OHWC’s FY22 report is out!

Happy Thanksgiving Week to our readers! We at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) are excited to announce our FY22 annual report. In this report, we highlight OHWC research, outreach,...

Fishing Forward podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we invite the Fishing Forward podcast team to share important research that can help improve the safety and health for commercial fishermen and their families. The...

Northwest Occupational Health Conference 2022 Recap

Blog submitted by Jackie Boyd, Research Project Coordinator I was able to attend the Northwest Occupational Health Conference (NOHC) in Kennewick, Washington hosted by the Pacific Northwest...

Suicide prevention matters every day

We join others in recognizing both the month of September as Suicide Prevention Month, and last week as Suicide Prevention Week. The messages being shared throughout social media are a true sign of...

Our 2022 Summer Institute was a Success!

OHWC’s Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute was a success! Our day-long online event, Total Worker Health® approaches in industry and academia: Key elements and implementation, welcomed...

Safety Conference: Seguridad, salud, y sus derechos en el trabajo

Oregonians and those who live near our borders are fortunate to have access to many high quality conferences providing a plethora of technical sessions addressing occupational health and safety. Here...

2022 Safe+Sound West Coast Challenge

Looking for an incentive to strengthen your organization's safety program? Now you have an opportunity to do just that while also joining other Oregon businesses in a friendly West Coast Challenge as...

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline changes to 988

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced this past Saturday, the U.S. 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has transitioned to 988. This three-digit...

Summer learning

While many people seem even busier at work than normal, perhaps you might find a lull in the next few months that allows you to take advantage of educational opportunities. In case you find that...