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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 18 November 2019]   pdf
Acute myocardial infarction in relation to physical activities at work: a nationwide follow-up study based on job-exposure matrices
Bonde JPE, Flachs EM, Madsen IEH, Petersen SB, Andersen JH, Hansen J, Jørgensen EB, Kolstad H, Holtermann A, Schlünssen V, Svendsen SW
 
Original article [online first; 17 November 2019]   pdf
Precarious employment in occupational health – an OMEGA-NET working group position paper
Bodin T, Çağlayan C, Garde AH, Gnesi M, Jonsson J, Kiran S, Kreshpaj B, Leinonen T, Mehlum IS, Nena E, Orellana C, Peckham T, Seixas N, Vanroelen C, Julià M
 
Original article [online first; 13 November 2019]   pdf
Relationship of shift work with endoscopic gastritis among workers of an electronics company
Lee S, Chae CH, Park C, Lee HJ, Son JS
 
Letter to the editor [online first; 13 November 2019]   pdf
A silent epidemic: occupational exposure limits are insufficiently protecting individual worker health
Albin M, Gustavsson P
 
Original article [online first; 7 November 2019]   pdf
Shift work and the risk of knee osteoarthritis among Chinese workers: a retrospective cohort study
Zhou M, Yang S, Guo Y, Wang D, Qiu W, Wang B, Mu G, Cao L, Zhang Z, Chen W
 
Original article [online first; 27 October 2019]   pdf
Multimorbidity is common among young workers and related to increased work absenteeism and presenteeism: results from the population–based Raine Study cohort
Troelstra SA, Straker L, Harris M, Brown S, van der Beek AJ, Coenen P
 
Short communication [online first; 24 October 2019]   pdf
The impact of office design on medically certified sickness absence
Nielsen MB, Knardahl S
 
Original article [online first; 23 October 2019]   pdf
Influence of errors in job codes on job exposure matrix-based exposure assessment in the register-based occupational cohort DOC*X
Petersen SB, Flachs EM, Svendsen SW, Marott JL, Budtz-Jørgensen E, Hansen J, Stokholm ZA, Schlünssen V, Andersen JH, Bonde JP
 
Original article [online first; 22 October 2019]   pdf
Applying two general population job exposure matrices to predict incident carpal tunnel syndrome: A cross-national approach to improve estimation of workplace physical exposures
Yung M, Evanoff BA, Buckner-Petty S, Roquelaure Y, Descatha A, Dale AM
 
Review [online first; 14 October 2019]   pdf
Psychosocial work stressors and risk of all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Taouk Y, Spittal MJ, LaMontagne AD, Milner AJ
 
Original article [online first; 1 October 2019]   pdf
Status incongruence in human service occupations and implications for mild-to-severe depressive symptoms and register-based sickness absence: A prospective cohort study
Nyberg A, Johansson G, Westerlund H, Rostila M, Toivanen S
 
Original article [online first; 20 September 2019]   pdf
Association between work stress and risk of suicidal ideation: A cohort study among Korean employees examining gender and age differences
Kim S-Y, Shin Y-C, Oh K-S, Shin D-W, Lim W-J, Cho SJ, Jeon S-W
 
Commentary [online first; 5 September 2019]   pdf
Public health and evidence-informed policy-making: The case of a commonly used herbicide
Vainio H
 
Review [online first; 3 September 2019]   pdf
Smoking and sickness absence: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Troelstra SA, Coenen P, Boot CRL, Harting J, Kunst AE, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article [online first; 27 August 2019]   pdf
Does occupational lifting affect the risk of hypertension? Cross-sectional and prospective associations in the Copenhagen City Heart Study
Korshøj M, Hannerz H, Marott JL, Schnohr P, Prescott E, Clays E, Holtermann A
 
Original article [online first; 21 August 2019]   pdf
Breast cancer specialists' perspective on their role in their patients' return to work: A qualitative study
Lamort-Bouché M, Péron J, Broc G, Kochan A, Jordan C, Letrilliart L, Fervers B, Fassier J-B; FASTRACS Group
 
