Instructions to Authors

The mission of the Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research (JSHER) is: to peer review theoretical and empirical manuscripts, reviews and editorials devoted to a wide variety of safety, health and environmental issues and practices.

Scope: As such, JSHER accepts theoretical and empirical papers committed to concepts, analytical models, strategy, technical tools and observational analyses that enhance the decision-making and operating action capabilities of SH&E practitioners and which provides subject matter for academics. JSHER is an on-line journal intended to be of interest to SH&E academics and to field practitioners concerned with safety, health and environmental science, emergency and disaster preparedness, fire and homeland security, corporate sustainability and resiliency, economic evaluation of SH&E programs or policies, risk-loss control, engineering, and other legal aspects of the SH&E field.

Submission Guidelines: Each submission to JSHER will be blind peer reviewed by at least 2 reviewers. Submission of a manuscript to JSHER indicates that the effort expressed has not been published previously and that it is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Manuscripts that are in agreement with the mission and scope of JSHER should be crafted carefully and professionally written. They should be submitted as an attachment within an email message. Specifically, they should:

Revisions: Should authors be requested by the editor to revise the text, the revised version should be submitted within ten weeks. After this period, the article will be regarded as a new submission.

Copyright: Authors are requested to transfer copyright to the Publisher.
All submissions should be sent, preferably as an MS Word e-mail attachment to:

Dr. Michael G. Behm
East Carolina University
Phone: (252) 328-9674