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Occupational & Environmental Medicine

(OEM) is a peer-reviewed journal covering hazards in the workplace and their health effects.

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OEM is an international peer reviewed journal that 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.

OEM is the official journal of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM), and the Scientific Committee on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH).

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor Hans Kromhout, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
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OEM is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal.


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Occupational and Environmental Medicine considers unsolicited submissions of a variety of article types, including original research, systematic reviews, and short reports.
The Author Information section provides general guidelines and requirements for specific article types.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.
All manuscripts should be submitted online.


OEM is now an official journal of EPICOH

We are delighted to announce that OEM is an official journal of the Scientific Committee on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH).


OEM and EPICOH have had a long-standing collaboration that has been cemented via a formal affiliation agreement. As part of this new arrangement, EPICOH members are entitled to a special discount on personal subscriptions to the journal. Members should contact EPICOH for further information on how to take advantage of this offer.


OEM is the official journal of the EPICOH 2023 conference, due to be held in Mumbai in March 2023, with the theme "Occupational Health Epidemiology: Need for Concerted Action". OEM was previously the official journal of the EPICOH 2021 Conference with the theme of "From the Workplace to the Population: Exposure and Prevention". The conference abstracts were published by OEM and are free to read.