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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Aug 16, 2018
Prácticas recomendadas para programas de seguridad y salud

OSHA ha actualizado recientemente la Guía para los programas de seguridad y salud que lanzado por primera vez hace 30 años, para reflejar los cambios en la economía, los lugares de trabajo, y la evolución de las cuestiones de seguridad y salud. Los métodos recomendados presentan un enfoque paso a paso para la implementación de un programa de seguridad y salud, construido alrededor de siete elementos básicos que componen un programa exitoso.

Source: OSHA

Aug 16, 2018
Safe and Sound: Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues. The Recommended Practices present a step-by-step approach to implementing a safety and health program, built around seven core elements that make up a successful program.

Source: OSHA

Jul 26, 2018
NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Opioids

The effects of opioid use and misuse are not isolated to work or home environments, and the potential for addiction may be preceded by injuries that happen in the workplace, with the consequences affecting both an individual’s working life as well as their home life.

Source: NIOSH

Jul 26, 2018
NIOSH Healthy Work Design and Well-Being Program

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Healthy Work Design and Well-Being Program seeks to improve the design of work, work environments, and management practices in order to advance worker safety, health, and well-being. This short document summarizes goals and strategies of the program.

Source: NIOSH

Jun 19, 2018
Issue #56: Supervisor Support Training Makes a Difference for Worker Well - being

The article appears in CPH News and Views, from Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace, as contributed by Leslie Hammer, Associate Director of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center.

Source: UML

Apr 30, 2018
2018's Most and Least Stressed States

Certain states have contributed more than others to elevating — or decreasing — stress levels in the U.S. WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 38 key indicators of stress to determine the places to avoid and achieve a more relaxing life.

Source: WalletHub

Mar 29, 2018
A Systems Approach to Worker Health and Wellbeing

This document summarizes The Campbell Institute's research findings and recommended current approach as related to Total Worker Health.

Source: Campbell Institute

Mar 29, 2018
National Public Radio Special Series: The Rise of Contract Workers

This series produced by National Public Radio, addresses current issued related to contract workers, including safety, pay and other benefits.

Source: NPR

Mar 01, 2018
Guarding Minds at Work: A Workplace Guide to Psychological Health and Safety

At the heart of Guarding Minds at Work is a survey tool and summary reports that compare your results against a 2016 nationally representative sample of workers in industries and geographical regions across Canada.

Source: CARMHA

Jan 26, 2018
Walk-in Doctor Visits at Work? Welcome to the Office Health Center

The Wall Street Journal explores how, to keep employees healthy and productive, businesses are bringing medical care into the workplace.

Source: WSJ