New Zealand Occupational Health Nurses Association

NZOHNA supports, develops and advocates on behalf of occupational health professionals. This career is a diverse specialisation of healthcare which enhances the relationship between work, the workplace and the employees health and wellbeing.

This is a growing industry with currently 320 Occupational Health Nurses employed and working in or alongside many businesses in New Zealand.

Healthy workers are vital for a prosperous New Zealand and, in turn, good working conditions are important for a person’s long-term health. When a person is in good health and has high levels of wellbeing, they are more likely to be productive, engaged and attend work regularly.

An experienced occupational health professional can identify the measures that need to be implemented to achieve healthy workers for safer and productive workplaces.