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:
Join COHNA at the Workplace Wellness Solutions
Conference at the Hilton Hotel, Saint
John, New Brunswick
on September 30 and October 1, 2014. Find out more here.
CNA Nominations close April
1 for the position of CNA Representative for the Canadian Network of
Nursing Specialties. Click here for more details.
March 11, 2014 - The Princess Srinagarindra Award to be conferred as an international award on an individual or group of registered nurses and/or registered midwives, has been
advertised with the Canadian embassy in Thailand. Go to the News tab above and click on CNA for more information.
Occupational Health Nurses from across Canada have been meeting
informally since 1980. The current association now known as COHNA was founded in 1984 and
incorporated in 1994.
- Developing national
standards and guidelines;
working relationships between Provincial/Territorial Associations;
- Providing a
forum for members to network, exchange knowledge and share expertise;
legislation and regulations to improve the health and safety of workers; and
the diverse role of the occupational health nurse to business, community,
government and professional affiliates at every opportunity.