Leslie Hammer awarded grant to create military leader training

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Hammer for being awarded a Department of Defense grant addressing Behavioral Health and Resilience Training for Military Leaders. Dr. Hammer has expertise in...

September 15-21 is National Farm Safety and Health Week 2019!

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) is partnering with Orchard & Vineyard Supply (OVS) to promote Farm Safety and Health Week, and will host a table at their...

Supportive managers are the key to employee well-being

"Employees who work with a supportive supervisor — someone who offers emotional and practical support, who acts as a positive role model, and who is a creative problem-solver — experience...

2019 Summer Intern Poster Session

2019 summer intern poster session

For the last 12 weeks, our 2019 Summer Interns have been immersed in biomedical and occupational health research. Whether our interns have been out in the field collecting participant data or behind...

Oregon’s new family leave policy

The Bureau of Labor Statistic's National Compensation Survey (NCS) found that approximately 14% of U.S. workers are provided paid family leave by their employers. The U.S. is the only developed...

Two steps forward, one back

It seems that at least annually since 2011, something incites me to blog about hair products. Those posts have included titles such as In the news again, Never say never, and Let's put it to bed. For...

Workplace aggression podcast episode

Have you ever thought about how safe, prepared or how your organization would respond to workplace violence? The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health looks at workplace violence...

2017-2018 Biennial Report Highlights 30 Years of Accomplishments

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Biennial Report 2017-2018 has been published. The Biennial Report shows the variety of our research studies and outreach impacts over the past two...

Total Worker Health book is being published by NIOSH on July 9, 2019

NIOSH releases book on Total Worker Health

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has announced the release of its edited volume on Total Worker Health. In this pioneering book on Total Worker Health®, NIOSH...

SOHP features Active Workplace Study

The Active Workplace study aims to reduce exposure to sedentary activity in the workplace and impact Total Worker Health. This Oregon Healthy Workforce study is featured in the Society for...