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SOM Webinars

SOM hosts webinars on key topics of interest to occupational health professionals. Details of upcoming webinars can be viewed here. Members can view all past recordings here.

Webinars are free to SOM members and £32 to non-members. To hear a webinar live you need to complete a simple registration form before each event. You can register for webinars from the events page here.

SOM webinars connect subject experts to viewers and listeners from all over the world. Hosts show slides and invite guests from other locations to co-host. The SOM webinar platform offers interactivity that enables chat with the host and Q&A to answer questions about the presentation content. FAQs for speakers are here.

Webinars are free or considerably cheaper if you are a member – so do join the SOM. Non-members can purchase our entire back catalogue of webinars for £99. Contact for details. If your company would like to sponsor 1 or a group of 3 webinars please email  

Some webinars have been free and publicly accessible – details are below.

You can also purchase the recording of the SOM Conference on HAVS Management issues here.


21 March 2024 - SOM with IOMSC Webinar: Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS): Promoting Safe & Healthy Work for All - Recording here. Slides #1,#2,#3

18 March 2024 - SOM Basics in OH webinar series - 3. Ethics and Legal aspects of OH - Neurodiversity and Discrimination Law - Recording here. Slides here 

19 February 2024 - SOM "Basics in OH" webinar series - 2. Mental Health at work - Professor Neil Greenberg - Recording here and here. Slides here

8 February 2024 - Towards a universal occupational health offer: FPH President Professor Kevin Fenton joined the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM)’s President Professor Steve Nimmo and the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM)’s President Dr Lanre Ogunyemi and CEO Nick Pahl at a webinar on the rollout of occupational medicine to improve health and economic productivity. If you missed this event, you can watch here FPH FOM SOM webinar - Work and health - roll out of Occupational Health - YouTube. SOM has also published research on health-driven fallout in the UK workforce.

15 January 2024 - SOM Basics in OH webinar series -1 respiratory issues in OH (pneumoconiosis and silicosis) - Professor Anthony Seaton & Professor Ewan MacDonald - Recording here. Slides here and here

18 October 2023 - The dark side of the sun – managing the risks of exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation - Professor Paul Matts - Recording hereSlides here. 



26 September 2023 - The Cost Effectiveness of Workplace Wellbeing Initiatives - Professor Sara Connolly - Recording here. Slides here

26 September 2023 - Webinar on Consultation - ‘Occupational Health: Working Better’ - Recording here. Slides here, here and here

20 September 2023 - SOM ANZSOM 'Health, work and retirement before and during the COVID-19 pandemic' - Professor Karen Walker-Bone - Recording here. Slides tbc

13 September 2023 - The Value of OH and Human Resources in Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace - Recording here. Slides here and here

4 September 2023 - Occupational Hygienists and Occupational Health practitioners can deliver for the workforce - Recording here. Slides here

6 July 2023 - Burnout in healthcare: risk factors and solutions - Recording here. Slides here

21 June 2023 - What can we learn from each other? Comparing the OH landscape and fit note equivalents across OECD countries - Recording here. Slides to follow

7 June 2023 - Improving workplace health in your locality - what would good look like? - Recording here. Slides here, here, here, here

5 June 2023 - Versus Arthritis with SOM MSK at work gap analysis webinar -Recording here. Slides here and here.

4 May 2023 - NIHL at work - Think Tank and symposium - Recording here. Slides here

3 May 2023 - Understanding the benefits of Pre-registration Nursing and AHP students in Occupational Health - Recording here.

24 April 2023 - Best practice of occupational health and return to work management in the mining sector in Zambia - Leonie Kloppers -  Recording here. Slides here

29 March 2023 - The role of Occupational Health to support Wellbeing – Prevention is Key! - Rachel Faulkner - Recording here. Slides here

23 March 2023 - Organisational Wellbeing Interventions: Case Studies from the NHS - Dr Kevin Teoh - Recording here. Slides here

22 February 2023 - MSK Aware: key actions for employees and employers to support MSK Health webinar - Prof. Tony Woolf - Recording here. Slides here

8 February 2023 - SOM/ANZSOM - Learning Together webinar - Dr Catherine Kelaher and Dr Paul Nicholson  - Recording here. Slides here and here

13 January 2023 - Supporting Employees with Disabilities in Work - Lisa Watkins and Angela Matthews - Recording here. Slides here and here.



6 December 2022 - Open to all online meeting for OH nursing students - to offer support and provide work experience - Recording here

21 November 2022 - Best practice for companies when procuring Occupational Health - Keith Young, Healthpartners OH - Recording here. Slides here

18 October 2022 - MSK for young people in the workplace – a new employers' toolkit - Recording here. Slides here

13 October 2022 - Perspectives on worklessness due to ill health. Recording here. Slides here and here.

22 September 2022 - Career progression in Occupational Health - Janet O'Neill. Recording here. Slides here

7 September 2022 - ANZSOM / UK SOM webinar: Mental health at work and "it pays to care" - Dr Mary Wyatt, Professor Neil Greenberg, Dr Shriti Pattani - Recording here

17 May 2022 - SOM/C3 Sleep, our Mental Health, and the workplace - Dr Mike Oliver, Charlie Waller Foundation- Recording here. Slides here

29 March 2022 - Occupational Therapists in Occupational Health: The missing profession for OH service delivery - Mandy Whalley - Recording here. Slides here

28 March 2022 - Wellbeing of prison officers webinar - Recording here. Slides 1,2,3,4,5

23 March 2022 - Launch of Occupational Health: the value proposition - Recording here. Slides here

22 March 2022 - Long Covid and return to work support - what works?  - Recording here. Slides 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

21 February 2022 - SOM/IOMSC Global Webinar #5 - South & Central America Recording here. Slides here

8 February 2022 - C3 SOM RAND & University of East Anglia Course & Toolkit for managers webinar - Recording here. Slides here.