Original article [online first; 16 August 2019]   pdf
Educational differences in duration of working life and loss of paid employment: working life expectancy in The Netherlands
Robroek SJW, Nieboer D, Järvholm B, Burdorf A
 
Original article [online first; 11 August 2019]   pdf
Heme oxygenase 1 polymorphism, occupational vapor, gas, dust, and fume exposure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a Danish population-based study
Würtz ET, Brasch-Andersen C, Steffensen R, Hansen JG, Malling TH, Schlünssen V, Omland Ø
 
Original article [online first; 6 August 2019]   pdf
Sedentary work and risk of venous thromboembolism
Johannesen CDL, Flachs EM, Ebbehøj NE, Marott JL, Jensen GB, Nordestgaard BG, Schnohr P, Bonde JPE
 
Original article [online first; 31 July 2019]   pdf
Key factors for successful implementation of the National Rollover Protection Structure Rebate Program: A correlation analysis using the consolidated framework for implementation research
Tinc PJ, Jenkins P, Sorensen JA, Weinehall L, Gadomski A, Lindvall K
 
Original article [online first; 27 June 2019]   pdf
The influence of multiple occupational exposures on absence from work in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
Sejbaek CS, Pedersen J, Schlünssen V, Begtrup LM, Juhl M, Bonde JP, Kristensen P, Bay H, Ramlau-Hansen CH, Hougaard KS
 
Original article [online first; 6 June 2019]   pdf
Individual placement and support for young adults at risk of early work disability (the SEED trial). A randomized controlled trial
Sveinsdottir V, Lie SA, Bond GR, Eriksen HR, Tveito TH, Grasdal AL, Reme SE
 
Original article [online first; 6 June 2019]   pdf
Risk factors of hospitalization for carpal tunnel syndrome among the general working population
Hulkkonen S, Shiri R, Auvinen J, Miettunen J, Karppinen J, Ryhänen J
 
Original article [online first; 27 May 2019]   pdf
Predicting future changes in the work ability of individuals receiving a work disability benefit: weighted analysis of longitudinal data
Louwerse I, Huysmans MA, van Rijssen JHJ, Schaafsma FG, Weerdesteijn KHN, van der Beek AJ, Anema JR
 
Original article [online first; 2 May 2019]   pdf
Shift work and its relation with meal and snack patterns among healthcare workers
Hulsegge G, Loef B, Benda T, van der Beek AJ, Proper KI
 
Original article [online first; 23 April 2019]   pdf
Correction of bias in self-reported sitting time among office workers – a study based on compositional data analysis
Coenen P, Mathiassen SE, van der Beek AJ, Hallman DM
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Year 2019

Original article 2019;45(5):465-474   pdf full text
Associations between shift work and use of prescribed medications for the treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia: a prospective cohort study
Tucker P et.al.
Review 2019;45(4):324-332   pdf full text
Effectiveness of psychological and educational interventions for the prevention of depression in the workplace: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Bellón JA et.al.
Review 2019;45(3):217-238   pdf full text
Current state of knowledge on the health effects of engineered nanomaterials in workers: a systematic review of human studies and epidemiological investigations
Schulte PA et.al.
Review 2019;45(2):103-113   pdf full text
Systematic literature review on the effects of occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions at the workplace
Andersen JH et.al.
Original article 2019;45(1):53-62   pdf full text
Longitudinal associations between organizational change, work-unit social capital, and employee exit from the work unit among public healthcare workers: a mediation analysis
Jensen JH et.al.

Year 2018

Review 2018;44(6):557-567   pdf full text
Sickness absence after carpal tunnel release: a systematic review of the literature
Newington L et.al.
Review 2018;44(5):443-457   pdf full text
Content and quality of workplace guidelines developed to prevent mental health problems: results from a systematic review
Nexø MA et.al.
Review 2018;44(4):341-350   pdf full text
Precarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries – a systematic review
Koranyi I et.al.
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.

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Original article 2018;44(1):16-24   pdf full text
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Original article 2017;43(6):526-539   pdf full text
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