Universal Access to Occupational Health – Free On-Line Summit Event – Tuesday 21 September 2021, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Universal Access to Occupational Health – Free On-Line Summit Event – Tuesday 21 September 2021, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

TUC HQ have informed the Health, Safety & Environment Department of a ‘free to attend’ half day online Summit, 2pm – 5pm on Tuesday 21st September 2021, organised by the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM). SOM is the professional organisation for individuals with an interest in health and work. SOM acts as a national and international voice for occupational health, engaging with employers and government across the UK and globally to increase awareness of the role of occupational health and exploring how to achieve universal access in occupational health, and the benefits this would produce.

AGENDA & TIMETABLE – ‘Universal Access to Occupational Health, Online Summit, 21st September 2021 afternoon’

2pm Welcome Dame Carol Black, SOM Patron

2.05pm Introductory overview – Professor Ewan Macdonald OBE, University of Glasgow – Why is this important? E.g. Long COVID

2.15pm Examples of Universal Access

–  Finland – Owe Österbacka, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH)

–  WHO perspective – Dr Ivan Ivanov Team Leader of the WHO Global Occupational Health Programme

– EU perspective – Ioannis Anyfantis, EU-OSHA – The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

3.00pm Trade Union perspective – Owen Tudor ITUC

3.15pm Council for Work and Health perspective – Dr Steve Boorman (Former Royal Mail Group Head of Occupational Health)

3.30pm Royal College of GPs – speaker tbc

3.45pm Rt. Hon Theresa Villiers MP and discussion

4.30pm Public Health perspectives – Professor Maggie Rae, Faculty of Public Health (FPH) President

4.45pm Panel discussion with speakers and President of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Dr Steve Nimmo, and Dr Jayne Moore, President of the SOM

5pm Close

Register on Eventbrite at this link:- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/universal-access-to-occupational-health-free-summit-tickets-161815062207

Further information:

SOM
2 St Andrews Place,
London, NW1 4LB
Tel: 0203 910 4531
Email: admin@som.org.uk 

Yours sincerely

Dave Joyce
National Health, Safety & Environment Officer

LTB 398/21 – Universal Access to Occupational Health – Free On-Line Summit Event – Tuesday 21 September 2021, 2 PM to 5 PM

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