Healthcare: Environment of Care
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.
Workplace Safety Initiative - Workplace Violence Prevention Toolkit
Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) convened the Workplace Safety Initiative (WSI) to address workplace violence faced by healthcare workers. The WPV pilot project with these pilot hospitals directly informed the materials in this comprehensive toolkit.
Dementia: Understanding Risks and Preventing Violence
This book provides information on how clinical care approaches and interventions can prevent or minimize the risk of worker injury when caring for people with dementia.
Source: Worksafe BC
Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)
HPP promotes a sustained national focus to improve patient outcomes, minimize the need for supplemental state and federal resources during emergencies, and enable rapid recovery.
Management of Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste
This website provides access to resources from the USEPA related to Management of Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste.
Oregon Public Health Services: Infectious Waste Page
Learn more about Alternative Treatments of Infectious Waste in Oregon.
Source: Oregon Public Health
Oregon Hazardous Waste Program
The DEQ is authorized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate hazardous waste in Oregon. Proper hazardous waste management is an integral part of protecting Oregon's land, air, and water systems.
State of Oregon Fire Marshal: Licensed Care Facility Information
The Health Care Facility Specialists inspect nursing homes, hospitals, and ambulatory surgical centers throughout the state. They also provide periodic training workshops for Health Care Facilities' staff which cover the subjects listed below.