safety, health and well-being for young workers OYES Oregon

Young Workers during the pandemic

The Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) recently posted a blog on Young Workers and COVID-19. As a way of addressing unique concerns and risks presented to young workers related to...

COVID Convo: Bringing it all together

Hello Oregon! From a pandemic, to wildland fires and smoke, to ice and power outages: it has been a tough twelve months. We hope this weekend brings power to those still adversely affected by...

Caring for caregivers during the pandemic

Even prior to COVID-19, caregivers of elderly and disabled community members have been challenged at work. Low pay, poor or no benefits, long hours and in some cases, lack of support have plagued...

Adapting research and outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adapting research and outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic

In late March 2020, many research groups across the globe were challenged with either adapting data collection to the digital world or temporarily suspending their endeavors. The Institute’s...

Portland’s PreSERVE Coalition Talk & Taste

Community partnerships to promote Black health

Partnerships between the academic research community and local health organizations is imperative to improving health outcomes for all, especially for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)....

2020 Fall Symposium: Worker Health: Work as a Social Determinant of Health

2020 Fall Symposium recordings now available

Thank you for attending our Fall 2020 Symposium on the topic, "Worker Health: Work as a Social Determinant of Health". The symposium recordings are now available on OccHealthSci's Symposia...

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...