SOM – Society of Occupational Medicine (UK & NI)
Regularly attends and contributes to Faculty of Occupational Health Conferences in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Dr. Farrelly is a member of both Faculties and holds dual registration in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Shane lectures extensively on workplace health including;
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Dr. Shane Farrelly MFOM
Occupational Health Specialist
Shane is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and completed his training as a General Practitioner in 1985.
Between 1985 and 1988 he worked as an Occupational Health Physician in Canada and was appointed Medical Examiner for the Workman’s Compensation Board. At this time he also completed his training as an Occupational Health specialist whilst working for the petro-chemical industry where he worked as an Occupational Health Physician assessing individuals who were out of work and putting together appropriate rehabilitation programmes to return them to their pre-injury or pre-illness function.
On his return to Ireland in 1988 and in his role as an Occupational Health Specialist since, he has taken a very proactive approach in helping to case manage an employee’s injury/illness in conjunction with their Family Physician and attending Consultant to help facilitate a return to work. This has significantly reduced Company costs.
POST GRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS:
Dr. Shane Farrelly is a member of the following medical networks and associations:
Shane has worked with clients on the development of various occupational health policies including but not limited to the following:
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES
Through his appointment as Independent Medical Assessor to the Irish State Claims Agency (2001) and the Irish Public Bodies Mutual Insurances (1991), Shane has gained significant experience in the medical assessment of employer liability related cases.