Michael Quinlan

Emeritus Professor

​​Michael Quinlan is emeritus professor in the School of Management and Governance and Director of the Industrial Relations Research Centre. His major expertise is the field of occupational health and safety (OHS) and risk, particularly aspects related to work organisation, management and regulation. In addition to publishing widely on OHS he has undertaken inquiries, investigations and audits for governments in Australia and New Zealand on safety in the trucking industry, mining and OHS regulatory regimes. He has also served as an expert on a number of government advisory bodies in Australia and New Zealand as well as helping to prepare reports on OHS for the World Health Organisation, European Commission, European Agency on Safety and Health at Work and International Labour Organisation. He currently serves on the editorial board of six academic journals based in Australia and the UK.​

Research Interests:

  • Occupational health & safety
  • Precarious employment
  • Immigrant/foreign and vulnerable workers
  • Industrial relations/labour history

 

Research Grants:

  • 2001-2005: Grant from National Heart Foundation for research project on occupational stress and health behaviours in low status workers (with Anthony LaMontagne, Rosalie A Aroni, John McNeil and Rory Wolfe)
  • 2003-2005: Large Australian Research Council Discovery grant to explore the Implementation of Process Regulation in Occupational Health and Safety: A Comparative Study of Policy and Practice (with Richard Johnstone)
  • 2005-2006: International Consultant to research grant on employment strain funded by Ontario Workers

 

 

