Northwest Occupational Health Conference 2022 Recap

Blog submitted by Jackie Boyd, Research Project Coordinator I was able to attend the Northwest Occupational Health Conference (NOHC) in Kennewick, Washington hosted by the Pacific Northwest...

Institute and OR-FACE Staff Spotlight: Jackie Boyd

In recognition of Construction Safety Week, an annual industry-wide education and awareness week that started in 2014, we want to highlight Staff Spotlight featuring a team member from the Oregon...

Workers’ Memorial Day and COVID-19

Submitted by Jackie Boyd, Research Project Coordinator, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Barbara Hanley, Research Associate and Fatality Investigator, Oregon Institute of...

My work experience with the OR-FACE team at OHSU

Today we are pleased to share a blog recently posted on the Oregon Young Employee Safety (O[yes]) Coalition webpage that features our own student worker, Yewon Na. Perhaps you are familiar with...

Buildings under construction with cranes

Talking about partnerships: Oregon Construction Advisory Committee

Colleagues of mine outside of Oregon have likely heard me discuss the often unique relationships among those supporting workplace safety, health and well-being in Oregon. During my 35+ year career as...

Buildings under construction with cranes

Oregon OSHA renews collaboration with Oregon FACE

When a worker is killed on the job, it is a devastating tragedy. Each death represents a traumatic and deeply emotional loss for family members, friends, co-workers and employers. For employers and...

OR-FACE publishes five new fatality reports in 2020

OR-FACE Fatality Investigator, Barbara Hanley, MPH, and OR-FACE contractor Steve Eversmeyer have published five new Fatality Investigation Reports in 2020.  The purpose of these reports is to...

Safety Stand-Down Week, 2020

September 14-18 is this year's National Safety Stand-Down week, part of the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction. "Safety Stand-Down" describes pausing regular work in order to focus on an issue...