Institute Director Shea wins 2018 Leadership Award

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Director, Steven Shea, has been awarded the 2018 Faculty Senate Leadership Award, which was presented during the annual Distinguished Faculty Awards...

Institute researchers share work at SIOP Conference

Several members of the OccHealthSci shared findings and information from ongoing research at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) located in...

Workers memorial plaque in Salem, Oregon

Share a Story, Save a Life! April 27th-May 11th

The Oregon FACE program is challenging supervisors and workers in the construction industry to read and discuss a story about an Oregon construction worker who died on the job between April 27th and...

So many events, so little time

We have no shortage of spring and summer events ahead of us. While we understand you can't get to all of these, we're sure there is something on the list for you! OccHealthSci and Oregon Healthy...

OccHealthSci visits workers’ comp division

Drs. Steven Shea, Stephen Lloyd and Kent Anger met with the Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) management team on April 5, at WCD Director Lou Savage's invitation, to describe the Oregon Institute...

April is distracted driving awareness month

More than 40,000 people were killed on our nation's roadways last year, an increase of 6% from 2015, and distracted driving is a major contributor. In light of these disturbing statistics, the...

kitchen safety showdown competitors in the kitchen

Safety training you can savor

Prevention, best practices – these are key ingredients for staying safe on the job. As safety and health professionals we continually strive to find and implement effective ways to improve safety...

2018 O[yes] high school safety video finalists selected

For the tenth consecutive year, Oregon high school students created videos to foster awareness about workplace safety – all with the central message, “Speak up. Work safe.” The Oregon Young...

Dr. Saurabh Thosar wins career development grant

We congratulate Saurabh S. Thosar, PhD on the awarding of a career development grant from the Sleep Research Society Foundation. Saurabh’s project is titled Circadian rhythms of vascular function...

Walking out against gun violence

Yesterday at OHSU, we joined thousands of children, teenagers, and adults across the country in recognizing the victims of yet another school shooting. We hope that this walkout is a sign of many...