Occupational Health Nursing Week
April 19-25, 2014
Occurring annually in April, OHN Week recognizes and celebrates members of the occupational and environmental heath nursing profession. ABOHN is proud to support all of the OHN's who are
"Leading the Way
for Health & Safety"
May 5-8, 2014
"Occupational Health Nursing Across Borders: Practice, Protection and Productivity."
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May 4-5, 2014
"Occupational health professionals from more than 10 countries will present educational sessions on practice challenges, current research and successful projects."
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Occupational Health Conference
April 27-30 in San Antonio at a special ABOHN rate!
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SAVE THE DATE!!!!
FSAOHN 2014 Conference
Marriott Orlando, Florida
Video Now Available
We know that committing to becoming certified can be stressful. Our testing provider, Applied Management Professionals (AMP) has released a video which gives detailed information on scheduling instructions and what to expect on test day. This great resource was designed to help better prepare AMP testing candidates during the process.
Please go here to view the video.
Requirements for the COHN and
COHN-S credentials are:
1. Current active RN license.
2. 3000 hours as and OHN during the previous 5 years.
3. 50 continuing education contact hours directly related to OH.
The Case Management (CM) credential requires an additional 10 continuing education contact hours directly related to OH Case Management.
The Safety Management (SM) credential requires an additiona
50 continuing education contact hours directly related to OH Safety Management.
You can find more information and the downloadable application or the online application under the Recertification Tab.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is
developing the Occupational Health and Safety Network (OHSN).
OHSN Allows you to benchmark
the safety of your
Helps you target prevention and
intervention strategies to decrease work-related
Creates a community of leaders to share
Helps you track your own data to meet OSHA
and Joint Commission requirements
Integrates with your current data
collection process to minimize effort
To learn more...Visit: www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ohsn/
How can you get involved with OHSN?
Start preparing to be an early adopter of OHSN by beginning to adapt
your current injury data collection processes to conform
to the OHSN data standards available at www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ohsn/.
Please feel free to contact the following with
questions or comments:
Ahmed Gomaa MD, ScD, MSPH, Medical Officer (AGomaa@cdc.gov)
Sara Luckhaupt MD, MPH, Medical Officer (SLuckhaupt@cdc.gov)
OHSN Team (NIOSHOHSN@cdc.gov)
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations & Field Studies
National Institute for
Occupational Safety and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention