CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF RESEARCH!

Welcome to the home page of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. We are an internationally renowned periodical. Our 2022 impact factor is 6.3, ranking us 30 of 207 Public, Environmental and Occupational Health journals (SCIE) globally. In the Public Environmental & Occupational Health Social Science Index, we rank 15 out of 180 journals. Our Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) is 1.16. As of 1 January 2021, we are a gold open access journal.

Click here to learn more about supporting the Journal.

Online-first articles

Review [online first; 13 May 2024]   pdf
Occupational psychosocial exposures and chronic low-back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Jahn A, Andersen JH, Seidler A, Christiansen DH, Dalbøge A
 
Original article [online first; 10 May 2024]   pdf
Occupational exposure to benzene and mortality risk of lymphohaematopoietic cancers in the Swiss National Cohort
Ge C, Spoerri A, Egger M, Rothman N, Lan Q, Huss A, Vermeulen R; The Swiss National Cohort
 
Original article [online first; 10 April 2024]   pdf
Occupational exposure to organic solvents and the risk of developing testicular germ cell tumors (TESTIS study): Effect of combined exposure assessment on risk estimation
Guth M, Pilorget C, Lefevre M, Coste A, Danjou A, Dananché B, Praud D, Pérol O, Daudin M, Clarotti M-A, Lattes S, Bouillon C, Paul A, Schüz J, Bujan L, Olsson A, Fervers B, Charbotel B; The TESTIS study group
 
Original article [online first; 5 April 2024]   pdf
The asbestos–asbestosis exposure–response relationship: a cohort study of the general working population
Iversen IB, Vestergaard JM, Ohlander J, Peters S, Bendstrup E, Bonde JPE, Schlünssen V, Bønløkke JH, Rasmussen F, Stokholm ZA, Andersen MB, Kromhout H, Kolstad HA
 
Original article [online first; 3 April 2024]   pdf
Impaired kidney function among young healthcare workers with long working hours and night work
Chen W-C, Yang H-Y

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Letter to the Editor 2021;47(5):408-409   pdf full text
111 citationsReturn-to-work, disabilities and occupational health in the age of COVID-19
Godeau D, Petit A, Richard I, Roquelaure Y, Descatha A
 
Review 2021;47(7):489-508   pdf full text
107 citationsPsychosocial work exposures and health outcomes: a meta-review of 72 literature reviews with meta-analysis
Niedhammer I, Bertrais S, Witt K
 
Review 2022;48(2):86-98   pdf full text
41 citationsPhysical 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 2022;48(1):61-70   pdf full text
37 citationsExposure 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 2021;47(7):509-520   pdf full text
27 citationsLow-quality employment trajectories and risk of common mental disorders, substance use disorders and suicide attempt: a longitudinal study of the Swedish workforce
Jonsson J, Muntaner C, Bodin T, Alderling M, Balogh R, Burström B, Davis L, Gunn V, Hemmingsson T, Julià M, Kjellberg K, Kreshpaj B, Orellana C, Padrosa E, Wegman DH, Matilla-Santander N
 
Discussion paper 2022;48(2):158-168   pdf full text
27 citationsGlobal, 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 2022;48(6):446-456   pdf full text
21 citationsOccupation and SARS-CoV-2 infection risk among 108 960 workers during the first pandemic wave in Germany
Reuter M, Rigó M, Formazin M, Liebers F, Latza U, Castell S, Jöckel K-H, Greiser KH, Michels KB, Krause G, Albrecht S, Öztürk I, Kuss O, Berger K, Lampl BMJ, Leitzmann M, Zeeb H, Starke KR, Schipf S, Meinke-Franze C, Ahrens W, Seidler A, Klee B, Pischon T, Deckert A, Schmidt B, Mikolajczyk R, Karch A, Bohn B, Brenner H, Holleczek B, Dragano N
 
Original article 2021;47(5):349-355   pdf full text
20 citationsInfection and death by COVID-19 in a cohort of healthcare workers in Mexico
Robles-Pérez E, González-Díaz B, Miranda-García M, Borja-Aburto VH
 
Original article 2022;48(1):52-60   pdf full text
20 citationsCOVID-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
 
Editorial 2021;47(8):561-564   pdf full text
18 citationsDecades of workplace health promotion research: marginal gains or a bright future ahead
Robroek SJW, Coenen P, Oude Hengel KM

Precarious Employment


Read related research published in our journal.

Our introductory video