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Call for papers for a special issue of Annals of Work Exposures and Health: 8th Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals (OEESC) Conference

The Annals of Work Exposures and Health (AWEH) is delighted to announce a special issue which will showcase the work presented at the 8th Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals (OEESC) conference (www.oeesc.com).

All accepted abstracts presented at the conference (either oral or poster) will be eligible for submission in an appropriate format, be that full research paper, short communication or commentary.

The themes of this year’s OEESC Conference include:

  • Dermal Exposure Assessment Strategies
  • Exposure or Uptake Models
  • Percutaneous Penetration of Chemicals
  • Exposure Related Skin Diseases
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin and Eye Decontamination
  • Practical Aspects of Exposure Control for the Workplace
  • Individual and Prevention of Ill Health from Skin Exposure

AWEH is the official journal of the British Occupational Hygiene Society and is dedicated to presenting advances in exposure science supporting the recognition, quantification, and control of exposures at work, and epidemiological studies on their effects on human health and well-being. The journal has previously supported the OEESC Conference and collated a virtual issue of dermal-themed papers (https://academic.oup.com/annweh/pages/dermal_exposure).

Papers should be submitted to AWEH’s online submission and peer review site (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/annweh) by no later than December 19, 2019 with an anticipated publication date in 2020. Articles accepted before this date will be published online prior to the issue release. Please consult the author guidelines before making a submission (https://academic.oup.com/annweh/pages/Author_Guidelines).

This special issue will be edited by Kate Jones (Health and Safety Executive) and Helen Taylor (EnviroDerm Services).

If you have questions about this issue, please email Guest Editor, Kate Jones (Kate.Jones@hse.gov.uk), or the Editor in Chief, Dr. Noah Seixas (aohed@uw.edu).