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Recognizing Occupational Health Professionals
Each year, AOHP dedicates a week in April to recognize the important contributions of occupational health professional. Not only do occupational health professionals take responsibility for employee care, but they have a responsibility to advocate for organizational policies that help to recognize occupational hazards and advocate for new and safe technologies. AOHP raises awareness of these imperative contributions each spring.

Occupational Health Nursing Week is April 17-23, 2017
North American Occupational Safety & Health Week is May 7-13

2017 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week to be Celebrated May 7-13 
Make plans to celebrate this week within your facility to promote what you do to support quality patient care by keeping employees healthy and safe. Again, this year, AOHP will celebrate by offering members a letter that can be shared with your organization’s management, as well as the AOHP Occupational Health Week poster. Watch for details! You can also visit the North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week web page at for ideas on how to celebrate, and you can post your events related to the weeklong celebration on the NAOSH website.

We Need Your Photo
As in years past, AOHP will celebrate occupational health professionals throughout the month of April by publishing photos of AOHP members performing vital daily tasks. Submit quality photos (high resolution jpg or tif files with a minimum 300 dpi) to AOHP Headquarters by March 3, 2017. 

For each individual photo, the member who submitted it will be entered into a drawing. Four winners will each be awarded $25. A committee will select the photos to be featured in the annual Occupational Health Calendar/Poster that will be distributed to all members. 

Please submit your photos to, and be sure to include a caption.  

NAOSH 2017: May 7-13

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, or NAOSH Week, occurs every year during the first full week of May. Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day (OSHP Day) falls on the Wednesday of that week.

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urges everyone to get involved in NAOSH Week in an effort to better educate the public about the positive benefits a safe workplace provides not only for workers, but for their families, friends, businesses, their local communities and the global community.

For more information, please visit ASSE NAOSH site or

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