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Aims and scope

Occupational and Environmental Medicine is an international peer reviewed journal covering current developments in occupational and environmental health worldwide. Occupational and Environmental Medicine publishes high-quality 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. The journal welcomes research aimed at improving the evidence-based practice of occupational and environmental research; including the development and application of novel biological and statistical techniques in addition to evaluation of interventions in controlling occupational and environmental risks.

Ownership

Occupational and Environmental Medicine is owned by BMJ.

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

Journal statistics 2016

Acceptance Rate 21%
Instant Rejection Rate 50%
Time to Submission to First Decision 45 days
Time to Acceptance to Publication 15 days
Frequency Monthly
Impact Factor 3.912
Indexed by Index Medicus (Medline), ISI Current Contents (Web of Science), Excerpta Medica (Embase), Scopus
Launch date 1944
ISSN 1351-0711
ISSN (online) 1470-7926

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BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

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The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. The BMJ Group is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

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