COVID Convo: Bringing it all together

Hello Oregon! From a pandemic, to wildland fires and smoke, to ice and power outages: it has been a tough twelve months. We hope this weekend brings power to those still adversely affected by...

Vaccines and workplaces

Hot off the press from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is guidance for workplaces about vaccines, including tips on messaging and facts, particularly targeted to essential worker...

O[yes] expands annual work safety contest

For more than a dozen years our Institute has joined other organizations to sponsor the Oregon Young Employee Safety (O[yes]) video contest. New for 2021 is the contest's expansion and renaming as a...

OR-FACE publishes five new fatality reports in 2020

OR-FACE Fatality Investigator, Barbara Hanley, MPH, and OR-FACE contractor Steve Eversmeyer have published five new Fatality Investigation Reports in 2020.  The purpose of these reports is to...

Worker tending to power lines

Safety climate podcast episode

Safety climate is a snapshot of an organization’s perceived “state of safety,” at a point in time. Across many industries, a positive safety climate is associated with fewer accidents, higher...

Dr. Emily Huang Safety Climate Lab meeting online with construction partners on safety climate and culture

Prioritizing safety: Dr. Huang’s partners in construction

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, increased prevalence of forest fires, and social and political unrest, now more than ever, the prioritization of occupational safety, health and well-being...

Farm and agriculture safety education

National Farm Safety and Health Week 2020

It’s National Farm Safety & Health Week 2020, put on by The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety and AgriSafe. They are offering free, educational webinars in a variety of topics...