Posts by Helen Schuckers

farmer workers and covid in Oregon

Farmworkers’ experiences during COVID

On our newest podcast episode, we feature, Reyna Lopez's talk, "Essentially Forgotten?" highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on the Latinx farm working community in Oregon. Reyna Lopez is a leader...

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Research Staff Spotlight: Omar Ordaz

The "Institute's Staff Spotlight" is new for 2021. Each month, we will feature an Institute Staff member and share with the community a behind the scenes through a question and answer session to...

SAIF Leadership Series

OHWC SHIP and SAIF Leadership Series partnership

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is excited to announce a new collaboration with Total Worker Health® Affiliate and longtime partners, SAIF Corporation. SAIF is a not-for-profit...

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating our scientists

In honor of Women’s History Month, we wanted to highlight our Institute scientists and their research areas. We appreciate their hard work and dedication to help improve the lives of workers...

OccHealthSci Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in Construction podcast episode. Photo of construction worker working

Mental health and suicide prevention in construction podcast episode

The suicide rate in working age adults has increased 40% in 2 decades and is currently the 10th leading cause of death overall in the the United States. The construction industry has one of the...

OHSU Summer Internships

2021 Summer Intern applications now open

We have opened our applications for the Occupational Health Sciences’ 2021 Summer Student Research Awards. Our Summer Student Research Awards are paid summer internships designed to introduce...

NIOSH celebrates 50th Anniversary

Happy 50th to NIOSH

This year is the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's (NIOSH) 50th anniversary. Since April 28, 1971, NIOSH has funded research, education and resources in occupational safety and...

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10 years at OHWC and YourWorkpath updates

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is celebrating 10 years of Total Worker Health® research, education and outreach efforts to help improve safety, health and well-being in the workplace....