The Canadian Association for Occupational Health Nurses is committed to promoting excellence in the practice of occupational health nursing and advancing health, wellness and safety practices in the workplace by:
Developing national standards and guidelines;
Fostering working relationships between Provincial/Territorial Associations;
Providing a forum for members to network, exchange knowledge and share expertise;
Influencing legislation and regulations to improve the health and safety of workers; and
Promoting the diverse role of the occupational health nurse to business, community, government and professional affiliates at every opportunity.
“Occupational Health Nurse” means a Registered Nurse who has graduated with a Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Occupational Health Nursing program and/or who has achieved the level of COHN(C) with the Canadian Nurses Association.