Crafting a Total Worker Health Management System Standard

Over the past six months I have been involved in the drafting of an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) voluntary standard for a Total Worker...

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Recap: Fatigue at work

Late last winter – when we didn't truly know what was in front of us–I had the opportunity to trade notes with Jeffrey Dalto of Convergence Training. I was fresh from teaching several classes on...

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Thanking our veterans

We wanted to send a big thank you to our military Veterans and those within our Institute that have served. We appreciate their service to this country and also their hard work in occupational health...

Dr. Emily Huang Safety Climate Lab meeting online with construction partners on safety climate and culture

Prioritizing safety: Dr. Huang’s partners in construction

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, increased prevalence of forest fires, and social and political unrest, now more than ever, the prioritization of occupational safety, health and well-being...

Total Worker Health 101: The Basics offered as ASSP PDC

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Columbia-Willamette Chapter will sponsor Total Worker Health 101: The Basics as their fall Professional Development Course (PCD) on Wed., November...

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Employee well-being during a pandemic

Covid-19 is undoubtedly impacting our individual and collective mental health. Each one of us is going through stressful times right now and learning to cope in different ways. The Pew Research...

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Reducing anger at work: what can organizations do?

Written by Shalene Allen, Senior Research Assistant in Dr. Leslie B. Hammer Lab Institute faculty member and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Co-director Leslie Hammer, Ph.D., shared her expertise...