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. https://link.springer.com/book/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.

Publications in international refereed scientific journals

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120540

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2020.104065

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/j.shaw/2017.05.001.

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.

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/jclepro/2013.09.040

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.

 Zwetsloot GIJM, (2014), Evidence of the benefits of a culture of prevention; In: From Risk to Vision Zero – (Selected) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Culture of Prevention – Future Strategies, pp 30 – 35, FIOH, Helsinki.

 Zwetsloot GIJM, Drupsteen L, De Vroome EEM, (2014), Safety, Reliability and Worker Satisfaction during Organisational Change, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. dx.doi.org/10.1016/jlp/2013.10.008

 Zwetsloot GIJM, van Scheppingen AR, Bos EH, Dijkman A , Starren A, (2013), The Core Values that support Health, Safety and Well-being at Work, Safety & Health @ Work, 4 , 187-196. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.shaw/2013.10.001

Drupsteen L, Groeneweg J, Zwetsloot GIJM (2013), Identifying critical steps in learning from incidents, Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics 19 (1) 63-77.

Drupsteen L, Groeneweg J, Bos E, Zwetsloot GIJM. (2013), Increasing the learning potential from events: case studies, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 31, 6 pages.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Aaltonen M, Wybo JL, Saari J, Kines P, and Op De Beeck R, (2013) , The case for research into the zero accident vision, Safety Science 58, 41-48. Chosen as the editor’s choice.

Van Scheppingen AR, De Vroome EMM, Ten Have CJM, Zwetsloot GIJM, Bos E, Van Mechelen W, (2013), The associations between perceived organizational social capital, health and employees’ functioning in two Dutch companies, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55 (4), 371-377. Chosen by the Journal as subject paper for the Continuing Medical Education Examination.

Van Scheppingen AR, Baken N, Zwetsloot GIJM, Bos E, Berkers F, (2012), A value case methodology to enable a transition towards generative health management: a case study from the Netherlands, Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, 16 (4), 302-319.

Drupsteen L, Groeneweg J, Zwetsloot GIJM (2013), Identifying critical steps in learning from incidents, Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics 19 (1) 63-77.

Hasle P, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2011), Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems: issues and challenges, editorial for the special issue on Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, Safety Science, 49, 7 pp. 961-963.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Hale A, Zwanikken S, (2011), Regulatory risk control through mandatory occupational safety and health (OSH) certification and testing regimes (CTRs), special issue on OSH Management Systems, Safety Science, 49, 7 pp. 995 – 1006.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Zwanikken S, Hale A, (2011), Policy expectations and the use of market mechanisms for regulatory OSH certification and testing regimes, special issue on OSH Management Systems. Safety Science, 49, 7 pp. 1007 – 1013.

Leka S, Jain A, Widerszal-Bazyl M, Żołnierczyk-Zreda D, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2011) Developing a standard for psychosocial risk management: PAS 1010, special issue on OSH Management Systems. Safety Science, 49, 7 pp. 1047-1058.

Jain A, Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2011) Corporate Social Responsibility and Psychosocial Risk Management in Europe, Journal of Business Ethics, 101(4), 619-633.

Leka S, Jain A, Zwetsloot GIJM, Cox T, (2010), Policy-level interventions and work-related psychosocial risk management in the European Union, Work & Stress, Vol 24, No 3, pp 298-307.

Zwetsloot GJM, van Scheppingen AR, Dijkman A, Heinrich J, den Besten H, (2010), The organizational benefits of investing in workplace health, International Journal of Workplace Health Management Vol 3, pp 143-159.

Köper B, Möller K, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2009), The Occupational Safety & Health Scorecard, Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 35, vol 6, p 413-420.

 Zwetsloot GIJM. (2009), Prospects and limitations of process safety performance indicators, Letter to the editor, Safety Science 47 (2009), 495-497.

 Shin D, Curtis M, Huisingh D, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2008) Development of a sustainability policy model for promoting cleaner production: a knowledge integration approach, Journal of Cleaner Production 16 (2008), pp. 1823-1837.

Visser R, Jongen M, Zwetsloot GIJM (2008), Business-driven innovations towards more sustainable chemical products, Journal of Cleaner Production, Special Issue on Sustainable Product Design, 16S1 (2008), S 85-94.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Gort J, Zwanikken S, Steijger N, van der Vorm J, Gallis R, Starren A, (2007), Safety in a complex world as the result of co-creation and co-learning by key agents, Safety Science Monitor issue 3, 2007, Article 4, 15 pages.

Zwanikken S, Jongen MJM, Popma JR, Gallis HR, Zwetsloot GIJM. (2007). Tackling occupational hazards at the source. A strategy for innovative methods to implement source-directed strategies, Safety Science Monitor. Vol 11, issue 2, article 8, p 1-15.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Gort J, Steijger N, Moonen C, (2007), Management of change: lessons learned from optimising manning staff reductions in the chemical process industry, Safety Science, 45, pp 769-789.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Pot FD, (2004), The Business Value of Health, Journal of Business Ethics, 55: 115-124, Special Issue on Social Dimensions of Organisational Excellence – EFQM-EOQ Convention 2003.

