Publications in English

On this page you will find the overview of Gerard’s international publications (in the English language). It starts with an overview of the scientific papers, followed by book chapters, books and book reports and external reports. If you are interested in one or several of these publications, but you cannot find them, please do not hesitate to contact me, I might be able to help you further.

An overview of the most important (scientific) publications and the number of citations of each publication can be found via my page on Google Scholar

Recently published book:

Jain A, Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2018). Managing Health, Safety and Wellbeing, – Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability, Dordrecht: Springer Science. Doi: 10.1007/978-94-024-1261-1.

This book can be purchased as hard cover, or as an e-book. The eight chapters can also be purchased individually as e-publication.

Recent international publications

Zwetsloot GIJM, Leka S, Kines P, Jain A (2020). Vison Zero – Proactive Leading Indicators – A Guide to measure and manage safety, health and wellbeing at work. Geneva: International Social Security Association.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Schmitt-Howe B, Nielsen KT (2020). Success factors for OSH implementation – Opening the black box of OSH Realization, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety.

Zwetsloot G.I.J.M., Leka S., Kines P., Jain A., (2020). Vision zero: Developing proactive leading indicators for safety, health and wellbeing at work. Safety Science 130 (2020), 104890.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Van Middelaar J, Van der Beek D (2020). Repeated Assessment of Process Safety Culture in Major Hazard Industries in the Rotterdam Region (Netherlands). Journal of Cleaner Production, 257.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Van Kampen J, Steijn W, Post S (2020). Ranking process safety cultures to improve risk based inspections using indicative safety culture assessments, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 64, 104065.

Zwetsloot GIJM (2019), Shared values for health, safety and well-being at work. In: Burke RJ, Richardson AM,  Editors), Creating psychologically healthy workplaces, Chapter 4, pp. 91-111. Edward Elgar publishing: Cheltenham (UK) and Northampton (MA), USA.

Bergh LIV, Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM (2018). Tailoring psychosocial risk assessment in the oil and gas industry by exploring specific and common psychosocial risks, Safety and Health at Work, 9 (1), 63-70. Doi. org/10.1016/

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2017). Vision Zero: promising perspectives and implementation failures; A commentary on the papers by Sherratt and Dainty and Dekker, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 15 (2), 120–123. Doi: 10.1080/14773996.2017.1373998

 Zwetsloot GIJM, Leka S, Kines P (2017). Vision Zero: From accident prevention to the promotion of health, safety and wellbeing at work, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 15 (2), 88-100. Doi: 10.1080/14773996.2017.1308701

Zwetsloot GIJM, Kines P, Ruotsala R, Drupsteen L, Merivirta ML, Bezemer RA, 2017. The importance of commitment, communication, culture and learning for the implementation of the zero accident vision in 27 companies in Europe, Safety Science 96, 22-32.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Kines P, Wybo JL, Ruotsala R, Drupsteen L, Bezemer RA (2017). Zero Accident Vision based strategies in organisations: Innovative perspectives, Safety Science 91, 260-268.

Jain A,  Dediu V, Zwetsloot GIJM, Leka S, (2017). Workplace innovation and wellbeing at work: A future research agenda. In: Oeij P, Rus D, Pot FD, (editors), Workplace Innovation – Theory, Research and Practice, p. 111-130, Springer Science,  Dordrecht.  Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-56333-6

Leka S, Jain A, Zwetsloot G, Andreou N, Hollis D (2016). Future challenges of occupational safety and health policy making in the UK, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 1-16.

Bergh LIV, Hinna S, Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM (2016), Developing and testing a method for auditing psychosocial risk management at the workplace, Safety Science, 88, 232-241.

Van Scheppingen AR, De Vroome E, Ten Have CJM, Zwetsloot GIJM, Wiezer NW, Van Mechelen W. (2015), Vitality at Work and its associations with life style, self-determination, organizational culture, and with employees’ performance and sustainable employability, Work 52, (1), 45-55. DOI: 10.3233/WOR-141947

Van Scheppingen AR, Ten Have CJM, Zwetsloot GIJM, Kok G, Van Mechelen W, (2015), Determining organization-specific factors for developing health interventions in companies by a Delphi procedure: Organizational Mapping, Journal of Health Psychology 20 (12), 1509-1522.

Van Scheppingen AR, de Vroome EMM, Ten Have CJM, Zwetsloot GIJM, Van Mechelen, W, (2014), ‘Inducing a Health-Promoting Change Process within an organization: The effectiveness of a Large-Scale Intervention on Social Capital, Openness, and Autonomous Motivation Toward Health’ , Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 56, (11), 1128-1136. Chosen by the editors as subject for Continuous Medical Education

Bergh LIV, Ringstad AJ, Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2014), Psychosocial risks and hydrocarbon leaks: An exploration of their relationship in the Norwegian oil and gas industry, Journal of Cleaner Production 2104, pp 824-830.

Schelvis RMC, Zwetsloot GIJM, Bos EH, Wiezer NH, (2014) Exploring teacher and school resilience as a new perspective to solve persistent problems in the educational sector – A case of The Netherlands, for special issue on Teacher Resilience, Teachers and Teaching, Theory and Practice. DOI:10.1080/13540602.2014.937962

Van Scheppingen AR, De Vroome EMM, Ten Have CJM, Zwetsloot GIJM, Wiezer NM and Van Mechelen W, (2014), Motivations for health and its associations with lifestyle, work style, health, vitality, and employee performance, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 56, (5), p. 540-546.