Taking a Public Health Approach in the Workplace: A Guide for Occupational Health Nurses
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Reviews national public health policy which informs the guidance and gives examples of local case studies of innovative practice. It also demonstrates basic health needs assessment and provides a self audit tool for competencies and professional development.
The guidance outlines the basic skills and knowledge needed to develop the role of OHN’s to contribute to public health in the workplace setting but further reading would be necessary to gain a fuller understanding of the contribution they can make to the health and well being of the working population
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