OccHealthSci welcomes Dr. Emily Huang

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences warmly welcomes our newest faculty member, Dr. Emily (Yueng-hsiang) Huang. Dr. Huang received her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational...

Total Worker Health podcast episode

Developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Total Worker Health® is a holistic approach to worker well-being. The foundation of Total Worker Health (TWH) is to...

GOSH 2019 heading our way!

I’ve said it before (and I'll say it again), but the Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference is one of my favorite safety events. This largest safety conference in the Pacific...

Hierarchy of Controls and Total Worker Health

If you happen to join us for a presentation or discussion about Total Worker Health, you'll most likely hear us mention the Hierarchy of Controls. Safety and Health Professionals are well-versed...

Emergency preparedness webinars

With the start of the new year comes new goals and planning. Perhaps your planning includes developing strategies, resources or an action plan for emergency preparedness within your workplace or at...

The Active Workplace Study

Join the Active Workplace Study

The number of sedentary jobs in the U.S. has increased steadily since the 1960s. There are currently over 30 million sedentary workers in the U.S. As the number of sedentary jobs in the U.S....

New training to help veterans reintegrate into the workforce

Each year more than 200,000 post 9/11 veterans join the workforce, after having returned from Iraq or Afghanistan. The government offers incentives to employers who hire these veterans, but few...

Today, OccHealthSci released the "sleep episode" on our workplace safety, health and well-being podcast, What's Work Got To Do With It? podcast. Our guest, Dr. Andrew McHill talks about how sleep can impact our health, our health habits, and the implications this may have for the workplace. Dr. McHill will help us understand what happens to our bodies when our sleep patterns are disrupted and what we can do to help improve our sleep schedules.

Sleep podcast episode

Have you ever gone to work after a bad night of sleep? How productive were you at work that day? Did it make you eat any differently? Drink more coffee? How about more than one night of bad...

Dede Montgomery receives distinguished IH award

Last week, our Outreach Director, Dede Montgomery received the 2018 Distinguished Industrial Hygienist Award during the Northwest Occupational Health Conference in Bremerton, Washington. The award...

2018 OPHA Conference

2018 OPHA Annual Conference

Members from our faculty and staff attended the 74th Annual Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Conference and Meeting from October 8th to 9th in Corvallis, Oregon.  The theme this year was...