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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
SASOM ANNUAL CONGRESS 2018
“Occupational Health – Looking back to move forward:
Old lessons inform solutions for new issues”
22 – 23 JUNE 2018
At the PROTEA HOTEL BY MARRIOTT, OR TAMBO AIRPORT
This conference is directed at all members of Occupational Health Teams, Medical and Nursing Practitioners, Risk and Human Resource Managers and persons interested in occupational health