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.
Older Drivers in the Workplace: How Employers and Workers Can Prevent Crashes
This fact sheet gives employers and workers information on age-related physical and mental changes that may affect older workers’ driving.
Advancing Workplace Health Protection and Promotion for an Aging Workforce
Objective: To explore issues related to the aging workforce, including barriers to integrating health protection and promotion programs, and provide recommendations for best practices to maximize contributions by aging workers.
Healthy Aging for Workers, Anticipating the Needs of an Increasingly Aging Workforce, National Labor College, Silver Spring MD, February 17-18, 2009
This page provides access to video highlights and presentations from the February 2009 Aging Workforce in Silver Spring, MD.
Ivey Business Journal: Accommodating older workers’ needs for flexible work options
By Kathleen Christensen and Marcie-Pitt Catsouphes - Reprint # 9B05TD02 IVEY MANAGEMENT SERVICES, July/August 2005.
Source: Ivey Business Journal
Healthy Aging for a Sustainable Workforce
A report from the February 2009 Healthy Aging for Workers conference promotes a focus on workplace environments to maintain work ability as employees age, along with legislative fixes and research to fill in knowledge gaps for keeping workers healthy and productive.
Aging Populations and Work lunch group summary - Oregon's Workplace Health and Safety: Looking Forward to 2020 (PDF)
These session notes from “Oregon’s Workplace Health and Safety: Looking Forward to 2020” presented by CROET and Oregon OSHA on September 23, 2009, summarize discussions from the Aging Work Session.
Source: Occupational Health Sciences
Workforce Diversity and Risk Assessment: Ensuring everyone is covered
The main aim of this report is to describe why and how risk assessment can and should cover the whole workforce, and to increase awareness among those responsible for and affected by health and safety at work about the importance of assessing the risks of ALL workers.