OHWC Publications

Publications at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) reflect our deep commitment to academic rigor and community application. Thus, our members publish widely in scientific and applied forums. 

Publications from OHWC-Funded Research (Peer-Reviewed Journals)

Intervention Effects

  • Hammer, L. B., Truxillo, D. M., Bodner, T. Pytlovany, A. C., & Richman, A. (in press). Exploration of the impact of organizational context on a workplace safety and health intervention. Work and Stress.
  • Anger, W.K., Kyler-Yano, J., Vaughn, K., Wipfli, B., Olson, R., Blanco, M. (2018). Total Worker Health® intervention for construction workers alters safety, health, well-being measures. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001290. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Postma, J., Tuell, E., James, L., Graves, J., Butterfield, P. (2017) Nursing Students' Perceptions of the Transition to Shift Work: A Total Worker Health Perspective. Workplace Health & Safety, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2165079917719713
  • Nery-Hurwit, M., Kincl., L., Driver, S., Heller, B. (2017). Stakeholder evaluation of an online program to promote physical activity and workplace safety for individuals with disability. Evaluation and Program Planning, 63, 39-44.
  • Rineer, J. R., Truxillo, D.M., Bodner, T., Hammer, L.B., & Krainer, M. (2017). The Moderating Effects of Perceived Organizational Support on the Relationship between Organizational Justice and Objective Measures of Cardiovascular Health. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. Click to download the article.
  • Olson, R., Thompson, S.V., Elliot, D.L., Hess, J.A., Rohten, K.L., Parker, K.L., et al. (2016). Safety and health support for home care workers: The COMPASS randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Public Health, 106, 1823-1832.
  • Rohlman, D.S., Parish, M., Elliot D.L., Hanson, G., & Perrin, N. (2016). Addressing young workers' needs: the Promoting U through Safety and Health (PUSH) trial outcomes. Healthcare: Special Issue Occupational Health Issues in the New Millennium, 4(3), 55.
  • Hammer, L., Truxillo, D., Bodner, T., Rineer, J., Pytlovany, A., & Richman, A. (2015). Effects of a workplace intervention targeting psychosocial risk factors on safety and health outcomes: Psychosocial factors and workers health and safety. Biomed Research International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/836967.
  • Olson, R., Wright, R., Elliot, D., Hess, J., Thompson, S., Buckmaster, A.M., Luther, K. & Wipfli, B. (2015). The COMPASS pilot study: A Total Worker HealthTM intervention for home care workers. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 57(4), 406-416.
  • Population Characteristics

    Methodology & Assessment

  • Elliot, D., Rohlman, D., Parish, M. (2015). Focus groups move online: Feasibility of Tumblr use of e-health curriculum development. Journal of Medical Internet – Research Protocols, 4(1), 1-6.
  • Olson, R., Elliot, D., Hess, J., Thompson, S., Luther, K., Wipfli, B., Wright, R., & Buckmaster, A. (2014). The COMmunity of Practice And Safety Support (COMPASS) Total Worker Health™ study among home care workers: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 15, 411.
  • Olson, R., Wipfli, B., Wright, R., Garrigues, L., Nguyen, T., & Lopez de Castro, B. (2014).  Reliability and validity of the home care STAT (Safety Task Assessment Tool). Applied Ergonomics. 45(4), 1157-66.

  • Theory & Review

  • Anger, K., Rameshbabu, A., Olson, R., Bodner, T., Hurtado, D., Parker, K., Wan, W., Wipfli, B. & Rohlman, D. (accepted for publication in 2018). Effectiveness of Total Worker Health® Interventions. Chapter in upcoming book by National Institute for Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Anger, K., Elliot, D., Bodner, T., Olson, R., Rohlman, D., Truxillo, D., Kuehl, K., Hammer, L., & Montgomery, D. (2015). Effectiveness of Total Worker Health interventions.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20(2), 226-247.
  • Hammer, L. & Sauter, S. (2013). Total worker health and work–life stress. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 55, S25-S29.
  • Associated Publications by OHWC Researchers (Peer-Reviewed Journals & Popular Press)

    OHWC members also actively pursue a number of research projects in occupational health outside of the Center.

