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Reducing anger at work: what can organizations do?

Written by Shalene Allen, Senior Research Assistant in Dr. Leslie B. Hammer Lab Institute faculty member and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Co-director Leslie Hammer, Ph.D., shared her expertise...

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Two weeks left! Register for the 2020 Summer Institute!

Join our 2020 Online Summer Institute: Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being! Featuring an excellent line-up of speakers from academia and industry, our event will include expert...

What does Safety Break for Oregon look like during the pandemic?

It’s that time of year again, where we acknowledge Safety Break for Oregon, a special day each May designed to raise awareness and promote the value of workplace safety and health.  While past...

Let’s build a culture of health, safety and well-being

Come Join Oregon Healthy Workforce Center at the 2020 Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology! Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being  Are you an organizational leader...

2020 O[yes] video contest awards event virtual on May 14

After more than a dozen years of celebrating Oregon high school creators of the annual O[yes] Work Safe. Speak Up. video contest, the event is going virtual! O[yes], the Oregon Young Employee Safety...

Virtual 2020 Spring Symposia

We are less than one month away from our 2020 Spring Symposia on Friday, May 29th from 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM/Pacific Time on the topic, "Workplace Aggression: Preventing relational aggression and...

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Marking Workers’ Memorial Day and OSHA’s Anniversary

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), which created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, known as OSHA. OSHA opened its doors on April...

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Opioids podcast episode

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is reported “Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is very costly to our Nation, which has led to over $700 billion annually in costs...

Talking Total Worker Health in the Tri-Cities

One of the biggest lessons in my 30+ years working in occupational safety and health (OSH) has been about the power of collaboration. It is only through collaboration that we truly spread what we...

In appreciation

As we round out 2019, we share our appreciation of our supporters, stakeholders and partners. It is only through these connections and partnerships that we are able to continue to complete the work...