Fitness for Work (FFW) Workshop – 19-20 October 2019

Call Hema

One of the important roles and activities performed by the Occupational Health Doctors (OHD) and Physicians (OHP) on day to day basis in determining the medical Fitness For Work (FFW) for workers that present themselves to their attending OHD/OHP. This requires the OHD/OHP to have a good knowledge and understanding of the workers’ job duties and/or tasks and matching them with the workers’ physical and mental fitness based on the standard set by the Company or authority and the prevailing legislation. The OHD/OHP must also be able to guide the Employers on what to do with their workers who were determined medically unfit for work.

This FFW Workshop provides the necessary knowledge for the OHD/OHP to properly and systematically perform FFW determination and management of medically unfit workers. The Workshop covers FFW issues for various body systems/organs through several case studies and references provided.


  • Obtain a functional history and determine objective evidence of physical and mental fitness in relation to individual’s essential job duties
  • Identify features of both functioning and impairment in an individual’s clinical
  • Know how to manage workers who are determined to be medically unfit for work
  • Describe different standards of Fitness For Work in various industries

Faculty Members

Dr Abu Hasan Samad (AHS)
Dr Anza Elias (AE)
Dr Mohd Nizam Jemoin (MNJ)
Dr Saari Mohamad Yatim (SMY)
Dr Sathya Subramaniam (SS)
Prof Dr Victor Hoe (VH)

Programme Schedule

Day 1

0800–0810 REGISTRATION AOEMM Secretariat
0810-0815 Safety Briefing & Opening Remarks Hotel and AOEMM
0815-0900 Overview of Fitness for Work AHS
0900-0945 Framework for Assessing Fitness For Work AHS
1030-1045 Tea Break
1045-1130 Fitness For Work in Cardiovascular Disorders VH
1130-1215 Fitness For Work in Musculoskeletal Disorders AE
1215-1300 Group Work: Case Study 1 AHS/AE/VH
1300-1400 Lunch Break
1400-1515 Group Work: Case Study 2 AHS/AE/VH
1515-1630 Group Work: Case Study 3 AHS/AE/VH
1630-1700 Discussion ALL
1700-1730 Tea Break and Adjourn

Day 2

0800–0815 REGISTRATION AOEMM Secretariat
0815-0915 Fitness For Work Standards in Oil & Gas Industry MNJ
0915-1000 Return to Work SMY
1000-1015 Tea Break
1015-1100 Fitness For Work in Mental Health and Psychiatric Disorders AE
1100-1145 Vision and Hearing in Fitness For Work SS
1145-1300 Group Work: Case Study 4 AHS/AE/SS
1300-1400 Lunch Break
1400-1515 Group Work: Case Study 5 AHS/AE/SS
1515-1630 Group Work: Case Study 6 AHS/AE/SS
1630-1700 Discussion ALL
1700-1730 Tea Break and Adjourn

Who Should Attend This Course

Occupational Health Physicians, Occupational Health Doctors, Approved Medical Examiners (AME), Company-Appointed Doctors (CAD), Health Advisers, Family Medicine/Medical Specialists, General Practitioners, Allied Health Care Professionals (Nurses, Medical Assistants, Health Inspectors, etc.).

Registration Fees and Payment

  • RM 700.00 (AOEMM Members)
  • RM 900.00 (Others)
  • USD400.00 (International)

Payment can be made through bank transfer or cheque:

Bank transfer details are as follows:

Hong Leong Bank
Acc No: 29500009155
Kindly email or fax transaction slip to
Fax : 03-4050 8211

Cheque must me made in favour of the ‘Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Malaysia’.


  • Only participants who have registered and paid in full will be ensured a place at the course. The course materials for walk-in and non-paid registered participants shall be given on a first-come-first-serve basis. To avoid disappointment, please ensure payment is made before the course.
  • AOEMM reserves the right to postpone or cancel the said Workshop if the response is not good, i.e. less than 10 participants, no less than 2 weeks from the date of the event. AOEMM shall not be liable for any financial consequences from this move.

Registration Form

You will need to be login before you are able to complete the online registration form for this event. If you have not registered as a user, please register as a user. User registration is FREE for both members and non-members of AOEMM.

You can complete the Hotel Booking Form to receive a special hotel room rate.

Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Malaysia
Room 11th, Fifth Floor, MMA House,
124, Jalan Pahang,
50300 Kuala Lumpur
Tel/Fax: 603-4050 8211
Hp: Ms Hema 6012-602 0778 (9am-5pm) Monday-Friday


Date: 19 Oct 2019 – 20 Oct 2019
Time: 08:00 – 17:30
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Melia Hotel Kuala Lumpur

16 Jalan Imbi
Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel (60) 3 2785 2828
Fax (60) 3 2785 2818

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