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The Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses (OSAOHN) was founded in 1974, and is affiliated with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN).

We are a professional organization of nurses engaged in the specialty field of occupational health and environmental nursing.

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Breaking News!

Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses has been selected as the recipient of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) 2014 Chapter Education Award for Best One Day Activity. The Award will be presented on May 7, 2014 at the AAOHN National Conference
Rod Hart has been selected as one of the AAOHN 2014 Class of Fellows. He will be introduced in Dallas, TX at the Fellows Reception on Sunday, May 4, and his Fellowship will be presented at the Awards Breakfast and Ceremony on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. This award recognizes the best that our profession has to offer in Occupational Health Nursing. Congratulations, Rod!

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Free online course aims to help nurses prevent workplace violence

September 4, 2013 | Uncategorized

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is offering a free online workplace violence prevention training program for nurses and other health care workers. According to NIOSH, during the past decade, U.S. health care workers have accounted for two-thirds of the nonfatal workplace violence injuries involving days away from work in all industries. In addition, the data include only the incidents that are reported, and past studies have suggested assaults against …

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Deb Fell-Carlson, RN, MSPH, COHN-S receives top nurse honor

July 2, 2013 | Uncategorized

Deb Fell-Carlson may be changing her name soon to Deb Fellow Carlson.

Deb, who is the policyholder safety and wellness adviser in Loss Control, has been named a fellow of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN). The fellow designation is the highest national professional award given to occupational and environmental health nurses.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and it’s a very special honor to be recognized this way, says Deb, who worked as an occupational health nurse in …

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Summer 2013 Newsletter

July 1, 2013 | Newsletters


The summer season and its warm weather is here and in full swing. We hope that you have the opportunity to get outside with nature, relax with family or friends and treat yourself to a day trip or vacation.

Both the Newsletter and OSAOHN website provide our members and valued partners with actionable information and networking opportunities.

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Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition

June 19, 2013 | Uncategorized

Alan Helyer has completed a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from e-Cornell University and earned 30 CEU.

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