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.

SASOM Annual Congress 9 and 10 June 2017

Membership 2017

Apply for / Renew your membership

Latest News




 Final Programme as at 31 May 2017 – SASOM Congress June 2017  SASOM Annual Congress 2017 Invite and Registration Form  SASOM Congress June 2017 Preliminary Programme


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  


The new application form for membership for 2016 is now available. You can go to our membership menu for more information and to download the application form.