18 January 2022 - C3/SOM breakfast webinar on menopause and work - Recording here. Slides here



21 December 2021 - Omicron - the South African experience and impact on work - Recording here. Slides here 

19 October 2021 - C3/SOM breakfast webinar on obesity and the workplace - Recording here. Slides here.

29 September 2021 - Universal Access to Occupational Health - online summit - Recording part 1, part 2, part 3. Slides 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

29 September 2021 - C3/SOM breakfast webinars on prevention and work - vaping presentation by PHE - Recording here. Slides here.

14 September 2021 - Occupational Medicine Challenges in South & Central Asia & Russia - Recording here. Slides here

28 July 2021 - SOM Leadership free webinar on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - Recording here. Slides here, here, here.

14 July 2021 - Thinking Differently about Neurodiversity at Work Webinar - Recording here

1 July 2021 - How can we build back better – the new world of work - free webinar for OH awareness week - recording here. Slides here, here, here.

29 June 2021 - Occupational Health and Medicine in SE and E Asia - SOM global webinar with IOMSC - Recording here. PDF slides here, here, here.

15 June 2021 - SOM/C3 Webinar: Global views on workplace health - postcard from the edge - Recording here. PDF slides here.

18 May 2021 - Occupational Health and Medicine in the Middle East - SOM global webinar with IOMSC. Recording here.

18 May 2021 - SOM/C3 breakfast meeting - Talk on Heart Failure and return to work. Recording here. PDF slides here.

11 May 2021 - Mental health and wellbeing - supporting you on your journey to go from good to great - Recording here.

16 Apr 2021 - SOM/C3 Webinar: The Health and Wellbeing at Work Summary Toolkit - Recording here. PDF slides here.

29 Mar 2021 - Perspectives on Long COVID-19 and work  - Recording here. PDF slides here, here, here, here, here, here.

16 Mar 2021 - SOM/C3 Work and mental health - Recording here. PDF slides here.

15 Mar 2021 - SOM International Webinar: Occupational Medicine & Health Challenges in Southern Africa - Recording here. PDF slides here, here, and here.

3 Feb 2021 - A Career in Occupational Medicine, Dr Sarwar Chowdhury - Recording here. PDF slides here.

15 Jan 2021 - SOM/RC Psych Return to work - Recording here. PDF slides here, here and here.


SOM/PHE COVID-19 Work, worklessness and wellbeing webinars

1) 21 January 2021 - Support for business to build back better - the benefits of age diversity – Recording here. PDF slides here & here.

2) 28 January 2021 - Refreshing your approach to workplace diversity and inclusion post-2020 – Recording here. PDF slides here, here and here.

3) 4 February 2021 - Managing job insecurity and creating better quality work – Recording here. PDF slides here and here.

4) 11 February 2021 - Managing stress, burnout and fatigue in health and social care - Recording here. PDF slides here, here and here.

5) 24 February 2021 - Promoting workplace health and wellbeing in COVID-19 and beyond - Recording here. PDF slides here and here.

6) 3 March 2021 - Developing a COVID secure health and wellbeing strategy - Recording here. PDF slides here, here, here. Wellbeing toolkit here.

7) 10 March 2021 - Managing change – from restructuring, redundancy to home working - Recording here. PDF slides hereherehere, here. Q&A here.



8 Dec 2020 - C3/RAND/SOM Breakfast Series: Employment law and workplace health. Lindsey Cartwright, Morton Fraser Lawyers - Recording here. PDF slides here.

24 Nov 2020 - C3/RAND/SOM Breakfast Series: Health professionals in difficulty. Prof Gail Kinman, UCL Birkbeck - Recording here. PDF slides here.

3 Nov 2020 - C3/RAND/SOM Breakfast Series: Supporting patients with musculoskeletal conditions to remain in work. Professor Gary Macfarlane - Recording here. PDF slides here.

20 Oct 2020 - C3/RAND/SOM Breakfast Series: Mental health in the workplace. Emma Mamo, Mind - Recording here. PDF slides here.

6 Oct 2020 - C3/RAND/SOM Breakfast Series: COVID-19 and the workplace – what is the research telling us so far? Steve Bevan, Institute for Employment Studies, IES - Recording here. Slides here.

22 Sep 2020 - C3/RAND/SOM Breakfast Series: The role of good people management in supporting employee health and wellbeing, particularly during COVID-19. Rachel Suff, CIPD - Recording here. Slides here.

8 Sep 2020 - C3/RAND/SOM Breakfast Series: Work, wellbeing and the pandemic: Learning from how organisations adapted. Kevin Daniels, University of East Anglia - Recording here.

"How to support the mental and emotional well-being of clinicians on the frontline" -  Recording here.

"Informing risk assessment of those more vulnerable to infection by COVID-19" - Recording here

"Remote consultation - how to get a useful outcome when you are not face to face with the patient" - Recording here

"Why Occupational Medicine? A Career in OH" - Recording here.