SASOM aims to protect and promote the health of workers through quality occupational health programmes and clinical excellence to the benefit of employees, employers and occupational medical practitioners.

The Society objectives are:

Development of Occupational Medicine as a distinct and recognised multi-disciplinary speciality
Continuing professional development of members through accredited conferences, workshops and a scientific journal
Ongoing development and promotion of healthy and safe work, work environments and work organisations
Contribution to national and international occupational health policies and strategies

The SASOM National Office is in Pretoria and the Society has three Chapters – KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Witwatersrand and 12 branches who arrange local continuing education meetings. See also under header – Our People.

Contact the National Office on 012 803 7418 or send an email to


All SASOM members are urgently reminded to register all their qualifications and especially occupational health with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) promptly.

The SASOM Annual General Meeting and Conference will take place on 25 November 2017 at the Coastlands Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal.

Membership 2018

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See 2018 Membership application or renewal form in documents download. SASOM 2018 Membership application or renewal form (3) (2)                 Contact Jenny Acutt in the SASOM National Office at for more information


All If you receive the ballot papers please support the South-Africa ICOH members as candidates. The 2 South-Africa Members of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) need to be elected to the Board for the next 3-year cycle 2018 to 2021. Their CV’s were copied from the ICOH website ...




See attached contact list for the different Provinces: DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR


See attached document ... SASOM - Principles applicable in the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Disease Act - 03-2016


See attached document ... 02 SASOM - New Labour Case Law - What OMPs Need to Know 20_11_2015