About this event

  • Date and time Wed 21 Oct 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Occupational Medicine

This is Part 2 of a six-part webinar exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the transport industry in terms of the business, employment sustainability, and employee's welfare and well being. 

Hear from our key speakers who are working at the heart of the industry about their firsthand experiences of the supportive role of occupational health during this unprecedented time.

Following this meeting, the audience are expected to be equipped with a practical knowledge on the collaborative relationship between occupational health and that transport industry, which may also be applicable to the other industrial sections.

Participants can expect to:

  • Understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on public transport industry such as rails and buses

  • Learn about this impact on a company engaged with the marine transportation and cargo handling, from the employer's perspective

  • Demonstrate the challenges and practice supporting strategies from occupational health to maintain the business in these industries

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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This is a joint meeting between RSM's Occupational Medicine Section and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

This meeting is a part of the Occupational Medicine Section webinar series that will be broadcast weekly on Wednesday afternoons at 4pm.

If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Occupational Medicine Section homepage.

Key speakers

David Brown

Chief Executive Officer, The Bristol Port Company

Dr Mark Hall

Chief Medical Officer and Clinical Director, Transport and Infrastructure, Medigold


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Sam Valanejad, Consultant Specialist in Occupational Medicine

Rail and bus industries and COVID 19 Pandemic: Impact, challenges, strategies and achievements

Dr Mark Hall, Chief Medical Officer and Clinical Director, Transport and Infrastructure at Medigold

COVID-19 Pandemic impact on marine transportation industry, welfare of the employees, and the role of the occupational health; an employer's view

Mr David Brown, Chief Executive Officer, The Bristol Port Company

Panel discussion
Concluding remarks



Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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