The California State Association of Occupational Health Nurses (CSAOHN) is an organization of approximately 240 registered nurses who practice occupational health nursing. When you join the national organization, AAOHN, you form a new link in a nationwide network of more than 10,000 colleagues in 157 local, state and regional constituent associations who are working to advance the occupational health nursing profession.


AAOHN was founded in 1942 with the purpose of improving health services and upgrading career opportunities for members. CSAOHN was chartered in 1968 and now has ten local constituency organizations throughout the state of California.

CSAOHN Mission Statement:

To promote the specialty practice of Occupational Health Nursing in California, maintain its professional integrity and enhance its professional status.


Benefits of Membership:


▪ AAOHN Journal-Professional Research.

▪ AAOHN, CSAOHN and Local Newsletters.

▪ Professional Consultation.

▪ Continuing Education Opportunities.

▪ Leadership Training.

▪ Marketing Opportunities.

▪ Standards of Practice.

▪ Employment Information.

▪ Professional Recognition.

▪ Networking.

▪ Professional Library Service.

▪ Liability Insurance Service.

▪ Government Relations.

▪ Speakers Bureau.

The CSAOHN is organized into regional Chapters.


Questions concerning membership should be directed to the Membership Chair of CSAOHN: Susan Harada.

 California State Association of Occupational Health Nurses