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Online-first articles

Editorial [online first; 11 December 2017]   pdf
Water, rest, shade: Can simple actions stop an epidemic of chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology among farm workers in Central America?
Broberg K
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 8 December 2017]   pdf
Response to letter to the editor from Dr Rahman Shiri: The challenging topic of suicide across occupational groups
Niedhammer I, Milner A, Witt K, Klingelschmidt J, Khireddine-Medouni I, Alexopoulos EC, Toivanen S, Chastang J-F, LaMontagne AD
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 7 December 2017]   pdf
Suicide among agricultural, forestry, and fishery workers
Shiri R
 
Original article [online first; 4 December 2017]   pdf
Unhealthy lifestyle and sleep problems as risk factors for increased direct employers’ cost of short-term sickness absence
Kanerva N, Pietiläinen O, Lallukka T, Rahkonen O, Lahti J
 
Review [online first; 30 November 2017]   pdf
Are work organization interventions effective in preventing or reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders? A systematic review of the literature
Stock SR, Nicolakakis N, Vézina N, Vézina M, Gilbert L, Turcot A, Sultan-Taïeb H, Sinden K, Denis M-A, Delga C, Beaucage C
 
Original article [online first; 29 November 2017]   pdf
Do resources buffer the prospective association of psychosocial work stress with depression? Longitudinal evidence from ageing workers
Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Müller A, Wright B, Dragano N
 
Original article [online first; 29 November 2017]   pdf
Is self-reported time spent sedentary and in physical activity differentially biased by age, gender, body mass index, and low-back pain?
Gupta N, Heiden M, Mathiassen SE, Holtermann A
 
Original article [online first; 24 November 2017]   pdf
Can beliefs about musculoskeletal pain and work be changed at the national level? Prospective evaluation of the Danish national Job & Body campaign
Andersen LL, Geisle N, Knudsen B
 
Original article [online first; 24 November 2017]   pdf
Prevention of hand eczema: effect of an educational program versus treatment as usual – results of the randomized clinical PREVEX trial
Fisker MH, Ebbehøj NE, Vejlstrup SG, Lindschou J, Gluud C, Winkel P, Bonde JP, Agner T
 
Original article [online first; 16 November 2017]   pdf
A health economic outcome evaluation of an internet-based mobile-supported stress management intervention for employees
Ebert DD, Kählke F, Buntrock C, Berking M, Smit F, Heber E, Baumeister H, Funk B, Riper H, Lehr D
 
Original article [online first; 9 November 2017]   pdf
Time course of neck-shoulder pain among workers: A longitudinal latent class growth analysis
Hallman DM, Rasmussen CDN, Jørgensen MB, Holtermann A
 
Review [online first; 3 November 2017]   pdf
Workplace interventions to improve work ability: A systematic review and meta-analysis of their effectiveness
Oakman J, Neupane S, Proper KI, Kinsman N, Nygård C-H
 
Original article [online first; 2 November 2017]   pdf
Effectiveness of a participatory physical and psychosocial intervention to balance the demands and resources of industrial workers: A cluster-randomized controlled trial
Gupta N, Wåhlin-Jacobsen CD, Abildgaard JS, Henriksen LN, Nielsen K, Holtermann A
 
Original article [online first; 2 November 2017]   pdf
Objectively measured occupational and leisure-time physical activity: cross-sectional associations with sleep problems
Skarpsno ES, Mork PJ, Nilsen TIL, Jørgensen MB, Holtermann A
 
Review [online first; 31 October 2017]   pdf
Suicide among agricultural, forestry, and fishery workers: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
Klingelschmidt J, Milner A, Khireddine-Medouni I, Witt K, Alexopoulos EC, Toivanen S, LaMontagne AD, Chastang J-F, Niedhammer I
 
Original article [online first; 27 October 2017]   pdf
Is objectively measured sitting at work associated with low back pain? A cross sectional study in the DPhacto cohort
Korshøj M, Hallman DM, Mathiassen SE, Aadahl M, Holtermann A, Jørgensen MB
 
Short communication [online first; 27 October 2017]   pdf
Can illegitimate job tasks be reduced by a participatory organizational-level workplace intervention? Results of a cluster randomized controlled trial in Danish pre-schools
Framke E, Sørensen OH, Pedersen J, Rugulies R
 
Original article [online first; 24 October 2017]   pdf
A screening tool for the risk of disability retirement due to musculoskeletal disorders
Shiri R, Heliövaara M, Ahola K, Kaila-Kangas L, Haukka E, Kausto J, Saastamoinen P, Leino-Arjas P, Lallukka T
 
Original article [online first; 11 October 2017]   pdf
Are professional drivers less sleepy than non-professional drivers?
Anund A, Ahlström C, Fors C, Åkerstedt T
 
Original article [online first; 26 September 2017]   pdf
Personal light-at-night exposures and components of variability in two common shift work industries: uses and implications for future research
Hall AL, Davies HW, Koehoorn M
 
Original article [online first; 7 July 2017]   pdf
Intervention to diminish dehydration and kidney damage among sugarcane workers
Wegman DH, Apelqvist J, Bottai M, Ekström U, García-Trabanino R, Glaser J, Hogstedt C, Jakobsson K, Jarquín E, Lucas RAI, Weiss I, Wesseling C, Bodin T, The Work Health and Efficiency (WE) Program Working Group
 
Original article [online first; 6 July 2017]   pdf
Work–family conflict and depressive complaints among Dutch employees: examining reciprocal associations in a longitudinal study
Bergs Y, Hoofs H, Kant I, Slangen J, Jansen NWH
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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.

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
54 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 2015;41(2):164-174   pdf full text
21 citationsLog in and breathe out: internet-based recovery training for sleepless employees with work-related strain – results of a randomized controlled trial
Thiart H, Lehr D, Ebert DD, Berking M, Riper H
 
Discussion paper 2015;41(5):491-503   pdf full text
19 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(2):124-139   pdf full text
18 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
 
Original article 2015;41(3):288-293   pdf full text
16 citationsEnhanced preference for high-fat foods following a simulated night shift
Cain SW, Filtness AJ, Phillips CL, Anderson C
 
Original article 2015;41(2):153-163   pdf full text
15 citationsEffect of workplace- versus home-based physical exercise on musculoskeletal pain among healthcare workers: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Jakobsen MD, Sundstrup E, Brandt M, Jay K, Aagaard P, Andersen LL
 
Original article 2015;41(2):140-152   pdf full text
15 citationsDoes aerobic exercise improve or impair cardiorespiratory fitness and health among cleaners? A cluster randomized controlled trial
Korshøj M, Lidegaard M, Skotte JH, Krustrup P, Krause N, Søgaard K, Holtermann A
 
Original article 2015;41(3):268-279   pdf full text
12 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(2):111-123   pdf full text
12 citationsHow compatible are participatory ergonomics programs with occupational health and safety management systems?
Yazdani A, Neumann P, Imbeau D, Bigelow P, Pagell M, Theberge N, Hilbrecht M, Wells R
 
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
12 citationsEffects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M