Watch this week’s COVID Convo

We thank Kim Henry of SAIF and our stakeholders and partners who tuned in this week for our second COVID Conversation. Based on the comments we have received so far, we plan to continue this series...

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...

A successful first

We were pleased so many of you attended our first COVID-19 Conversation held earlier this week via WebEx. Although we did experience a few technical mishaps associated with this first pilot, we are...

Vaccines and workplaces

Hot off the press from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is guidance for workplaces about vaccines, including tips on messaging and facts, particularly targeted to essential worker...

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...

BA and sleep: OHSU scientist uses Orlando bubble to study effects of travel on basketball performance

Circadian rhythms and athletes’ performance

Last Friday, Institute sleep scientist, Dr. Andrew McHill, Ph.D., published a new study in Scientific Reports titled, Utilizing the National Basketball's COVID-19 restart "bubble " to uncover the...

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Recap: Fatigue at work

Late last winter – when we didn't truly know what was in front of us–I had the opportunity to trade notes with Jeffrey Dalto of Convergence Training. I was fresh from teaching several classes on...

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Oregon OSHA’s COVID-19 Rule effective today

Oregon OSHA has been hard at work creating a new temporary rule to help protect Oregon workers during the current pandemic. Stakeholders, business owners and worker advocates have actively engaged in...

Oregon Worker Relief Fund impacts Oregonians

Wordcloud image credit: Innovation Law Lab In April we identified resources to support employees and community members as we began to recognize the impact the novel coronavirus was having on...