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Sousa-Uva A, Serranheira F: European Healthy Workplace Campaigns: Is Health and Safety at Work a Real Occupational Health and Safety Policy Concern or Just a Political Topic? Port J Public Health 2022. doi: 10.1159/000525788

Henriques M, Rodrigues D, Sacadura-Leite E, et al. Vitamin D status in the active duty Navy military personnel: protocol for a systematic review

BMJ Open 2022;12:e060876. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-060876

Martins C, Assunção R, Costa A, Serrano D, Visintin L, De Boevre M, Lachat C, Vidal A, De Saeger S, Namorado S, Vidigal C, Almeida E, Alvito P,

Nunes C (2022) earlyMYCO: A Pilot Mother-Child Cohort Study to Assess Early-Life Exposure to Mycotoxins - Challenges and Lessons Learned. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022,19, 7716.


Duarte CM, Mota J, Assunção R, Martins C, Ribeiro AC, Lima AIG, Raymundo A, Nunes MC, Ferreira RB, Sousa I (2022) New alternatives to milk from pulses: chickpea and lupin beverages with improved digestibility and potential bioactivities for human health. Frontiers in Nutrition.


Martins C, Alvito P, Assunção R (2022) Nanomaterials in Foods and Human Digestion: An Important Layer in the Assessment of Potential Toxic Effects. in Nanotoxicology in Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials, Springer.

Henriques M, Rodrigues D, Sacadura-Leite E, et al. Vitamin D status in the active duty Navy military personnel: protocol for a systematic review.

BMJ Open 2022;12:e060876. 


Carla Viegas, Pedro Pena, Marta Dias, Bianca Gomes, Renata Cervantes, Elisabete Carolino, Magdalena Twarużek, Ewelina Soszczyńska, Robert Kosicki, Liliana Aranha Caetano, Susana Viegas. Microbial contamination in waste collection: Unveiling this Portuguese occupational exposure scenario. Journal of Environmental Management, volume 314,2022.

Dias, M.; Gomes, B.; Cervantes, R.; Pena, P.; Viegas, S.; Viegas, C. Microbial Occupational Exposure Assessments in Sawmills—A Review. Atmosphere 2022, 13, 266.


Kozłowska, L.; Santonen, T.; Duca, R.C.; Godderis, L.; Jagiello, K.; Janasik, B.; Van Nieuwenhuyse, A.; Poels, K.; Puzyn, T.; Scheepers, P.T.J.; et al. HBM4EU Chromates Study: Urinary Metabolomics Study of Workers Exposed to Hexavalent Chromium. Metabolites 2022, 12, 362.


Margaret R Karagas, Amy Wang, David C Dorman, Amy L Hall, Jingbo Pi, Consolato M Sergi, et al. Carcinogenicity of cobalt, antimony compounds, and weapons-grade tungsten alloy. Lancet Oncology, 2022.

Viegas, S.; Martins, C.; Bocca, B.; Bousoumah, R.; Duca, R.C.; Galea, K.S.; Godderis, L.; Iavicoli, I.; Janasik, B.; Jones, K.; et al. HBM4EU Chromates Study: Determinants of Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium in Plating, Welding and Other Occupational Settings. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 3683.


Viegas, C.; Dias, M.; Viegas, S. Electrostatic Dust Cloth: A Useful Passive Sampling Method When Assessing Exposure to Fungi Demonstrated in Studies Developed in Portugal (2018–2021). Pathogens 2022, 11, 345.

Viegas S. Exposure Science in a Climate Change Scenario. Port J Public Health 2022, 40, 1-2.

Viegas, C.; Pena, P.; Gomes, B.; Dias, M.; Aranha Caetano, L.; Viegas, S. Are In Vitro Cytotoxicity Assessments of Environmental Samples Useful for Characterizing the Risk of Exposure to Multiple Contaminants at the Workplace? A Systematic Review. Toxics 2022, 10, 72.

Wouter Fransman, Mario Arnone, Francesca Borghi, et al. ‘Evaluating the Theoretical Background of STOFFENMANAGER® and the Advanced REACH Tool’, Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 2022.




Galea KS, Porras SP, Viegas S, Bocca B, Bousoumah R, Duca RC et al. HBM4EU chromates study: reflection and lessons learnt from designing and undertaking a collaborative European biomonitoring study on occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium. International Journal Of Hygiene And Environmental Health. 2021 May;234. 113725.


Guerreiro MM, Serranheira F, Cruz EB, Sousa-Uva A. Working time and upper limb musculoskeletal symptoms: a longitudinal study among assembly line workers. Industrial health. 2021;59(1):43-53.


