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Victorian Educational Meeting

AFOEM VIC/TAS Educational Meeting – 17 April 2023 | Dr Peter Sharman
Kevin Sleigh Lecture 2022 - Lessons and Challenges in Drug and Alcohol Testing | Dr Armand Casolin
AFOEM/ANZSOM Educational Session: “It Pays To Care: How do we go from policy to practice?" | Dr Mary Wyatt
Medicinal Cannabis: An evidence review update | Dr Janine McMillan
Working from home | Associate Professor Libby Sanders and Professor David Caple
Kevin Sleigh Lecture 2021 - COVID-19: Lessons from the Victorian second wave and implications for vaccination | Professor Allen Cheng
Ventilation COVID-19 & IAQ: How can occupational hygienists & occupational physicians work together? | Mr Brad Pezante, Ms Kate Cole, Dr Bili Wu, Dr Khayyam Altaf
Kevin Sleigh Lecture 2020 – navigating the aviation health aspects of COVID-19 | Dr Ian Hosegood
Medical Cannabis | Professor Kylie O'Brien and Dr Carolyn Bosak
Managing occupational heat stress risk – A new innovation | Dr Sheik Yan Wong
Pneumoconiosis and Silicosis in the 21st Century | Professor Ryan Hoy
Chronic Pain and Return to Work (PPTX) | Andrea James
Pain – What's the Big Fuss? (PPTX) | Dr Nick Christelis
An update in infectious diseases | Presentation (PDF) | Dr Ian Jennens
Asthma in the workplace | Professor Ryan Hoy
Traumatic Brain Injury and return to work | Professor John Olver and Dr Troy Crowell

NSW CPD Session

PPE for healthcare workers | Professor MacIntyre and Dr Heslop
Cognitive Testing for the Workplace (PDF) | Professor Henry Brodaty
Advances in treating and monitoring of diabetes | Dr Ian Cheng, Professor Wah Cheung and Dr Dale Kong
Update on emerging best practice for case management by Insurance schemes: implications for occupational physicians (PDF) | Professor Niki Ellis, March 2018


COVID 19 - Lessons from the frontline | September 2020
Understanding and responding to the potential health and wellbeing risks associated with unconventional gas mining in Australia (PDF) | Professor Melissa Haswell, 2016
Optimising recovery from cancer | Professor Fran Boyle AM, 2016
Risk Managing: Acute Ionising Radiation Exposure (PPT) | Dr David Heslop


Occupational & Environmental Journal
RACP Vocational Rehabilitation Case Conferencing (PDF)
Work related asthma: Diagnosis and management, Australian Family Physician January/February 2010 | Ryan F Hoy, Michael J Abramson, Malcolm R Sim
Helping People Return To Work Using Evidence For Better Outcomes (PDF) | May 2010
The Environment and Disease: Association or Causation? / President's Address (PDF) | Opening Ceremony of the Section of Occupational Medicine of the Royal Society of Medicine London, 1965


Violence in Healthcare and Steps to Prevent it from Occurring (PDF) | A Kelsey-Sugg, 2009
Understanding Cancer Clusters (PDF) | CA Cancer, J Clin, 2004
Understanding sensitivity and specificity with the right side of the brain (PDF) | BMJ, 2003
Work related muscoskeletal disorders: Back to work flyer (PDF) | European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
AFOEM Resources For Developing Environmental Competencies (DOC) | Dr Andrew Langley FAFOEM, 2007


A Primer on Health Risk Communication | Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry
Health Impact Assessment Connect – Manuals & Guides


ANZSOM Find an expert search
Occupational physicians supporting workplaces during COVID-19 | Interview with Dr Peter Connaughton
Health, Environment and Work
Health Impact Assessment Connect – Reports
Safe At Work
Support Scheme For Rural Specialists
International Labour Organisation: Australia

Government Health Departments

Aotearoa New Zealand Ministry of Health
Australian Department of Health & Ageing
Australian Institute of Health & Welfare
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia

Work Health and Safety

Aotearoa New Zealand
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia



Australian Medical Association
Australian Medical Council
Medical Council of New Zealand


American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
American Occupational Therapy Association
Aviation Medicine Society
Faculty of Occupational Medicine
Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Irish Society of Occupational Medicine
North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centre
Society of Occupational Medicine
South African Society of Occupational Medicine
The Royal Society of Medicine


Workplace Attendance and Absenteeism (PDF), Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 1999

Compensable Injuries and Health Outcomes (PDF), Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 2001

Competencies of Occupational Physicians — The Customer's Perspective (PDF), Dr KN Reeto, Dr EB Macdonald, Prof JM Harrington (University of Glasgow), 2004

AFOM Demographics Study and a Trainee's Perspective (PDF), Dr Taggart Lidbury, Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 2004

Appropriate Use of Hair Analysis – Policy Paper (PDF), Australasian Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2007

Guidelines for Health Assessment for Work (PDF), Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (1998)

Infections in the Workplace (PDF), Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (1999)

Management of Alcohol and Other Drugs in Australian Workplaces (PDF), Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (1992)

Review of Medical Examinations for Commercial Vehicle Drivers - National Road Transport Commission (PDF), Dr B Hocking, F Landgren (2002)

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