About

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 2015

Acceptance rate

15% for Original Research

Instant Reject Rate

57% for all papers, receiving a decision within 1-3 days

Time from Submission to First Decision

42 days

Time from Submission to Final Decision

21 weeks

Time from Acceptance to Publication

12 days (online)
4 months (print)

Frequency

Monthly

Impact Factor

3.745

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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Affiliations

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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.

Equator

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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