Oregon Worker Relief Fund impacts Oregonians

Wordcloud image credit: Innovation Law Lab In April we identified resources to support employees and community members as we began to recognize the impact the novel coronavirus was having on...

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Prioritizing safety: Dr. Huang’s partners in construction

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, increased prevalence of forest fires, and social and political unrest, now more than ever, the prioritization of occupational safety, health and well-being...

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New podcast episode: Changing a toxic workplace culture

In our next podcast episode, we highlight Gian Lozano's talk from our 2020 Spring Symposium. Gian Lozano is the High Reliability Administrative Director at Veterans Affair (VA) Portland. He has had...

Total Worker Health 101: The Basics offered as ASSP PDC

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Columbia-Willamette Chapter will sponsor Total Worker Health 101: The Basics as their fall Professional Development Course (PCD) on Wed., November...

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OHWC’s new Medium page

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is now on Medium.com. Medium is an online publishing platform featuring a variety of trending topics and news in the media and more. OHWC's first article...

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Virtual 2020 Fall Symposium

We are almost one month away from our virtual 2020 Fall Symposium on Friday, November 13 from 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM PT. The symposium will be covering the topic, “Worker Health: Work as a Social...

11th American Heart Association Worksite Well-being Summit

We’re just one week away from the 11th annual Worksite Well-being Summit on October 7th from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm PST! The event will kickoff with an important discussion about Diversity, Equity,...

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Part 2: Three decades at the Institute podcast episode

We are celebrating over three decades of research in occupational health and safety advancements here at the institute. Our latest podcast episode is a part of a three episode series. In Part 2 of...

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National Farm Safety and Health Week 2020

It’s National Farm Safety & Health Week 2020, put on by The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety and AgriSafe. They are offering free, educational webinars in a variety of topics...