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South African Society of Occupational Medicine

SASOM is a Professional Society, registered as a special interest group with the South African Medical Association and affiliated to the International Commission of Occupational Medicine (ICOH).

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What we do


To enhance the quality of life of the working population of South Africa during employment and into retirement.


  • To promote, protect and enhance the health of the working population of South Africa.
  • To further all aspects of occupational health in South Africa.
  • To be the guardian for ethical and medical standards of Occupational Medicine.
  • To be the professional information resource on occupational health matters.


Contribution to national and international occupational health policies and strategies

Safety Promotion

Ongoing development and promotion of healthy and safe work, work environments and work organisations

SASOM Logo use by other organisations

  • In principle, no one other than SASOM is allowed to display its logo.
  • SASOM Chair have the authority to allow ad hoc displays; e.g. display stands at congresses, Occ Health magazine etc.
  • Any use of the logo is limited to written authorisation by the SASOM Chair.
SASOM Approved

Our Partners Nationally & Internationally.