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.
Smith PM, Oudyk J, Potter G, Mustard C. The association between the perceived adequacy of workplace infection control procedures and personal protective equipment with mental health symptoms: a cross-sectional survey of Canadian health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 2021;66(1):17-24. doi:10.1177/0706743720961729.
Rahim A, Mclsaac MA, Aronson KJ, Smith PM, Tranmer JE. The associations of shift work, sleep quality, and incidence of hypertension in Ontario adults: a population-based study. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2021;37(3):513-518. doi:10.1016/j.cjca.2020.09.003.
Shearer HM, Carroll LJ, Cote P, Randhawa K, Southerst D, Varatharajan S, Wong JJ, Yu H, Sutton D, van der Velde G, Nordin M, Gross DP, Moir S, Stupar M, Jacobs C, Taylor-Vaisey A. The course and factors associated with recovery of whiplash-associated disorders: an updated systematic review by the Ontario protocol for traffic injury management (OPTIMa) collaboration. European Journal of Physiotherapy. 2021;23(5):279-294. doi:10.1080/21679169.2020.1736150.
Prince SA, Rasmussen CL, Biswas A, Holtermann A, Aulakh T, Merucci K, Coenen P. The effect of leisure time physical activity and sedentary behaviour on the health of workers with different occupational physical activity demands: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2021;18(1):100. doi:10.1186/s12966-021-01166-z.
Maxwell LJ, Beaton DE, Boers M, D'Agostino MA, Conaghan PG, Grosskleg S, Shea BJ, Bingham CO. The evolution of instrument selection for inclusion in core outcome sets at OMERACT: Filter 2.2. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;51(6):1320-1330. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.08.011.
Nadalin V, Mustard C, Smith PM. The impact of adverse employment and working conditions on the risk of workplace injury in Canada. Safety and Health at Work. 2021;12(4):471-478. doi:10.1016/j.shaw.2021.07.002.
Lane TJ, Berecki-Gisolf J, Iles R, Smith PM, Collie A. The impact of long-term workers' compensation benefit cessation on welfare and health service use: protocol for a longitudinal controlled data linkage study. International Journal of Population Data Science. 2021;6(1):1419. doi:10.23889/ijpds.v6i1.1419.
Havaei F, Smith PM, Oudyk J, Potter GG. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health of nurses in British Columbia, Canada using trends analysis across three time points. Annals of Epidemiology. 2021;62:7-12. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2021.05.004.
Hossain S, Moll S, Tompa E, Gewurtz R. The interactive process of negotiating workplace accommodations for employees with mental health conditions. Work. 2021;69(1):75-90. doi:10.3233/WOR-213459.
lahey P, Kirsh B, Tompa E, MacDermid J, Gewurtz RE. The Ontario Disability Support Program work exit process: parallels to a hostage negotiation. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 2021;32(3):182-92. doi:10.1177/1044207320944609.
Smith PM, Smith BT, Warren C, Shahidi FV, Buchan S, Mustard C. The prevalence and correlates of workplace infection control practices in Canada between July and September 2020. Health Reports. 2021;. doi:10.25318/82-003-x202101100002-eng.
Edmonds AT, Sears JM, O'Connor A, Peckham T. The role of nonstandard and precarious jobs in the well-being of disabled workers during workforce reintegration. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(8):667-679. doi:10.1002/ajim.23254.
Prince SA, Biswas A. The role of occupational physical activity on longevity. Lancet.Public Health. 2021;6(8):e544. doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00156-0.
Samosh D. The three-legged stool: synthesizing and extending our understanding of the career advancement facilitators of persons with disabilities in leadership positions. Business & Society. 2021;60(7):1773–1810. doi:10.1177/0007650320907134.
Pope JE, Rampakakis E, Movahedi M, Cesta A, Sampalis JS, Bombardier C. Time to remission in swollen joints is far faster than patient reported outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis: results from the Ontario Best Practices Research Initiative (OBRI). Rheumatology. 2021;60(2):717-727. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/keaa343.
Nielsen SM, Uggen Rasmussen M, Boers M, Van Der Windt DA, de Wit M, Woodworth G, Flurey A, Beaton DE, Shea B, Escorpizo R, Furst DE, Smolen JS, Toupin-April K, Boonen A, Voshaar M, Ellingsen T, Wells GA, Reeves BC, March L, Tugwell P, Christensen R. Towards consensus in defining and handling contextual factors within rheumatology trials: an initial qualitative study from an OMERACT working group. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2021;80(2):242-249. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-217895.
Cai K, Fuller A, Zhang Y, Hensey O, Grossberg D, Christensen R, Shea B, Singh JA, McCarthy GM, Rosenthal AK, Filippou G, Taylor WJ, Diaz-Torne C, Stamp LK, Edwards NL, Pascart T, Becce F, Nielsen SM, Tugwell P, Beaton DE. Towards development of core domain sets for short term and long term studies of calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD) disease: a framework paper by the OMERACT CPPD working group. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;51(4):946-950. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.04.019.
Perruccio AV, Yip C, Power JD, Canizares M, Gignac MA, Badley EM. Understanding the association between osteoarthritis and social participation: the Canadian longitudinal study on aging. Arthritis Care and Research. 2021;73(11):1638-1647. doi:10.1002/acr.24366.
Shahidi FV, Parnia A. Unemployment insurance and mortality among the long-term unemployed: a population-based matched cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2021;190(10):2124-2137. doi:10.1093/aje/kwab144.
Jetha A, Johnson SR, Gignac MA. Unmet workplace support needs and lost productivity of workers with systemic sclerosis: a path analysis study. Arthritis Care and Research. 2021;73(3):423-431. doi:10.1002/acr.24123.
Jessiman-Perreault G, Smith PM, Gignac MA. Why are workplace social support programs not improving the mental health of Canadian correctional officers? An examination of the theoretical concepts underpinning support. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(5):2666. doi:10.3390/ijerph18052665.
Sears JM, Schulman BA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S. Workforce reintegration after work-related permanent impairment: a look at the first year after workers' compensation claim closure. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;31(1):219-231. doi:10.1007/s10926-020-09912-z.
Cheng L, Jetha A, Cordeaux E, Lee K, Gignac MA. Workplace challenges, supports, and accommodations for people with inflammatory bowel disease: a scoping review. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1080/09638288.2021.1979662.
Sears JM, Edmonds AT, MacEachen E, Fulton-Kehoe D. Workplace improvements to support safe and sustained return to work: suggestions from a survey of workers with permanent impairments. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(9):731-743. doi:10.1002/ajim.23274.
Sears JM, Schulman BA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S. Workplace organizational and psychosocial factors associated with return-to-work interruption and reinjury among workers with permanent impairment. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2021;65(5):566-580. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxaa133.