OHWC fresh new look

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is launching a fresh new look this Spring. This month, OHWC will be rolling out a new graphic element for our outreach efforts. Housed within Oregon...

GOSH: what a week!

While we may be a bit exhausted, this week's 2019 Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference was yet another rousing success. We give our thanks to all of the dedicated and...

Cascadia subduction zone podcast episode

Have you ever thought about emergency preparedness at work? What happens if an earthquake hits in the middle of your workday? Listen to our newest podcast episode that highlights one of our talks...

Total Worker Health podcast episode

Developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Total Worker Health® is a holistic approach to worker well-being. The foundation of Total Worker Health (TWH) is to...

GOSH 2019 heading our way!

I’ve said it before (and I'll say it again), but the Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference is one of my favorite safety events. This largest safety conference in the Pacific...

Hierarchy of Controls and Total Worker Health

If you happen to join us for a presentation or discussion about Total Worker Health, you'll most likely hear us mention the Hierarchy of Controls. Safety and Health Professionals are well-versed...

Emergency preparedness webinars

With the start of the new year comes new goals and planning. Perhaps your planning includes developing strategies, resources or an action plan for emergency preparedness within your workplace or at...

Imagine a career in safety and health!

The Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) will once again sponsor a day at the 2019 Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference for those newer to the safety and health...

New OR-FACE fatality investigation report published

Excavating is one of the most hazardous construction operations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports excavation and trench-related fatalities in 2016 as nearly double the average of the previous...

Dede Montgomery receives distinguished IH award

Last week, our Outreach Director, Dede Montgomery received the 2018 Distinguished Industrial Hygienist Award during the Northwest Occupational Health Conference in Bremerton, Washington. The award...