Total Worker Health 101: The Basics offered as ASSP PDC

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Columbia-Willamette Chapter will sponsor Total Worker Health 101: The Basics as their fall Professional Development Course (PCD) on Wed., November...

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OHWC’s new Medium page

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is now on Medium.com. Medium is an online publishing platform featuring a variety of trending topics and news in the media and more. OHWC's first article...

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Virtual 2020 Fall Symposium

We are almost one month away from our virtual 2020 Fall Symposium on Friday, November 13 from 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM PT. The symposium will be covering the topic, “Worker Health: Work as a Social...

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Part 2: Three decades at the Institute podcast episode

We are celebrating over three decades of research in occupational health and safety advancements here at the institute. Our latest podcast episode is a part of a three episode series. In Part 2 of...

The air we breathe: from COVID-19 to smoke

In Oregon, just as we began making progress understanding and implementing the various protections important to prevent the spread of COVID-19 came wildland fires. Oregonians are devastated by the...

Safety is the foundation

We frequently remind ourselves and others that safety is foundational in Total Worker Health®. By this we mean that health and well-being are critically important, but if we don’t make work (or...

Face coverings on!

Beginning tomorrow, face coverings must be worn by employees and the general public when working in most businesses or when visiting indoor spaces open to the public. While the general public may...

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Two weeks left! Register for the 2020 Summer Institute!

Join our 2020 Online Summer Institute: Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being! Featuring an excellent line-up of speakers from academia and industry, our event will include expert...

Three decades at the institute podcast episode

The mission of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. We work to prevent illness and injury in...