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RACP Australasian Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine toolkit (member login required)

Presentations

Victorian Educational Meeting

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, February 2017
Asthma in the workplace | Professor Ryan Hoy, March 2016

NSW CPD Session

The Ageing Doctor (PDF) | Dr Reem Mina
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

Other

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

Publications

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

Articles

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

Guides

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

Resources

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
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia

Work Health and Safety

Aotearoa New Zealand
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia

Associations

Domestic

Australian Medical Association
Australian Medical Council
Medical Council of New Zealand

International

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


Archives

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” The University of Glasgow, Dr KN Reeto, Dr EB Macdonald, Prof JM Harrington (2004) 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” Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (1998) Guidelines for Health Assessment for Work (PDF 385KB)  

“Infections in the Workplace” Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (1999) Infections in the Workplace (PDF 202KB)  

“Occupational Cancer - A Guide to Prevention, Assessment and Investigation” Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (2003) Occupational Cancer - A Guide to Prevention Assessment and Investigation (PDF 364KB)  

“Management of Alcohol and Other Drugs in Australian Workplaces” Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (1992) Management of Alcohol and Other Drugs in Australian Workplaces (PDF 1.78MB)   

“Review of Medical Examinations For Commercial Vehicle Drivers” National Road Transport Commission, Dr B Hocking, F Landgren (2002) Review of Medical Examinations for Commercial Vehicle Drivers - National Road Transport Commission (PDF 431KB)

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