    Bold: Current OHWC Researcher
    Intervention Effects

    • Kossek, E. E., Thompson, R. J., Lawson, K. M., Bodner, T., Perrigino, M., Hammer, L.B., Buxton, O. M., Almeida, D. M., Moen, P., Hurtado, D., Wipfli, B., Berkman, L. F., Bray, J. W. (In press). Caring for the Elderly at Work and Home: Can a Randomized Organizational Intervention Improve Psychological Health? Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

    • Crain, T. L., Hammer, L. B., Bodner, T., Olson, R., Kossek, E. E., Moen, P., & Buxton, O. M. (in press). Sustaining sleep: Results from the randomized controlled Work, Family, and Health Study. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

    • Moen, P., Kelly, E. L., Lee, S., Oakes, M. J., Fan, W., Bray, J., Almeida, D., Hammer, L., Hurtado, D., & Buxton, O. (2017). Can a Flexibility/Support Initiative Reduce Turnover Intentions and Exits? Results from the Work, Family, and Health Network. Social Problems, 64, 53–85 doi: 10.1093/socpro/spw033

    • Kossek, E.E., Thompson, R.J., Lawson, K.M., Bodner, T., Perrigino, M.B., Hammer, L.B.,...Bray, J.W. (2017). Caring for the Elderly at Work and Home: Can a Randomized Organizational Intervention Improve Psychological Health? Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Dec 07 , 2017.
    • Glass, N., Hanson, G., Anger, K., Laharnar, N., Campbell, J., Weinstein, M., & Perrin, N. (2017). Computer-based training (CBT) intervention reduces workplace violence and harassment for homecare workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 60 (7), 635-643.
    • Yragui, N., Demsky, C., Hammer, L. B., & VanDyck, S. (2017). Linking workplace aggression to employee well-being and work: The moderating role of family-supportive supervisor behaviors (FSSB). Journal of Business and Psychology, 32 (2), 179-196.
    • Odle-Dusseau, H. N., Hammer, L. B., Crain, T. L., & Bodner, T. (2016). The influence of family-supportive supervisors on job performance: An occupational work-family initiative. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 21(3), 296-308.
    • Hammer, L. B., Johnson, R. C., Crain, T. L., Bodner, T., Kossek, E. E., Davis, K. D., . . . Berkman, L. (2016). Intervention effects on safety compliance and organizational citizenship behaviors: Evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(2), 190-208.
    • Olson, R., Crain, T. L., Bodner, T., King, R., Hammer, L. B., Klein, L., . . . Buxton, O. (2015). A workplace intervention improves actigraphic sleep duration in a randomized, controlled trial: Results from the Work, Family, and Health Network Study. Sleep Health, 1, 55-65.
    • Davis, K. D., Lawson, K., Almeida, D. M., Kelly, E., King, R. B., Hammer, L. B., Casper, L., Okechukwu, C., Hanson, G., & McHale, S. M. (2015). Parents' daily time with their children: A workplace intervention. Pediatrics, 135(5), 875-882. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-2057
    • Wipfli, B., Olson, R., & Koren, M. (2013). Weight-loss maintenance among SHIFT pilot study participants 30-months after intervention. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55, 1-3
    • Laharnar, N., Perrin, N., Hanson, G., Glass, N., & Anger, W. K. (2013). A training intervention for supervisors to support implementation of a work-family policy. Safety and Health at Work, 4(3), 166-167. doi:10.1016/j.shaw.2013.07.001
    • Glass, N., Bloom, T., Perrin, N., & Anger, W. K. (2010). A computer-based training intervention for work supervisors to respond to intimate partner violence. Safety and Health at Work, 1(2), 167-174. doi:10.5491/SHAW.2010.1.2.167
    • Olson, R., Anger, W. K., Elliot, D. L., Wipfli, B., & Gray, M. (2009). A new health promotion model for lone workers: results of the Safety &Health Involvement For Truckers (SHIFT) pilot study. Journal of Occupational Environmental Medicine, 51(11), 1233-1246. doi:10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181c1dc7a
    • Anger, W. K., Patterson, L., Fuchs, M., Leal, W. L., & Rohlman, D. S. (2009). Learning and recall of Worker Protection Standard (WPS) training in vineyard workers. Journal of Agromedicine, 14(3), 336-344. doi:10.1080/10599240903042057
    • Austin, J., Alvero, A. M., Fuchs, M. M., Patterson, L., & Anger, W. K. (2009). Pre-training to improve workshop performance in supervisor skills: an exploratory study of Latino agricultural workers. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 15(3), 273-281. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19728549
    • Kossek, E. E., & Hammer, L. B. (2008). Supervisor work/life training gets results. Harvard Business Review, 36. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25284843
    • Kelly, E., Kossek, E. E., Hammer, L. B., Durham, M., Bray, J., Chermack, K., . . . Kaskubar, D. (2008). Getting there from here: Research on the effects of work family initiatives on work-family conflict and business outcomes. The Academy of Management Annals, 2(1), 305-349.
    • Anger, W. K., Stupfel, J., Ammerman, T., Tamulinas, A., Bodner, T., & Rohlman, D. S. (2006). The suitability of computer-based training for workers with limited formal education: A case study from the US agricultural sector. International Journal of Training and Development, 10(269-284).
    • Hammer, L. B., Neal, M. B., Newsom, J., Brockwood, K. J., & Colton, C. (2005). A longitudinal study of the effects of dual-earner couples' utilization of family-friendly workplace supports on work and family outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 90, 799-810.
    • Sahibzada, K., Hammer, L. B., Neal, M. B., & Kuang, D. C. (2005). The moderating effects of work-family role combinations and work-family organizational culture on the relationship between family-friendly workplace supports and job satisfaction. Journal of Family Issues, 26, 1-20.
    • Eckerman, D. A., Abrahamson, K., Ammerman, T., Fercho, H., Rohlman, D. S., & Anger, W. K. (2004). Computer-based training for food service workers at a hospital. Journal of Safety Research, 35, 317-327.
    • Olson, R. & Austin, J. (2001). Behavior-based safety and working alone: The effects of a self-monitoring package on the safe performance of bus operators. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 21(3), 5-43.

