Oregon educators commit to health and well-being

We applaud OEA Choice Trust on the completion of another successful Oregon School Employee Wellness Conference, attended by 250 or so Oregon educators during spring break. In the midst of the...

OR-FACE posts workplace fatality reenactments

OR-FACE (Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program) was excited to participate in the 2017 Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference (GOSH). As in previous...

2017 O[yes] video finalists announced

It's another year - and another Oregon Young Employee Safety (O[yes]) Video Contest. After almost a decade of joining a number of organizations as contest sponsors, it's great to know that young...

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center wins GOSH award

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center was recognized along with eight other individuals and groups with an Oregon GOSH award today. Nominated organizations and individuals are Oregon workplaces...

Oh GOSH! Time to register for Oregon GOSH

I've said it before, but the Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference is one of my most favorite safety events to attend. This conference, the largest safety conference in the...

Updated Letter of Agreement Signed by OR-OSHA and OR-FACE

OR-FACE, the Oregon Fatality and Control Evaluation Program, and Oregon OSHA recently updated their letter of agreement. The agreement facilitates a process for sharing information between the...

Thanks to Essential Workers everywhere

As this week's storm brought in amounts of snow and deep cold that Portland hasn't seen in decades, we'd be remiss not to acknowledge those who braved the snow, ice and cold to show up at work. Folks...

Happy holidays!

From all of us at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. Enjoy. Relax....

Are you prepared?

While we are immersed in challenges related to snow and ice today, Institute faculty and staff prepared for another type of emergency earlier this week. We ensured that we are in fact prepared to...