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August 2016

Volume 73

Issue 8

Impact Factor: 3.745

Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) is an international peer reviewed journal covering current developments in occupational and environmental health worldwide.OEM publishes research relating to the full range of chemical, physical, ergonomic, biological and psychosocial hazards in the workplace and to environmental contaminants and their health effects.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine is adopted as the official journal of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London.

2015 Impact Factor

New: We are delighted to announce that the Impact Factor for OEM has increased to 3.745.

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Zika Virus 

BMJ wants to support the fast development of research around the Zika virus by enabling researchers to share their findings as quickly as possible. Until the end of July 2016, all of our journals will waive the article-processing charge on open access articles investigating the Zika virus.

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