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.


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 P, Hogg-Johnson S, Kristman VL, 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.
Breslin FC, Lay M, Jetha A, Smith PM. Examining occupational health and safety vulnerability among Canadian workers with disabilities. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2018;40(18):2138-2143. doi:10.1080/09638288.2017.1327985.
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;62(8):1012-1020. 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.
Rotondi NK, Beaton DE, Sujic R, Sale JEM, Ansari H, Elliot-Gibson V, Bogoch ER, Cullen J, Jain R, Slater M, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy Fracture Clinic Screening Program Evaluation Team. Identifying and addressing barriers to osteoporosis treatment associated with improved outcomes: an observational cohort study. Journal of Rheumatology. 2018;45(11):1594-1601. doi:10.3899/jrheum.170915.
Sanger N, Shahid H, Dennis BB, Hudson J, Marsh D, Sanger S, Worster A, Teed R, Rieb L, Tugwell P, Hutton B, Shea B, Beaton DE, Corace K. Identifying patient-important outcomes in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder patients: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2018;8(12):e025059. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025059.
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.
Oldfield M, Gewurtz R, Tompa E, Harlos K, Kirsh B, Lysaght R, Macdougall A, Moll S, Rueda S, Sultan-Taieb H. Improving workplaces to enable people living with mental illness to stay in their jobs. OOHNA Journal. 2018;37(1):46-49.
Canizares M, Hogg-Johnson S, Gignac MA, Glazier RH, Badley EM. Increasing trajectories of multimorbidity over time: birth cohort differences and the role of changes in obesity and income. The Journals of Gerontology. 2018;73(7):1303-1314. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbx004.
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 J, 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;44(6):639-646. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3743.
McIntosh G, Steenstra I, Hogg-Johnson S, Carter T, Hall H. Lack of prognostic model validation in low back pain prediction studies: a systematic review. Clinical Journal of Pain. 2018;34(8):748-754. doi:10.1097/AJP.0000000000000591.
Biswas A, Severin C, Smith PM, Steenstra I, Robson LS, Amick B. Larger workplaces, people-oriented culture, and specific industry sectors are associated with co-occurring health protection and wellness activities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018;15(12):2739. doi:10.3390/ijerph15122739.
Yanar B, Kosny A, Smith PM. Occupational health and safety vulnerability of recent immigrants and refugees. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018;15(9):2004. doi:10.3390/ijerph15092004.
Van Eerd D, Cardoso S, Irvin E, Saunders R, King T, Macdonald S. Occupational safety and health knowledge users' perspectives about research use. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety. 2018;16(1):4-19. doi:10.1080/14773996.2017.1356544.