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Session 1

Occupational Medicine as a Peer-Based Discipline

Join us at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Port Elizabeth for the first session of the SASOM Roadshow 2024, where we delve into Occupational Medicine as a Peer-Based Discipline. This hybrid session offers an invaluable opportunity for in-person attendees to engage directly with experts, network with peers, and participate in dynamic discussions.

Event details

Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2024
Time: 13:00 – 17:00
Format: Hybrid


Radisson Blu Hotel
Marine Drive & Ninth Avenue
Port Elizabeth / Gqeberha
South Africa

GPS Coordinates:
33° 59′ 15.13” S
25° 40′ 14.78” E

Hotel website


The employer’s occupational health duty and South Africa’s legal framework for occupational medicine
by Dr Jan Lapere

The role of occupational Medicine Practitioners (OMPs) in the chemical industry
by Dr Haidee Williams

Occupational medicine practice: Comparison between South Africa and China
by Dr Alex Govender

Knowledge needed by non-medical attendees to make the right decisions in terms of occupational medical services
by Dr Jan Lapere

In-person attendance


Online attendance