    Population Characteristics


    • Hurtado, D. A.,Heinonen, G. A., Dumet, L. M., & Greenspan, S. A. (2018) Early career nurses with fewer patient handling supportive peers are likely to quit. International Nursing Review (in press).
    • Yaldiz, L. M., Truxillo, D. M., Bodner, T., & Hammer, L. B. (in press). Do resources matter for employee stress? It depends on how old you are. Journal of Vocational Behavior.
    • Shepherd, B. R., Fritz, C., Hammer, L. B., Guros, F., & Meier, D. (in press). The impact of emotional demands, burnout, and recovery from work on correctional officer alcohol use. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

    • Demsky, C. A.,Fritz, C., Hammer, L. B., & Black, A. (in press). Workplace incivility and employee sleep: The role of rumination and recovery experiences. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 

    • Fritz, C., Hammer, L. B., Guros, F., & Shepherd, B. R., & Maier, D. (2018, online release). On Guard: The Costs of Work-Related Hypervigilance in the Correctional Setting. Occupational Health Science.
    • Mohr, C.D., McCabe, C.T., Haverly, S.N., Hammer, L.B., & Carlson, K.F. (2018). Drinking motives and alcohol use: The SERVe study of U.S. current and former service members. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 79, 79-87.

    • O'Donnell, E., Berkman, L. F., Kelly, E., Hammer, B., Marden, J. & Buxton, O. M. (2018).Cardiometabolic risks associated with work-to-family conflict: findings from the Work Family Health Network, Community, Work & Family, DOI: 10.1080/13668803.2018.1440193. Click to download the article.

