About this event

  • Date and time Wed 21 Sep 2022 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Occupational Medicine

This webinar aims to provide the opportunity for speciality trainees to prepare and present clinical cases. Join this forum for discussion around fitness to work in a safety-critical role or environment, reflecting on evidence-based practice and its application.

During this session, Trainees will present cases that they have managed directly, which demonstrate an understanding of the implications of function on fitness to carry out safety-critical or work or work in a safety-critical environment. Presenters should exhibit fluency in the principles of risk assessment and the hierarchy of control with a focus on reflection and the lessons learnt as well as the ability to communicate effectively with managers and employees. Case abstracts will be made available.

At the end of the presentations, a panel will present to facilitate this meeting, summarise key points, and take away messages before deliberating and selecting the winner.

Learning objectives include:

  • To be able to identify and apply relevant legislation e.g. Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Equality Act 2010
  • To be able to demonstrate principles of risk assessment concerning the individual, their work tasks and their working environment with a focus on a safety-critical work environment.
  • To be able to demonstrate the variation in the application of occupational health practice in providing advice and recommendations across all sectors involving safety-critical workers.
  • To be able to promote communication between occupational health practitioners and other key stakeholders in practice through effective occupational health reports.
  • To be able to apply the residual functional capacity resulting from medical conditions to fitness for safety-critical work
  • To be able to discuss ethical implications of decisions around fitness for safety-critical work in the context of disability legislation.

Occupational Medicine: Ramazzini Prize

Open toSpecialist trainees in Occupational Medicine, ST3-ST6, Trainees and OHPs on the CESR route 

Submission deadline: 17 July 2022

Prize: £250 and a certificate

Application guidelines: Submit a 500-word case report abstract fitting the meeting theme set each year: Fitness to work in a safety-critical role or environment

Clinical case: A clinical case of relevance to occupational medicine and fitting the meeting theme. The case should have been clinically assessed and managed by the applicant personally in occupational medicine. Three cases will be shortlisted by Council and invited to give a 20-minute presentation on 21 September 2022.

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Standard pricing available until 20 September 2022.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£24.00 £18.00 £18.00 £18.00 £12.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£44.00 £33.00 £33.00 £22.00


View the programme 21 September 2022

Annual general meeting

Occupational Medicine Section members only

Welcome and introduction

Dr Mike Goldsmith, President, Occupational Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Clinical case presentations and Ramazzini Prize

Each case presenter will have 15 minutes to present and 5 minutes for questions

Case one
Case two
Case three
Panel discussion
Voting and closing remarks

Chair: Dr Mike Goldsmith

Close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

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 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

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