Positive workplace culture podcast episode

Have you ever noticed that your mood and stress levels are affected by the words or conversations you have during meetings, with co-workers or your boss at work? How does it affect your work day and...

Workplace suicide prevention guidelines released

Last week on World Mental Health Day, the first "National Guidelines for Workplace Suicide Prevention" were launched. This is a critical and relevant resource to serve as both foundation and...

Team for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

This Summer, our institute created a Team for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (TIDE). TIDE is a voluntary and active community that provides input and resources for the institute on hiring, retaining...

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HERO 2019

Last month, the Institute and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) attended HERO2019, a forum that brought together wellness practitioners, organizational leaders, and researchers in occupational...

Supportive managers are the key to employee well-being

"Employees who work with a supportive supervisor — someone who offers emotional and practical support, who acts as a positive role model, and who is a creative problem-solver — experience...

SOHP features Active Workplace Study

The Active Workplace study aims to reduce exposure to sedentary activity in the workplace and impact Total Worker Health. This Oregon Healthy Workforce study is featured in the Society for...

News from our Circadian Lab

We love sharing news from our labs here at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences! Thanks to the team from the Shea Circadian Lab for updating us on how they've been connecting with the...

New Be Super toolkit user guide

Construction workers in the United States are 3 to 5 times more likely to be injured or killed on the job compared to workers in other industries. The Be Super toolkit is an evidence-based program...

Spring Symposia 2019: Workplace Aggression

Workplace aggression symposia

Thank you to all who attended our Spring symposia on workplace aggression. We had a sold-out crowd of 170 people, as well as attendees that joined via-webinar. Our five speakers discussed best...

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...