Journal articles
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Quinlan M, 2021, 'COVID-19, Health and Vulnerable Societies', Annals of Work Exposures and Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxaa127
2021
Ngo M; Matthews LR; Quinlan M; Bohle P, 2021, 'Bereaved Family Members’ Views of the Value of Coronial Inquests Into Fatal Work Incidents', OMEGA - Journal of Death and Dying, vol. 82, pp. 446 - 466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0030222818819344
2021
Ngo M; Matthews LR; Quinlan M; Bohle P, 2020, 'Information needs of bereaved families following fatal work incidents', Death Studies, vol. 44, pp. 478 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2019.1586792
2020
Gregson S; Quinlan M, 2020, 'Lessons from the Past in Occupational Health and Safety', Labour History: a journal of labour and social history, vol. 119, pp. v - xiv, http://dx.doi.org/10.3828/jlh/2020.16
2020
Walters D; Quinlan M, 2020, 'An International History of Coalminers’ Actions to Voice Resistance to the Appropriation of their Safety and Health, 1870-1925', Relations industrielles, vol. 75, pp. 376 - 376, http://dx.doi.org/10.7202/1070353ar
2020
Quinlan M, 2020, 'Five challenges to humanity: Learning from pattern/repeat failures in past disasters?', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 31, pp. 444 - 466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304620944301
2020
Gregson S; Quinlan M, 2020, 'Subcontracting and low pay kill: Lessons from the health and safety consequences of sweated labour in the garment industry, 1880-1920', Labor History (US), vol. 61, pp. 534 - 550, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0023656X.2020.1818712
2020
van Barneveld K; Quinlan M; Kriesler P; Junor A; Baum F; Chowdhury A; Junankar PN; Clibborn S; Flanagan F; Wright CF; Friel S; Halevi J; Rainnie A, 2020, 'The COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons on building more equal and sustainable societies', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 31, pp. 133 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304620927107
2020
Matthews LR; Johnstone R; Quinlan M; Rawlings-Way O; Bohle P, 2019, 'Work fatalities, bereaved families and the enforcement of OHS legislation', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 61, pp. 637 - 656, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185619829181
2019
Walters D; Quinlan M; Johnstone R; Wadsworth E, 2019, 'Representing miners in arrangements for health and safety in coalmines: A study of current practice', Economic and Industrial Democracy, vol. 40, pp. 976 - 996, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831x16679891
2019
Walters D; Quinlan M, 2019, 'Voice and resistance: Coalminers’ struggles to represent their health and safety interests in Australia and New Zealand 1871–1925', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 30, pp. 513 - 531, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304619877588
2019
Walters D; Quinlan M, 2019, 'Representing workers on occupational safety and health: some lessons from a largely ignored history', Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 50, pp. 399 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irj.12268
2019
Matthews LR; Quinlan MG; Bohle P, 2019, 'Posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and prolonged grief disorder in families bereaved by a traumatic workplace death: The need for satisfactory information and support', Frontiers in Psychiatry, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00609
2019
Bohle P; Knox A; Noone J; Mc Namara M; Rafalski J; Quinlan M, 2017, 'Work organisation, bullying and intention to leave in the hospitality industry', Employee Relations, vol. 39, pp. 446 - 458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ER-07-2016-0149
2017
Gregson SE; Quinlan M; Hampson I; Junor A; Carney T, 2016, 'Supply Chains and the Manufacture of Precarious Work: The Safety Implications of Outsourcing/ Offshoring Heavy Aircraft Maintenance', E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies, vol. 5, pp. 3 - 36, http://adapt.it/EJCLS/index.php/ejcls_adapt/article/view/115
2016
Hampson I; Junor AM; Fraser DR; Quinlan MG, 2016, 'The Uncertain Oversight of Offshore Aircraft Maintenance: The Case of Australia', Journal of Air Law and Commerce, vol. 81, pp. 225 - 250, http://heinonline.org.wwwproxy1.library.unsw.edu.au/HOL/Index?index=journals/jalc&collection=journals%20%2081%20J.%20Air%20L.%20&%20Com.%20225%202016
2016
Gregson SE; Quinlan M; Hampson I, 2016, 'Professionalism or Inter-Union Solidarity? Organising Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, 1955-1975', Labour History: a journal of labour and social history, vol. 110, pp. 35 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.5263/labourhistory.110.0035
2016
Matthews LR; Fitzpatrick SJ; Quinlan MG; Ngo M; Bohle P, 2016, 'Bereaved Families and the Coronial Response to Traumatic Workplace Fatalities: Organisational Perspectives', Death Studies, vol. 40, pp. 191 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2015.1115787
2016
Walters D; Johnstone R; Quinlan MG; Wadsworth E, 2016, 'Safeguarding Workers: A Study of Health and Safety Representatives in the Queensland Coalmining Industry, 1990-2013', Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, vol. 71, pp. 418 - 441
2016
Walters D; Quinlan M; Johnstone R; Wadsworth E, 2016, 'Cooperation or resistance? Representing workers' health and safety in a hazardous industry', Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 47, pp. 379 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irj.12147
2016
Schweder P; Quinlan MG; Bohle P; Lamm F; Ang A, 2015, 'Injury rates and psychological wellbeing in temporary work: A study of seasonal workers in the New Zealand food processing industry', New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, vol. 40, pp. 24 - 51, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;res=IELBUS;dn=778303339405084
2015
Bohle P; Quinlan M; McNamara M; Pitts C; Willaby H, 2015, 'Health and well-being of older workers: comparing their associations with effort–reward imbalance and Pressure, Disorganisation and Regulatory Failure', Work and Stress, vol. 29, pp. 114 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02678373.2014.1003995
