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...

2022 Spring Symposium recordings available

Our June 3, 2022 Spring Symposium was a great success! We thank our extraordinary presenters for being part of this event, and all of our partners and supporters who were able to join in...

Addressing Oregon’s new heat and smoke rules

Oregon workplace advocates and representatives are closely following the recent adoption of two new Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) workplace regulations. On May 12,...

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O[yes] announces 2022 Safety Media Contest winners

Oregon High School students were invited to create either a 30-90 second video or a graphic design that inspires young workers to think twice about their personal health and safety at work....

Institute and OR-FACE Staff Spotlight: Jackie Boyd

In recognition of Construction Safety Week, an annual industry-wide education and awareness week that started in 2014, we want to highlight Staff Spotlight featuring a team member from the Oregon...

ASSP Regional Safety Professional of the Year Award

Dede Montgomery, M.S., C.I.H., President of the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) was recently awarded the Region 1 Safety Professional of Year (SPY)...

Upcoming continuing education for all

While the number of virtual online learning opportunities have expanded tremendously during the past two years, many of us are also eager to again attend events and courses in person. A wide...