Information For Authors
Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.
Types of work we aim to publish
Research papers report on recently gathered or analysed data from surveys, interviews, or experiments or that propose a new theory or model, supported by analysis and arguments. Indicative length of 6,000 words maximum plus references.
Review papers provide a comprehensive or updated review of academic and reliable grey literature on a specific topic of interest to practitioners/professionals, or that give a new interpretation of that topic. Indicative length of 6,000 words maximum plus references.
Graduate communications are short articles arising from the research of graduate or postgraduate health and safety students that provide an insight into a practice-related topic. Indicative length of 1,500 words for early work but a 6,000 words maximum plus references for substantial work.
Case studies of incidents provide a description or analysis of one event, or a small number of similar events, to give deeper understanding of causal factors and consequences. Indicative length of 6,000 words maximum plus references.
Conference special editions carry edited papers presented at conferences organised by HASANZ constituent members (https://www.hasanz.org.nz/about-us/our-members/). Indicative length of 6,000 words maximum plus references.
Letters to the editor raise issues for debate in health and safety practice in New Zealand and elsewhere. Indicative length of 1,000 words maximum plus references.
Book reviews provide informed comment on recently published books, reports or monographs that are available for purchase or to download; reviews may be by invitation or offered by a reviewer. Indicative length of 1,500 words maximum plus references.