Panelists from Fall 2017 symposium.

What did we learn at “Navigating Mental Health at Work?”

We are always pleased when our symposia draw a full room: it tells us that our chosen topic is deemed both interesting and relevant to you, our supporters and partners. Last week's Navigating Mental...

Collaborative research across the ocean

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center hosted four colleagues from Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS) last week as part of the...

Industrial hygiene research meets practice in Spokane

Our fall safety & health conference season extended into Washington state at the end of October, when about 120 local and regional occupational health and safety professionals and students...

Connecting at OPHA

Faculty and staff attended the The 2017 Annual OPHA Conference and Meeting held in Corvallis, OR on October 9th to October 10th. During the conference we showcased research findings, networked...

SERVe Summit

This week, representatives from organizations across Oregon gathered at Portland State University for the Study for Employment Retention of Veterans (SERVe) Employer Summit. SERVe, a 5-year study...

Western States occupational health community gathers in Denver

An engaged group of epidemiologists and other occupational health and public health professionals gathered in Denver last week for the 10th annual Western States Occupational Network (WestON)...

Fall is safety & health conference season

I always look forward to Fall. Leaves turn beautiful colors, early season rains quench our parched forests (and put out forest fires!) and importantly, our safety, health & wellness conference...

Fruits of the eclipse

The eclipse added so much to the morning for those of us at or near the path of totality. It brought coworkers together, many who were encouraged to take some time to go outside and watch the...

What a summer we’ve had!

August 9th was a festive day here at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences. In a room abuzz with nervous excitement, our summer interns stood by their posters, proud to share their...

Tell us what you think!

Construction workers, homecare workers and young workers all have high rates of preventable injuries and illnesses. The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) has developed Total Worker Health®...