    • Kossek, E. E., Petty, R. A., Bodner, T. E., Perrigino, M. B., Hammer, L. B., Yragui, N. L., & Michel, J. S. (2018). Lasting Impression: Transformational Leadership and Family Supportive Supervision as Resources for Well-Being and Performance. Occupational Health Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41542-018-0012-x

    • Lee, S., McHale, S. M., Crouter, A. C., Hammer, L. B., & Almeida, D. M. (2017). Finding time over time: Longitudinal links between employed mothers' work-family conflict and time profiles. The Journal of Family Psychology. Advance access publication. doi: 10.1037/fam0000303

    • Yragui, N. L., Demsky, C. A., Hammer, L. B., Van Dyck, S., & Neradilek, M. B. (2017). Linking workplace aggression to employee work and well-being: The moderating role of family-supportive supervisory behaviors (FSSB). Journal of Business and Psychology, 32, 179–196. doi:10.1007/s10869-016-9443-z

    • DePasquale, N., Polenick, C., Davis, K.D., Moen, P., Hammer, L.B., & Almeida, D.M. (2017). The psychosocial implications of managing work and family caregiving roles: Gender differences among information technology professionals. Journal of Family Issues, 38(11), 1495-1519. doi: 10.1177/0192513X15584680

    • Hammer, L. B., Wan, W. H., Brockwood, K. J., Mohr, C. D., & Carlson, K. F. (2017). Military, work, and health characteristics of veterans and reservists from the Study for Employment Retention of Veterans (SERVe). Military Psychology, 29, 491-512.

    • Mohr, C., McCabe, C., Haverly, S., Hammer, L., & Carlson, K. (2017). Drinking motives and alcohol use: The SERVe study of U.S. current and former service members. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, January 2018.
    • Hurtado, D., Dumet, L., Greenspan, S., Marino, M., & Bernard, K. (2017). Precarious schedules linked with workplace aggression in a high-risk occupation. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 1-5.
    • Bouville, G., Dello Russo, S., & Truxillo, D. (in press). The moderating role of age in the job characteristics–absenteeism relationship: A matter of occupational context?. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

    • Rineer, J. R., Truxillo, D. M., Bodner, T. E., Hammer, L. B., & Krainer, M. A. (2017). The moderating effect of perceived organizational support on the relationships between organizational justice and objective measures of cardiovascular health. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 26, 399-410.
    • Fisher, G. G., Truxillo, D. M., Finkelstein, L. M., & Wallace, L. E. (2017). Age discrimination: Potential for adverse impact and differential prediction related to age. Human Resource Management Review, 27, 316-327.
    • Olson, R., Thompson, S. V., Wipfli, B., Hanson, G., Elliot, D. L., Anger, W. K., Bodner, T., Hammer, L. B., Hohn, E., & Perrin, N. (2016). Sleep, dietary, and exercise behavioral clusters among truck drivers with obesity: Implications for interventions. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(3), 314-321.
    • Singleton, S. T., Lein, P. J., Dadson, O. A., McGarrigle, B. P., Farahat, F. M., Farahat, T., Bonner, M. R., Fenske, R. A., Galvin, K., Lasarev, M. R., Anger, W. K., Rohlman, D. S., & Olson, J. R. (2015). Longitudinal assessment of occupational exposures to the organophosphorous inseticides chorpyrifos and profenofos in Egyptian cotton field workers. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 218(2), 203-211.
    • Berkman, L., Liu, S. Y., Hammer, L. B., Moen, P., Klein, L., Kelly, E., . . . Buxton, O. (2015). Work/family demands, cardiometabolic risk and sleep duration in extended care employees. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20, 420-433. doi:10.1037/a0039143
    • DePasquale, N., Polenick, C., Davis, K. D., Moen, P., Hammer, L. B., & Almeida, D. M. (2015). The psychosocial implications of manageing work and family caregiving roles: Gender differences among IT professionals. Journal of Family Issues, 1-25. doi:10.1177/0192513X15584680
    • Nakaishi, L., Moss, H., Weinstein, M., Perrin, N., Rose, L., Anger, W. K., Hanson, G. C., Christian, M., & Glass, N. (2013). Exploring workplace violence among homecare workers in a consumer driven home health care program. Workplace Health and Safety, 61(10), 441-450. doi:10.3928/21650799-20130916-17
    • Walters, J., Olson, R., Karr, J., Zoller, E., Douglas, J., & Cain, D. (2013). Elevated occupational transportation fatalitites among older workers in Oregon: An empirical investigation. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 53, 28-38.
    • Rajaratnam, S. M., Barger, L. K., Lockley, S. W., Shea, S. A., Wang, W., Landrigan, C. P., . . . Czeisler, C. A. (2011). Sleep disorders, health and safety in police officers. Journal of the American Medical Association, 306, 2567-2578.
    • Rohlman, D. S., Lasarev, M., Anger, W. K., Scherer, J., Stupfel, J., &cMcCauley, L. (2007). Neurobehavioral performance of adult and adolescent agricultural workers. Neurotoxicology, 28, 374-380.
    • McCauley, L., Anger, W. K., Keifer, M., Langley, R., Robson, M. G., & Rohlman, D. S. (2006). Studying health outcomes in farmworker populations exposed to pesticides. Environmental Health Perspectives, 114, 953-960.

