Welcome to the home page of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. We are an internationally renowned periodical. Our 2020 impact factor is 5.024, ranking us 31 of 203 Public, Environmental and Occupational Health journals (SCIE) globally. Our Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) is 1.43. As of 1 January 2021, we are a gold open access journal.

Click here to learn more about supporting the Journal.

Online-first articles

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 M, 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
 
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
Time trends in occupational exposure to chemicals in Sweden: proportion exposed, distribution across demographic and labor market strata, and exposure levels
Gustavsson P, Wiebert P, Tinnerberg H, Bodin T, Linnersjö A, Hed Myrberg I, Albin M, Selander J
 
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; 13 June 2022]   pdf
The impact of vocational rehabilitation on employment outcomes: A regression discontinuity approach
Laaksonen M, Ilmakunnas I, Tuominen S
 
Original article [online first; 8 June 2022]   pdf
Psychosocial job stressors and risk of suicidal behavior – an observational study among Swedish men
Åberg M, Staats E, Robertson J, Schiöler L, Torén K, LaMontagne AD, Söderberg M, Waern M, Nyberg J
 
Original article [online first; 7 June 2022]   pdf
Occupation 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
 
Editorial [online first; 5 June 2022]   pdf
Supporting workers with mental health problems at work: challenges and avenues
Arends I, van Zon Sander KR, Bültmann U
 
Original article [online first; 1 June 2022]   pdf
Workplace bullying and risk of suicide and suicide attempts: A register-based prospective cohort study of 98 330 participants in Denmark
Conway PM, Erlangsen A, Grynderup MB, Clausen T, Rugulies R, Bjorner JB, Burr H, Francioli L, Garde AH, Hansen ÅM, Hanson LM, Kirchheiner-Rasmussen J, Kristensen TS, Mikkelsen EG, Stenager E, Thorsen SV, Villadsen E, Høgh A
 
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
 
Original article [online first; 16 May 2022]   pdf
Effects of workplace measures against COVID-19 on psychological distress of full-time employees: A 12-month prospective study in the COVID-19 pandemic
Asaoka H, Sasaki N, Imamura K, Kuroda R, Tsuno K, Kawakami N
 
Original article [online first; 12 May 2022]   pdf
Changes in occupational well-being during COVID-19: the impact of age, gender, education, living alone, and telework in a Finnish four-wave population sample
Kaltiainen J, Hakanen J
 
Original article [online first; 12 May 2022]   pdf
Low-quality employment trajectories and the risk of common mental health disorders among individuals with Swedish and foreign background – a register-based cohort study
Pollack R, Kreshpaj B, Jonsson J, Bodin T, Gunn V, Orellana C, Östergren P-O, Muntaner C, Matilla-Santander N
 
Original article [online first; 9 May 2022]   pdf
Associations between single and combined occupational mechanical exposures and surgery for subacromial impingement syndrome: a nationwide Danish cohort study
Dalbøge A, Frost P, Andersen JH, Svendsen SW
 
Original article [online first; 26 April 2022]   pdf
The influence of chronic diseases and poor working conditions in working life expectancy across educational levels among older employees in the Netherlands
Schram JLD, Schuring M, Oude Hengel KM, Burdorf A, Robroek SJW
 
Original article [online first; 26 April 2022]   pdf
Working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and its longitudinal association with physical activity and sedentary behavior
Loef B, van Oostrom SH, van der Noordt M; Lifelines Corona Research initiative, Proper KI
 
Original article [online first; 1 April 2022]   pdf
Integrating vocational rehabilitation and mental healthcare to improve the return-to-work process for people on sick leave with stress-related disorders: results from a randomized trial
Hoff A, Fisker J, Poulsen RM, Hjorthøj C, Rosenberg NK, Nordentoft M, Bojesen AB, Eplov LF
 
Original article [online first; 28 March 2022]   pdf
Interaction of night shift work with polymorphism in melatonin receptor 1B gene on incident stroke
Chen Y, Yang L, Liang Y, He Z, Ai Q-YH, Chen W, Xue H, Zhou M, Wang Y, Ma H, Geng Q
 
Original article [online first; 25 March 2022]   pdf
Cost and cost-effectiveness of the ‘Stand and Move at Work’ multicomponent intervention to reduce workplace sedentary time and cardiometabolic risk
Michaud TL, You W, Estabrooks PA, Leonard K, Rydell SA, Mullane SL, Pereira MA, Buman MP
 
Original article [online first; 21 March 2022]   pdf
Short-term exposure to stone minerals used in asphalt affect lung function and promote pulmonary inflammation among healthy adults
Moazami TN, Hilt B, Sørås K, Svendsen KVH, Dahlman HJ, Refsnes M, Låg M, Øvrevik J, Jørgensen RB
 
Reviews [online first; 9 March 2022]   pdf
Precarious employment and migrant workers’ mental health: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies
Koseoglu Ornek O, Waibel J, Wullinger P, Weinmann T

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
102 citationsThe COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic: consequences for occupational health
Burdorf A, Porru F, Rugulies R
 
Review 2019;45(5):429-443   pdf full text
67 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
53 citationsWhat is precarious employment? A systematic review of definitions and operationalizations from quantitative and qualitative studies
Kreshpaj B, Orellana C, Burström B, Davis L, Hemmingsson T, Johansson G, Kjellberg K, Jonsson J, Wegman DH, Bodin T
 
Review 2019;45(6):546-559   pdf full text
42 citationsThe effectiveness of workplace health promotion interventions on physical and mental health outcomes – a systematic review of reviews
Proper KI, van Oostrom SH
 
Discussion paper 2020;46(3):321-329   pdf full text
35 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
30 citationsEffectiveness of occupational e-mental health interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Phillips EA, Gordeev VS, Schreyögg J
 
Review 2021;47(2):95-107   pdf full text
30 citationsHarmonized definition of occupational burnout: A systematic review, semantic analysis, and Delphi consensus in 29 countries
Guseva Canu I, Marca SC, Dell'Oro F, Balázs Á, Bergamaschi E, Besse C, Bianchi R, Bislimovska J, Koscec Bjelajac A, Bugge M, Busneag CI, Çağlayan Ç, Cernițanu M, Costa Pereira C, Dernovšček Hafner N, Droz N, Eglite M, Godderis L, Gündel H, Hakanen JJ, Iordache RM, Khireddine-Medouni I, Kiran S, Larese-Filon F, Lazor-Blanchet C, Légeron P, Loney T, Majery N, Merisalu E, Mehlum IS, Michaud L, Mijakoski D, Minov J, Modenese A, Molan M, van der Molen H, Nena E, Nolimal D, Otelea M, Pletea E, Pranjic N, Rebergen D, Reste J, Schernhammer E, Wahlen A
 
Letter to the Editor 2021;47(5):408-409   pdf full text
26 citationsReturn-to-work, disabilities and occupational health in the age of COVID-19
Godeau D, Petit A, Richard I, Roquelaure Y, Descatha A
 
Short communication 2020;46(6):639-644   pdf full text
23 citationsThe deterioration of mental health among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 outbreak: A population-based cohort study of workers in Japan
Sasaki N, Kuroda R, Tsuno K, Kawakami N
 
Review 2020;46(1):19-31   pdf full text
22 citationsPsychosocial work stressors and risk of all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Taouk Y, Spittal MJ, LaMontagne AD, Milner AJ

Precarious Employment


Read related research published in our journal.

Our introductory video