177690 Publishing Occupational Health and Safety Research: A Dialogue with the IJOEH Editor

Monday, October 27, 2008: 10:50 AM

David Egilman, MD, MPH , Department of Family Medicine, Brown University, Attleboro, MA
I will provide a short description of the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (IJOEH), what health and safety issues are covered, the review criteria for articles, the types of papers commonly published, who reads the journal, etc.

In addition, I will discuss the current status of occupational health and safety research and major issues that need to be addressed by the journals and the section, such as conflict of interest issues, peer-review issues, and legal aspects related to research findings.

I will end my presentation with a discussion of the opportunities for closer collaboration between the IJOEH and Occupational Health section of APHA.

Learning Objectives:
1.Describe priority research topics of interest to the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (IJOEH). 2.Articulate the peer-reviewed process used by the IJOEH. 3. List criteria used by editors of the IJOEH to accept or reject articles. 4. Discuss new health and safety issues that should be included in the agenda of the IJOEH.

Keywords: Occupational Health, Occupational Safety

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Editor of the IJOEH.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.