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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).

Follow the journal on Twitter and Facebook. OEM is currently accepting applications for the role of Social Media Editor. Read more about the role and how to apply before the deadline of 20th May 2022.

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.

Social Media Editor Vacancy

OEM has an exciting vacancy for an enthusiastic Social Media Editor to grow the journal’s online presence. The Social Media Editor will promote the journal’s content to a variety of readers, and aid our core readership to keep up-to-date with progress in the field, with a time commitment of around 1-2 hours per week. Some experience of science communication would be preferred, but the main criteria for the successful applicant will be enthusiasm for the subject area, creativity, and an interest in using new technologies to disseminate scientific research.


Find out more about the role and how to apply before the deadline of 24th April 2022 

OEM is now an official journal of EPICOH

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


OEM and EPICOH have had a long-standing collaboration that has now 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 also the official journal of the EPICOH 2021 Conference, held virtually in October 2021. This year's theme is "From the Workplace to the Population: Exposure and Prevention". Follow the conference on Twitter @epicoh2021 for the latest updates and access the conference abstracts