Posts by Dede Montgomery

Safety Conference: Seguridad, salud, y sus derechos en el trabajo

Oregonians and those who live near our borders are fortunate to have access to many high quality conferences providing a plethora of technical sessions addressing occupational health and safety. Here...

2022 Safe+Sound West Coast Challenge

Looking for an incentive to strengthen your organization's safety program? Now you have an opportunity to do just that while also joining other Oregon businesses in a friendly West Coast Challenge as...

Building capacity in Total Worker Health® education

I'm not sure if we had any idea what we were building when we brainstormed the opportunity within our Oregon Total Worker Health® Alliance to develop curriculum addressing the Total Worker Health...

Summer learning

While many people seem even busier at work than normal, perhaps you might find a lull in the next few months that allows you to take advantage of educational opportunities. In case you find that...

2022 Spring Symposium recordings available

Our June 3, 2022 Spring Symposium was a great success! We thank our extraordinary presenters for being part of this event, and all of our partners and supporters who were able to join in...

Addressing Oregon’s new heat and smoke rules

Oregon workplace advocates and representatives are closely following the recent adoption of two new Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) workplace regulations. On May 12,...

Oregon occupational safety and health conferences return!

Those active in Oregon's occupational safety and health landscape know the tremendous opportunities provided to us through conferences sponsored by Oregon OSHA, with support from partnering...

The BENFRA Center: Drs. Doris E. Kretzschmar and Miranda Lim

Join us online July 19 at our OHWC Summer Institute

We hope you will join us on July 19, 2022 for our virtual Oregon Healthy Workforce Center single day Summer Institute. This year's event will address Total Worker Health® Approaches in Industry...

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O[yes] announces 2022 Safety Media Contest winners

Oregon High School students were invited to create either a 30-90 second video or a graphic design that inspires young workers to think twice about their personal health and safety at work....