2015
Quinlan M; Fitzpatrick SJ; Matthews LR; Ngo M; Bohle P, 2015, 'Administering the cost of death: Organisational perspectives on workers' compensation and common law claims following traumatic death at work in Australia', International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, vol. 38, pp. 8 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2015.01.002
2015
Quinlan MG; Bohle P; Rawlings-Way O, 2015, 'Health and safety of homecare workers engaged by temporary employment agencies', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 57, pp. 94 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185614541179
2015
Quinlan MG; Matthews L; Bohle P; Fitzpatrick S, 2015, 'Employer and Union Responses to Traumatic Death at Work: Evidence from Australia', New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, vol. 40, pp. 1 - 23, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=070598772322917;res=IELBUS
2015
Gregson S; Hampson I; Junor A; Fraser D; Quinlan M; Williamson A, 2015, 'Supply chains, maintenance and safety in the Australian airline industry', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 57, pp. 604 - 623, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185615582234
2015
Quinlan MG; Lippel K; Johnstone R; Walters D, 2015, 'Governance, change and the work environment', Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, vol. 13, pp. 1 - 5
2015
Quinlan MG; Bohle PB, 2014, 'Re-invigorating industrial relations as a field of study: Changes at work, substantive working conditions and the case of OHS', New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, vol. 38, pp. 1 - 24, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=407121605626277;res=IELNZC
2014
Matthews L; Fitzpatrick S; Bohle P; Quinlan MG, 2014, 'Investigation and prosecution following workplace fatalities: Responding to the needs of families', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 25, pp. 253 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304614534350
2014
Gregson SE; Quinlan M; Hampson I, 2014, 'Slow to learn: regulatory oversight of the safety of outsourced aircraft maintenance in the USA', Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, vol. 12, pp. 71 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14774003.2014.11667798
2014
Stevenson M; Elkington J; Sharwood L; Meuleners L; Ivers R; Boufous S; Williamson A; Haworth N; Quinlan MG; Grunstein R; Norton R; Wong K, 2014, 'The Role of Sleepiness, Sleep Disorders, and the Work Environment on Heavy-Vehicle Crashes in 2 Australian States', American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 179, pp. 594 - 601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwt305
2014
Quinlan MG, 2013, 'Underleverantörssystem, sweating och arbetsmiljö inom konfektionsindustrin 1880–1920: Otrygga arbeten i ett historiskt Sammanhang', Arbetarhistoria, vol. 3-4, pp. 6 - 15, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_37724
2013
Quinlan MG; Hampson I; Gregson SE, 2013, 'Outsourcing and offshoring aircraft maintenance in the US: Implications for safety', Safety Science, vol. 57, pp. 283 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2013.02.011
2013
Bluff L; Johnstone R; McNamara M; Quinlan MG, 2012, 'Enforcing Upstream: Australian Health and Safety Inspectors and Upstream Dutyholders', Australian Journal of Labour Law, vol. 25, pp. 23 - 42
2012
Quinlan MG, 2012, 'The low rumble of informal dissent: Shipboard protests over health and safety in Australian waters 1790-1900', Labour History, vol. 102, pp. 131 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.5263/labourhistory.102.0131
2012
LaMontagne AD; Smith PM; Smith PM; Louie AM; Quinlan MG; Ostry AS; Shoveller J, 2012, 'Psychosocial and other working conditions: Variation by employment arrangement in a sample of working Australians', American Journal of Industrial Medicine, vol. 55, pp. 93 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajim.21038
2012
Mcnamara M; Bohle P; Quinlan MG, 2011, 'Precarious employment, working hours, work-life conflict and health in hotel work', Applied Ergonomics, vol. 42, pp. 225 - 232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2010.06.013
2011
Quinlan M; Sheldon P, 2011, 'The enforcement of minimum labour standards in an era of neo-liberal globalisation: An overview', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 22, pp. 5 - 32, http://search.proquest.com/docview/881055516?accountid=12763
2011
Underhill E; Quinlan MG, 2011, 'How precarious employment affects health and safety at work: the case of temporary agency workers', Relations Industrielles - Industrial Relations, vol. 66, pp. 397 - 421, http://dx.doi.org/10.7202/1006345ar
2011
Bohle P; Willaby H; Quinlan MG; mcnamara M, 2011, 'Flexible work in call centres: Working hours, work-life conflict & health', Applied Ergonomics, vol. 42, pp. 219 - 224, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2010.06.007
2011
Sheldon P; Quinlan M, 2011, 'Minimum labour standards and their enforcement', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530461102200201
2011
Matthews L; Quinlan MG; Rawlings-Way O; Bohle PL, 2011, 'The Adequacy of Institutional Responses to Death at Work: Experiences of Surviving Families', International Journal of Disability Management Research, vol. 6, pp. 37 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/jdmr.6.1.37
2011
Quinlan MG; Benach J; Mutaner C; Solar O; Santana V, 2010, 'Conclusions and Recommendations for the Study of Employment Relations and Health Inequalities', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 40, pp. 315 - 322
2010
Quinlan MG; Benach J; Muntaner C; Solar O; Santana V, 2010, 'Introduction to the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health Employment Conditions Network (EMCONET) Study, with a Glossary on Employment Relations', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 40, pp. 195 - 207
2010
