The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Safety (IJOOES) is an interdisciplinary journal with peer-review promoted by Sociedade Portuguesa de Segurança e Higiene Ocupacionais with support from Biblioteca da FEUP, for publication of original research. Literature review articles are also accepted. It covers basic and applied research in all areas of safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, biomechanics and health, including traffic, workplaces, home, and community.

IJOOES seeks to engage the global scientific community including academic researchers, safety professionals and practitioners, engineers, health professionals, psychologists, social scientists, government agencies, policy makers and corporate decision makers.

New call!!


We are now announcing two special issues for this year!

Special Issue for (Systematic Review) Protocols - June 2019

Special Issue for Construction and Extractive Industry - November 2019

Do you have a paper you would like to submit? Do it now in our submissions section!



We are NOW accepting submissions for our Issue 4!

Vol. 4 No. 1 (2020)

Published: 2020-04-20

IoT-based safety monitoring from the perspective of construction site workers

Juha Häikiö, Johanna Kallio, Satu-Marja Mäkelä, Janne Keränen


Burnout in Portuguese physiotherapists, prevalence and influencing factors

Aderito Seixas, Teresa Marques, Isabel Moreira-Silva, Joana Azevedo, Nuno Ventura, Sandra Rodrigues


Reduction of work accidents through the implementation of containers for solid waste collection

Nailson Diniz dos Santos, Tomi Zlatar, Felipe Mendes da Cruz, Béda Barkokébas Junior, Eliane Maria Gorga Lago


Application of bodybuilding for correction of musculoskeletal disease in Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome - A case report

Pablo Monteiro Pereira, João Reis, J. Duarte, J. Santos Baptista, J. Torres Costa, Filipe Conceição


Mandibular advancement devices: a real alternative to CPAP therapy?

Protocol for a systematic review

Helena Patrícia Campos da Silva, Francisco Maligno, João Carlos Pinho, Olívia Pinho


Self-mutilation and suicide in the military: a systematic review protocol

Marcelo Montebello Ribeiro, M. M. Fernandes, T. F. B. X. Trajano, E. A. M. M. Costa


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