OccHealthSci visits workers’ comp division

Drs. Steven Shea, Stephen Lloyd and Kent Anger met with the Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) management team on April 5, at WCD Director Lou Savage's invitation, to describe the Oregon Institute...

April is distracted driving awareness month

More than 40,000 people were killed on our nation's roadways last year, an increase of 6% from 2015, and distracted driving is a major contributor. In light of these disturbing statistics, the...

kitchen safety showdown competitors in the kitchen

Safety training you can savor

Prevention, best practices – these are key ingredients for staying safe on the job. As safety and health professionals we continually strive to find and implement effective ways to improve safety...

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...

Dr. Saurabh Thosar wins career development grant

We congratulate Saurabh S. Thosar, PhD on the awarding of a career development grant from the Sleep Research Society Foundation. Saurabh’s project is titled Circadian rhythms of vascular function...

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...

class session of SAIF's agriculture safety seminar

New OR-FACE agriculture safety resource

OR-FACE recently published an updated hazard alert for the agriculture industry in collaboration with our safety partners at SAIF. Fatal injuries on farms and ranches frequently involve tractors and...

Spring symposium: pain at work

We look forward to diving into the topic of pain in the workplace as we examine best practices for preventing, recognizing, and treating pain. Each year we intend for our biannual symposia to be more...

OHSU and PSU scientists win new grant to study bus operator health

Thank you labor and management partners! Dr. Ryan Olson and collaborators at OHSU and PSU were recently awarded a $3.5 million grant to study the health, safety, and well-being of new bus...

Four from Occupational Health Sciences receive TTBD licenses

Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) at OHSU granted licenses for discoveries to four Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences faculty members in the 2018 ceremony at OHSU last...