Overview of the Japan Society for Occupational Health

Official name Japan Society for Occupational Health (JSOH)
Purpose This society aims at the scientific promotion of occupational health, prevention of occupational disease and promotion of worker health, thereby contributing to the development of society and science in Japan.
Activities To accomplish these purposes, the society conducts the following.

(1) Holding of scientific meetings, lectures, workshops, etc. on occupational health

(2) Publishing academic journals, academic books, collection and compilation of materials related to occupational health

(3) Recommendation of Occupational Exposure Limits and various standards for occupational health.

(4) Education, training and certification for related professional careers

(5) Forming committees on occupational health, Expert committees and Research groups etc.

(6) Investigative research on occupational health

(7) Other achievements required for the purposes of this society
Office Kouei building, 1-29-8, Shinjuku, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo, 160 0022, Japan

Tel. +81-3-3356-1536 Fax. +81-3-5362-3746
Representative President:Koji Mori, MD, PhD

Department of Occupational Health Practice and ManagementInstitute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Number of affiliates Members: 8222 (as of March 1 2022)
Membership fee 10,000 JPY/year
Society journals Japanese Journal of Occupational Health
Journal of Occupational Health
Environmental and Occupational Health Practice
Corporate status A public interest incorporated association
Year of foundation 1929
Year joined the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences 1951

Joined the Japanese Board of Medical Specialties
Educational activities Special workshop at the annual meeting JSOH

National Joint Conference of Occupational Physicians and Occupational Health Nurses in autumn

Institution for Certified Associates of Occupational Physicians:established in 1992

Institution for Registered Occupational Nurses: (1999-2015)

Institution for Certified Occupational Health Nurses: established in 2015