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,...

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...

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...

Safety Conference: Seguridad, salud, y sus derechos en el trabajo

Oregonians and those who live near our borders are fortunate to have access to many high quality conferences providing a plethora of technical sessions addressing occupational health and safety. Here...

Summer learning

While many people seem even busier at work than normal, perhaps you might find a lull in the next few months that allows you to take advantage of educational opportunities. In case you find that...

Worker well-being in the trades podcast episode (part 2)

In our latest podcast episode, we invite guest speakers Tiffany Thompson, former Director of Workforce Equity and Technical Assistance of Oregon Tradeswomen and Dr. Maura Kelly, Associate Professor...

Announcing Oregon Healthy Workforce Center’s annual report

Greetings from the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center! We’re thrilled to share our FY 21 annual report. This marks the final year of our 2016-2021 cycle, one filled with an array of activities...

Keeping up with Oregon OSHA’s smoke and heat rule-making

The Oregon occupational safety and health community, including employers and advocates, have been tracking current rule development of workplace rules addressing wildland smoke and excessive heat....

My work experience with the OR-FACE team at OHSU

Today we are pleased to share a blog recently posted on the Oregon Young Employee Safety (O[yes]) Coalition webpage that features our own student worker, Yewon Na. Perhaps you are familiar with...