Zwetsloot GIJM, van Marrewijk M, (2004), From Quality to Sustainability, Journal of Business Ethics, 55: 79-82 Special Issue on Social Dimensions of Organisational Excellence – EFQM-EOQ Convention 2003.

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2003), From Management Systems to Corporate Social Responsibility, Journal of Business Ethics 44: 201-207, special issue on Corporate Social Responsibility.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Ashford NA (2003), The Feasibility of Encouraging Inherently Safer Production in Industrial Firms, Safety Science, 41, Vol. 2, Special Issue on Safety and Design (E. Fadier editor), p 219-240.

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2001), The Management of Innovation by Frontrunner Companies in Environmental Management and Health & Safety, Environmental Management and Health Vol. 12 No 2-3 p 207-214.

Ashford NA, Zwetsloot GIJM (2000), Encouraging Inherently Safer Production in European firms: A Report from the Field, Journal of Hazardous Materials 78, p 123-144, Special Issue on Risk Assessment and Environmental Decision Making (A. Amendola & D. Wilkinson editors).

Zwetsloot GIJM, (1998), Book review of Inherently Safer Chemical Processes; A life Cycle Approach, published in 1996 by The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Safety Science, Vol 28, No 3, p 213-214.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Geyer A, (1996), The Essential Ele­ments of Clea­ner Production Program­mes, Journal of Cleaner Producti­on, Volume 4, No 1, p 29-39.

Zwetsloot, GIJM, (1995), Improving Cleaner Producti­on by Integra­tion into the Manage­ment of Quality, Environment and Working Conditions, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 3, No 1-2, p 61-66.

Zwetsloot GIJM. (1995), Book review of “Guidelines for Safe Process Operations and Maintenance”, AIChE New York 1995, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 4, No 1 p 55-56.

Book Chapters

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

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

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2014), What are OSH Management Systems, and why do companies implement them? OSH-WIKI paper, published online by EU OSHA – OSH WIKI.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Steijger N, (2014), Towards an Occupational Safety & Health Culture, OSH-WIKI paper, published online by EU OSHA – OSH WIKI.

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2014), OSH Management in small and micro Enterprises, OSH-WIKI paper, published online by EU OSHA – OSH WIKI.

Gallis R, Zwetsloot GIJM, (2014), High Reliability Organisations, OSH-WIKI paper, published online by EU OSHA – OSH WIKI.

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2014), Key performance indicators for OSH, OSH-WIKI paper, published online by EU OSHA – OSH WIKI.

Zwetsloot, GIJM, Mari-Ripa, D, (2012). Corporate Social Responsibility and Safety and Health at work – Changing Business Responsibilities in a turbulent environment. In Jain AK, Puplampu BB, Amponsah-Tawiah K, Andreou NJA (Eds), Occupational Safety & Health and Corporate Social Responsibility in Africa: Repositioning Corporate Social Responsibility Towards National Development (pp. 53-74). Cranfield, Bedfordshire: Cranfield Press.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Leka S, (2010), Corporate culture, health and well-being. In: Leka S, Houdmondt J, (Eds), A text book for Occupational Health Psychology, Chapter 9, pp 250-268, Wiley – Blackwell, Chicester (UK).

Leka S, Zwetsloot GIJM, Jain A, (2010), Corporate Social Responsibility and Psychosocial Risk Management, In : Houdmont J, Leka S, (Eds), Contempory Occupational health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Chapter 16, pp 314-329, Wiley Blackwell, Chichester.

Leka S, Cox T, Zwetsloot GIJM (2009), The European Framework for Psychosocial Risk Management (PRIMA-EF), Chapter 1, pp 1-16. In: Leka S, Cox T, (editors) The European Framework for Psychosocial Risk Management: PRIMA-EF, I-WHO Publications, Nottingham, ISBN 978-0-9554365-2-9.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Leka S, Jain A, (2009), Corporate Social Responsibility & Psychosocial Risk Management, Chapter 6, pp 96-114. In: Leka S, Cox T, (editors) The European Framework for Psychosocial Risk Management: PRIMA-EF, I-WHO, Nottingham, ISBN 978-0-9554365-2-9.

Leka S, Jain A, Zwetsloot GIJM, Vartia M, Pahin K, (2009), Psychosocial Risk Management: The Importance and Impact of Policy Level Interventions, Chapter 7, pp. 115-135. In: Leka S, Cox T, (editors) The European Framework for Psychosocial Risk Management: PRIMA-EF, I-WHO, Nottingham, ISBN 978-0-9554365-2-9.

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2008), Corporate Social Responsibility as a Vehicle for Improving the Quality of Working Life, In: The Quality of Working Life: Challenges for the Future, Liber Amoricum for 10 years Prevent, pp. 156-160 Prevent, Brussels.

Frick K, Zwetsloot GIJM (2007), From Safety Management to Corporate Citizenship – An overview of approaches to Health Management. In: Johansson U, Ahonen G, Roslander R, (editors), Work Health and Management Control, pp 99-134, Thomson Fakta, Stockholm, (ISBN 978-91-7610-272-5).

