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...

Social determinants of health meets Total Worker Health®

Our Institute and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center staff have spent time learning more about the connection between work and social determinants of health, relying on experts both among us and...

2021 Fall Symposium recap and recordings

Thank you to all those that joined us virtually for our 2021 Fall Symposium on the topic, "Work-Life Challenges and Integration in the Context of COVID." Our 2021 Fall Symposium took place last...

Oregon workplace vaccine mandate status

Many are following news nationally about proposals from the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to require COVID-19 vaccines or regular testing (COVID-19 Vaccination and...

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Tackling the small and big picture at HERO Forum21

Mental health, psychological safety, organizational resilience, diversity-equity-inclusion, supportive leadership, and work as a social determinant of health. These were some major focuses at the...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

As the pandemic continues to challenge our health and well-being, it is even more important that we spend time this month addressing suicide prevention. Each September we formally recognize the...

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...

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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...

New public health resources from CDC

There has been no shortage of information available related to the coronavirus and COVID-19 infections during the past 18 months. During this time we have encouraged each of us to be smart reviewers...