HBM4EU chromates study team. HBM4EU chromates study: overall results and recommendations for the biomonitoring of occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium. Environmental Research. 2021 Sep 4;204(Pt A):111984.

IARC Monographs Vol 130 group, Viegas S. Carcinogenicity of 1,1,1-trichloroethane and four other industrial chemicals. Lancet Oncology. 2021 Nov 11.


Perelman J, Serranheira F, Pita Barros P, Laires P. Does working at home compromise mental health?  a study on European mature adults in COVID times. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH. 2021;63(1). e12299.


Monteiro A, Almeida B, Paciência I, Rufo JC, Ribeiro E, Carolino E et al. Bacterial contamination in health care centers: differences between urban and rural settings. Atmosphere. 2021 Apr;12(4). 450.


Navarro Morales G, Shapovalova O, Sacadura-Leite E. Seroprevalência de anticorpos contra o sarampo em profissionais de saúde de um hospital central em Portugal. Acta medica portuguesa. 2021;34(2):111-117.


Scheepers PTJ, Duca RC, Galea KS, Godderis L, Hardy E, Knudsen LE et al. HBM4EU occupational biomonitoring study on e-waste: study protocol. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18. 12987.


Sousa-Uva M, Sousa-Uva A, Mello e Sampayo M, Serranheira F. Telework during the COVID-19 epidemic in Portugal and determinants of job satisfaction: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2021 Dec 6;21.


Sousa-Uva M, Sousa-Uva A, Serranheira F. Prevalence of Covid-19 in health professionals and occupational psychosocial risks. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho. 2021;19(1):73-81.

​Sousa-uva A. Evidence-based public health and the novel coronavirus disease (covid-19) pandemic: a balance between science and art? Portuguese Journal of Public Health. 2021;39(1):1-2.


Viegas C, Sousa P, Dias M, Caetano LA, Ribeiro E, Carolino E et al. Bioburden contamination and Staphylococcus aureus colonization associated with firefighter's ambulances. Environmental Research. 2021 Jun;197. 111125.


Viegas C, Twarużek M, Dias M, Almeida B, Carolino E, Soszczyńska E et al. Cytotoxicity of filtering respiratory protective devices from the waste sorting industry: a comparative study between interior layer and exhalation valve. Environment International. 2021 Oct;155. 106603.





Antão HS, Sacadura-Leite E, Manzano MJ, Pinote S, Relvas R, Serranheira F et al. Workplace violence in healthcare: a single-center study on causes, consequences and prevention strategies. Acta medica portuguesa. 2020 Jan 1;33(1):31-37.


​Assunção R, Viegas S. Mycotoxin exposure and related diseases. Toxins. 2020 Jan 1;12(3). 172.


Bettencourt A, Gonçalves LM, Gramacho AC, Vieira A, Rolo D, Martins C et al. Analysis of the characteristics and cytotoxicity of titanium dioxide nanomaterials following simulated in vitro digestion. Nanomaterials. 2020 Aug;10(8). 1516.


Galaio LM, Leite ES, Raposo J, França D, Correia A, Lobo R et al. The COVID-19 impact in hospital healthcare workers: development of an occupational health risk management program. Portuguese Journal of Public Health. 2020;38(3-Suppl1):26-31.


Guerreiro MM, Serranheira F, Cruz EB, Sousa-Uva A. Self-reported variables as determinants of upper limb musculoskeletal symptoms in assembly line workers. Safety and Health at Work. 2020;11(4):491-499.

Martins C, Vidal A, De Boevre M, De Saeger S, Nunes C, Torres D et al. Burden of disease associated with dietary exposure to carcinogenic aflatoxins in Portugal using human biomonitoring approach. Food Research International. 2020;134. 109210.


Martins C, Torres D, Lopes C, Correia D, Goios A, Assunção R et al. Food consumption data as a tool to estimate exposure to mycoestrogens. Toxins. 2020 Jan 1;12(2). 118.


Ramos S, Costa P, Passos AM, Silva SA, Sacadura-Leite E. Intervening on burnout in complex organizations: the incomplete process of an action research in the hospital. Frontiers in Psychology. 2020 Sep 23;11. 2203.


Serranheira F, Sousa-Uva M, Heranz F, Kovacs F, Sousa-Uva A. Low Back Pain (LBP), work and absenteeism. WORK. 2020;65(2):463-469.


Serranheira F. Proteger os profissionais de saúde é garantir a saúde do público. ROENTGEN: Revista Científica das Técnicas Radiológicas. 2020;1(1):9-10.


Ventura C, Pereira JFS, Matos P, Marques B, Jordan P, Sousa-Uva A et al. Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of MWCNT-7 and crocidolite: assessment in alveolar epithelial cells versus their coculture with monocyte-derived macrophages. Nanotoxicology. 2020 Apr;14(4):479-503.


