A summer of fun and translation

What good is great science when there are no takers for it? Here at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC), we are determined to increase information sharing between scientists and practitioners...

Professionals not engineers and other news from Safety 2018

I know that I join many others who are pleased with the rebranding of ASSE to ASSP: professionals not engineers. I imagine there are still job descriptions out there defining some of us as "safety...

It’s why we do it

Driving through Oregon's remarkable Columbia River Gorge, including areas slowly recovering from last summer's fire, I felt deep gratitude. I was returning home from the Blue Mountain Occupational...

interactive presentation of safety toolbox talk about a fatal scaffold fall

OR-FACE shares safety week messages

OR-FACE participated in multiple events during last week’s 5th annual National Safety Stand-down. #StandDown4Safety is part of OSHA's ongoing campaign to prevent falls in construction as falls...

Institute Director Shea wins 2018 Leadership Award

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Director, Steven Shea, has been awarded the 2018 Faculty Senate Leadership Award, which was presented during the annual Distinguished Faculty Awards...

Institute researchers share work at SIOP Conference

Several members of the OccHealthSci shared findings and information from ongoing research at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) located in...

Workers memorial plaque in Salem, Oregon

Share a Story, Save a Life! April 27th-May 11th

The Oregon FACE program is challenging supervisors and workers in the construction industry to read and discuss a story about an Oregon construction worker who died on the job between April 27th and...

So many events, so little time

We have no shortage of spring and summer events ahead of us. While we understand you can't get to all of these, we're sure there is something on the list for you! OccHealthSci and Oregon Healthy...

OccHealthSci visits workers’ comp division

Drs. Steven Shea, Stephen Lloyd and Kent Anger met with the Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) management team on April 5, at WCD Director Lou Savage's invitation, to describe the Oregon Institute...

April is distracted driving awareness month

More than 40,000 people were killed on our nation's roadways last year, an increase of 6% from 2015, and distracted driving is a major contributor. In light of these disturbing statistics, the...