Announcing Oregon Healthy Workforce Center’s annual report

Greetings from the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center! We’re thrilled to share our FY 21 annual report. This marks the final year of our 2016-2021 cycle, one filled with an array of activities...

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Podcast episode: Supporting low-wage, essential workers during COVID

In our latest podcast episode, we highlight a 2021 Fall Symposium talk from Dr. Tori Crain. Dr. Crain addressed the topic of supporting low-wage essential workers' nonwork life during the pandemic...

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Tackling the small and big picture at HERO Forum21

Mental health, psychological safety, organizational resilience, diversity-equity-inclusion, supportive leadership, and work as a social determinant of health. These were some major focuses at the...

Healthy Work Campaign Launches Healthy Work Survey for Organizations

Organizations seeking evidence-based resources for employee safety, health, and well-being have a new free, online tool available to them. Our partners at the Center for Social Epidemiology, a...

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Active Workplace Toolkit

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center has a new Total Worker Health® toolkit available. The Active Workplace toolkit is a science-based toolkit designed to help reduce sitting time at work and...

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...

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Latest OHWC Medium.com article

Medium.com is a crowd-sourced online publishing platform featuring a variety of trending topics and news in the media, research and more. The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) has published a...

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...

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New podcast episode: Changing a toxic workplace culture

In our next podcast episode, we highlight Gian Lozano's talk from our 2020 Spring Symposium. Gian Lozano is the High Reliability Administrative Director at Veterans Affair (VA) Portland. He has had...

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,...