Ventura C, Vieira L, Silva C, Sousa-Uva A, Silva MJ. Functional effects of differentially expressed microRNAs in A549 cells exposed to MWCNT-7 or crocidolite. Toxicology Letters. 2020 Apr 17;328:7-18.


Viegas C, Dias M, Almeida B, Carolino E, Gomes AQ, Viegas S. Aspergillus spp. burden on filtering respiratory protective devices: Is there an occupational health concern? Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health. 2020 Feb 1;13(2):187-196.


Viegas C, Twarużek M, Lourenço R, Dias M, Almeida B, Caetano LA et al. Bioburden assessment by passive methods on a clinical pathology service in one central hospital from Lisbon: what can it tell us regarding patients and staff exposure? Atmosphere. 2020;11(4). 351.


Viegas S, Jeddi MZ, Hopf NB, Bessems J, Palmen N, Galea KS et al. Biomonitoring as an underused exposure assessment tool in occupational safety and health context: challenges and way forward. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020 Aug 2;17(16):1-20. 5884.


Viegas S, Assunção R, Twaruźek M, Kosicki R, Grajewski J, Viegas C. Mycotoxins feed contamination in a dairy farm: potential implications for milk contamination and workers' exposure in a One Health approach. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 2020;100(3):1118-1123.





Henriques M, Leite ES, Serranheira F. Lombalgias em auxiliares de enfermagem hospitalares. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho. 2019;17(3):370-377.


Leite ES, Costa P, Passos AM, Silva SN, Ramos S, Shapovalova O et al. Determinantes da qualidade dos cuidados prestados em contexto hospitalar organizacionais e individuais. Portugal Saúde em Números. 2019;(6):4-12.


Leite ES, Sousa-Uva A, Ferreira S, Costa P, Passos AM. Working conditions and high emotional exhaustion among hospital nurses. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho. 2019;17(1):69-75.


Martins C, Vidal A, De Boevre M, De Saeger S, Nunes C, Torres D et al. Exposure assessment of Portuguese population to multiple mycotoxins: the human biomonitoring approach. International Journal Of Hygiene And Environmental Health. 2019 Jul 1;222(6):913-925.


Santonen T, Alimonti A, Bocca B, Duca RC, Galea KS, Godderis L et al. Setting up a collaborative European human biological monitoring study on occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium. Environmental Research. 2019 Oct 1. 108583.


Tavares AB, Viegas S, Sousa-Uva A. Public health and climate change: do we need a more proactive approach? Portuguese Journal of Public Health. 2019;37(2-3):55–56.


Viegas C, Santos P, Almeida B, Monteiro A, Carolino E, Gomes AQ et al. Electrostatic dust collector: a passive screening method to assess occupational exposure to organic dust in primary health care centers. Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health. 2019 May 9;12(5):573-583.


Viegas C, Esteves L, Faria T, Pombo A, Caetano LA, Quintal-Gomes A et al. Fungal diversity and mycotoxin distribution in echinoderm aquaculture. Mycotoxin Research. 2019 Aug 1;35(3):253-260.


Viegas S, Assunção R, Martins C, Nunes C, Osteresch B, Twarużek M et al. Occupational exposure to mycotoxins in swine production: environmental and biological monitoring approaches. Toxins. 2019 Feb 1;11(2). 78.





Assunção R, Martins C, Viegas S, Viegas C, Jakobsen LS, Pires S et al. Climate change and the health impact of aflatoxins exposure in Portugal - an overview. Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment. 2018 Mar 8;1-12.


Assunção R, Martins C, Vasco E, Jager A, Oliveira C, Cunha SC et al. Portuguese children dietary exposure to multiple mycotoxins: an overview of risk assessment under MYCOMIX project. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 2018 Aug 1;118:399-408.


Leite ES, Mendonça Galaio L, Shapovalova O, Pereira I, Rocha R, Sousa-Uva A. Biological hazards for healthcare workers: occupational exposure to vancomycin-resistant staphylococcus aureus as an example of a new challenge. Portuguese Journal of Public Health. 2018;36(1):26-31.


Ramos S, Serranheira F, Sousa-Uva A. Percepção dos riscos profissionais em trabalhadores de transporte de valores. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho. 2018 Jan 1;16(3):327-335.


Sousa P, Uva AS, Serranheira F, Uva MS, Nunes C. Patient and hospital characteristics that influence incidence of adverse events in acute public hospitals in Portugal: a retrospective cohort study. International Journal For Quality In Health Care. 2018 Mar 1;30(2):132-137.


