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Podcast episode: Supporting low-wage, essential workers during COVID

In our latest podcast episode, we highlight a 2021 Fall Symposium talk from Dr. Tori Crain. Dr. Crain addressed the topic of supporting low-wage essential workers' nonwork life during the pandemic...

Total Worker Health® practitioner education: Full steam ahead

While there is so much that is difficult for workplaces during the pandemic, it is somewhat amazing how much education we have been able to provide for safety, health and well-being professionals in...

Social determinants of health meets Total Worker Health®

Our Institute and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center staff have spent time learning more about the connection between work and social determinants of health, relying on experts both among us and...

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Tackling the small and big picture at HERO Forum21

Mental health, psychological safety, organizational resilience, diversity-equity-inclusion, supportive leadership, and work as a social determinant of health. These were some major focuses at the...

Firefighter shift schedules podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we learn about the impacts of shift schedules on firefighter safety, health and well-being. Cameron Homan is a Portland Firefighter and District Representative for...

OHWC gets renewed for 5 more years!

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is celebrating! Led by Co-Directors Leslie Hammer, PhD and Ryan Olson, PhD, and founded in 2011 by Kent Anger, PhD,  our center has been successfully...

Best of COVID Conversations

Many of you joined our COVID Conversations live, or watched the recordings later. Between February and June of this year, we created ten conversations between industrial hygienists, safety and health...

What's Work Got To Do With It? Podcast Meet the Scientist in safety, health and well-being at work

2021 Summer Intern Program podcast episode

On our latest podcast episode, we highlight our 2021 Summer Intern Program. Each summer, undergraduate interns work with faculty mentors in basic and applied research over a three-month paid...

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Latest OHWC Medium.com article

Medium.com is a crowd-sourced online publishing platform featuring a variety of trending topics and news in the media, research and more. The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) has published a...