Let’s build a culture of health, safety and well-being

Come Join Oregon Healthy Workforce Center at the 2020 Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology! Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being  Are you an organizational leader...

What does COVID-19 mean for agriculture?

Oregon joins a number of other states facing critical conversations about the agriculture industry and risk of novel coronavirus exposure to farmworkers. Often those of us working in safety and...

Opioids in the workplace podcast episode, a tree at sunset

Opioids podcast episode

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is reported “Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is very costly to our Nation, which has led to over $700 billion annually in costs...

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Workplace resources for COVID-19

By: Helen Schuckers, MPH "This is all uncharted territory we are navigating." -Christian Kaylor, Economist, State of Oregon Near the beginning of Oregon's coronavirus outbreak, I attended...

Finding well-being in writing

By Dede Montgomery, MS, CIH A few times my work-related interests and lessons have spilled into my personal blog. Yes, as my friends and colleagues know, I love to write. Today's blog, however,...

OSU’s MPH Program becomes GSP Qualified Academic Program

We are pleased to recognize and congratulate Oregon State University's Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health upon being approved by the Board of Certified Safety...

Summer intern podcast episode

Each summer, undergraduate interns have the opportunity to work alongside faculty mentors in basic and applied research over a three-month Summer Internship designed to introduce them to different...

Positive workplace culture podcast episode

Have you ever noticed that your mood and stress levels are affected by the words or conversations you have during meetings, with co-workers or your boss at work? How does it affect your work day and...

Strengthening our OSH workforce

I am always excited to meet newer professionals working in occupational safety and health (OSH). To be honest, part of it is because I am increasingly aware of the shortages developing in our...

Happy one year to our podcast

Happy one year anniversary to our institute podcast, "What's Work Got To Do With It?" Over the past year, the podcast team has produced and released over 8 episodes, reaching over 1,400 listeners...