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Journal of Work, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety

Aims and scope

Journal of Work, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety is an international refereed journal publishes quarterly online open access by KMF that publishes articles and communications in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health. It provides occupational health physicians, doctors, nurses, engineers, ergonomists, and a wide range of occupational hygiene, health and safety professionals with a dependable single source of proficiently written legal, practical and management occupational health information. In-depth, original articles and systematic reviews concerning occupational medicine that are up-to-date with new medical developments in the prevention, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of work-related injuries and illnesses are welcome. Additionally, this journal will consider toxicological investigations both in in vitro and in vivo models, focused on defining early effects and modes of action, also through innovative analytical techniques, of workplace xenobiotics, including chemicals at the nanoscale. A further topic covered in this journal will be the assessment of risks in occupational settings, and the definition of strategies for risk management in order to prevent workplace-related disease, and to promote healthier workplace settings. Overall, Journal of Work, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety aims to be a useful source for innovative perspectives, practices, and policies focused on the promotion of well-being in the workplace. The scope of the journal is broad, covering toxicology, ergonomics, psychosocial factors and other relevant health issues of workers, with special emphasis on the current developments in occupational health. The journal also accepts various methodologies that are relevant to investigation of occupational health risk factors and exposures, such as large-scale epidemiological studies, human studies employing biological techniques and fundamental experiments on animals, and also welcomes submissions concerning occupational health practices and related issues. Our mission involves both looking at each problem in its cultural, social and economic contexts and approaching it from the broad perspective of various fields. Subjects covered by this journal include but not limited to: Accidents, Acoustical Engineering, Aerosol Science, Automation, Biological Hazards, Biomechanics, Chemical Hazards, Computer Modelling, Environmental Engineering, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & Human Factors, Health Management, Industrial Design, Occupational & Environmental Mechanical Hazards, Medicine, Microclimate, Physiology, Multidisciplinary Psychology, Protective Equipment, Risk Assessment, Safety of Machinery, Sociology & Social Policy, Testing, Health & Safety at Work and Work-Design – Ergonomics.

KMF Publication Ethics Statement

Journal of Work, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. KMF takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. KMF takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use latest software to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal’s News & Announcements section.

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Journal of Work, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law. The copyright is retained by the author(s). KMF will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2020 by the authors; licensee KMF. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law.


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Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website.