All submitted manuscripts are initially reviewed internally. Those manuscripts that do not comply with the "Information for Authors" are returned. Retained manuscripts are sent for external peer review. Identities of authors and peer reviewers are kept confidential; reviewers are required to disclose any conflicts of interest.
Peer Review Procedure: The manuscript is sent to three (or more than three) reviewers to review the manuscript, although the ultimate authority to accept or reject the manuscript rests with the Editor. Authors should not recommend the names of preferred reviewers, but may give the names of people whom they wish not to act as reviewers in the covering letter.
Reviewers are asked to make comments on the scientific content and style of the paper, to make statistical and methodological appraisals, and to comment on the appropriateness of the discussion and conclusions.
On receipt of their comments, and if approved, letter of acceptance is issued to the author stating the likely date of its publication. If required, clarifications are sought from the authors Furthermore, the Zagazig Journal of Occupational Health and Safety reserves the right to send a paper for a further round of peer review if necessary. The final decision rests with the Editor.
Open Access Policy:
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.