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...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

As the pandemic continues to challenge our health and well-being, it is even more important that we spend time this month addressing suicide prevention. Each September we formally recognize the...

Best of COVID Conversations

Many of you joined our COVID Conversations live, or watched the recordings later. Between February and June of this year, we created ten conversations between industrial hygienists, safety and health...

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Latest OHWC Medium.com article

Medium.com is a crowd-sourced online publishing platform featuring a variety of trending topics and news in the media, research and more. The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) has published a...

Dr. David Hurtado presents on supportive supervision for ASSP

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Hispanic Safety Professionals Common Interest Group is sponsoring a free webinar addressing how supervisors can improve mental health in the...

COVID Conversations: What have we learned?

Last month we completed our tenth episode of our COVID Conversations, an informal virtual discussion series with safety and health professionals and occupational health nurses about strategies in the...

Implementing Total Worker Health

The Oregon Total Worker Health Alliance (comprised of our Institute, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, SAIF and Oregon OSHA) have been busy providing virtual Total Worker Health® practitioner...

Happy 50th to NIOSH! We’re celebrating on our podcast.

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) turns 50 this year. NIOSH was created in 1970 as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, with a mission to ensure...