Crafting a Total Worker Health Management System Standard

Over the past six months I have been involved in the drafting of an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) voluntary standard for a Total Worker...

2020 Fall Symposium: Worker Health: Work as a Social Determinant of Health

2020 Fall Symposium recordings now available

Thank you for attending our Fall 2020 Symposium on the topic, "Worker Health: Work as a Social Determinant of Health". The symposium recordings are now available on OccHealthSci's Symposia...

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Thanking our veterans

We wanted to send a big thank you to our military Veterans and those within our Institute that have served. We appreciate their service to this country and also their hard work in occupational health...

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Safety climate podcast episode

Safety climate is a snapshot of an organization’s perceived “state of safety,” at a point in time. Across many industries, a positive safety climate is associated with fewer accidents, higher...

Oregon Worker Relief Fund impacts Oregonians

Wordcloud image credit: Innovation Law Lab In April we identified resources to support employees and community members as we began to recognize the impact the novel coronavirus was having on...

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...