Seeking to improve your skills or increase your knowledge? Whatever your needs are, OOHNA’s courses and workshops will support you to build your professional expertise providing you with what is necessary to advance your career.

The essentials of occupational health, safety & disability management Course

This Essentials of OHS & DM Course is a 40-hour certificate program designed to provide participants with an all-around introduction to the profession, ensuring they are equipped with the tools required to be successful occupational health, safety, and disability management professionals. 

New! CNA OHN Certification Study Group

OOHNA is proud to announce the first CNA OHN Certification Study Group led by Experienced Subject Matter Experts.

the working mind workshop

TWM Workplace Mental Health and Wellness, is an education-based program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting.

Mental Health First Aid Workshop

Mental Health First Aid is essential in the workplace and should be regarded as an important part of a company’s Health and Safety program.  Just as employees are trained to provide initial first aid to a physically injured worker, it makes sense that employees should be trained to provide mental health first aid to someone until they can receive medical treatment.

 Professional Development Courses


Occupational Health Care-A-Van and Occupational Health Works announces their NEW VIRTUAL one-day workshops in the fields of both Audiometry and Spirometry in the Occupational Health Setting.

Brian Verrall, DOHS, MSc, RN, COHN(C), COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN, and his co-instructors, have offered these workshops for over 40 years through Community College, McMaster University’s Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine Program, and now privately in Ancaster, Ontario, at your own facility, or virtually (online).

VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS – one-day workshops via video conferencing platform.

  • Hearing Loss Prevention and Audiometry in the Occupational Setting
  • Respiratory Health Programs and Spirometry in the Occupational Setting


Workshops provide a condensed overview of larger certification courses.  These are practical and informative for both the beginner looking for an introduction, or the seasoned professional looking to refresh their knowledge and skills.

A Certificate of Attendance is issued upon completion.



Become a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC), by attending a CAOHC-approved, 20-hour (2.5 day) course, and passing the written and practical exams given upon completion.



For more information, including pricing and dates, please contact Alison Moore, at amoore@ohclinic.ca or visit www.ohclinic.ca.



CRSP Exam Prep Course
The CSSE offers the state of the art CRSP Exam Prep Course for those people contemplating taking the examination portion of the registration process. For more information, please visit: http://www.csse.org.

CRSP Preparation Courses also available through the Institute for Quality, Safety & Environmental Management Ltd. IQSEM Ltd. Instructor: Dr. Peter Strahlendorf. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.iqsem.ca.

National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR)

The certification examinations for the professional designations of Certified Disability Management Professional and Certified Return to Work Coordinator. Please contact the Canadian Certification Council:

4755 Cherry Creek Road
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 0A7
Tel.: 778-421-0821 OR Fax: 778-421-0823
Email: nidmar@nidmar.ca | Web: www.nidmar.ca

The continuing education modules previously offered by NIDMAR are now being offered by Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences (PCU-WHS). The University offers the first Bachelor of Disability Management degree and an Advanced Certificate in Return to Work.
Email: education@pcu-whs.ca | Web: http://www.pcu-whs.ca/programs/