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Oregon Healthy Workforce Center’s FY23 report is out!

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is excited to announce our FY23 annual report. We invite you to read about our accomplishments and activities related to our worker safety, health, and...

Sleep and Shift Work: Implications for Worker Health

Sleep and Shift Work: Implications for Worker Health and Safety

Let's face it; if you've worked a job, you know what it's like to feel tired at work. Simple tasks require more effort. Motivation and focus wain. Productivity declines. Time seems to stretch on like...

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US Surgeon General releases Advisory on social connection

This week, the United States Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, released a national strategy on social connection. Click here to learn more. Coming in the wake of the mental health crisis and the...

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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences 2022 Annual Report

  The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is pleased to share its 2022 Annual Report. The report provides a snapshot of the many activities the Institute engaged in throughout...

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Welcoming Shaun McGillis to the Outreach Team

Blog author, Erin Flynn, Director of Outreach We are delighted to welcome Shaun McGillis to the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Outreach Team.  He serves at the Senior...

Increasing Construction Safety

On January 31, 2023, Rachel Madjlesi, Fatality Investigator, Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) and Amy Spring, Outreach Manager, represented the Institute and the OR-FACE...

Farewell to Helen Schuckers

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is stronger thanks to the organizational skills, innovation, and leadership of Helen Schuckers. As the Institute’s Dissemination Specialist for...

Oregon Total Worker Health Alliance podcast episode

In 2017, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, Oregon OSHA and SAIF Corporation signed the first state-wide Alliance to expand the knowledge and application of Total Worker Health®...