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Occupational Health Southern Africa is the only dedicated journal for the occupational health, safety and hygiene disciplines in Southern Africa. Established in 1995 and accredited by the Department of Education, this multidisciplinary journal's objective is to publish articles of academic merit related to the field of occupational health. These include original research, reviews, short reports, opinion articles and case studies. Current research findings and state-of-the-art practice information are of particular interest. News and events' reports from the societies and a calendar are also featured. All articles are reviewed by experts, drawn from a variety of countries, in order to produce a high-quality publication.

Occupational Health Southern Africa, a quarterly digital journal, distributed to over 2 000 subscribers, is the official journal of the following four professional societies:


  • The South African Society of Occupational Medicine (members are occupational health doctors and doctors in industry)

  • The South African Society of Occupational Health Nursing Practitioners (members are occupational health nurses)

  • The Southern African Institute for Occupational Hygiene (members are occupational hygienists)

  • The Mine Medical Professionals' Association (members are doctors and other health care professionals working in or interested in the mining industry)

Occupational Health Southern Africa is read by:

  • Occupational Health practitioners employed at clinics and medical centres situated at company premises or in the public sector

  • Audiologists, biokineticists, industrial psychologists, human resource personnel, occupational safety managers, occupational therapists and physiotherapists


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