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...

Addressing Oregon’s new heat and smoke rules

Oregon workplace advocates and representatives are closely following the recent adoption of two new Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) workplace regulations. On May 12,...

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

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

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O[yes] announces 2022 Safety Media Contest winners

Oregon High School students were invited to create either a 30-90 second video or a graphic design that inspires young workers to think twice about their personal health and safety at work....

Workers’ Memorial Day and COVID-19

Submitted by Jackie Boyd, Research Project Coordinator, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Barbara Hanley, Research Associate and Fatality Investigator, Oregon Institute of...

Upcoming continuing education for all

While the number of virtual online learning opportunities have expanded tremendously during the past two years, many of us are also eager to again attend events and courses in person. A wide...

Inclusion and worker well-being in the trades podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we invite guest speakers Kelly Kupcak, Oregon Tradeswomen and Larry Williams, Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) to discuss inclusion and worker well-being...