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...

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...

COVID Conversation recap

What did we learn? Throughout our COVID Conversation Series, we have appreciated the sharing of lessons learned and tips within our safety, health and well-being community. This week's discussion...

OHSU Summer Internships

2021 Summer Intern applications now open

We have opened our applications for the Occupational Health Sciences’ 2021 Summer Student Research Awards. Our Summer Student Research Awards are paid summer internships designed to introduce...

NIOSH celebrates 50th Anniversary

Happy 50th to NIOSH

This year is the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's (NIOSH) 50th anniversary. Since April 28, 1971, NIOSH has funded research, education and resources in occupational safety and...

Calling all new and seasoned ASSP Hispanic Safety Professionals!

The Hispanic Safety Professionals member community within the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) advances Hispanic safety professionals in the occupational safety and health (OSH)...

Oregon COVID-19 construction survey

On behalf of the Oregon COVID-19 Construction Taskforce, we invite all Oregon construction and trades workers to participate in a short survey. This approximately three minute anonymous survey was...

Worker tending to power lines

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...