The Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health is a peer-reviewed medical journal. It seeks "to promote research in the fields of occupational and environmental health and safety and to increase knowledge through the publication of scientific articles, reviews and other information of high interest in occupational health and safety." It is published jointly by three Scandinavian research institutions, the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, the National Research Centre for the Working Environment in Denmark, and the National Institute of Occupational Health in Norway. The journal is published in English six times per year. Occasionally it also publishes supplementary issues.
The journal was established in 1975 and covers "interactions between work and health, that is, subjects like occupational epidemiology, occupational health, occupational medicine, occupational hygiene and toxicology, occupational health services, work safety and ergonomics, and work organization."
The impact factor for the Journal over the five years between 2004 and 2008 was 2.807. It ranks in the upper quartile of journals covering public, environmental, and occupational health. It is indexed or abstracted in PubMed, Science Citation Index, Biological Abstracts, Excerpta Medica, EBSCO Host databases, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Chemical Safety Newsbase, PsycINFO, and Pollution Abstracts.
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“The Journal is not essentially a confession, a story about oneself. It is a Memorial. What does the writer have to remember? Himself, who he is when he is not writing, when he is living his daily life, when he alive and real, and not dying and without truth.”
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