Dr Rebecca Dingle
Occupational and Environmental Physician
Dr Rebecca Dingle is our resident Occupational and Environmental Physician in Darwin. Dr. Dingle has been working in Darwin since 2014 and has been practicing in Occupational and Environmental Medicine since 2012. She has worked in a range of industries including mining, construction, transport and logistics, maritime, healthcare, retail, hospitality and local government.
Dr Dingle is a Fellow of the Faculty of the Occupational and Environmental Physicians, an AMROA accredited Medical Review Officer for Drugs and Alcohol, a Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board RISSB Authorised Health Professional, Dr Dingle’s medical experience and training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine is strengthened by her previous training in Civil Engineering. Combining her training in Civil Engineering and Medicine has enabled her to bring a practical understanding of the mining and construction industries to the Practice of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Dr Dingle’s key interests include the development of health monitoring programs and surveillance systems, workplace injury management, complex case management and worksite health assessments.
Dr Dingle has a strong interest in delivering evidence-based return to work programs that support the injured worker and the employer to facilitate positive worker health outcomes and sustainable injury management programs.
Living locally in the Northern Territory has enabled Dr Dingle to develop a deep understanding of the unique hazards facing employers in the Northern Territory and their management. This includes the delivery of education programs for employers and employees regarding topics such as Melioidosis, heat related disease and mosquito borne disease.
Specific services Dr Dingle can assist with include:
- Injury Management advice
- Health Surveillance
- Pre-employment and fitness for work assessments and return to work assessments
- Worksite risk assessments and onsite consulting including the development of COVID management plans and outbreak management plans.
- Medico-legal Assessments
- Permanent Impairment Assessments