Firefighter shift schedules podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we learn about the impacts of shift schedules on firefighter safety, health and well-being. Cameron Homan is a Portland Firefighter and District Representative for...

Conferences and educational opportunities

Live educational events and conferences have joined the long list of activities significantly altered by the pandemic. Our OccHealthSci and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Outreach Team traditionally...

OHWC gets renewed for 5 more years!

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is celebrating! Led by Co-Directors Leslie Hammer, PhD and Ryan Olson, PhD, and founded in 2011 by Kent Anger, PhD,  our center has been successfully...

Best of COVID Conversations

Many of you joined our COVID Conversations live, or watched the recordings later. Between February and June of this year, we created ten conversations between industrial hygienists, safety and health...

Staff Spotlight: Nicole Chaudhary

Each month, we feature an Institute Staff member and share with the community a behind-the-scenes through a question and answer session to learn more about their research areas, career path and...

Oregon adopts emergency smoke and heat workplace rules

Yesterday Oregon OSHA adopted two new emergency rules to protect workers from wildland smoke and those living in employer provided housing from excessive heat. Earlier last month Oregon OSHA adopted...

CDC NIOSH

CDC NIOSH IPA appointment

Last September, Institute Senior Research Associate and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Outreach Co-Principal Investigator, Dede Montgomery was appointed to the CDC's National Institute for...

Dr. David Hurtado presents on supportive supervision for ASSP

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Hispanic Safety Professionals Common Interest Group is sponsoring a free webinar addressing how supervisors can improve mental health in the...