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Past Events

Below is a history of our past events.   Stay up to date by visiting our Upcoming Events page.   Upcoming Events



‘LEGISLATION IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH’ - EXPLORING PRACTICAL APPLICATION    -   3 NOVEMBER 2017

The focus of the workshop was to exploring the most important aspects of current legislation, and how this can inform our management and interaction with employees. Speakers will include Rudelle Van Der Merwe (Occupational Hygienist, SafeNet Africa) and Lyndsey Swart (Occupational Therapist, part-time private practice/lecturer, University of Pretoria).
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'ACCOMMODATE, RE-ALIGN AND PLACE' - EXPLORING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION    -   24 MARCH 2017

The focus of the workshop was to explore accommodation, re-alignment and placement of clients in the workplace with the implementation of reasonable accommodations. The workshop gave a brief overview on the management of client’s requiring reasonable accommodation from various professionals. This involved legislative practices, case studies and an interactive panel discussion on pertinent matters.
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PSYCHIATRY IN THE WORKPLACE    -   16 SEPTEMBER 2016

The aim of this workshop was to look at understanding behaviour in the workplace and practical strategies to assist challenges in this regard.
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MANAGING THE CHALLENGES OF BACK PAIN IN THE WORKPLACE    -   10 JUNE 2016

The aim of this workshop was to bring together all disciplines in the field of Occupational Health to share their insights regarding the CHALLENGES OF BACK PAIN IN THE WORKPLACE.
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WORLD DAY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK    -   28 APRIL 2016

A detailed summary for this event will published soon.
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ERGONOMICS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES    -   12 FEBRUARY 2016

ERGONOMICS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. A worksop to discuss and develop best practice guidelines for assessing and implementing ergonomics in occupational therapy, in all spheres, for persons with disabilities. Various diagnostic groups were targeted.
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WORK RELATED UPPER LIMB DISORDERS    -   6 NOVEMBER 2015

WORK RELATED UPPER LIMB DISORDERS. A symposium with focus on work related upper limb disorders.
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COGNITION IN THE WORKPLACE    -   12 September 2015

COGNITION IN THE WORKPLACE. A workshop held with experts in various fields linked to Cognition in the Workplace.
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FITNESS TO WORK    -   13 May 2015

FITNESS TO WORK, with the emphasis on cardio capacity, fitness to work and work endurance.
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FITNESS TO DRIVE ASSESSMENT   -   13 March 2015

FITNESS TO DRIVE ASSESSMENT, with guest speakers Dr Greg Kew and Lizette Swanepoel addressing several aspects concerning legal issues and the assessment of vehicle drivers.
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COID - LEGISLATION AND REHABILITATION   -   20 September 2014

OTOH hosted a symposium on the latest legislative developments in COID and the implications for rehabilitation.
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JOB DEMAND ANALYSIS - LEGAL AND OT PERSPECTIVES   -    14 February 2014

This workshop is aimed at all Occupational Therapists who perform work assessments and require knowledge on the intricacies of Job Analysis.
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OTOH WORKSHOP AND LAUNCH   -    19 April 2013

First meeting and launch of the OTOH Special Interest Group.
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