Karaelmas Journal of Occupational Health and Safety is the official, peer-reviewed, scientific, open access publication organ of Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University. The mission of the Journal is to advance knowledge of occupational health and safety by providing grounds for the sharing of ideas and data developed by researchers and experts in the field of occupational health and safety. The articles may cover topics for eliminating occupational accidents and diseases, improving the quality of working life by creating a safer and more comfortable working environment, and ultimately improving the health and safety of employees.
The journal focuses on original articles from all disciplines related to occupational health and safety. Additionally, legislation and literature revies, case studies, book reviews and letters to editor can be submitted for publication.
Special consideration will be given to articles on epidemiology of occupational health, industrial hygiene, toxicology, workplace monitoring, health monitoring, ergonomics, workflow design, risk factors (physical, chemical, biological), safety management systems and policies, social policy and economic evaluation related to occupational health and safety.
All submissions will be reviewed by experts in corresponding areas as per our double blind review policy. Our journal is a non-profit, non-revenue journal.
KARAELMAS JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY adheres to the policies and good publishing practice of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
It is necessary that all parties participating in the process of publication (authors, reviewers and editorial team) to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior. In this context;
No fee is charged from the authors at any stage (submission, layout, publication) for the studies submitted to Karaelmas Journal of Occupational Health and Safety. No fee is paid for refereeing. All of the content published by the magazine is available to readers free of charge.