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...

Walking out against gun violence

Yesterday at OHSU, we joined thousands of children, teenagers, and adults across the country in recognizing the victims of yet another school shooting. We hope that this walkout is a sign of many...

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®...

2017 O[yes] video finalists announced

It's another year - and another Oregon Young Employee Safety (O[yes]) Video Contest. After almost a decade of joining a number of organizations as contest sponsors, it's great to know that young...

O[yes] 2017 video contest: win a cash prize!

Another year, another contest:  the annual “Speak up. Work safe.” video contest is now open for submissions. The top three entries will take home cash prizes ranging from $300 to $500, and...

Start the Conversation: New supervisor tool released

It may seem like a no-brainer that employers should give all new workers safety training. For example, it would be outrageous for someone to walk onto a flight and announce, “Good evening...

How’s that video coming along?

Less than ten days remain for Oregon high school students to create and submit their 90 second video entry for the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition's annual "Work Safe. Save a Friend"...

Oregon FACE helps with OSHA 10 for high schoolers

OR-FACE taught machine guarding in an OSHA 10 general industry class for another group of students in Community Experience for Career Education (CE)2 . The (CE)2 program is led by Learning...

Occupational Health Sciences Reports to MLAC

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences provides reports to Oregon's Management Labor Advisory Committee (MLAC) due to it's base funding from the Workers' Compensation System. Dr. Steven...