GOSH 2019 heading our way!

I’ve said it before (and I'll say it again), but the Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference is one of my favorite safety events. This largest safety conference in the Pacific...

Emergency preparedness webinars

With the start of the new year comes new goals and planning. Perhaps your planning includes developing strategies, resources or an action plan for emergency preparedness within your workplace or at...

Happy holidays!

All of us at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center wish you safe and peace-filled holidays. We look forward to connecting with you in...

Imagine a career in safety and health!

The Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) will once again sponsor a day at the 2019 Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference for those newer to the safety and health...

Sleep in space?

One of the last things that may cross your mind when you think about an astronaut traveling through space is how well they sleep on their missions.  Well, that is exactly what the First LEGO League...

GlobalPDX Conference

Did you know? The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Science houses faculty members that teach courses at OHSU-PSU School of Public Health? OccHealthSci would like to help OHSU-PSU School of...

Dede Montgomery receives distinguished IH award

Last week, our Outreach Director, Dede Montgomery received the 2018 Distinguished Industrial Hygienist Award during the Northwest Occupational Health Conference in Bremerton, Washington. The award...

2018 OPHA Conference

2018 OPHA Annual Conference

Members from our faculty and staff attended the 74th Annual Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Conference and Meeting from October 8th to 9th in Corvallis, Oregon.  The theme this year was...

2018 AHA Worksite Wellness Summit

Last week, our institute was a sponsor of the American Heart Association's (AHA) 9th Annual Worksite Wellness Summit at the beautiful Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland. It was wonderful to see...

The psychology of emergency preparedness

Many of us have been sometimes inundated with reminders about emergency preparedness and planning, whether for our workplace or our personal lives. What is it, though, that motivates and actually...