Safety champions webinar

The Oregon Office of Rural Health is hosting a free 60-minute webinar on implementation of the Safety Champions Program for Critical Access Hospitals on April 3rd at 1:00 pm. This webinar will be led...

OHWC fresh new look

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is launching a fresh new look this Spring. This month, OHWC will be rolling out a new graphic element for our outreach efforts. Housed within Oregon...

GOSH: what a week!

While we may be a bit exhausted, this week's 2019 Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference was yet another rousing success. We give our thanks to all of the dedicated and...

Cascadia subduction zone podcast episode

Have you ever thought about emergency preparedness at work? What happens if an earthquake hits in the middle of your workday? Listen to our newest podcast episode that highlights one of our talks...

Photo of group breakout session at Partners' Luncheon 2019

2019 Partners’ Luncheon

Last week, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center invited stakeholders at the Oregon Health & Science University to engage in a conversation about improving the safety, health, and well-being...

Total Worker Health podcast episode

Developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Total Worker Health® is a holistic approach to worker well-being. The foundation of Total Worker Health (TWH) is to...

GOSH 2019 heading our way!

I’ve said it before (and I'll say it again), but the Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference is one of my favorite safety events. This largest safety conference in the Pacific...

2019 Summer Intern applications open

We have opened our applications for the Occupational Health Sciences' 2019 Summer Student Research Awards. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019. Occupational Health Sciences' Summer Student...

The Active Workplace Study

Join the Active Workplace Study

The number of sedentary jobs in the U.S. has increased steadily since the 1960s. There are currently over 30 million sedentary workers in the U.S. As the number of sedentary jobs in the U.S....

SafeBuild addresses suicide prevention in construction

SafeBuild Alliance has completed an Oregon OSHA training grant designed to educate construction workers on mental health and suicide prevention. Funded at the end of 2017, this grant was awarded to...