Welcome 2018 Summer Research Interns!

We welcome our 2018 Institute interns: Claire Boenisch, Oregon State University, Ryan Olson Lab Lev El-Askari, Willamette University, Leslie Hammer Lab Adeline Fecker, University of...

A farewell to my Institute family

“All good things must come to an end”. These words, attributed to Chaucer in 1374, certainly hold true as I contemplate my “semi-retirement”, beginning after next week. Yes, I’m leaving...

Professionals not engineers and other news from Safety 2018

I know that I join many others who are pleased with the rebranding of ASSE to ASSP: professionals not engineers. I imagine there are still job descriptions out there defining some of us as "safety...

Join us this Summer!

Have you ever wondered: How can researchers best share their evidence-based tools with the community? How can practitioners effectively implement these tools within their organization? What are...

Understand pain: question beliefs, think differently

What a day we had yesterday, learning new ways to think about pain and sharing strategies for individuals and workplaces. Handouts and recordings will be posted mid-June. We thank our presenters,...

It’s why we do it

Driving through Oregon's remarkable Columbia River Gorge, including areas slowly recovering from last summer's fire, I felt deep gratitude. I was returning home from the Blue Mountain Occupational...

interactive presentation of safety toolbox talk about a fatal scaffold fall

OR-FACE shares safety week messages

OR-FACE participated in multiple events during last week’s 5th annual National Safety Stand-down. #StandDown4Safety is part of OSHA's ongoing campaign to prevent falls in construction as falls...

Institute Director Shea wins 2018 Leadership Award

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Director, Steven Shea, has been awarded the 2018 Faculty Senate Leadership Award, which was presented during the annual Distinguished Faculty Awards...

Institute researchers share work at SIOP Conference

Several members of the OccHealthSci shared findings and information from ongoing research at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) located in...

Workers memorial plaque in Salem, Oregon

Share a Story, Save a Life! April 27th-May 11th

The Oregon FACE program is challenging supervisors and workers in the construction industry to read and discuss a story about an Oregon construction worker who died on the job between April 27th and...