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Occupational & Environmental Medicine

(OEM) in 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, and the Scientific Committee on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH). The EPICOH 2021 Conference Abstract Book is published by OEM.

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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 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



9/11 Anniversary Articles

The October 2021 issue of Occupational and Environmental Medicine recognises the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a series of articles on World Trade Center rescue and recovery work. All three articles are free to read:


World Trade Center Health Program: 20 years after 9/11


Temporal association of prostate cancer incidence with World Trade Center rescue/recovery work


Cancer incidence in World Trade Center-exposed and non-exposed male firefighters, as compared with the US adult male population: 2001–2016