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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 17 January 2022]   pdf
Short-term effectiveness of face-to-face periodic occupational health screening versus electronic screening with targeted follow-up: results from a quasi-randomized controlled trial in four Belgian hospitals
Steel JS, Godderis L, Luyten J
 
Original article [online first; 11 January 2022]   pdf
Cancer incidence in sites potentially related to occupational exposures: 58 years of follow-up of firefighters in the Norwegian Fire Departments Cohort
Marjerrison N, Jakobsen J, Grimsrud TK, Hansen J, Martinsen JI, Nordby K-C, Veierød MB, Kjærheim K
 
Original article [online first; 10 January 2022]   pdf
Night-shift work and psychiatric treatment. A follow-up study among employees in Denmark
Albertsen K, Hannerz H, Nielsen ML, Garde AH
 
Editorial [online first; 15 December 2021]   pdf
Estimating population burdens of occupational disease
Coggon D
 
Original article [online first; 13 December 2021]   pdf
Evaluating effectiveness of an integrated return-to-work and vocational rehabilitation program on work disability duration in the construction sector
Macpherson RA, He A, Amick III BC, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB
 
Original article [online first; 13 December 2021]   pdf
Occupational stress and pregnancy-related hypertension and diabetes: Results from a nationwide prospective cohort
Lissåker C, Hemmingsson T, Kjellberg K, Lindfors P, Selander J
 
Review [online first; 8 December 2021]   pdf
Towards a better understanding of work participation among employees with common mental health problems: a systematic realist review
van Hees SGM, Carlier BE, Vossen E, Blonk RWB, Oomens S
 
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
 
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; 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
 
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

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
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56 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 2020;46(3):235-247   pdf full text
37 citationsWhat is precarious employment? A systematic review of definitions and operationalizations from quantitative and qualitative studies
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Review 2019;45(3):217-238   pdf full text
33 citationsCurrent state of knowledge on the health effects of engineered nanomaterials in workers: a systematic review of human studies and epidemiological investigations
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Review 2019;45(6):546-559   pdf full text
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Discussion paper 2020;46(3):321-329   pdf full text
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Review 2021;47(2):95-107   pdf full text
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Review 2019;45(6):560-576   pdf full text
20 citationsEffectiveness of occupational e-mental health interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Phillips EA, Gordeev VS, Schreyögg J
 
Review 2019;45(2):114-125   pdf full text
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Dieker ACM, IJzelenberg W, Proper KI, Burdorf A, Ket JCF, van der Beek AJ, Hulsegge G
 
Short communication 2020;46(6):639-644   pdf full text
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Sasaki N, Kuroda R, Tsuno K, Kawakami N