Total Worker Health® practitioner education: Full steam ahead

While there is so much that is difficult for workplaces during the pandemic, it is somewhat amazing how much education we have been able to provide for safety, health and well-being professionals in...

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Staff Spotlight: Ivanna De Anda

For our final “Staff Spotlight” of 2021, we interviewed Ivanna De Anda. Ivanna joined the Olson Lab at the Institute this Summer as a Research Assistant for the Tech4Rest and SHIFT...

Supportive leaders and well-being

We congratulate Leslie Hammer, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and her team, on their recent blog shared by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)....

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Tackling the small and big picture at HERO Forum21

Mental health, psychological safety, organizational resilience, diversity-equity-inclusion, supportive leadership, and work as a social determinant of health. These were some major focuses at the...

Healthy Work Campaign Launches Healthy Work Survey for Organizations

Organizations seeking evidence-based resources for employee safety, health, and well-being have a new free, online tool available to them. Our partners at the Center for Social Epidemiology, a...

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Active Workplace Toolkit

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center has a new Total Worker Health® toolkit available. The Active Workplace toolkit is a science-based toolkit designed to help reduce sitting time at work and...

Conferences and educational opportunities

Live educational events and conferences have joined the long list of activities significantly altered by the pandemic. Our OccHealthSci and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Outreach Team traditionally...

OHWC gets renewed for 5 more years!

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is celebrating! Led by Co-Directors Leslie Hammer, PhD and Ryan Olson, PhD, and founded in 2011 by Kent Anger, PhD,  our center has been successfully...