Spring Symposia 2019: Workplace Aggression

Workplace aggression symposia

Thank you to all who attended our Spring symposia on workplace aggression. We had a sold-out crowd of 170 people, as well as attendees that joined via-webinar. Our five speakers discussed best...

Work and sleep: how are we doing?

Last week I taught a 90-minute session on sleep and fatigue at the VPP Region X Conference held in Portland. The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is designed to recognize and promote effective...

Break for safety today and every day

Today, is the 16th annual Oregon Safety Break. Oregon OSHA coordinates this one-day event, designed to raise awareness and promote the value of workplace safety and health. Safety Break encourages...

2019 O[yes] video contest finalists announced

The top five finalists for the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) annual safety video contest are now posted on YouTube for viewing, and can be watched below. This annual contest...

Cascadia subduction zone podcast episode

Have you ever thought about emergency preparedness at work? What happens if an earthquake hits in the middle of your workday? Listen to our newest podcast episode that highlights one of our talks...

Photo of group breakout session at Partners' Luncheon 2019

2019 Partners’ Luncheon

Last week, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center invited stakeholders at the Oregon Health & Science University to engage in a conversation about improving the safety, health, and well-being...

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...