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Occupational Health Nurses

Overview

Occupational health nurses are registered nurses who care for people in the workplace. Although they treat illnesses, injuries, and health problems, they are also involved with safety and health issues and prevention programs. An occupational health nurse may be an employee of a business, institution, or corporation or may be self-employed on a contract or freelance basis. Some nurses may be a part of a team or company that provides occupational health services on a retainer or contract basis. 

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Social

Technical

Career Ladder
Nurse Educator in Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety Nurse

Occupational Health and Safety Technician

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