Occupational Medicine Community

This page contains relevant College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and external material, web resources, papers and clinical practice guidelines for physicians who have a special interest in occupational medicine.

Disclaimer: Most of the materials on this site have come from external sources. The CFPC is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability of application of these materials. Users wishing to verify this information should consult directly with the identified sources. The information on this site does not necessarily reflect the policies or views of the CFPC.


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Civil Aviation Medicine
Institut de recherché Robert-Sauvé en santé et sécurité du travail (IRSST)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society

Training Programs

Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine (University of Alberta)
This program has been certfied by The CFPC and the Alberta Chapter for Mainpro+® certified credits, and is now available in Alberta, Northern Ontario, and the Maritimes.
McGill University Occupational Health Sciences Program
Medical College of Wisconsin Master of Public Health program


Accommodation Works! Workplace Accommodation Tool
Best Advice Guide: Communities of Practice in the Patient’s Medical Home
Short-Term Illness Certificate – CMA Policy (2011)

Clinical Snippets

The Medical Benefits of Work - January 2016
The Family Physician’s Role in Return-to-Work - March 2016
Taking an Occupational History - August 2016
Concussion in the Workplace - December 2016

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