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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 1 December 2021]   pdf
Associations of employment sector and occupational exposures with full and part-time sickness absence: random and fixed effects analyses on panel data
Hartikainen E, Solovieva S, Viikari-Juntura E, Leinonen T
 
Original article [online first; 28 November 2021]   pdf
How does accelerometry-measured arm elevation at work influence prospective risk of long-term sickness absence?
Gupta N, Rasmussen CL, Forsman M, Søgaard K, Holtermann A
 
Editorial [online first; 25 November 2021]   pdf
An occupational exposure limit for welding fumes is urgently needed
Sjögren B, Albin M, Broberg K, Gustavsson P, Tinnerberg H, Johanson G
 
Discussion paper [online first; 22 November 2021]   pdf
Global, regional and national burden of disease attributable to 19 selected occupational risk factors for 183 countries, 2000–2016: A systematic analysis from the WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury
Pega F, Hamzaoui H, Náfrádi B, Momen NC
 
Original article [online first; 21 November 2021]   pdf
Differential impact of working hours on unmet medical needs by income level: a longitudinal study of Korean workers
Lee D-W, Choi J, Kim H-R, Myong J-P, Kang M-Y
 
Original article [online first; 17 November 2021]   pdf
Exposure to a SARS-CoV-2 infection at work: development of an international job exposure matrix (COVID-19-JEM)
Oude Hengel KM, Burdorf A, Pronk A, Schlünssen V, Stokholm ZA, Kolstad HA, van Veldhoven K, Basinas I, van Tongeren M, Peters S
 
Original article [online first; 15 November 2021]   pdf
Working at home and expectations of being available: effects on perceived work environment, turnover intentions, and health
Knardahl S, Christensen JO
 
Original article [online first; 11 November 2021]   pdf
Professional cleaning and risk of asthma – a Danish nationwide register-based study
Sejbaek CS, Flachs EM, Carøe TK, Meyer HW, Frederiksen M, Frydendall KB, Wolkoff P, Clausen PA, Hougaard KS, Schlünssen V
 
Original article [online first; 7 November 2021]   pdf
Trajectories of disability throughout early life and labor force status as a young adult: Results from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
Shields M, Spittal MJ, Dimov S, Kavanagh A, King TL
 
Original article [online first; 19 October 2021]   pdf
COVID-19 mortality across occupations and secondary risks for elderly individuals in the household: A population register-based study
Billingsley S, Brandén M, Aradhya S, Drefahl S, Andersson G, Mussino E
 
Review [online first; 17 October 2021]   pdf
Physical activity at work may not be health enhancing. A systematic review with meta-analysis on the association between occupational physical activity and cardiovascular disease mortality covering 23 studies with 655 892 participants
Cillekens B, Huysmans MA, Holtermann A, van Mechelen W, Straker L, Krause N, van der Beek AJ, Coenen P
 
Original article [online first; 8 October 2021]   pdf
Changes in melatonin and sex steroid hormone production among men as a result of rotating night shift work – the HORMONIT study
Harding BN, Castaño-Vinyals G, Palomar-Cros A, Papantoniou K, Espinosa A, Skene DJ, Middleton B, Gomez-Gomez A, Navarrete JM, Faro PS, Torrejón A, Kogevinas M, Pozo OJ
 
Review [online first; 28 September 2021]   pdf
Job strain and effort-reward imbalance as risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
Pena-Gralle APB, Talbot D, Duchaine CS, Lavigne-Robichaud M, Trudel X, Aubé K, Gralle M, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Milot A, Brisson C
 
Original article [online first; 28 September 2021]   pdf
Screening for cognitive impairment among patients with work-related stress complaints in Denmark: validation and evaluation of objective and self-report tools
Jensen JH, Miskowiak KW, Purdon SE, Thomsen JF, Eller NH
 
Original article [online first; 27 September 2021]   pdf
Cancer-related changes and low-to-moderate exposure to welding fumes: A longitudinal study
Dauter UM, Alhamdow A, Cediel-Ulloa A, Gliga AR, Albin M, Broberg K
 
Original article [online first; 24 September 2021]   pdf
Night and shift work and incidence of cerebrovascular disease – a prospective cohort study of healthcare employees in Stockholm
Bigert C, Kader M, Andersson T, Selander J, Bodin T, Gustavsson P, Härmä M, Ljungman P, Albin M

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Editorial 2020;46(3):229-230   pdf full text
76 citationsThe COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic: consequences for occupational health
Burdorf A, Porru F, Rugulies R
 
Review 2019;45(5):429-443   pdf full text
51 citationsPrecarious employment and mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
Rönnblad T, Grönholm E, Jonsson J, Koranyi I, Orellana C, Kreshpaj B, Chen L, Stockfelt L, Bodin T
 
Review 2019;45(1):7-21   pdf full text
48 citationsThe effect of shift work on eating habits: a systematic review
Souza RV, Sarmento RA, de Almeida JC, Canuto R
 
Review 2019;45(3):217-238   pdf full text
32 citationsCurrent state of knowledge on the health effects of engineered nanomaterials in workers: a systematic review of human studies and epidemiological investigations
Schulte PA, Leso V, Niang M, Iavicoli I
 
Review 2020;46(3):235-247   pdf full text
32 citationsWhat is precarious employment? A systematic review of definitions and operationalizations from quantitative and qualitative studies
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Review 2019;45(6):546-559   pdf full text
29 citationsThe effectiveness of workplace health promotion interventions on physical and mental health outcomes – a systematic review of reviews
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Original article 2019;45(1):33-41   pdf full text
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Reme SE, Monstad K, Fyhn T, Sveinsdottir V, Løvvik C, Lie SA, Øverland S
 
Discussion paper 2019;45(1):90-97   pdf full text
23 citationsPromoting health and physical capacity during productive work: the Goldilocks Principle
Holtermann A, Mathiassen SE, Straker L
 
Discussion paper 2020;46(3):321-329   pdf full text
20 citationsPrecarious 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
 
Review 2019;45(6):560-576   pdf full text
19 citationsEffectiveness of occupational e-mental health interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Phillips EA, Gordeev VS, Schreyögg J