World Health Organization WHO

Occupational Health Publications ... more

Health 2020. A European policy framework and strategy for the 21st century ... more


International Council Nurses ICN

Global Publications ... more

Occupational Health and Safety Management ... more


Canadian Nurses Association CNA

Making a Measurable Difference: Evaluating Quality of Work Life Interventions March 2006

Submitted to the Canadian Nurses Association

By Graham S Lowe, PhD
The Graham Lowe Group Inc.


College of Nurses Ontario CNO

The following table contains a comprehensive list of fact sheets, practice standards, practice guidelines, forms and other publications available from the College of Nurses. ... more


Registered Nurse Association Ontario RNAO

Healthy Work Environment Best Practice Guidelines Workplace Health, Safety and Well-being of the Nurse ... more


Education Events

- COHNA Education Events

- RNAO Education


Ministry of Labour MOL
Number One Priority!
"Prevention Starts Here"


"Workplace Safety is the
Ministry of Labour's Number One Priority!"... more



Take Care Be Aware! Work Safely! ... more


What to Do When a Workplace Injury Happens ... more




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Frequently Asked Questions

Student's Corner

OHNIG Newsletters

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Occupational Health Nurses Education

Learn How to Transition Your Nursing Skills to Become an Occupational Health Nurse!

Many Registered Nurses transition into the specialized field of practice to become Occupational Health Nurses. They can pursue their goal by progressively obtaining the various multi- discipline education requirements to meet national standards ...more

To perform the full scope of nursing practice as an Occupational Health Nurse and Environmental Safety specialist read the recognized Professional Practice Nursing Profile ... more

Occupational Health Nurses Triage Across
All Levels of Prevention to Keep People Healthy!

Utilize the Primary Health Care model of deliver for all Health Care to all people everywhere ... more.

Occupational Health Nurses provide the full spectrum of needed health care to everyone.

Occupational Health Nurses
Workplace Change Agents
Keeping Workers Healthy

The Missing Link

Health Promotion
Prevention Strategies
Protection of Workers from Injury and Illness

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Occupational Health Nurses Deliver Primary Health Care

Learn from the Best - Global Model Framework Basic Occupational Health Services

In response to the global challenges to develop occupational health services, the WHO / ILO / ICOH Developed Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS), a model framework for structure, content and objectives (Rantanen J. Basice: SJWEH Suppl 2005: no 1:5-15). ... more

A 12-Step Program

Transition Your Nursing Competencies to the functions of Workplace Occupational Health and Environmental Safety ... more

Critical Thinking - Theory   Research   Put Into Practice

Nursing education is based on the four meta-paradigms global phenomenon in nursing theory. Nursing care requires critical thinking in four areas:

People    Health    Environment    Nursing    PHEN

  1. People - defined within the four domains of the human being that include physiological, spiritual, sociological and psychological (Alexander and Kroposki, 1999).
  2. Health - well being or illness/injury state.
  3. Environment - that involves the clients contact with other people and surroundings.
  4. Nursing - actions taken on behalf of the client.

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