Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine operates a double-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers do not know the names or affiliations of the authors and the reviewer reports provided to the authors are anonymous.
As this journal operates a double-blind peer review system, please do not include identifying information in your main manuscript as this must remain blinded. If sections of your manuscript such as ‘Authors’ contributions’ or ‘Competing interests’ contain identifying information please include these as a separate file and upload the file using the ‘Title Page’ option at the Attach Files step.
The benefit of double-blind peer review is that it allows reviewers to judge the manuscript based on content alone, and they are not unconsciously biased by knowledge of who the authors are.
Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by three experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.
Official journal of the Korean Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (KSOEM)
This journal is supported by a Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) grant funded by the Korean Ministry of Education and Science Technology (MEST)
2017 Journal Metrics
86.3 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
86.6 days to first decision for all manuscripts
160.6 days from submission to acceptance
12.4 days from acceptance to publication
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