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 …
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.
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 …
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.
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