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Letter to the Editor [online first; 25 September 2022]
Author response: Occupation and SARS-CoV-2 infection risk among workers during the first pandemic wave in Germany: potential for bias
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
 
Short communication [online first; 15 September 2022]   pdf
Occupational risk of COVID-19 across pandemic waves: a two-year national follow-up study of hospital admissions
Bonde JPE, Sell L, Jensen JH, Begtrup LM, Flachs EM, Jakobsson K, Nielsen C, Nilsson K, Rylander L, Petersen KU, Tøttenborg SS
 
Editorial [online first; 7 September 2022]   pdf
Scientific challenges of studying shift schedule design
Tucker P
 
Original article [online first; 2 September 2022]   pdf
Overqualification at work and risk of hospitalization for psychiatric and somatic diseases among immigrants in Sweden – a prospective register-based study
Brendler-Lindqvist M, Tondel M, Helgesson M, Nordqvist T, Svartengren M
 
Original article [online first; 26 August 2022]   pdf
Working life expectancy and working years lost among users of part- and full-time sickness absence in Finland
Hartikainen E, Solovieva S, Viikari-Juntura E, Leinonen T
 
Original article [online first; 23 August 2022]   pdf
Does a change to an occupation with a lower physical workload reduce the risk of disability pension? A cohort study of employed men and women in Sweden
Badarin K, Hemmingsson T, Almroth M, Falkstedt D, Hillert L, Kjellberg K
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 8 August 2022]   pdf
Occupation and SARS-CoV-2 infection risk among workers during the first pandemic wave in Germany: potential for bias
van Tongeren M, Rhodes S, Pearce N
 
Original article [online first; 27 July 2022]   pdf
Does occupational forward bending of the back increase long-term sickness absence risk? A 4-year prospective register-based study using device-measured compositional data analysis
Gupta N, Bjerregaard SS, Yang L, Forsman M, Rasmussen CL, Rasmussen CDN, Clays E, Holtermann A
 
Original article [online first; 5 July 2022]   pdf
Physical work demands and expected labor market affiliation (ELMA): Prospective cohort with register-follow-up among 46 169 employees
Pedersen J, Bjorner JB, Andersen LL
 
Original article [online first; 3 July 2022]   pdf
Healthcare workers’ SARS-CoV-2 infection rates during the second wave of the pandemic: follow-up study
Würtz AM, Kinnerup MB, Pugdahl K, Schlünssen V, Vestergaard JM, Nielsen K, Cramer C, Bonde JP, Biering K, Carstensen O, Hansen KK, Dalbøge A, Flachs EM, Hansen ML, Thulstrup AM, Würtz ET, Kjærsgaard M, Christensen MW, Kolstad HA
 
Original article [online first; 30 June 2022]   pdf
Longitudinal changes in proportionate mortality due to COVID-19 by occupation in England and Wales
Cherrie M, Rhodes S, Wilkinson J, Mueller W, Nafilyan V, Van Tongeren M, Pearce N
 
Original article [online first; 26 June 2022]   pdf
Predicting long-term sickness absence among retail workers after four days of sick-listing
Roelen CAM, Speklé EM, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Heymans MW, van Rhenen W, Schaafsma FG
 
Original article [online first; 26 June 2022]   pdf
Lung cancer incidence among workers biologically monitored for occupational exposure to lead: a cohort study
Anttila A, Uuksulainen S, Rantanen M, Sallmén M
 
Original article [online first; 26 June 2022]   pdf
Workplace psychosocial resources and risk of cardiovascular disease among employees: a multi-cohort study of 135 669 participants
Xu T, Rugulies R, Vahtera J, Pentti J, Mathisen J, Lange T, Clark AJ, Magnusson Hanson LL, Westerlund H, Ervasti J, Virtanen M, Kivimäki M, Rod NH
 
Original article [online first; 20 June 2022]   pdf
Night and shift work characteristics and incident ischemic heart disease and atrial fibrillation among healthcare employees – a prospective cohort study
Kader M, Selander J, Andersson T, Albin M, Bodin T, Härmä M, Ljungman P, Bigert C
 
Original article [online first; 16 June 2022]   pdf
Social inequalities in early exit from employment in Germany: a causal mediation analysis on the role of work, health, and work ability
Rohrbacher M, Hasselhorn HM
 
Original article [online first; 14 June 2022]   pdf
Chronic disorders, work-unit leadership quality and long-term sickness absence among 33 025 public hospital employees
Mehta AJ, Mathisen J, Nguyen T-L, Rugulies R, Hulvej Rod N
 
Original article [online first; 13 June 2022]   pdf
Association between rotating night shift work and carotid intima-media thickness among Chinese steelworkers: a cross-sectional survey
Wang L, Zhang S, Yu M, Wu J, Li X, Yuan J
 
Original article [online first; 1 June 2022]   pdf
Combined psychosocial work factors and risk of long-term sickness absence in the general working population: Prospective cohort with register follow-up among 69 371 workers
Andersen LL, Vinstrup J, Thorsen SV, Pedersen J, Sundstrup E, Rugulies R

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