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What is the Faculty of Occupational Medicine?

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine is a charity concerned with promoting and supporting health at work.

 

Our vision

Healthy working lives for all achieved through:

  • maximising people’s opportunities to benefit from healthy and rewarding work while not putting themselves or others at unreasonable risk
  • elimination of preventable injury and illness caused or aggravated by work
  • access for everyone to advice from a competent occupational physician as part of comprehensive occupational health and safety services
  • providing support to the Faculty’s membership to raise the standard of occupational health practice
Our mission
Driving improvement in the health of the working age population through outstanding occupational health capability

 

Our values

Collaborative, Authoritative, Relevant, Ethical

Education & Training

The Faculty offers both specialist and non-specialist qualifications in occupational medicine and related subjects.

Publications, policy, guidance & consultations

The Faculty produces, and regularly updates, a range of publications on occupational health and medicine. It also acts as an authoritative voice, responding to consultations and publishing position papers on the topics of the day.

Health at Work

A key aim of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine is to improve health in the workplace by providing sound sources of advice and information for employees and employers.

Standards for occupational health services

As part of its commitment to improving the quality of practice in occupational health, the Faculty runs the Health and Work Development Unit and SEQOHS, the accreditation system for occupational health services.

Latest news...

Resolution to form a new single organisation: result of the vote: The outcome of the recent vote regarding a merger of - Read more...
Faculty welcomes CMO statement on mental health in the workplace: The Faculty President has welcomed the statement by Dame Sally - Read more...
National School of Occupational Health – Board vacancies: The National School of Occupational Health was established in August - Read more...
New Board vacancies and don’t forget the Single Organisation vote!: Single organisation Vote Firstly, once again, I encourage all of - Read more...
Single Organisation vote and the National School of Occupational Health: Single Organisation for occupational health Earlier this week I had - Read more...
My first month as President: It has now been just over a month since I - Read more...

Latest events...

HHP core competency training – 23 October 2014: Register online now using ‘book online now’ button This CPD workshop will reflect the core competencies that were laid out by a - Read more...