The Association of Occupational Health Nurses Newfoundland and Labrador was founded on August 26, 1981 by a group of 12 nurses interested in Occupational Health. On March 31, 1982, ARNNL adopted the By-Laws and Constitution of AOHNNL. The AOHNNL membership has steadily increased over the years, and encompasses Occupational Health Nurses from across Newfoundland and Labrador, representing diverse industries such as education, government (Federal and Provincial), health care, independent practice, mining, municipal, private occupational health care, offshore and utilities. The current membership is 23, 19 of these members earned their CNA certification for Occupational Health Nursing.
AOHNNL has maintained active representation on the COHNA-ACIIST Board and Executive. AOHNNL members have held provincial representative, Vice President and President positions with COHNA-ACIIST.
AOHNNL Executive term is for two year duration, nominated and elected by the AOHNNL members.
- New logo adopted March 2011
- Represents the Association and the Individual OHN
- The blue leaves represent the core stability and longevity of our Association with the yellow leaf signifying that we are continuing to enhance the future of the OHN Profession in our Province
- The blue leaves represent the employee and the employer and the yellow leaf is the OHN connection that promotes and facilitates a healthy work environment