Championing the Health and Safety of Workers

Your professional concerns are represented at the state and national level by ACOEM’s advocacy efforts and publication of guidance and position statements. ACOEM’s powerful, unified voice addresses the policies that impact the practice of occupational and environmental medicine, the health and safety of workplaces, and the delivery of patient care.

ACOEM works closely with organizations and expert medical professionals to advance the legislative priorities that matter most to you.
ACOEM advocacy activities include:
  • Maintaining relationships with members of Congress, state legislators, and government regulatory officials
  • Analyzing legislation and regulatory proposals affecting your profession
  • Providing counsel on current and pending policy matters
  • Assistance with scheduling and preparing for meetings with your Congressional representatives

Learn More about ACOEM's Position on Issues

ACOEM responds on issues of importance to the specialty of OEM, including replies to government calls for comments. Read our public comments, guidance statements, joint recommendations, and press releases.

Public Comments

ACOEM comments submitted in repsonse to federal government calls for information and other issues and events. 
Read ACOEM's responses.

Agenda for Change

Our 10-point advocacy agenda is a framework for our advocacy activities.
Read the agenda.

Federal and State Relations

Find details about ACOEM's government relations activities.
Learn more.