Zwetsloot GIJM, van Scheppingen AR (2007), Towards a Strategic Business Case for Health Management, In: Johansson U, Ahonen G, Roslander R (editors), Work Health and Management Control, pp 183-213, Thomson Fakta, Stockholm, (ISBN 978-91-7610-272-5).

Baranski B & Zwetsloot GIJM. (2000), Introduction to Good Practice in Health, Environment and Safety Management in Enterprises; In: Health Management in Enterprises, Publication Series from the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Berlijn, Tb 110.

Zwetsloot GIJM, (2000) Developments and debates on OHSM system standardisation and certification, In: Frick K, Quinlan M, Langaa Jensen P, Wilthagen T (eds), Systematic Occupational safety & Health Management- Perspectives on an International Development, p 391-412, Pergamon-Elsevier Science.

Zwetsloot GIJM (1996),The Synergy of Quality Management and Occupational Safety & Health, In: Quality Management and Occupational Safety & Health in Europe, Schriftenreihe der Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz, Tb 70, Wirtschaftsverlag N.W. Bremerhafen. Also in German: Tb 79.

Zwetsloot GIJM (1995), The Management aspects of New Materials and their Impact on Occupational Health and the Environment, In: New Materials and the Work Environment, Danish Working Environment Service, Copenhagen.

Zwetsloot GIJM (1995), Kombiniertes Management für Arbeitsschutz, Umwelt und Qualität, In: Handbuch Angewante Sicherheitstechniek, Ecomed Verlag, München.

Zwetsloot GIJM (1995), Joint Management of Working Conditions, Environment and Quality; in search of synergy and organizational learning (summary for top managers), In: Twelve Fresh Views on TQM, EFQM, Brussels.

Books and book reports (main author)

Zwetsloot GIJM, Starren A (eds 2004), Corporate Social Responsibility and Safety and Health at Work, Research Report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Issue 210, Bilbao, 131 pages. Also available in German, Italian, Polish and Spanish.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Bos J(1998), Design for Sustainable Development: Environmental Management and Safety & Health. A Report on the EU’s Environmental Management and Audit Scheme and its Interaction with the Management of Safety and Health, 72 pp., European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Dublin.

Zwetsloot GIJM (1994), Joint Management of Working Conditions, Environment and Quality; in Search of Synergy and Organizational Learning, doctoral thesis, NIA, Amsterdam. Nominated by the European Foundation for Quality Management for their 1994 Award on the best doctoral thesis on Quality Management.

Benjamin Y, Edirisinghe M, Zwetsloot GIJM (1994); Van Weenen JC editor, New Materials for Environmental Design; a Multidisciplinary Report, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Dublin. Also available in French (1996).

 

Books and book reports (contributions)

Ratilainen Henriikka, Salminen Simo, Zwetsloot Gerard, Perttula Pia, Starren Annick, Steijn Wouter, Drupsteen Linda, Puro Vuokko, Räsänen Tuula, Aaltonen Markku, Berkers Frank, Kalakoski Virpi, (2016), The value of safety and safety as a value, Saf€ra Technical Report No 1, SAFERA.

BSI (2011), Guidance on the management of psychosocial risks in the workplace, PAS 1010: , British Standardisation Institute London. (Member of the BSI Standardisation Committee)

UNEP and Accountability (2010), Responsible Production Handbook – a Framework for Chemical Hazard Management for SMEs, UNEP DTIE, Paris.

Leka S,. (2009, editor) Towards the Development of a European Framework for Psychosocial Risk Management at the Workplace, 155 pp., I-WHO Publications, Nottingham (ISBN 9780955436536).

Leka S, Cox T, (2009, editors). PRIMA-EF: Guidance on the European Framework for Psychosocial Risk Management – A resource for employers and worker representatives, Protecting Workers’ Health series, No 9, WHO, Geneva, 2009. Also in Dutch, Finnish, German, Italian and Polish, French, Japanese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese.

Op de Beeck R, Van Heuverswyn K, (2002 eds), New trends in accident prevention due to the changing world of work, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Bilbao, 36 pp.

 

External reports

Houtman I, Douwes M, de Jong T, Meeuwsen JM, Jongen M, Brekelmans F, Nieboer-Op de Weegh M, Brouwer D, van den Bossche S, Zwetsloot GIJM, Reinert D, Neitzner I, Hauke A, Flaspöler E, Zieschang H, Kolk A, Nies E, Brüggemann-Prieshoff H, Roman D, Karpowicz J, Perista H, Cabrita J, Corral A, (2008), New Forms of Physical and Psychosocial Health Risks at Work – A specific study request from the European Parliament under the Framework contract Health and Safety at the Workplace, TNO report R08738/031-12152.01.02, Hoofddorp, July 31 2008.

Zwetsloot GIJM, Ashford NA (1999), Towards Inherently Safer Production; A Feasibility Study on Implementation of an Inherent Safety Opportunity Audit and Technology Options analysis in European Firms, TNO Report R990341, TNO Work & Employment, Hoofddorp.