Happy New Year!

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On the Road Again for the Holidays?

Part of that work life balance we all strive to achieve means meeting family and friends, and that often requires time traveling. Sitting at times other than work isn’t good for you either. Here...

Aging and Longer Working Careers

An international conference on occupational safety and health was held earlier this month at the University of Trento, Italy. The University of Trento is a leading research institution in Italy...

Online inventory of fall protection devices

Falls from height continue to be the most common cause of construction worker fatality. This is especially true in residential construction. In the latest Center for Construction Research and...

SERVe Serves Employers of Veterans

Portland State University, in partnership with OHSU and the VA, is working on a $5 million Department of Defense grant offering free training to organizations who want to be the employer of...

Look Who is Standing Now

Occupational Health Sciences prioritized the installation of sit-stand work stations for our employees this past year. And as organizations have learned, we had to plan ahead to budget for this...

OR-FACE Collaborates with Associated Oregon Loggers

According to the Associated Oregon Loggers (AOL), Oregon has 30 million acres of forestland and AOL represents over 1000 member companies statewide that are involved in the harvest and...

Calling all AEDs

You likely know the location of any automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that may be placed in your work facility. But do you happen to know where other AEDs are located in the greater Portland...

Social Support, Mindfulness and Workplace Health

Our fall symposium, Healthy Workplace Solutions, introduced evidence and new ideas for improving workplace wellbeing and health. Dr. Lois Tetrick reminded us the burden that stress plays in...