Journal of Occupational Health
The Journal of Occupational Health (JOH) is an international journal published by the Japan Society for Occupational Health (JSOH) and the journal published original and other contributions relevant to occupational and environmental health, including fundamental toxicological studies of industrial chemicals and other related studies.

Open Access License Policy
The Journal of Occupational Health applies the
Creative Commons Attribution -NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC-BY-NC-SA License) to all works we publish (read the human-readable summary or the full license legal code). Under the terms of the CC-BY-NC-SA License, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their work but must allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy articles in the Journal of Occupational Health for non-for-profit purposes under the same license, if they cite the original authors and source properly. For commercial use, please contact the author to obtain permission.

Article Processing Charge (APC)
APC will be charged upon acceptance of manuscript for publication in JOH.
Membership fee will be applied when the corresponding author or the first author is a member of
Japan Society for Occupational Health.

- 600USD per article (for members)
- 800USD per article (for non-members)

Invited Articles are free of any publication charges.
As for Letter to Editor, please contact Japanese Society of Occupational Health.
There are no submission charges.

Publisher and Journal Website
Publisher: Wiley (online journal only)
Journal website:
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Editorial Office Email:  JOH_editorialoffice(at)
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2,260 registered articles
(updated on November 25, 2020)
Online ISSN : 1348-9585
Print ISSN : 1341-9145
ISSN-L : 1341-9145
2019 Journal Impact Factor (JIF)
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Volume 62 (2020) Issue 1 e12128
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Volume 62 (2020) Issue 1 e12090
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Volume 62 (2020) Issue 1 e12115
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Volume 62 (2020) Issue 1 e12109
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Announcements from publisher
  • New Journal Website
    Journal of Occupational Health (JOH) will be published by Wiley beginning in 2019. JOH will be published online only aiming for the efficient information delivery. Publication by Wiley will realize faster article release and acquire global readers and submissions. Submit your best research work for publication in new JOH!  
    Please visit new journal website:
  • ORCID now supported
    JOH announces that, from January 1, 2018, it will require all submitting authors to provide an Open Researcher and Contributor identifier (ORCID iD).
    For more information about ORCID, please click on the link:
  • Journal of Occupational Health to be Open Access
    Journal of Occupational Health (JOH) has become an open access journal on September 1, 2017.
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