OHWC’s FY22 report is out!

Happy Thanksgiving Week to our readers! We at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) are excited to announce our FY22 annual report. In this report, we highlight OHWC research, outreach,...

OccHealthSci is hiring!

We are currently hiring for several positions at OccHealthSci. New job listings include Executive Assistant, Senior Outreach Manager for Education, Training and Partnerships and a Senior...

Fishing Forward podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we invite the Fishing Forward podcast team to share important research that can help improve the safety and health for commercial fishermen and their families. The...

New educational opportunity created through collaboration

We're pleased to share details about the first offering of Total Worker Health®: Advancing Worker Well-Being in the Workplace, a five day virtual instructor-led course. This offering is a joint...

Suicide prevention matters every day

We join others in recognizing both the month of September as Suicide Prevention Month, and last week as Suicide Prevention Week. The messages being shared throughout social media are a true sign of...

Director Dr. Steve Shea looking at Zoe Sanderson, Lewis and Clark College – McHill Lab Poster during Poster Session. Poster is white and bright green and they are facing the poster reading.

Listen to our podcast featuring our 2022 Summer Interns

In our latest podcast episode, we interview our 2022 Summer Interns. Each summer, undergraduate interns work with faculty mentors in basic and applied research over a three-month paid summer...

Total Worker Health® practitioner education

With continued interest in learning more about the Total Worker Health® Approach, particularly among occupational safety, health and well-being professionals and practitioners, we want to be...

Our 2022 Summer Institute was a Success!

OHWC’s Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute was a success! Our day-long online event, Total Worker Health® approaches in industry and academia: Key elements and implementation, welcomed...

Building capacity in Total Worker Health® education

I'm not sure if we had any idea what we were building when we brainstormed the opportunity within our Oregon Total Worker Health® Alliance to develop curriculum addressing the Total Worker Health...

Seat technology for commercial drivers

Commercial truck and bus drivers spend many hours sitting throughout the workday, sometimes between 8 to 10 hours per day and 40 to 60 hours per week. Low back pain is one of the most commonly...