2020 Fall Symposium: Worker Health: Work as a Social Determinant of Health

2020 Fall Symposium recordings now available

Thank you for attending our Fall 2020 Symposium on the topic, "Worker Health: Work as a Social Determinant of Health". The symposium recordings are now available on OccHealthSci's Symposia...

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Safety climate podcast episode

Safety climate is a snapshot of an organization’s perceived “state of safety,” at a point in time. Across many industries, a positive safety climate is associated with fewer accidents, higher...

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New podcast episode: Changing a toxic workplace culture

In our next podcast episode, we highlight Gian Lozano's talk from our 2020 Spring Symposium. Gian Lozano is the High Reliability Administrative Director at Veterans Affair (VA) Portland. He has had...

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OHWC’s new Medium page

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is now on Medium.com. Medium is an online publishing platform featuring a variety of trending topics and news in the media and more. OHWC's first article...

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Virtual 2020 Fall Symposium

We are almost one month away from our virtual 2020 Fall Symposium on Friday, November 13 from 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM PT. The symposium will be covering the topic, “Worker Health: Work as a Social...

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Part 2: Three decades at the Institute podcast episode

We are celebrating over three decades of research in occupational health and safety advancements here at the institute. Our latest podcast episode is a part of a three episode series. In Part 2 of...

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National Farm Safety and Health Week 2020

It’s National Farm Safety & Health Week 2020, put on by The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety and AgriSafe. They are offering free, educational webinars in a variety of topics...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

As the pandemic persists, we are all faced with hazards to our physical and mental health not only from the virus, but also from the effects of physical distancing, financial strain, and social...

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Workplace safety is integral for rural hospitals

Blog submitted by: Sam Greenspan, MPH Patient-assist injuries are a significant and costly occupational health problem for healthcare organizations. Hospital staff such as registered nurses and...