[Role of the occupational health nurse]

Rev Infirm. 2018 Feb;67(238):27-28. doi: 10.1016/j.revinf.2017.11.026.
[Article in French]


The missions of occupational health nurses are exclusively preventive, except in the event of emergency situations. They are involved in the prevention of occupational stress, the assessment of psychosocial risks and the improvement of quality of life at work.

Keywords: médecine du travail; occupational health service; occupational medicine; prevention; prévention; service de santé au travail; souffrance; suffering.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Nurse's Role*
  • Occupational Health Nursing* / methods
  • Occupational Health Nursing* / organization & administration
  • Occupational Health Services / organization & administration
  • Occupational Health Services / standards
  • Occupational Health*
  • Occupational Stress / nursing
  • Occupational Stress / prevention & control
  • Quality of Life
  • Workforce
  • Workplace / organization & administration
  • Workplace / psychology