Session: Occupational Health Nursing

Occupational Health Nursing


Occupational health nurses are specialists who practice in industrial and community settings to help improve the health and safety of workers and other community groups. This is a field that involves identifying and controlling workplace hazards. Professionals in this fieldwork to make sure that workplaces stay safe and employees stay healthy. Occupational health nurses attempt to prevent injuries and illnesses related to workplaces and care for employees that have gotten hurt or ill. Their role can be extremely diverse and specific responsibilities will depend upon where they are employed.