Pathways 2 Prevention TWH

NIH's Pathways 2 Prevention workshop on Total Worker Health® (TWH) was held December 9-10, 2015, in Bethesda, MD at the NIH campus. Gary Gibbons (speaking below), Director of the National Heart...

What’s work got to do with it?

So many of us have been thinking about, researching and discussing the relationship between work, home and life.  Now is the perfect opportunity to learn more -  just by connecting through a...

Occupational Health Sciences Reports to MLAC

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences provides reports to Oregon's Management Labor Advisory Committee (MLAC) due to it's base funding from the Workers' Compensation System. Dr. Steven...

Role of the safety professional in a changing work environment

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences staff Dede Montgomery and Illa Gilbert-Jones along with Mark Frisco, Regional Field Safety Specialist for True Blue, Inc one of the largest...

One stop shopping

The best thing about exhibiting at events is interacting with our stakeholders. We learn a lot about organizations doing great things towards workplace safety, health, wellness and well-being. And...

What do you know about diet and chronic disease?

We are pleased to be a supporter of the upcoming Northwest Health and Nutrition Conference: Exploring the science behind plant-based nutrition. This full day conference will be held on Friday,...

Occ Health Sci tackles outreach

Basic and applied scientists, information specialists, research staff and practitioners focused today on ways to grow and improve outreach at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences....

Talking about OHSU lab safety

We offer our thanks to OHSU's Environmental Health and Radiation Safety team for sponsoring last week's Lab Safety Fair. The event, which took place inside Richard Jones Hall, was a terrific...

Safety and craft brewing

Craft brewers have found great success in Oregon, boasting 234 brewing facilities in 72 cities, and employing over 7400 workers. In addition to providing jobs, these companies have donated...

WestON brings news and humor

The 8th WestON (Western States Occupational Network) meeting in Denver (9/17-18) brought us important news, new ways of thinking ... and humor.  NIOSH Director John Howard's (below) appointment has...