanen J, reporter, Vainio H, reporter
 
Original article 2014;40(3):295-304   pdf full text
21 citationsRotating-shift nurses after a day off: peripheral clock gene expression, urinary melatonin, and serum 17-β-estradiol levels
Bracci M, Manzella N, Copertaro A, Staffolani S, Strafella E, Barbaresi M, Copertaro B, Rapisarda V, Valentino M, Santarelli L
 
Review 2014;40(6):543-556   pdf full text
16 citationsHealth-related interventions among night shift workers: a critical review of the literature
Neil-Sztramko SE, Pahwa M, Demers PA, Gotay CC
 
Review 2014;40(2):109-132   pdf full text
16 citationsAdverse effects of psychosocial work factors on blood pressure: systematic review of studies on demand–control–support and effort–reward imbalance models
Gilbert-Ouimet M, Trudel X, Brisson C, Milot A, Vézina M
 
Original article 2014;40(5):531-538   pdf full text
15 citationsDifferential cross-sectional associations of work- and leisure-time sitting, with cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness among working adults
Saidj M, Jørgensen T, Jacobsen RK, Linneberg A, Aadahl M
 
Original article 2014;40(5):518-530   pdf full text
15 citationsAir pollution exposure and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a large UK birth cohort: use of a novel spatio-temporal modelling technique
Hannam K, McNamee R, Baker P, Sibley C, Agius R
 
Original article 2014;40(5):473-482   pdf full text
15 citationsThe influence of chronic health problems on work ability and productivity at work: a longitudinal study among older employees
Leijten FRM, van den Heuvel SG, Ybema JF, van der Beek AJ, Robroek SJW, Burdorf A
 
Review 2014;40(5):441-456   pdf full text
14 citationsA reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the “reversed” effect
Tang K
 
Original article 2015;41(2):124-139   pdf full text
13 citationsOccupational physical activity and 20-year incidence of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
Krause N, Brand RJ, Arah OA, Kauhanen J
 
Discussion paper 2015;41(5):491-503   pdf full text
13 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