South African Society of Occupational Medicine (SASOM)

Area: Pretoria, Gauteng
Postal Address: PO Box 16179, Lyttleton, 0140, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)12 803 7418
Fax: +27 (0)12 803 7418
Contact Person: Jenny Acutt

South African Society of Occupational Medicine (SASOM)

SASOM is a Professional Society, registered as a special interest group with the South African Medical Association and affiliated to the International Commission of Occupational Health (ICOH).

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 - Cape, Inland and KwaZulu-Natal who arrange local continuing education meetings in their areas.

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