CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF RESEARCH!

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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 14 June 2024]   pdf
Implemented disability-related policies and practices and sustained employment of partially disabled employees: evidence from linked survey and register data
van Ooijen R, Koning PWC, Boot CRL, Brouwer S
 
Editorial [online first; 13 June 2024]   pdf
Integrating a life course perspective in work environment and health research: empirical challenges and interdisciplinary opportunities
Bültmann U, Broberg K, Selander J
 
Original article [online first; 3 June 2024]   pdf
Does job stress mediate the risk of work disability due to common mental disorders among social workers compared with other health and social care, education, and non-human service professionals? A prospective cohort study of public sector employees in Finland
Rantonen O, Ervasti J, Alexanderson K, Oksanen T, Aalto V, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Salo P
 
Original article [online first; 30 May 2024]   pdf
The “sweet- and sour-spot” of occupational physical activity for back pain: a prospective accelerometer study among eldercare workers
Kyriakidis S, Rasmussen CL, Søgaard K, Holtermann A, Rasmussen CDN, Gupta N
 
Original article [online first; 29 May 2024]   pdf
Mortality of working-age physicians compared to other high-skilled occupations in Austria from 1998 to 2020
Zimmermann C, Waldhoer T, Schernhammer E, Strohmaier S
 
Discussion paper [online first; 29 May 2024]   pdf
What have we learned about risk assessment and interventions to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders and support work participation?
Kuijer PPFM, van der Wilk S, Evanoff B, Viikari-Juntura E, Coenen P
 
Original article [online first; 23 May 2024]   pdf
Gender and educational differences in work participation and working years lost in Norway
Merkus SL, Hoff R, Hasting RL, Undem K, Robroek SJW, Gran JM, Mehlum IS
 
Original article [online first; 23 May 2024]   pdf
Does job control contribute to differences in physician-certified sickness absence across office concepts? A mediation analysis in a nationally representative sample
Borge RH, Johannessen HA, Fostervold KI, Nielsen MB
 
Original article [online first; 23 May 2024]   pdf
Physical activity and risk of workplace and commuting injuries: a cohort study
Alhainen M, Härmä M, Pentti J, Ervasti J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J, Stenholm S
 
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.

Review 2021;47(7):489-508   pdf full text
116 citationsPsychosocial work exposures and health outcomes: a meta-review of 72 literature reviews with meta-analysis
Niedhammer I, Bertrais S, Witt K
 
Letter to the Editor 2021;47(5):408-409   pdf full text
113 citationsReturn-to-work, disabilities and occupational health in the age of COVID-19
Godeau D, Petit A, Richard I, Roquelaure Y, Descatha A
 
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
38 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
30 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
 
Editorial 2021;47(8):561-564   pdf full text
20 citationsDecades of workplace health promotion research: marginal gains or a bright future ahead
Robroek SJW, Coenen P, Oude Hengel KM
 
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

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