Thursday, February 23, 2006

AAOHN Reveals New Policy Priorities for 2006

New AAOHN priorities ...

"Hazard preparedness, health promotion and wellness and workplace violence prevention are just some of the major policy priorities of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) for 2006, according to its public policy platform released on Feb. 14.

This year's public policy platform carries over the major policy priorities identified in 2005, such as improving the quality of the work environment, and includes a number of enhancements that recognizes the changing roles of occupational and environmental health nurses.

"In developing this year's public policy platform, AAOHN received input from state legislative coordinators and other AAOHN advocates who work at the grassroots level as well as input from the general membership," said Susan Randolph, president of AAOHN."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

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