Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Partners’ Luncheon

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) held it's Partners' Luncheon on Monday to thank our research and outreach partners from the first cycle (2011-2016) and our new partners for the 2016-2021...

Come attend our Summer Institute!

Here at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, we’re excitedly preparing for the 2016 Summer Institute: OHP Innovation and Creative Strategies Leading to Total Worker Health, July 12-14, 2016....

Distraction, stairs and a fall

It's one thing to know that slips, trips and falls are of the most common causes of on-the-job injuries. It's another thing, however, to always practice those things that are most likely to prevent a...

Plan your summer activity yet?

Come attend our Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) Summer Institute! The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences & the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center will host the 2016 Summer...

Arsenic and cadmium air pollution found in SE and North PDX

Potentially unsafe levels of arsenic and cadmium have been detected in the air of Southeast Portland. The primary source was been localized to a glass production facility that has operated there for...

New fatality report and upcoming rigging/signaling course

OR-FACE has published Fatality Investigation Report, "Crane operator killed by falling steel beam."  A 40-year old crane operator was killed when a clamp holding the top  of the 35-foot, 5600 lb...

Mindfulness and TWH: Join us live

We have a full room of almost 140 attendees at our fall symposium: Mindfulness and Total Worker Health. Dr. Autumn Krauss has kicked it off helping us know that Mindfulness is Attention +...

OccHealthSci.org: Help us help you

Consider how the internet has changed in the past twenty years! When we - then CROET - first established our online library twenty years ago we were about the only game in town. We were online even...

WestON brings news and humor

The 8th WestON (Western States Occupational Network) meeting in Denver (9/17-18) brought us important news, new ways of thinking ... and humor.  NIOSH Director John Howard's (below) appointment has...

Let’s avoid getting stressed over heat

OK – now that the extremely hot weather has (temporarily) passed, let’s not let our guard down about heat-related illness. Many workers do not have the option of getting out of the sun during the...