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Toxicology podcast episode

Each day, we are exposed to a variety of environmental exposures. Have you ever thought about all the elements that can impact your health when you walk outside on your way to work? But what about...

Leslie Hammer awarded grant to create military leader training

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Hammer for being awarded a Department of Defense grant addressing Behavioral Health and Resilience Training for Military Leaders. Dr. Hammer has expertise in...

September 15-21 is National Farm Safety and Health Week 2019!

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) is partnering with Orchard & Vineyard Supply (OVS) to promote Farm Safety and Health Week, and will host a table at their...

Two new fatality investigation reports from OR-FACE

OR-FACE contractors Illa Gilbert-Jones and Steve Eversmeyer have published two new Fatality Investigation Reports this summer: "Rubber equipment operator died after his head was caught between bars...

Supportive managers are the key to employee well-being

"Employees who work with a supportive supervisor — someone who offers emotional and practical support, who acts as a positive role model, and who is a creative problem-solver — experience...

National Night Out at Woodlawn Park

My name is Martina Shannon and I’m a summer research intern in the institute's Circadian Lab with Dr. Nicole Bowles. On August 6th, my lab team members and I attended National Night Out at Woodlawn...

2019 Summer Intern Poster Session

2019 summer intern poster session

For the last 12 weeks, our 2019 Summer Interns have been immersed in biomedical and occupational health research. Whether our interns have been out in the field collecting participant data or behind...

Oregon’s new family leave policy

The Bureau of Labor Statistic's National Compensation Survey (NCS) found that approximately 14% of U.S. workers are provided paid family leave by their employers. The U.S. is the only developed...

Two steps forward, one back

It seems that at least annually since 2011, something incites me to blog about hair products. Those posts have included titles such as In the news again, Never say never, and Let's put it to bed. For...

Workplace aggression podcast episode

Have you ever thought about how safe, prepared or how your organization would respond to workplace violence? The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health looks at workplace violence...