Let’s build a culture of health, safety and well-being

Come Join Oregon Healthy Workforce Center at the 2020 Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology! Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being  Are you an organizational leader...

Lead with empathy during the COVID-19 crisis

Written by Leslie Hammer, PhD and Lindsey Alley, MS Originally published on The Conversation and reshared in The Oregonian, Fast Company, Jamaica Observer, and ScienceX In these uncertain and...

Opioids in the workplace podcast episode, a tree at sunset

Opioids podcast episode

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is reported “Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is very costly to our Nation, which has led to over $700 billion annually in costs...

Online research opportunity brings community together

During the past few months, many throughout the world are navigating uncharted territory in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Research is no exception in this recent push to reevaluate...

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Study finds nervous system damage in chlorpyrifos pesticide workers

Chlorpyrifos, the world’s most widely-used insecticide, was shown to produce persistent nervous system damage measured by a test of visual search and shifting focus in a study published in...

Dr. Kent Anger, PhD poster presentation at OPHA

Many thanks to Dr. Kent Anger

The institute would like to thank Dr. Kent Anger, Ph.D. for his leadership and commitment during 8-years of exceptional service as the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center's (OHWC) Director. Dr. Anger led...

Talking Total Worker Health in the Tri-Cities

One of the biggest lessons in my 30+ years working in occupational safety and health (OSH) has been about the power of collaboration. It is only through collaboration that we truly spread what we...

Oregon Occupational Public Health Program shares Story Maps

Note: Occasionally, we are able to share a blog submitted by one of our partners. In this post we are very pleased to share one from Curtis Cude, Oregon Health Authority Occupational Public Health...

Dr. Emily Huang recognized as prolific author on safety climate

Dr. Emily (Yueng-hsiang) Huang, a faculty member at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, will be recognized in an upcoming systematic network analysis of the first 4 decades...