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Online-first articles

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
 
Editorial [online first; 28 March 2018]   pdf
Shift work and cardiovascular disease – do the new studies add to our knowledge?
Härmä M, Gustavsson P, Kolstad HA
 
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
 
Discussion paper [online first; 27 February 2018]   pdf
Scientific basis of 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; 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; 8 February 2018]   pdf
Long working hours and depressive symptoms: systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies and unpublished individual participant data
Virtanen M, Jokela M, Madsen IEH, Magnusson Hanson LL, Lallukka T, Nyberg S, Alfredsson L, Batty GD, Bjorner B, Borritz M, Burr H, Dragano N, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Heikkilä K, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Lahelma E, Nielsen L, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pentti J, Rahkonen O, Rugulies R, Salo P, Schupp J, Shipley MJ, Siegrist J, Singh-Manoux A, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Wagner GG, Wang JL, Yiengprugsawan V, Westerlund H, Kivimäki M
 
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
 
Original article [online first; 6 February 2018]   pdf
Occupational exposure to organic solvents and risk of male breast cancer: a European multicenter case-control study
Laouali N, Pilorget C, Cyr D, Neri M, Kaerlev L, Sabroe S, Gorini G, Richiardi L, Morales-Suárez-Varela M, Llopis-Gonzalez A, Ahrens W, Jöckel K-H, Afonso N, Eriksson M, Merletti F, Olsen J, Lynge E, Guénel P
 
Original article [online first; 2 February 2018]   pdf
Relationship between parents’ occupational characteristics and untreated dental caries in offspring: A population-based study of data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2008–2015
Lim S-S, Kim B, Yoon J-H, Song JS, Park E-C, Jang S-I
 
Original article [online first; 24 January 2018]   pdf
Prediction of long-term absence due to sickness in employees: development and validation of a multifactorial risk score in two cohort studies
Airaksinen J, Jokela M, Virtanen M, Oksanen T, Koskenvuo M, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
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
 
Original article [online first; 22 January 2018]   pdf
Objectively measured physical activity of hospital shift workers
Loef B, van der Beek AJ, Holtermann A, Hulsegge G, van Baarle D, Proper KI
 
Short communication [online first; 15 January 2018]   pdf
The relationship between office type and job satisfaction: Testing a multiple mediation model through ease of interaction and well-being
Otterbring T, Pareigis J, Wästlund E, Makrygiannis A, Lindström A
 
Original article [online first; 11 January 2018]   pdf
Comprehensive profiles of psychological and social work factors as predictors of site-specific and multi-site pain
Christensen JO, Nielsen MB, Finne LB, Knardahl S
 
Original article [online first; 11 January 2018]   pdf
Night-shift work and hematological cancers: a population based case–control study in three Nordic countries
Talibov M, Pukkala E, Martinsen JI, Tryggvadottir L, Weiderpass E, Hansen J
 
Original article [online first; 9 January 2018]   pdf
Negative social acts and pain: evidence of a workplace bullying and 5-HTT genotype interaction
Jacobsen DP, Nielsen MB, Einarsen S, ­Gjerstad J
 
Original article [online first; 7 January 2018]   pdf
Shift work schedule and night work load: Effects on body mass index – a four-year longitudinal study
Buchvold HV, Pallesen S, Waage S, Bjorvatn B
 
Review [online first; 16 December 2017]   pdf
Shift work and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis including dose–response relationship
Torquati L, Mielke GI, Brown WJ, Kolbe-Alexander T
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Year 2018

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
24 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
 
Original article 2015;41(3):288-293   pdf full text
17 citationsEnhanced preference for high-fat foods following a simulated night shift
Cain SW, Filtness AJ, Phillips CL, Anderson C
 
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
14 citationsEffects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
 
Original article 2015;41(3):268-279   pdf full text
13 citationsDeveloping register-based measures for assessment of working time patterns for epidemiologic studies
Härmä M, Ropponen A, Hakola T, Koskinen A, Vanttola P, Puttonen S, Sallinen M, Salo P, Oksanen T, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Original article 2015;41(5):441-450   pdf full text
12 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
 
Discussion paper 2016;42(1):71-79   pdf full text
12 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(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
 
Review 2016;42(3):181-191   pdf full text
11 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 2015;41(4):329-337   pdf full text
10 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