Industrial hygiene research meets practice in Spokane

Our fall safety & health conference season extended into Washington state at the end of October, when about 120 local and regional occupational health and safety professionals and students...

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Toolkits

Research studies that began in 2011 at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) have resulted in four toolkits that we are eager to disseminate to workplaces! The toolkits, “SHIP”, “PUSH”,...

It’s official: Alliance on Total Worker Health®

Yesterday, the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences (including the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center), Oregon OSHA and SAIF Corporation signed the first alliance we are aware of to...

You won’t believe the summer I’ve had!

I am climbing through trees and over snags, nowhere near a clear hiking trail, trying to keep up with a forester who knows the route like the back of their hand. I’ve almost reached them when...

4th Annual Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute

The 3‐day institute hosted this year by Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia featured renowned researchers and practitioners in occupational health psychology, total worker health, and...

1st International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health™

Together with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Office for Total Worker Health and 14 other prestigious partners, we are excited to announce that registration is...

Get Moving!

We look forward to next week's symposium on Sedentary, Stationary and Physically Demanding Work. If the number of registrations is any indication of interest - wow, many of you are eager to learn...

Moving Workplace Safety Ahead by Looking Back

Thanks to OHSU staff and visitors who joined us today for our Occupational Health Sciences Safety Break Seminar: From Fur-Trapping to High Tech: The evolving Oregon workplace and its impact on...

Creating New Conversations

Remember back when an occupational safety and health conference was just that? Information about safety and health - respirators, emergencies, forklifts. My, how our conversations have expanded into...

Practice Total Worker Health – At Home, At Play, At Work!

OK…..I’ll just say it: I was not thinking (actually, I was being stupid). And the consequences? Three broken ribs and four to eight weeks of painful recovery. We were so close to finishing the...