Another year, another O[yes] video contest!

We are getting down to the wire! The annual “Speak up. Work safe.” video contest, sponsored by the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]), submission deadline is Friday, Feb. 7,...

Dr. Emily Huang recognized as prolific author on safety climate

Dr. Emily (Yueng-hsiang) Huang, a faculty member at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, will be recognized in an upcoming systematic network analysis of the first 4 decades...

Safety for everyone

I have few regrets in life so far, but certainly one of them is not becoming fluent in Spanish. Many times I have recognized how competence in speaking Spanish would make me better at what I do. That...

OHSU Portland Aerial Tram

Our research themes

Our mission is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. At the institute, we stand at the intersection of the workplace and well-being. We do so through basic...

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...

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Toxicology podcast episode

Each day, we are exposed to a variety of environmental exposures. Have you ever thought about all the elements that can impact your health when you walk outside on your way to work? But what about...

September 15-21 is National Farm Safety and Health Week 2019!

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) is partnering with Orchard & Vineyard Supply (OVS) to promote Farm Safety and Health Week, and will host a table at their...

Workplace aggression podcast episode

Have you ever thought about how safe, prepared or how your organization would respond to workplace violence? The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health looks at workplace violence...