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. 3 No. 3 (2019)

Published: 2019-11-15

Prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms in blue-collar workers: association with individual and lifestyle-related factors

Isabel Moreira-Silva, Joana Azevedo, Sandra Rodrigues, Nuno Ventura, Aderito Seixas, Jorge Mota


Health risks in tropical climate agriculture: a set of case studies of sugarcane workers

Béda Barkokébas Junior, Eliane Maria Gorga Lago, Ana Rosa Martins, Tomi Zlatar, Felipe Mendes da Cruz, Bianca M. Vasconcelos, Felipe Moreira Campos, Carlos Roberto Campos


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