The Australian New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine Inc (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. For further information visit


The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) is an international non-governmental professional society whose aims are to foster the scientific progress, knowledge and development of occupational health and safety in all its aspects. It was founded in 1906 in Milan as the Permanent Commission on Occupational Health. Today, ICOH is the world’s leading international scientific society in the field of occupational health with a membership of 2,000 professionals from 93 countries.

The ICOH is recognised by the United Nations as a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and has close working relationships with ILO, WHO, UNEP and ISSA. Its official languages are English and French. The most visible activities of ICOH are the triennial World Congresses on Occupational Health, which are usually attended by some 3,000 participants. For further information visit

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