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OHC 23-year Work-iversay – Ellen Dobson!


  Cheers to 23 incredible years of dedication, excellence, and unwavering commitment! Here's to many more milestones together. We are so glad to you have on our team, Ellen! 🎉🥂  

OHC 23-year Work-iversay – Ellen Dobson!2024-02-27T18:55:16+00:00

2024 New England Regional NP Conference


  This year's New England Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference will be help May 2nd - May 3rd at the Boston Marriott in Newton, MA. Kicking things off will be opening keynote speaker - Nurse Executive, Entrepreneur and Ted Talk speaker, Rebecca Love! Check out their website for the agenda and more information about the conference! Overview - 2024 New England Regional NP Conference

2024 New England Regional NP Conference2024-02-23T20:46:53+00:00

Register for the Workers Comp Care Conference 2024


The Workers Comp Care Conference, March 25 & 26, 2024 in Waltham, MA is offering a discounted rate of $500 until March 2. This 2 day conference features inspiring speakers from leaders in the workers' comp. and occupational health arena. They include Surgeons, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Lawyers, Case Managers, Physical Therapist, Voc. Rehab and more! This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at 244 CMR 5.00 for 14.0 contact hours. Earn your continuing education requirements, including ethics for case managers, as well as phenomenal networking opportunities and excellent food. There will be awards, raffles and [...]

Register for the Workers Comp Care Conference 20242024-02-22T18:44:30+00:00

Nancy Clover on Presenting at the Public Health Museum


"I was honored to present to high school students on occupational health nursing at the Public Health Museum. This was a hybrid presentation with 20 students on zoom and 27 in person. Olivia, a former student in the program did an amazing job of co-presenting on how teens can stay safe at work." - Nancy Clover RN, COHN-S, FAAOHN  

Nancy Clover on Presenting at the Public Health Museum2023-08-03T19:17:20+00:00

NIOSH Launches Free Safety Training for Healthcare Settings


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is now offering the training course Safety Culture in Healthcare Settings by Rogers B, Francis R, Dembski-Hart P, Hessels A, Hilton T, Casey M, and Martin M (DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2023-135, This healthcare worker training course provides scientific and evidence-based information. It focuses on six core competencies designed to increase knowledge about work-related hazards and to address organizational and personal strategies to promote a safe and healthful work environment. There are five knowledge modules, each [...]

NIOSH Launches Free Safety Training for Healthcare Settings2023-08-03T19:01:36+00:00

AAOHN Podcast ft. MaAOHN’s own Carin Bennett-Rizzo


AAOHN Podcast featuring MaAOHN’s own Carin Bennett-Rizzo Episode 11: Conquering Return to Work and Remote Work On AAOHN's podcast, Occupational Health Nursing Pulse, Jennylynn sits down with Carin Bennett-Rizzo MS, CNP-BC, COHN-S, Nurse Director for Occupational Health at Boston’s Children Health to talk all things return to work in the healthcare setting, and also touches on new remote work policies in healthcare. Occupational Health Nursing Pulse: AAOHN Podcast: Conquering Return to Work and Remote Work (

AAOHN Podcast ft. MaAOHN’s own Carin Bennett-Rizzo2023-08-03T18:50:21+00:00

Congratulations to recent OHC Grads!


Congratulations Amanda Hazeltine - Doctor of Nursing Practice from UMass Medical School!!! Congratulations to OHC nurse, Samantha Creamer Reaves! Sam graduated from the DNP program at U Mass Medical School. So proud of her and her classmates!

Congratulations to recent OHC Grads!2023-08-03T18:44:48+00:00

Check the Air Quality Index


Be air aware: Check the Air Quality Index (AQI) at and adjust your outdoor activities to reduce your exposure to harmful air pollutants. Enjoy the outdoors when the air is healthy. Stay inside as much as possible when it's not.

Check the Air Quality Index2023-06-13T23:48:42+00:00

Protect yourself from smoke!


When wildfires create smoky conditions it’s important for everyone to reduce their exposure to smoke. Wildfire smoke irritates your eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. It can make it hard to breathe and make you cough or wheeze. Children and people with asthma, COPD, heart disease, or who are pregnant need to be especially careful about breathing wildfire smoke. Keep smoke outside. Choose a room you can close off from outside air. Set up a portable air cleaner or a filter to keep the air in this room clean even when it’s smoky in the rest of the building and outdoors. If [...]

Protect yourself from smoke!2023-06-13T23:46:34+00:00
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