Council members: Robyn Laurie, Liz Keating, Nathan Pastor, Wendy Hayes
Upcoming: AFOEM VIC Education Meeting, Monday 20th August 2018
Title: Potpourri of Occupational Hygiene Cases
6.30pm; finger food will be provided at 6.00pm
Meeting due to finish around 8:30pm
Level 2, 417 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004
6.30pm – 7.15pm: Two trainee presentations
7.15pm – 7.45pm: Explanations of occupational hygiene equipment on display and its use (Yanel Lara)
7.45pm – 8.15pm: Occupational Hygiene cases presentation (Yanel Lara)
Describe the types of occupational hygiene equipment used by an Occupational Hygienist
Outline the range of activities of an Occupational Hygienist and how they may assist with an occupational and environmental problem
Recognise situations where the opinion of an Occupational Hygienist is required
Outline the indications for, and the principles of, measurement techniques and interpret the results of these measurements
Guest speaker: Dr Rob McCartney, Occupational Physician, Resile Pty Ltd
ANZSOM has served us and the community well for the last half decade, but without adaption, innovation and planning, we are at risk of redundancy in the next decade or so. We are in a great position to become a major influencer in population health, wellbeing and productivity. With a strategic plan and appropriate resources, we can secure our professional future.
Gain knowledge of the influence of ANZSOM over the past 50 years to Occupational doctors and nurses
Understand the importance of a professional body to promote positive change for workers and workplaces
Explore the future of workplaces and new jobs not yet created and the role of ANZSOM
Dr Rob McCartney is a physician who has specialised in the field of Occupational and Environmental Medicine for over 20 years. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine with the Royal Australian College of Physicians and past president of ANZSOM. He has been an adjunct associate professor at Griffith University School of Human Services and Social Work. Rob also sits on the board of Australasian Medical Review Officers Association.
Rob has a breadth of experiences in occupational health – during the recent re-emergence of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP) and other forms of coal mine dust lung disease (CMDLD) in Queensland, Rob assisted and advised many coal mines to not only implement new processes in response to this issue, but also to manage the levels of anxiety amongst their workers. Rob is one of the founding directors of Resile Pty Ltd.