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...

ASSP becomes Total Worker Health Affiliate

This past year has been a big year for the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) in addressing Total Worker Health®. Earlier this year ASSP completed the steps to be recognized as a Total...

New Be Super toolkit user guide

Construction workers in the United States are 3 to 5 times more likely to be injured or killed on the job compared to workers in other industries. The Be Super toolkit is an evidence-based program...

Break for safety today and every day

Today, is the 16th annual Oregon Safety Break. Oregon OSHA coordinates this one-day event, designed to raise awareness and promote the value of workplace safety and health. Safety Break encourages...

Sunshine ahead? Be safe!

While some of the country is still fighting cold or stormy weather, many of us in Oregon have seen a bit more sunshine recently. This warmer weather encourages us to try to find even more time to get...