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...

2021 O[yes] Media Contest winners

We thank our partners at the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) for sharing this blog. For the first time in the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition contest’s 13-year history,...

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Young Workers during the pandemic

The Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) recently posted a blog on Young Workers and COVID-19. As a way of addressing unique concerns and risks presented to young workers related to...

O[yes] expands annual work safety contest

For more than a dozen years our Institute has joined other organizations to sponsor the Oregon Young Employee Safety (O[yes]) video contest. New for 2021 is the contest's expansion and renaming as a...

Safety is the foundation

We frequently remind ourselves and others that safety is foundational in Total Worker Health®. By this we mean that health and well-being are critically important, but if we don’t make work (or...

2020 O[yes] video contest awards event virtual on May 14

After more than a dozen years of celebrating Oregon high school creators of the annual O[yes] Work Safe. Speak Up. video contest, the event is going virtual! O[yes], the Oregon Young Employee Safety...

Another year, another O[yes] video contest!

We are getting down to the wire! The annual “Speak up. Work safe.” video contest, sponsored by the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]), submission deadline is Friday, Feb. 7,...

2019 O[yes] video contest finalists announced

The top five finalists for the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) annual safety video contest are now posted on YouTube for viewing, and can be watched below. This annual contest...

O[yes] kicks off annual high school safety video contest

We are pleased to support the annual “Speak up. Work safe.” video contest! 2019 marks the 11th year the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) has sponsored this contest. The top three...

2018 O[yes] high school safety video finalists selected

For the tenth consecutive year, Oregon high school students created videos to foster awareness about workplace safety – all with the central message, “Speak up. Work safe.” The Oregon Young...