Heart Health Month: what’s up in your workplace?

Earlier this month we blogged about loneliness, which serves to remind all of us about the importance of our relationships with the people in our lives, including co-workers. But what about the...

#Mentalhealthatwork: Join in now

If you are sitting at work or home and wishing you had registered for today's "Navigating mental health in the workplace: What do we know and where do we go," join us now by webinar! Dr. Nancy...

A Year of Impact: Health impacts safety

Perhaps you've seen or used our Health Impacts Safety meeting guides? Health Impacts Safety toolbox and safety meeting guides have been developed to support organizations integrating workplace...

What a summer we’ve had P.S.

And regarding those summer interns: Ever wonder just what it is they are researching? All of us at the Institute and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center congratulate our 2017 summer research...

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®...

OSHA’s Garnet Cooke wins TPSA award

The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) has presented Garnet Cooke, Pesticide Coordinator, Oregon OSHA, with its award for program excellence during its annual conference in San Diego,...

Thanks to Essential Workers everywhere

As this week's storm brought in amounts of snow and deep cold that Portland hasn't seen in decades, we'd be remiss not to acknowledge those who braved the snow, ice and cold to show up at work. Folks...

Oregon Military Employee Sleep and Health (MESH) Study

Dr. Leslie Hammer has recently been awarded a Department of Defense grant to develop and deliver a Total Worker Health® (TWH) intervention to improve the safety, health, and well-being of service...