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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...

Adapting Total Worker Health® education to all learning platforms

Image credit: Lorri Birkenbuel, Montana Tech Educators today need to continue to be flexible in the ways in which we deliver our content. Our Institute and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center's...

Inclusion and worker well-being in the trades podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we invite guest speakers Kelly Kupcak, Oregon Tradeswomen and Larry Williams, Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) to discuss inclusion and worker well-being...

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Join us at our Spring Symposium 2022

We are excited about our upcoming educational opportunities, including our next symposium. We hope you can join us! On Friday, June 3, 2022 we will host our Spring Symposium via WebEx. This...

Announcing Oregon Healthy Workforce Center’s annual report

Greetings from the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center! We’re thrilled to share our FY 21 annual report. This marks the final year of our 2016-2021 cycle, one filled with an array of activities...

Keeping up with Oregon OSHA’s smoke and heat rule-making

The Oregon occupational safety and health community, including employers and advocates, have been tracking current rule development of workplace rules addressing wildland smoke and excessive heat....

Prepare to welcome back GOSH for 2023!

Since first originating in 1944, the Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference (GOSH) has been a longtime fixture within the Oregon occupational health and safety community. For as long as...