Quinlan MG; Mutaner C; Chung H; Solar O; Vergara M; Benach J; Sanjeev S, 2010, 'The Solution Space: Developing Research and Policy Agendas to Eliminate Employment-Related Health Inequalities', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 40, pp. 309 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/HS.40.2.j
2010
Quinlan MG; Mutaner C; Solar O; Vergara M; Eijkemans G; Santana V; Chung H; Castedo A; Benach J, 2010, 'Policies and Interventions on Employment Relations and Health Inequalities', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 40, pp. 297 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/HS.40.2.i
2010
Bohle P; Pitts C; Quinlan MG, 2010, 'Time to call it quits: Older workers, contingent employment, safety and health', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 40, pp. 23 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/HS.40.1.b
2010
Williamson AM; Bohle PL; Quinlan MG; Kennedy DJ, 2009, 'Short Trips and Long Days: Safety and Health in Short-Haul Trucking', Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 62, pp. 415 - 429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/001979390906200309
2009
Quinlan MG, 2009, 'Defending the Indefensible: The Global Asbestos Industry and its Fight for Survival', Labour History, vol. 96, pp. 247 - 248, http://www.jstor.org/stable/27713765
2009
Quinlan MG, 2009, 'Framework of Flesh: Builders Labourers battle for health', Labour History, vol. 97, pp. 213 - 214, http://www.jstor.org/stable/27740327
2009
Quinlan MG; Johnstone R, 2009, 'The implications of de-collectivist industrial relations laws and associated developments for worker health and safety in Australia, 1996-2007', Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 40, pp. 426 - 443, http://dx.doi.org/10.111/j.1468-2338.2009.00536.x
2009
Quinlan MG; Johnstone R; McNamara M, 2009, 'Australian Health and Safety Inspectors` Perceptions and Actions in Relation to Changed Work Arrangements', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 51, pp. 557 - 573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185609339519
2009
Quinlan MG; LaMontagne AD; Smith PM; Louie AM; Shoveller J; Ostry AS, 2009, 'Unwanted sexual advances at work: variations by employment arrangement in a sample of working Australians', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 33, pp. 173 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00366.x
2009
Quinlan MG; Bohle PL, 2009, 'Overstretched and unreciprocated commitment: reviewing research on the occupational health and safety effects of downsizing and job insecurity', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 39, pp. 1 - 44
2009
Quinlan MG; Toh S, 2009, 'Safeguarding the Global Contingent Workforce? Guest workers in Australia', International Journal of Manpower, vol. 30, pp. 453 - 471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01437720910977652
2009
Quinlan MG; Sokas RK, 2009, 'Community campaigns, supply chains and protecting the health and well-being of workers', American Journal of Public Health, vol. 99, pp. 538 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2008.149120
2009
Quinlan MG, 2008, 'The Changing role of the state: regulating work in Australia and New Zealand 1788-2007.', Labour History, vol. 45, pp. 111 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/27516312
2008
Quinlan MG, 2008, 'Violence and Colonial Dialogue: The Australian-Pacific Indentured Labour Trade', Labour History, vol. 95, pp. 260 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/27516327
2008
Quinlan MG; Bohle PL, 2008, 'Under pressure, out of control, or home alone? Reviewing research and policy debates on the occupational health and safety effects of outsourcing and home-based work', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 38, pp. 489 - 523
2008
Quinlan MG, 2008, 'Worker representation and workplace and safety', British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 46, pp. 381 - 383, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8543.2008.00682_8.x
2008
James P; Johnstone R; Quinlan MG; Walters D, 2007, 'Regulating Supply chains to Improve Health and Safety', Industrial Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 163 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/indlaw/dwm002
2007
Quinlan MG; Johnstone R; James P; Nossar I, 2007, 'Supply chain regulation to protect the occupational health and safety of vulnerable workers', Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional, vol. 32, pp. 145 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0303-76572007000100013
2007
Quinlan MG, 2007, 'Organisational Restructuring/downsizing, OHS regulation and worker health and wellbeing', International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, vol. 30, pp. 385 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2007.06.010
2007
Quinlan MG; Louie AM; Ostry AS; Keegel T; LaMontagne AD; Shoveller J, 2006, 'Empirical Study of Employment Arrangements and Precariousness in Australia', Relations Industrielles - Industrial Relations, vol. 61, pp. 456 - 489, http://www.jstor.org/stable/23077857
2006
Quinlan MG; Mayhew CR, 2006, 'Economic pressure, multi-tiered subcontracting and occupational health and safety in Australian long haul trucking', Employee Relations, vol. 28, pp. 212 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01425450610661216
2006
Quinlan MG; Johnstone R, 2006, 'The OHS regulatory challenges posed by agency workers: Evidence from Australia', Employee Relations, vol. 28, pp. 273 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01425450610661243
2006
Quinlan MG; Goodwin ML, 2005, 'Combating the tyranny of flexibility: shop assistants and the struggle to regulate closing hours in the Australian colony of Victoria, 1880-1900', Social History, vol. 30, pp. 342 - 365
2005
Quinlan MG; Guthrie R, 2005, 'The occupational safety and health rights and workers` compensation entitlements of illegal immigrants: an emerging challenge', Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, vol. 03, pp. 41 - 62
2005
Quinlan MG; Gardner M; Akers PR, 2005, 'A Failure of Voluntarism: Shop Assistants and the Struggle to Restrict Trading Hours in the Colony of Victoria, 1850-85', Labour History, vol. 88, pp. 165 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/27516043
