Workers’ Memorial Day and COVID-19

Submitted by Jackie Boyd, Research Project Coordinator, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Barbara Hanley, Research Associate and Fatality Investigator, Oregon Institute of...

Adapting Total Worker Health® education to all learning platforms

Image credit: Lorri Birkenbuel, Montana Tech Educators today need to continue to be flexible in the ways in which we deliver our content. Our Institute and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center's...

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Join us at our Spring Symposium 2022

We are excited about our upcoming educational opportunities, including our next symposium. We hope you can join us! On Friday, June 3, 2022 we will host our Spring Symposium via WebEx. This...

Prepare to welcome back GOSH for 2023!

Since first originating in 1944, the Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference (GOSH) has been a longtime fixture within the Oregon occupational health and safety community. For as long as...

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Talking about partnerships: Oregon Construction Advisory Committee

Colleagues of mine outside of Oregon have likely heard me discuss the often unique relationships among those supporting workplace safety, health and well-being in Oregon. During my 35+ year career as...

Total Worker Health® practitioner education: Full steam ahead

While there is so much that is difficult for workplaces during the pandemic, it is somewhat amazing how much education we have been able to provide for safety, health and well-being professionals in...

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...

OPHA Conference 2021 recap

The fall season is well underway and so is conference season. I have enjoyed hearing about colleagues' virtual presentations, as well as the representation of the Institute at two in-person events...

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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...