CDC NIOSH

CDC NIOSH IPA appointment

Last September, Institute Senior Research Associate and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Outreach Co-Principal Investigator, Dede Montgomery was appointed to the CDC's National Institute for...

COVID Conversations: What have we learned?

Last month we completed our tenth episode of our COVID Conversations, an informal virtual discussion series with safety and health professionals and occupational health nurses about strategies in the...

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Farmworkers’ experiences during COVID

On our newest podcast episode, we feature, Reyna Lopez's talk, "Essentially Forgotten?" highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on the Latinx farm working community in Oregon. Reyna Lopez is a leader...

Continuing COVID-19 conversations: catch up and look ahead

We are pleased with the success of our COVID Conversation series, held twice monthly and continuing through June 2021. While many safety and health professionals, industrial hygienists and...

Vaccines and workplaces

Hot off the press from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is guidance for workplaces about vaccines, including tips on messaging and facts, particularly targeted to essential worker...

Caring for caregivers during the pandemic

Even prior to COVID-19, caregivers of elderly and disabled community members have been challenged at work. Low pay, poor or no benefits, long hours and in some cases, lack of support have plagued...

Adapting research and outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adapting research and outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic

In late March 2020, many research groups across the globe were challenged with either adapting data collection to the digital world or temporarily suspending their endeavors. The Institute’s...

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Oregon OSHA’s COVID-19 Rule effective today

Oregon OSHA has been hard at work creating a new temporary rule to help protect Oregon workers during the current pandemic. Stakeholders, business owners and worker advocates have actively engaged in...

Stress at work

Employee well-being during a pandemic

Covid-19 is undoubtedly impacting our individual and collective mental health. Each one of us is going through stressful times right now and learning to cope in different ways. The Pew Research...