‘Tis the Season for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and toxic gas that results from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels such as natural gas, oil, wood, and coal. Each year in the United States, more...

Share Safety Messages: Earn some cash!

'Tis time for Oregon high school student producers to think about what creative piece they will submit for this year's O[yes] Speak up. Work safe. video contest! Thanks to continuing support from...

CROET Program Retreat 2012

CROET research faculty and outreach are meeting to learn about a model of a research program developed by Liberty Mutual (workers compensation) Insurance Company, discuss CROET's accomplishments in...

Total Worker Health in Portland (OR) Parks and Recreation

Critical to workforce health is the safe and healthy work and home practices of the nation's youth.  An innovative program developed by the Oregon Healthy WorkForce Center, a NIOSH Center of...

Total Worker Health Conference in Iowa

The Total Worker Health conference in Iowa began this morning with a presentation by Dr. John Howard, the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH),  on the...

CROET Researchers Attend Knight Cancer Institute Retreat

One prominent area of research in CROET explores how cancers arise and how we can effectively treat them.  Since environmental and occupational factors can influence the timing of the onset and...

Dr. Buck describes COHEs to Oregon’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC)

Washington State's Centers for Occupational Health and Education (COHEs) were described to Oregon's Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) that provides advice to the state's Worker's Compensation Division...

Aggression at Work

Our fall symposium, jointly sponsored by Portland State University Occupational Health Psychology Program, provided a comprehensive and often eye-opening look at the impact of aggression in the...

CROET Reports on COHEs to Oregon’s MLAC

Oregon's Management-Labor Advisory Committee (MLAC) had requested, in 2011, that CROET review the State of Washington's Centers of Occupational Health and Education (COHE) program and make...