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...

Welcoming 2019 summer interns

Welcome, 2019 Summer Interns! As an intern here at the institute, they are given research opportunities with faculty mentors across a range of basic and applied research areas. Occupational Health...

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...

Celebrating dedication and service

Every year, we celebrate and honor OHSU’s long-term employees for their dedication and service to the organization. This year we will be recognizing 1,148 employees who have celebrated their 10...

Work and sleep: how are we doing?

Last week I taught a 90-minute session on sleep and fatigue at the VPP Region X Conference held in Portland. The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is designed to recognize and promote effective...

OccHealthSci research staff members presenting a poster from Steven Shea Circadian lab research project

OHSU Research Week

Last week, OHSU held its annual research week that showcased work by faculty, students, research staff and postdocs from across campus. The institute had several research staff members give...

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...

Break for safety today and every day

Today, is the 16th annual Oregon Safety Break. Oregon OSHA coordinates this one-day event, designed to raise awareness and promote the value of workplace safety and health. Safety Break encourages...