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.


Tompa E, Mofidi A, van den Heuvel S, van Bree T, Michaelsen F, Jung Y, Porsch L, van Emmerik M. Economic burden of work injuries and diseases: a framework and application in five European Union countries. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):49. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-10050-7.
Mofidi A, Tompa E, Song C, Tenkate T, Arrandale V, Jardine J, Davies H, Demers PA. Economic evaluation of interventions to reduce solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure among construction workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 2021;18(6):250-264. doi:10.1080/15459624.2021.1910278.
Lee JJY, Gignac MA, Johnson SR. Employment outcomes in systemic sclerosis. Best Practice & Research, Clinical Rheumatology. 2021;35(3):101667. doi:10.1016/j.berh.2021.101667.
Brandt M, Wilstrup NM, Jakobsen MD, Van Eerd D, Andersen LL, Ajslev JZN. Engaging occupational safety and health professionals in bridging research and practice: evaluation of a participatory workshop program in the Danish construction industry. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(16):8498. doi:10.3390/ijerph18168498.
Sears JM, Schulman BA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S. Estimating time to reinjury among Washington State injured workers by degree of permanent impairment: using state wage data to adjust for time at risk. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(1):13-25. doi:10.1002/ajim.23200.
Xu M, Landsman V, Graubard B. Estimation of domain means from business surveys in the presence of stratum jumpers and nonresponse. Journal of Official Statistics. 2021;37(4):1059-1078. doi:10.2478/jos-2021-0045.
Jetha A, Shamaee A, Bonaccio S, Gignac MA, Tucker LB, Tompa E, Bultmann U, Norman CD, Banks CG, Smith PM. Fragmentation in the future of work: a horizon scan examining the impact of the changing nature of work on workers experiencing vulnerability. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(8):649-666. doi:10.1002/ajim.23262.
Jetha A, Le Pouésard M, Mustard C, Backman C, Gignac MA. Getting the message right: evidence-based insights to improve organizational return-to-work communication practices. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;31(3):652-663. doi:10.1007/s10926-021-09961-y.
Tatangelo M, Tomlinson G, Paterson JM, Keystone E, Bansback N, Bombardier C. Health care costs of rheumatoid arthritis: a longitudinal population study. PLoS ONE. 2021;16(5):e0251334. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0251334.
Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bultmann U, McLeod CB. Impact of anxiety and depression disorders on sustained return to work after work-related musculoskeletal strain or sprain: a gender stratified cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2021;47(4):296-305. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3951.
Gignac MA, Shahidi FV, Jetha A, Kristman VL, Bowring J, Cameron JI, Tonima S, Ibrahim S. Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on health, financial worries, and perceived organizational support among people living with disabilities in Canada. Disability and Health Journal. 2021;14(4):101161. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2021.101161.
Van Eerd D, D'Elia T, Ferron EM, Robson LS, Amick B. Implementation of participatory organizational change in long term care to improve safety. Journal of Safety Research. 2021;78:9-18. doi:10.1016/j.jsr.2021.05.002.
D'Agostino MA, Beaton DE, Maxwell LJ, Cembalo SM, Hoens AM, Hofstetter C, Zabalan C, Bird P, Christensen R, de Wit M, Doria AS, Maksymowych WP, Oo WM, Ostergaard M, Serban T, Sloan VS, Terslev L, van Rossum MA, Conaghan PG, Boers M. Improving domain definition and outcome instrument selection: lessons learned for OMERACT from imaging. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;51(5):1125-1133. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.08.004.
He JW, Diaz Martinez JP, Bingham K, Su J, Kakvan M, Tartaglia MC, Ruttan L, Beaton DE, Wither J. Insight into intraindividual variability across neuropsychological tests and its association with cognitive dysfunction in patients with lupus. Lupus Science & Medicine. 2021;8(1):e000511. doi:10.1136/lupus-2021-000511.
Gilbert-Ouimet M, Glazier RH, Brisson C, Mustard C, Smith PM. Job strain, overweight, and diabetes: a 13-year prospective study among 12,896 men and women in Ontario. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2021;83(2):187-195. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000898.
Yuen K, Green R, Bingham K, Ruttan L, Lee-Kim V, Tartaglia MC, Anderson M, Zandy M, Choi MY, Fritzler MJ, Wither JE, Beaton DE, Katz P, Touma Z. Metrics and definitions used in the assessment of cognitive impairment in systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;51(4):819-830. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.05.018.
Yu H, Cote P, Wong JJ, Shearer HM, Mior S, Cancelliere C, Randhawa K, Ameis A, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Varatharajan S, Sutton D, Southerst D, Jacobs C, Stupar M, Taylor-Vaisey A, Gross DP, Brison RJ, Paulden M, Ammendolia C. Noninvasive management of soft tissue disorders of the shoulder: a clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) collaboration. European Journal of Pain. 2021;25(8):1644-1667. doi:10.1002/ejp.1788.
Van Eerd D, Irvin E, Harbin S, Mahood Q, Tiong M. Occupational exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder: a rapid review. Work. 2021;68(3):721-731. doi:10.3233/WOR-203406.
Quinn TD, Yorio PL, Smith PM, Seo Y, Whitfield GP, Gibbs BB. Occupational physical activity and cardiovascular disease in the United States. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2021;78(10):724-30. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106948.