About this section

The Occupational Medicine Section’s purpose is to discuss topics relevant to the field of occupational medicine and improve the understanding of the physical, chemical and psychological hazards of work activities and advances in occupational health practice. It also promotes co-operation between the specialty of occupational medicine and other medical disciplines by providing a supportive learning environment and network for trainees.

Upcoming events

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Occupational Health and Safety in Transport workers: Air, Rail and Road

Occupational health practitioners from aviation, rail and road transport industries share advice and professional experiences, as we consider how lessons may be applied across all disciplines in occupational medicine. Jointly organised with the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom


Occupational Medicine: Ramazzini Prize


  • First prize: £250 + certificate

Submission deadline

Friday 9 August 2019

Open to

All specialist trainees in Occupational Medicine, ST3-ST6

Application guidelines

Submit a 500 word case report abstract fitting the meeting theme set each year: Making a difference in Occupational health: Clinical case management and work outcomes that add value for the patient, manager and organisation.

Case criteria: Clinical Case: A clinical case of relevance to occupational medicine and fitting the meeting theme. The case should be one which has been clinically assessed and managed by the applicant personally since entering specialty training in Occupational Medicine.

Four cases will be shortlisted by Council and invited to give a 10 minute presentation at the Occupational Medicine’s September evening meeting.

Apply here

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.


Dr Lisa Curran