2005
Bohle PL; Quinlan MG, 2005, 'Editorial: Long working hours and OHS: what have we learned?', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 21, pp. 275 - 278
2005
Johnstone R; Quinlan MG; Walters D, 2005, 'Statutory Occupationsl Health and Safety Workplace Arrangements for the Modern Labour Market', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 47 (1), pp. 93 - 116
2005
Quinlan MG, 2005, 'Tasmania Trade Unions in the Nineteenth Century', Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 52, pp. 150 - 174
2005
Nossar I; Johnstone R; Quinlan MG, 2004, 'Regulating Supply-Chains to Address the Occupational Health and Safety Problems Associated with Precarious Employment: The Case of Home-Based Clothing Workers in Australia', Australian Journal of Labour Law, vol. 17, pp. 137 - 160
2004
Quinlan MG, 2004, 'Workers` compensation and the challenges posed by changing patterns of work: evidence from Australia', Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, vol. 02, pp. 25 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14774003.2004.11667642
2004
Mayhew CR; McCarthy P; Chappell D; Quinlan MG; Barker M; Sheehan M, 2004, 'Measuring the Extent of Impact from Occupational Violence and Bullying on Traumatised Workers', Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, vol. 16, pp. 117 - 134
2004
Bohle PL; Quinlan MG; Kennedy DJ; Williamson AM, 2004, 'Working hours, worklife conflict and health in precarious and `permanent` employment', Revista de Saude Publica, vol. 38, pp. 19 - 25
2004
Quinlan MG, 2004, 'Regulatory responses to OHS problems posed by direct-hire temporary workers in Australia', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 20, pp. 241 - 254
2004
Quinlan MG; Saksvik PO, 2003, 'Regulating Systematic Occupational Health and Safety Management: Comparing the Norwegian and Australian Experience', Relations Industrielles - Industrial Relations, vol. 58, pp. 33 - 56, http://www.jstor.org/stable/23077874
2003
Quinlan MG; Gardner M; Akers PR, 2003, 'Reconsidering the collective impulse: Formal organization and informalassociations among workers in the Australian colonies, 1795-1850', Labour - Le Travail, vol. 52, pp. 137 - 180
2003
Quinlan MG, 2002, 'Editorial: Ethical Research', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 18, pp. 203 - 206
2002
Quinlan MG; Mayhew CR, 2002, 'Fordism in the Fast Food Industry', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 24, pp. 261 - 284
2002
Quinlan MG, 2001, 'Book review of `Injury and the New World of Work`', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 12, pp. 165 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530460101200110
2001
Quinlan MG, 2001, 'Book review of `Research on Work, Employment and Industrial Relations`', International Journal of Employment Studies, vol. 9, pp. 153 - 157
2001
Quinlan MG, 2001, 'Book review of `Negotiating Flexibility: The Role of Social Partners and the State`', Labour and Industry, vol. 11, pp. 128 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10301763.2001.10669246
2001
Bohle PL; Quinlan MG; Mayhew CR, 2001, 'The Health and Safety Effects of Job Insecurity: An Evaluation of the Evidence', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 12, pp. 32 - 60
2001
Quinlan MG; Mayhew CR; Bohle PL, 2001, 'The Gobal Expansion of Precarious Employment, Work Disorganisation and Occupational Health: A Review of REcent Research', International Journal of Health Services, pp. 335 - 414
2001
Quinlan MG; Mayhew CR, 2001, 'Occupational Violence in the Long Distance Transport Industry: A Case Study of 300 Truck Drivers', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 13, pp. 36 - 46
2001
Quinlan MG, 2000, 'Forget evidence: the demise of research involvement by NOHSC since 1996', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 16, pp. 213 - 227
2000
Nytro K; Saksvik PO; Mikkelsen A; Bohle PL; Quinlan MG, 2000, 'An appraisal of key factors in the implementation of occupational stress intervnetions', Work & Stress, vol. 14, pp. 213 - 225
2000
Quinlan MG, 1999, 'The implications of Labour Market Restructuring in industrialized societies for Occupational Health and Safety', Economic and Industrial Democracy, vol. 20, pp. 427 - 460, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X99203005
1999
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C, 1999, 'The Effects of Outsourcing on OHS: A comparative study of factory-based and outworkers in the garment industry', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 29, pp. 83 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/71L1-KRFN-P5QJ-XCNX
1999
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C, 1999, 'Precarious Employment and Workers` Compensation', International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, pp. 491 - 520
1999
Quinlan MG, 1999, 'The Art of Academic Revenge', AIRAANZ Review, vol. 1, pp. 3 - 19
1999
Quinlan MG, 1999, 'Promoting Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems: a pathway to success - maybe', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 15, pp. 535 - 542
1999
Quinlan MG, 1998, 'Industrial Relations Policy Developments in Australia, 1977-98: A Critical Review', Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol. 42, pp. 76 - 106
1998
Quinlan MG, 1998, 'Regulating Labour in a Colonial Context: Maritime Labour Legislation in the Australian Colonies 1788-1850', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 29, pp. 303 - 324
1998
Quinlan MG, 1998, 'Labour Market Restructuring in Industrialised Societies: An Overview', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530469800900101
1998
Quinlan MG, 1997, 'Balancing Trade and Labour Control: Imperial/Colonial Tensions in Relation to the Regulation of Seamen in the Australian Colonies 1788-1865', International Journal of Maritime History, vol. 9, pp. 19 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/084387149700900104
1997
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C, 1997, 'The Management of Occupational Health and Safety Where Subcontractors are Employed', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 13, pp. 161 - 169
