OHWC’s FY22 report is out!

Happy Thanksgiving Week to our readers! We at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) are excited to announce our FY22 annual report. In this report, we highlight OHWC research, outreach,...

Connecting at the Total Worker Health® Symposium

What a week it has been! Members of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center join other proponents of the Total Worker Health® Approach this week at the National Institutes of Health to further...

New educational opportunity created through collaboration

We're pleased to share details about the first offering of Total Worker Health®: Advancing Worker Well-Being in the Workplace, a five day virtual instructor-led course. This offering is a joint...

Suicide prevention matters every day

We join others in recognizing both the month of September as Suicide Prevention Month, and last week as Suicide Prevention Week. The messages being shared throughout social media are a true sign of...

Understanding the WellBQ: let’s talk about worker well-being

Those concerned about the 'world of work' are more and more recognizing and discussing the impact worker well-being plays on our health, satisfaction, performance and productivity. Worker well-being...

Total Worker Health® practitioner education

With continued interest in learning more about the Total Worker Health® Approach, particularly among occupational safety, health and well-being professionals and practitioners, we want to be...

3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®

The International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®  will bring together an audience of safety and health professionals, employers, researchers, policymakers, labor representatives and...

Our 2022 Summer Institute was a Success!

OHWC’s Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute was a success! Our day-long online event, Total Worker Health® approaches in industry and academia: Key elements and implementation, welcomed...

Building capacity in Total Worker Health® education

I'm not sure if we had any idea what we were building when we brainstormed the opportunity within our Oregon Total Worker Health® Alliance to develop curriculum addressing the Total Worker Health...

Seat technology for commercial drivers

Commercial truck and bus drivers spend many hours sitting throughout the workday, sometimes between 8 to 10 hours per day and 40 to 60 hours per week. Low back pain is one of the most commonly...