Ventura C, Lourenço AF, Sousa-Uva A, Ferreira PJT, Silva MJ. Evaluating the genotoxicity of cellulose nanofibrils in a co-culture of human lung epithelial cells and monocyte-derived macrophages. Toxicology Letters. 2018 Jul 1;291:173-183.


Viegas S, Assunção R, Nunes C, Osteresch B, Twarużek M, Kosicki R et al. Exposure assessment to mycotoxins in a Portuguese fresh bread dough company by using a multi-biomarker approach. Toxins. 2018 Sep 1;10(9). 342.


Viegas S, Oliveira DAC, Carolino E, Pádua M. Occupational exposure to cytotoxic drugs: the importance of surface cleaning to prevent or minimise exposure. Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju. 2018 Sep 1;69(3):238-249.

Viegas S, Viegas C, Oppliger A. Occupational exposure to mycotoxins: current knowledge and prospects. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2018;62(8):923-941.


Viegas C, Monteiro A, Ribeiro E, Caetano LA, Carolino E, Assunção R et al. Organic dust exposure in veterinary clinics: a case study of a small-animal practice in Portugal. Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju. 2018 Dec 1;69(4):309-316.

Zaher-Rutherford VL, Fischer FM, Dias EC, De Sousa Uva A, Alfredo CH, Silvestre Silva J. Prof. Dr. René Mendes: idealizador, mentor, propulsor da Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho, em seus 15 anos de existência. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho. 2018 Jan 1;16(3):261-262.





Arezes P, Serranheira F. New approaches and interventions to prevent Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2017 Jul;60:1-2.


Cernean N, Serranheira F, Gonçalves P, Reis CSD. Ergonomic strategies to improve radiographers’ posture during mammography activities. Insights into Imaging. 2017 Aug 1;8(4):429-438.


Dzhodzhua V, Serranheira F, Leite ES, Grillo MM, Sousa-Uva A. Exigências visuais e fadiga visual em médicos oftalmologistas. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho. 2017;15(3):209-16.


Ferreira E, Pina E, Sousa Uva M, Sousa-Uva A. Risk factors for health care-associated infections: From better knowledge to better prevention. American Journal Of Infection Control. 2017;45(10):e103-e107.

Guerreiro M, Serranheira F, Cruz EB, Sousa-Uva A. An analysis on neck and upper limb musculoskeletal symptoms in Portuguese automotive assembly line workers. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Safety. 2017;1(1):59-68.


Osteresch B, Viegas S, Cramer B, Humpf HU. Multi-mycotoxin analysis using dried blood spots and dried serum spots. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 2017 May 1;409(13):3369-3382.


Ribeiro-Varandas E, Ladeira C, Viegas S. EDCs Mixtures: a Stealthy Hazard for Human Health? Toxics. 2017 Mar;5(1).


Ribeiro T, Serranheira F, Loureiro HC. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in primary health care nurses. Applied Nursing Research. 2017 Feb 1;33:72-77.


Silva-Pereira R, Serranheira F, Lopes F, Ribeiro R, Sousa-Uva A. Tendinite do manguito rotador em operadores de caixa de supermercado: Contributos para a vigilância de saúde. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho. 2017;15(2):158-166.


Serranheira F, Campbell P, Sousa-Uva A. Screening of risk for non-specific low-back pain: do occupational hazards matter? La Medicina del lavoro. 2017;108(2):161-162.


Serranheira F, Sousa-Uva A. Trabalho e Lombalgia crónica inespecífica: interações e interdependências pouco ou nada valorizadas!? Segurança. 2017;(238):22-27.


Viegas C, Faria T, Caetano LA, Carolino E, Gomes AQ, Viegas S. Aspergillus spp. prevalence in different Portuguese occupational environments: what is the real scenario in high load settings? Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene. 2017;14(10):771-785.


Viegas S, Caetano LA, Korkalainen M, Faria T, Pacifico C, Carolino E et al. Cytotoxic and Inflammatory potential of air samples from occupational settings with exposure to organic dust. Toxics. 2017 Mar;5(1).

Viegas S, Ladeira C, Costa-Veiga A, Perelman J, Gajski G. Forgotten public health impacts of cancer: an overview. Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju. 2017 Dec 20;68(4):287-297.


Viegas C, Pacífico C, Faria T, de Oliveira AC, Caetano LA, Carolino E et al. Fungal contamination in green coffee beans samples: a public health concern. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. 2017;80(13-15):719-728.


Viegas C, Faria T, Pacífico C, Dos Santos M, Monteiro A, Lança C et al. Microbiota and particulate matter assessment in Portuguese optical shops providing contact lens services. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland). 2017 May 15;5(2).

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