1997
Quinlan MG, 1997, 'Review of Theo Nichols 'The Sociology of Industrial Injury' Mansell Publishing, 1997', Labour and Industry, vol. 8, pp. 117 - 119
1997
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C, 1997, 'Subcontracting and Occupational Health and Safety in Residential Building', Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 28, pp. 192 - 205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2338.00054
1997
Quinlan MG, 1997, 'The Toll from Toil Does Matter: Occupational Health and Labour History', Labour History, vol. 73, pp. 1 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/27516499
1997
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C; Ferris R, 1997, 'The Effects of Subcontracting/Outsourcing on Occupational Health and Safety: Survey Evidence from Four Australian Industries', Safety Science, pp. 163 - 178
1997
Quinlan MG, 1996, 'The reform of Australian industrial relations: contemporary trends and issues', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol. 34, pp. 3 - 27
1996
Quinlan MG; Iacovetta F, 1996, 'Immigration and labour: Australia and Canada compared', Labour - Le Travail, vol. 38, pp. 90 - 115
1996
Quinlan MG, 1996, 'Women and occupational health and safety:the demands still waiting to be met', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 12, pp. 409 - 422
1996
Quinlan MG, 1996, 'The industrial relations reform debate in Australia: A rejoinder', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol. 34, pp. 97 - 104
1996
Quinlan MG, 1996, 'Industrial relations before unions: New South Wales seamen 1810-1852', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 38, pp. 264 - 293
1996
Quinlan MG; Gardner M, 1995, 'Strikes, worker protest and union growth in Canada and Australia 1815-1900', Labour - Le Travail, vol. 36, pp. 175 - 208
1995
Book Chapters
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Quinlan M, 2020, 'Postscript: Inequality, Deprivation/Resistance and Building a Sustainable Society', in Sheldon P; Gregson S; Lansbury R; Sanders K (ed.), The Regulation and Management of Workplace Health and Safety: Historical and Emerging Trends., Routledge, New York, pp. 161 - 174
2020
Maxwell-Stewart H; Quinlan M, 2019, 'Voting with Their Feet Absconding and Labor Exploitation in Convict Australia', in Rediker M; Chakraborty T; van Rossum M (ed.), A Global History of Runaways Workers, Mobility, and Capitalism, 1600–1850, University of California Press, pp. 156 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/9780520973060-010
2019
Quinlan MG; Bohle P, 2015, 'Job Quality: The Impact of Work Organisation on Health', in Knox A; Warhurst C (ed.), Job Quality in Australia: Perspectives, Problems and Proposals, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 63 - 83
2015
Quinlan MG; Thebaud-Mony A, 2015, 'La sous-traitance : un outil majeur de la transformation du systeme', in Thebaud-Mony A; Davezies P; Vogel L; Volkoff S (ed.), Les Risques du Travail, La Decouverte, paris, pp. 44 - 52
2015
Quinlan MG; Bohle P, 2014, 'Overstretched and Unreciprocated Commitment: Reviewing Research on the Occupational Health and Safety Effects of Downsizing and Job Insecurity', in Navarro V; Muntaner C (ed.), The Financial and Economic Crises and their impact on Health and Social Well-being, Baywood Publishing Co, Inc, New York, pp. 175 - 217, https://www.baywood.com/books/previewbook.asp?id=TFA
2014
Quinlan MG, 2007, 'Managing Contractors', in Australian Master OHS & Environment Guide, edn. Original, CCH Australia, Australia, pp. 337 - 351
2007
Quinlan MG, 2006, 'Contextual Factors Shaping the Purpose of Labour Law: A Comparative Historical Perspective', in Arup C; Gahan P; Howe J; Johnstone R; Mitchell R; O'Donnell A (ed.), Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation: Essays on the Construction, Constitution and Regulation of Labour Markets and Work Relationships, edn. 1, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 21 - 42
2006
Quinlan MG; Mayhew CR; Johnstone R, 2006, 'Trucking Tragedies: The Hidden Disaster of Mass Death in the Long-Haul Road Transport Industry', in Working Disasters: The Politics of Recognition and Response, edn. 1, Baywood Publishing Company,Inc., Amityville, New York, pp. 19 - 63
2006
Quinlan MG, 2005, 'The Hidden Epidemic of Injuries and Illness Associated with the Global Expansion of Precarious Employment', in Peterson CL; Mayhew C (ed.), Occupational Health and Safety: International Influcences and the `New` Epidemics, edn. 1, Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., Amityville, New York, pp. 53 - 74
2005
Quinlan MG, 2004, 'Australia, 1788 - 1902: A Workingman`s Paradise?', in Hay D; Craven P (ed.), Masters, Servants, and Magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562 - 1955, edn. First, University of North Carolina Press, North Carolina, USA, pp. 219 - 250
2004
Quinlan MG; Bohle PL, 2004, 'Contingent work and occupational safety', in Barling J; Frone MR (ed.), The Psychology of Workplace Safety, edn. 1, APA Books, Washington, pp. 81 - 106
2004
Quinlan MG, 2004, 'Flexible work and organisational arrangements', in Bluff E; Gunningham N; Johnstone R (ed.), OHS Regulation for a Changing World of Work, edn. First, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 120 - 145
2004
Quinlan MG, 2002, 'Outsourcing', in Smith R; Berry A (ed.), Australian Master OHS and Environment Guide 2003, edn. Original, CCH, Sydney, pp. 265 - 282
2002
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C, 2000, 'Precarious Employment, Work Re-Organisation and the Fracturing of OHS Management', in Systematic Occupational Health and Safety Management: Perspectives on an International Development, edn. Original, Pergamon/Elsevier, Oxford UK, pp. 175 - 198
2000
Frick K; Jensen PL; Quinlan MG; Wilthagen T, 2000, 'Systematic Occupational Health and Safety Management - An Introduction to a New Strategy for Occupational Safety, Health & Well-being.', in Systematic Occupational Health and Safety Management: Perspectives on an International Development, edn. Original, Pergamon/Elsevier, Oxford UK, pp. 1 - 14
2000
