Parental leave podcast episode

Have you ever had to take time off as a new parent? Does your workplace have a family or medical leave policy that allows you to take time off to care for a child or family member? Did you use all...

OHWC fresh new look

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is launching a fresh new look this Spring. This month, OHWC will be rolling out a new graphic element for our outreach efforts. Housed within Oregon...

Photo of group breakout session at Partners' Luncheon 2019

2019 Partners’ Luncheon

Last week, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center invited stakeholders at the Oregon Health & Science University to engage in a conversation about improving the safety, health, and well-being...

Total Worker Health podcast episode

Developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Total Worker Health® is a holistic approach to worker well-being. The foundation of Total Worker Health (TWH) is to...

The Active Workplace Study

Join the Active Workplace Study

The number of sedentary jobs in the U.S. has increased steadily since the 1960s. There are currently over 30 million sedentary workers in the U.S. As the number of sedentary jobs in the U.S....

Nichole Guilfoy joins outreach team

We are pleased to announce the addition of Nichole Guilfoy to our team at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. Nichole brings with her...

SafeBuild addresses suicide prevention in construction

SafeBuild Alliance has completed an Oregon OSHA training grant designed to educate construction workers on mental health and suicide prevention. Funded at the end of 2017, this grant was awarded to...

Today, OccHealthSci released the "sleep episode" on our workplace safety, health and well-being podcast, What's Work Got To Do With It? podcast. Our guest, Dr. Andrew McHill talks about how sleep can impact our health, our health habits, and the implications this may have for the workplace. Dr. McHill will help us understand what happens to our bodies when our sleep patterns are disrupted and what we can do to help improve our sleep schedules.

Sleep podcast episode

Have you ever gone to work after a bad night of sleep? How productive were you at work that day? Did it make you eat any differently? Drink more coffee? How about more than one night of bad...

Our new podcast: What’s Work Got To Do With It?

At the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, we are excited to announce the launch of a new podcast, "What's Work Got To Do With it?". Geared toward...

2018 AHA Worksite Wellness Summit

Last week, our institute was a sponsor of the American Heart Association's (AHA) 9th Annual Worksite Wellness Summit at the beautiful Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland. It was wonderful to see...