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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...

11th American Heart Association Worksite Well-being Summit

We’re just one week away from the 11th annual Worksite Well-being Summit on October 7th from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm PST! The event will kickoff with an important discussion about Diversity, Equity,...

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National Farm Safety and Health Week 2020

It’s National Farm Safety & Health Week 2020, put on by The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety and AgriSafe. They are offering free, educational webinars in a variety of topics...

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Workplace safety is integral for rural hospitals

Blog submitted by: Sam Greenspan, MPH Patient-assist injuries are a significant and costly occupational health problem for healthcare organizations. Hospital staff such as registered nurses and...

Conference planning 2020: now what?

Normally, this time of year our Institute Outreach Team would be busy making travel plans for the boatload of out-of-town conferences in the coming fall. I don't need to tell you how 2020 simply...

Catch up on the 2020 Summer Institute, even if you missed it!

Earlier this month we were pleased to present our 2020 Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology. This Institute was first held during the summer of 2012, and has alternated each year...

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Reducing anger at work: what can organizations do?

Written by Shalene Allen, Senior Research Assistant in Dr. Leslie B. Hammer Lab Institute faculty member and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Co-director Leslie Hammer, Ph.D., shared her expertise...

Preventing bullying at work

After more than two decades of providing our continuing educational symposia face-to-face, we successfully presented our Spring 2020 event virtually. Although I imagine most of us missed the...

COVID-19: How are your graduate students?

COVID-19 impacts everyone: individuals, workers, families - people of all ages and at all stages of life. Some people may feel more negatively affected than others. In previous Oregon and the...