Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH)

The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) is published to enhance the knowledge and practice of occupational and environmental hygiene and safety. The journal provides a written medium for the communication of ideas, methods, processes and research in the areas of occupational, industrial and environmental hygiene; exposure assessment; engineering controls; occupational and environmental epidemiology, medicine, and toxicology; ergonomics; and other related disciplines.
Available primarily online, JOEH is a joint, peer-reviewed publication of AIHA® and ACGIH®

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JOEH offers free access to new research and commentary on the following topics:

An Industrial Hygienist Looks at Porn

By Deborah Gold

Adherence to Safe Handling Guidelines by Health Care Workers Who Administer Antineoplastic Drugs​

By James M. Boiano, Andrea L. Steege and Marie H. Sweeney

Mobile Phones as a Potential Vehicle of Infection in a Hospital Setting

By Yi Chao Foong, Mark Green, Ahmad Zargari, Romana Siddique, Vanessa Tan, Terry Brain and Dr. Kathryn Ogden

Evaluation of Some Potential Chemical Exposure Risks During Flowback Operations in Unconventional  Oil and Gas Extraction: Preliminary Results 
(Featured in Los Angeles Times)​

By Eric J. Esswein, John Snawder, Bradley King, Michael Breitenstein, Marissa Alexander-Scott & Max Kiefer

The Influences of Obesity and Age on Functional Performance During Intermittent Upper Extremity Tasks
(Featured in The Daily Mail​)​

By Lora A. Cavuoto and Maury A. Nussbaum

A Summary of Research and Progress on Carbon Monoxide Exposure Control Solutions on Houseboats
(Featured in MSN Healthy Living)

By Ronald M. Hall, G. Scott Earnest, Duane R. Hammond,  Kevin H. Dunn and Alberto Garcia​

The Audiological Health of Horn Players​

(Featured in NPR​)

By Wayne J. Wilson, Ian O'Brien and Andrew P. Bradley

Formaldehyde Exposure During Simulated Use of a Hair Straightening Product 
(Featured in U.S. News and World Report​)

By Michelle Stewart, Trevor Bausman, Kazukiyo Kumagai, and Mark Nicas

Occupational Exposures to Respirable Crystalline Silica During Hydraulic Fracturing

By Eric J. Esswein, Michael Breitenstein, John Snawder, Max Kiefer, and W. Karl Sieber.

Sports Officials’ Hearing Status: Whistle Use as a Factor Contributing to Hearing Trouble

(Featured in The New York Times)

By Gregory A. Flamme and Nathan Williams