×OHN Definition

Occupational Health Nursing is playing an increasingly important role in providing health care services to Nova Scotian workers and their families. Beyond health maintenance and restoration after individual illness or injury, OccupationaHealth Nurses provide their clients a bridge to a healthier workplace, benefit to individual employees and to the organization for which they work. Whether it is through prevention and awareness programs or through confidential employee assistance organizations, employee wellness is the goal.

Occupational Health & Safety Checklist

  • Health and Safety Policy and Program Development
  • Nurses/Employee/Manager Consultation
  • Ergonomic Policies and Program
  • Assessment
    • Education
    • Repetitive Strain Injury Prevention
    • Back Program
  • Legislation Awareness and Interpretation
  • Chemical Monitoring and WHMIS Education
  • Hazard Identification (specific to the Industry)
    • Prevention Programs
    • Surveillance Programs
  • Environmental Auditing
    • Noise
    • Air Quality
  • Pre-Placement Health Assessments
  • Periodic Health Monitoring
    • Lung Function Testing
    • Audiometry
    • Lead Screenings
  • Disability Management
  • Return to Work Assessments
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Rehabilitation and Accommodation
  • Disaster Planning
  • Overseas Travel Preparation and Immunization
  • Record Keeping Statistical Analysis
    • Custom Training
    • Stress Management
  • First Aid Training
  • Lifestyle Promotion