ANZSOM is the professional society for those who practice or have an interest in the fields of occupational medicine, occupational nursing and workplace health more generally. The society seeks to advance the knowledge, practice and standing of occupational health by providing opportunities for professional development, networking and partnerships.
A society where the highest value is placed on good work, safe workplaces, and healthy workers.
To engage and collaborate with our members and other professionals, governments and relevant organisations to facilitate workplaces that are safe, healthy and committed to worker wellbeing.
To support members in maintaining professional competencies by providing opportunities for continuing education and professional exchange.
To support and grow member engagement with the activities of the organisation and the activities of other stakeholders.
Collaboration and partnerships
To foster a culture of collaboration with other health professionals, organisations, government, regulators and consumers, actively seeking opportunities for partnership development across the activities of the organisation.
To advocate on behalf of members, patients, workers and the general community to support health in the workplace and the prevention and management of occupation-related health conditions.
To ensure ANZSOM and the speciality of occupational health achieve recognition and influence in the general community, amongst the medical, nursing and other health professions and within the workplace, academia and government.
Good governance, organisational management and leadership
To ensure sustainability and growth through robust and transparent systems and processes and exemplary leadership.
The first Strategic Plan of the organisation (2014-2017) focussed on establishing robust governance and operational systems to secure a firm foundation for growth and sustainability. The second Strategic Plan 2018-2021 builds on the significant achievements of the last three years and sets out an agreed direction for the organisation for the next planning period that will guide operations and secure the future of the organisation as a sustainable and relevant contributor in the field of occupational health.