SCSAOHN Statement

The South Carolina State Association of Occupational Health Nurses is a 501 ( c ) (3) not-for-profit professional organization focusing on the advancement of the profession through the promotion of the health and safety of workers and communities and the support of occupational and environmental health nursing practice through monitoring and influencing legislation and regulations and through public relations and local community activities.

The purposes of SCSAOHN are to:

  • Constitute the state professional association of licensed nurses engaged in the practice of occupational and environmental health nursing.
  • Promote and/or provide lifelong learning opportunities in occupational and environmental health nursing for members.
  • Maintain the integrity and character of the nursing profession.
  • Develop and promote scope of practice and standards for occupational and environmental health nurses to improve population-focused nursing¬†services.
  • Advance the profession through discussion of issues in the field of occupational and environmental health nursing.
  • Stimulate occupational and environmental health nurse participation in all activities within AAOHN and its constituencies.
  • Do within the limits of the law all things necessary, proper, incidental, suitable, useful and conducive to complete accomplishment of the foregoing purposes.