    Methodology & Assessment

    Recent Publications

    Theory & Review

    • Lee, S., Almeida, D. M., Davis, K. D., King, R., Hammer, L. B., & Kelly, E. (2015). Latent profiles of time adequacy for paid-work, parenting, and partner roles. The Journal of Family Psychology, 29(5), 788-798.
    • Truxillo, D. M., Cadiz, D. E., & Hammer, L. B. (2015). Supporting the aging workforce: A review and recommendations for workplace intervention research. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 2, 351-381.
    • Moen, P., Kaduk, A., Kossek, E. E., Hammer, L. B., Buxton, O. M., O'Donnell, E., . . . Casper, L. (2015). Is work-family conflict a multi-level stressor linking job conditions to mental health? Evidence from the Work Family and Health Network. Research in the Sociology of Work: Work &Family in the New Economy, 26, 177-217.
    • Kelly, E. L., Moen, P., Oakes, M., Fan, W., Okechukwu, C., Davis, K. D., Hammer, L. B., Kossek, E. E., King, R. B., Hanson, G., Mierzwa, F., Casper, L. (2014) Changing Work and Work-Family Conflict: Evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Network. American Sociological Review. Vol. 79(3) 485–516.
    • Kossek, E. E., Hammer, L. B., Kelly, E., & Moen, P. (2014). Designing work, family, and health organizational change initiatives. Organizational Dynamics, 43, 53-63.
    • Crain, T. L., Hammer, L. B., Bodner, T., Kossek, E. E., Moen, P., Lilienthal, R., & Buxton, O. (2014). Work-family conflict, family-supportive supervisor behaviors (FSSB), and sleep outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 155-167.
    • Sorensen, G., Landsbergis, P., Hammer, L., Amick, B., Linnan, L., Yancey, A., Welch,L., Goetzel, R., Flannery, K, Pratt, C., and the Workshop Working Group on Worksite Chronic Disease Prevention (2011). Preventing chronic disease at the workplace: A workshop report and recommendations. American Journal of Public Health, 101, S196-S207.
    • Kossek, E. E., Pichler, S., Bodner, T., & Hammer, L. B. (2011). Workplace social support and work-family conflict: A meta-analysis clarifying the influence of general and work-family specific supervisor and organizational support. Personnel Psychology, 64, 289-313.
    • Hammer, L. B., Kossek, E. E., Anger, W. K., Bodner, T., & Zimmerman, K. L. (2011). Clarifying work-family intervention processes: The roles of work-family conflict and family supportive supervisor behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 134-150.
    • Johnson, J., Truxillo, D. M., Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., & Hammer, L. B. (2009). Perceptions of overall fairness: Are effects on job performance moderated by leader-member exchange? Human Performance, 22(5), 432-449.
    • Mortazavi, S., Pedhiwala, N., Shafiro, M., & Hammer, L. B. (2009). Work-family conflict related to culture and gender. Community, Work, and Family, 12, 251-273.
    • Cullen, J. C., & Hammer, L. B. (2007). Developing and testing a theoretical model linking work-family conflict to employee safety. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 12, 226-278.
    • Huang, Y. E., Hammer, L. B., Neal, M. B., & Perrin, N. (2004). The relationship between work-to-family and family-to-work conflict: A longitudinal study. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 25, 79-100.
    • Olson, R. (2002). Putting the organizational culture concept to work. The Behavior Analyst Today, 3(4), 471-481.
    • Cohen, A., Smith, M. J., & Anger, W. K. (1979). Self-protective measures against workplace hazards. Journal of Safety Research, 11, 121-131.