Happy one year to our podcast

Happy one year anniversary to our institute podcast, "What's Work Got To Do With It?" Over the past year, the podcast team has produced and released over 8 episodes, reaching over 1,400 listeners...

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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...

Join us on November 15: Substance use and the workplace

We take seriously our role of sharing research and practice-based information that best addresses real and emerging workplace issues. This fall we will tackle the serious and significant issue of...

Conference season is here

Occupational safety and health conference season is here. Our outreach team will be exhibiting at various local and regional conferences this Fall and Winter. These conferences provide...

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Toxicology podcast episode

Each day, we are exposed to a variety of environmental exposures. Have you ever thought about all the elements that can impact your health when you walk outside on your way to work? But what about...

Leslie Hammer awarded grant to create military leader training

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Hammer for being awarded a Department of Defense grant addressing Behavioral Health and Resilience Training for Military Leaders. Dr. Hammer has expertise in...

September 15-21 is National Farm Safety and Health Week 2019!

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) is partnering with Orchard & Vineyard Supply (OVS) to promote Farm Safety and Health Week, and will host a table at their...

Two new fatality investigation reports from OR-FACE

OR-FACE contractors Illa Gilbert-Jones and Steve Eversmeyer have published two new Fatality Investigation Reports this summer: "Rubber equipment operator died after his head was caught between bars...

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...

National Night Out at Woodlawn Park

My name is Martina Shannon and I’m a summer research intern in the institute's Circadian Lab with Dr. Nicole Bowles. On August 6th, my lab team members and I attended National Night Out at Woodlawn...