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C, 2000, 'The Relationship between Precarious Employment and Patterns of Occupational Violence: Survey Evidence from Seven Occupations', in Health Effects of the New Labour Market, edn. Original, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, pp. 183 - 205
2000
Quinlan MG; Mayhew C, 1999, 'Changing Work Relationships in Australia', in Changing Work Relationships in Industrialised Economies, edn. Original, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam, pp. 147 - 167
1999
Quinlan MG, 1998, 'Trade Unions', in The Oxford Companion to History, edn. Original, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 647 - 649
1998
Quinlan MG, 1997, 'Industrial Relations Policy', in Government, Politics, Power and Policy in Australia. (6th Edition), edn. Original, Longman Cheshire, Sydney, pp. 436 - 451
1997
Quinlan MG, 1996, 'A participatory approach to occupational health and safety as a vehicle for achieving equity and reform at the workplace', in Managing Together? Consultation and Participation in the Workplace, edn. Original, Longman Australia, Melbourne, pp. 41 - 55
1996
Books
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Quinlan MG, 2020, Contesting Inequality and Worker Mobilisation Australia 1851-1880, Routledge
2020
Sheldon P; Gregson S; Irving T; Belzer M; Thornquist A; Lippel K; Thebaud-Mony A; Nossar I; Walters D; Johnstone R; Quinlan M, 2020, The Regulation and Management of Workplace Health and Safety: Historical and Emerging Trends, Sheldon P; Gregson S; Lansbury R; Sanders K, (eds.), Routledge, London, https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9780429265679
2020
Quinlan MG, 2017, The Origins of Worker Mobilisation: Australia 1788-1850, Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations, Routledge, New York, https://www.routledge.com/The-Origins-of-Worker-Mobilisation-Australia-1788-1850/Quinlan/p/book/9781138084087
2017
Quinlan MG, 2014, Ten Pathways to Death and Disaster: Learning from Fatal Incidents in Mines and Other High Hazard Workplaces, The Federation Press, Sydney NSW, https://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862879775
2014
Johnstone R; Mccrystal S; Nossar I; Quinlan MG; Rawling M; Riley J, 2012, Beyond Employment: The Legal Regulation of Work Relationships, Original, Federation Press, Sydney
2012
Quinlan MG; Bohle PL; Lamm F, 2010, Managing Occupational Health and Safety: A Multidisciplinay Approach, 3rd, Palgrave Macmillan, Melbourne
2010
Bohle PL; Quinlan MG, 2000, Managing Occupational Health and Safety: A Multidisciplinay Approach, 3rd, Palgrave Macmillan, Melbourne
2000
2000, Systematic Occupational Health and Safety Management: Perspectives on an International Development, Frick K; Jensen PL; Quinlan MG; Wilthagen T, (eds.), Pergamon/Elsevier, Oxford UK
2000
Mayhew C; Quinlan MG, 1998, Outsourcing and Occupational Health and Safety: A Comparative Study of Factory-based and Outworkers in the Australian TCF Industry, Original, Industrial Relations Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
1998
Reports
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Zeller R; Quinlan M; Sanders K, 2018, Boral SHP Project. Low-frequency, high-impact accidents. Data inspection and Analysis
2018
Zeller R; Quinlan M; Sanders K, 2017, Boral SHP Project. Low-frequency, high-impact accidents. Literature review.
2017
Quinlan MG, 2015, The effects of non-standard forms of employment on worker health and safety, International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Conditions of work and employment series, 67
2015
Quinlan MG, 2014, Third Audit of Mine Safety Unit and Office of Chief Mines Inspector, Tasmania, WorkSafe Tasmania, WorkSafe Tasmania, Hobart
2014
Walters D; Wadsworth E; Johnstone R; Quinlan MG, 2014, A study of the role of workers’ representatives in health and safety arrangements in coal mines in Queensland, Brisbane
2014
Quinlan MG, 2013, Second Audit of the Mine Safety Unit and Office of Chief Inspector of Mines, Workplace Standards Tasmania, Hobart
2013
Walters D; Wadsworth E; Quinlan MG, 2013, Analysis of the determinants of workplace occupational safety and health practice in a selection of EU Member States, European Risk Observatory, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Luxembourg.
2013
Quinlan MG, 2013, Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal Annual Work Program Submission, 12 September
2013
Quinlan MG, 2013, Supply chains and networks, Safe Work Australia, Canberra
2013
Croucher R; Banfield R; Brookes M; Lange T; Lewis S; McIlroy J; Miles L; Osarow D; Quinlan MG; rizoy M; Stumbitz B; Vicjers I, 2012, The relationship between Decent Work and positive enterprise-level outcomes in SMEs: Report to the ILO of an international literature review prepared by Middlesex University Business School.
2012
Other
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Quinlan MG, 2016, Book Review Andrew Hopkins, Quiet Outrage: The Way of a Sociologist, Sydney: Wolters Kluwer, 2016, 122 pp., http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783316680740
2016
Conference Papers
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Hampson I; Quinlan M; Fraser D; Junor A, 2013, 'Aircraft Maintenance in Australia: Issues, Prospects and Loose Ends.', in Aircraft Maintenance in Australia: Issues, Prospects and Loose Ends., Aircraft Engineers International Annual Congress, Melbourne, Australia, presented at Aircraft Engineers International Annual Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 20 November 2013 - 23 November 2013
2013
Quinlan MG, 2002, 'Co-operation to achieve compliance objectives in long distance road freight: A new look at an ol issue', in Stuart Hicks (ed.), Achieving Compliance through Strategic Enforcement, Achieving Compliance through Strategic Enforcement, Surfers Paradise, Qld, pp. 219 - 245, presented at Achieving Compliance through Strategic Enforcement, Surfers Paradise, Qld, 07 March 2002 - 08 March 2002
2002
Conference Presentations
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Quinlan MG, 2012, 'How precarious employment damages health: Evidence from Australia', presented at 64th Annual LERA Meeting, Chicago, 08 January 2012
2012

Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, since 2015

1979       Callus, R. Quinlan, M. & Rimmer, M. Ethnic Affairs Commission, New South Wales research grant to investigate working lives of migrants in public sector instrumentalities

 1983       Quinlan, M. Professor T. Hanami/Ford Foundation travel grant to visit Japan to take part in preparation of book on Comparative Industrial Relations.

 1985       Quinlan, M. Littler, C. Gardner, M. & Palmer, G. Federal Department of Employment and Industrial Relations grant for research into Management Attitudes to Industrial Democracy

 1986       Quinlan, M. & Gardner, M. Griffith University Research Grant

 1987-89 Gardner, M. & Quinlan, M. ARGS/ARC research grant on trade union growth, structure and strategy

 1988-89 Quinlan, M.  Member Queensland academic design group.  Australian Workplace Industrial Relations Study (entailing research grants from the federal government)

 1991       Quinlan, M. Awarded ACIRRT grant to convene conference on Research and Education in Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Sydney (and to edit book based on conference proceedings).  Worksafe Australia made a matching grant for both the conference and the publication.

 1994       Bohle, P. & Quinlan, M. National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) grant to develop postgraduate teaching module on occupational health and safety for management students.

 1994       Mayhew, C. Quinlan, M. & Bennett, L. NOHSC grant to research OHS implications of subcontracting.

 1996       Mayhew, C. & Quinlan, M. NOHSC grant to research OHS implications of clothing outwork.

 2000       Quinlan, M. Grant from the Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales to undertake inquiry into safety in the long haul trucking industry $35,000

 2001-3   Bohle, P. Quinlan, M. & Williamson, A. Large Australian Research Council Discovery grant to explore OHS effects of precarious employment, $141,381.

 2001       Quinlan, M. & Mayhew C. Grant for commissioned research brief from WorkCover New South Wales on developing strategies to address OHS and workers’ compensation responsibilities arising from changing employment relationships. $25,000

 2001-5   LaMontagne, A. Aroni, R. McNeil, J. Quinlan, M. Wolfe, R. Grant from National Heart Foundation for research project on occupational stress and health behaviours in low status workers

 2003-6   Johnstone, R. & Quinlan, M. Large Australian Research Council Discovery grant on the Implementation of Process Regulation in Occupational Health and Safety: A Comparative Study of Policy and Practice. $163,000

 2005-6  Quinlan, M. International Consultant to research grant on employment strain funded by Ontario Workers’ Compensation Board, Canada (Wayne Lewchuk, Alice deWolf, Andy King, Leah Vosko and Emile Tompa).

 2007 Bohle, P. & Quinlan, M. UNSW Goldstar grant ($30,000) Aging, Flexibility and OHS

 2008 Quinlan, M. & Bohle, P. UNSW Goldstar grant ($30,000) Aging, Flexibility and OHS

 2010-15 Employment precarity and poverty in Southern Ontario, Social Science & Humanities Research Council of Canada CURA Award (multiple investigators), $CAN1,000,000.

 2011-13 Quinlan, M. Junor, A. Hampson, I. Barrett, G. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant on the Skill and Safety Effects of Outsourcing Heavy Aircraft Maintenance, $226,000.

 2011-13 Bohle P. Quinlan, M. Mavromaras, K. Rawlings-Way, O. Caring for the carers: Occupational health and safety in homecare Australian Research Linkage Grant, $680,205.

 2012-14 Bohle P, Quinlan M, Precarious employment: New knowledge, new solutions, ARC Discovery Grant, $345,000.

 2012-14 Bohle, P. Matthews, L. Quinlan, M. Traumatic work-related death: Assessing and improving institutional responses to the needs of surviving families, ARC Discovery Grant, $356,430. 

2020-2022 ARC Linkage Grant Conviction Politics: The convict roots of Australian democracy, with Professor Tony Moore, Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, Emeritus Professor Michael Quinlan et al, $757,205.

Industrial relations; occupational health & safety (OHS). Outsourcing & subcontracting effects on OHS; jobs; precarious employment; workers' compensation; executive remuneration.

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