Journal articles

This database lists peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters that include an Institute for Work & Health (IWH) scientist or researcher (past or present) as an author. Clicking any title will allow you to view a detailed citation and, if available, an abstract. For journal articles by IWH and non-IWH researchers in the areas of occupational health and safety, return to work, workers' compensation, public health and others within the IWH mandate, see our Research Alerts.


Lay AM, Kosny A, Aery A, Flecker K, Smith PM. The occupational health and safety vulnerability of recent immigrants accessing settlement services. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2018;[Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.17269/s41997-018-0063-4.
Lane TJ, Lilley R, Hogg-Johnson S, LaMontagne AD, Sim MR, Smith PM. A prospective cohort study of the impact of return-to-work coordinators in getting injured workers back on the job. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2018;28(2):298-306. doi:10.1007/s10926-017-9719-9.
Furlan AD, Carnide N, Irvin E, Van Eerd D, Munhall C, Kim J, Li CMF, Hamad A, Mahood Q, Macdonald S. A systematic review of strategies to improve appropriate use of opioids and to reduce opioid use disorder and deaths from prescription opioids. Canadian Journal of Pain. 2018;2(1):218-235. doi:10.1080/24740527.2018.1479842.
Gilbert-Ouimet M, Ma H, Glazier R, Brisson C, Mustard C, Smith PM. Adverse effect of long work hours on incident diabetes in 7065 Ontario workers followed for 12 years. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. 2018;6(1):e000496. doi:10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000496.
Russel E, Kosny A. Communication and collaboration among return-to-work stakeholders. Disability & Rehabilitation. 2018;[Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1080/09638288.2018.1472815 .
Johansen T, Lund T, Jensen C, Momsen AH, Eftedal M, Oyeflaten I, Braathen TN, Stapelfeldt CM, Amick B, Labriola M. Cross-cultural adaptation of the Work Role Functioning Questionnaire 2.0 to Norwegian and Danish. Work. 2018;59(4):471-478. doi:10.3233/WOR-182705.
Stapelfeldt CM, Momsen AH, Lund T, Gronborg TK, Hogg-Johnson S, Jensen C, Skakon J, Labriola M. Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the Danish version of the readiness for return to work instrument. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2018;[Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s10926-018-9790-x.
Mazza D, Brijnath B, O'Hare MA, Ruseckaite R, Kosny A, Collie A. Do health service use and return-to-work outcomes differ with GPs' injured-worker caseload?. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2018;[Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s10926-018-9765-y .
Scott KA, Liao Q, Fisher GG, Stallones L, DiGuiseppi C, Tompa E. Early labor force exit subsequent to permanently impairing occupational injury or illness among workers 50-64 years of age. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2018;61(4):317-325. doi:10.1002/ajim.22817.
Cullen KL, Irvin E, Collie A, Clay F, Gensby U, Jennings PA, Hogg-Johnson S, Kristman V, Laberge M, McKenzie D, Newnam S, Palagyi A, Ruseckaite R, Sheppard DM, Shourie S, Steenstra I, Van Eerd D, Amick B. Effectiveness of workplace interventions in return-to-work for musculoskeletal, pain-related and mental health conditions: an update of the evidence and messages for practitioners. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2018;28(1):1–15. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9690-x.
Lanthier S, Bielecky A, Smith PM. Examining risk of workplace violence in Canada: a sex/gender-based analysis. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2018;[Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxy066.
Kosny A, Newnam S, Collie A. Family matters: compensable injury and the effect on family. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2018;40(8):935-944. doi:10.1080/09638288.2017.1283450.
Dorland HF, Abma FI, Van Zon SKR, Stewart RE, Amick B, Ranchor AV, Roelen CAM, Bultmann U. Fatigue and depressive symptoms improve but remain negatively related to work functioning over 18 months after return to work in cancer patients. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 2018;12(3):371-378. doi:10.1007/s11764-018-0676-x.
Quinn MM, Smith PM. Gender, work, and health. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2018;62(4):389-392. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxy019.
Padkapayeva K, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Bielecky A, Ibrahim S, Mustard C. Gender/sex differences in the relationship between psychosocial work exposures and work and life stress. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2018;62(4):416-425. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxy014.
McLeod CB, Reiff E, Maas E, Bultmann U. Identifying return-to-work trajectories using sequence analysis in a cohort of workers with work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2018;44(2):147-155. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3701.
Biswas A, Smith PM, Alter DA. Is promoting six hours of standing an appropriate public health message?. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 2018;25(7):751-752. doi:10.1177/2047487318763430.
Shevchenko A, Pagell M, Johnston D, Veltri A, Robson LS. Joint management systems for operations and safety: a routine-based perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production. 2018;194:635-644. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.05.176.
Fan JK, Amick B, Richardson L, Scott-Marshall H, McLeod CB. Labor market and health trajectories during periods of economic recession and expansion in the United States, 1988‒2011. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2018;[Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3743.