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...

Weather fails to derail Salem WPS training session

Thursday, December 8th, will enter the record books as the first cold winter storm of 2016 for the Willamette Valley. But that didn't stop our Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Train-the-Trainer...

Practicing diversity and inclusion

I met a new friend while grocery shopping the other day: she was on a knee scooter while I was newly “graduated” to one crutch. I struck up a conversation, sharing with her that there was hope in...

O[yes] 2017 video contest: win a cash prize!

Another year, another contest:  the annual “Speak up. Work safe.” video contest is now open for submissions. The top three entries will take home cash prizes ranging from $300 to $500, and...

Happy Halloween at APHA!

If you happen to be attending this week's American Public Health Association meeting in Denver, stop by and see us! While we don't promise chocolate, we're happy to share research, resources and...

NOHC short course focuses on sleep and shiftwork

The 2016 Northwest Occupational Health Conference (NOHC) short course on "Health and Safety in the 24/7 Economy" drew industrial hygienists from around the region today at the Sheraton Portland...

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Partners’ Luncheon

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) held it's Partners' Luncheon on Monday to thank our research and outreach partners from the first cycle (2011-2016) and our new partners for the 2016-2021...

John Mohlis retires from OR Building Trades

John Mohlis' retirement celebration was held at Edgefield (Troutdale, OR) last evening, August 23. John has been the Executive Secretary of the Oregon State Building and Construction Trades Council...

2016 Summer Institute webinars online

Did you know that we record most of our continuing educational symposia and make them freely available online? Our 2016 Summer Institute which drew almost one hundred attendees in July was no...