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Occupational medicine is and should be about helping and protecting people. It is about preventing avoidable injury and illness, helping people live healthier lives, and ensuring fair compensation when we cannot stop bad things from happening. Unfortunately, this is not so easy for us compared to other physicians. We don't get the same psychic reward as other physicians. The psychic reward for saving a baby's life is immediate and life-affirming. The reward for patching up an injured worker – not so much.
The reward for preventing something bad from happening is nonexistent. The reward for documenting that a claim for compensation has no merit is aggravation. To keep motivated and…
Occupational medicine is and should be about helping and protecting people. It is about preventing avoidable injury and illness, helping people live healthier lives, and ensuring fair compensation when we cannot stop bad things from happening. Unfortunately, this is not so easy for us compared to other physicians.
The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) is an international non-governmental professional society whose aims are to foster the scientific progress, knowledge and development of occupational health and safety in all its aspects. It was founded in 1906 in Milan as the Permanent Commission on Occupational Health.
The Journal is dedicated to present the contemporary research in occupational and environmental health from all over the world. It publishes works concerning occupational and environmental health policy, toxicology and mutagenesis, physiology and psychology of work, physical, biological and chemical hazards, occupational pathology and diseases, epidemiology and carcinogenesis.
Occupational Medicine is an international peer-reviewed journal, providing vital information for the promotion of workplace health and safety. Topics covered include work-related injury and illness, accident and illness prevention, health promotion, occupational disease, health education, the establishment and implementation of health and safety standards, monitoring of the work environment, and the management of recognised hazards.
The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to assure safe and healthy working conditions for working men and women by developing, setting and enforcing standards and by providing outreach, education, training and compliance assistance. Under the law, employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace.
The Society of Occupational Medicine is the UK organisation for all doctors working in or with an interest in occupational health.
To develop new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice.
Founded in 1916, ACOEM is the nation's largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research, and education. A dynamic group of physicians encompassing specialists in a variety of medical practices is united via the College to develop positions and policies on vital issues relevant to the practice of preventive medicine both within and outside of the workplace.
American Journal of Industrial Medicine considers for publication reports of original research, review articles, instructive case reports, and analyses of policy in the fields of occupational and environmental health and safety.
The Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology (JOMT) is a multi-disciplinary journal focussed on clinical and scientific aspects of occupational and environmental health. The field is devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, management and scientific analysis of occupational diseases, injuries and disability.
JOMT is aimed at clinicians and researchers in the wide-ranging discipline of occupational medicine and toxicology. The field is devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, management and scientific analysis of occupational diseases, injuries and disability; it also covers the promotion of health of workers, their families, and communities.
OEMAC is an association of physicians with an active interest in occupational and environmental medicine. It serves as a unified voice for Canadian occupational and environmental medicine and holds a national scientific conference each year to exchange scientific and professional information.
Occupational medicine focuses on the health of workers, including the ability to perform work; the physical, chemical, biological, and social environments of the workplace; and the health outcomes of environmental exposures. Practitioners in this field address the promotion of health in the work place, and the prevention and management of occupational and environmental injury, illness, and disability.
Our conference is interdisciplinary, permitting professionals of many professions and disciplines to interact with and learn from one another. In addition, we feature very highly credentialed speakers who are leaders in their fields
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