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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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Oct 01, 2016
OSHA and the American Staffing Association renew alliance to protect temporary workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the American Staffing Association with the goal of protecting temporary employees from workplace hazards.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2015
Future of Work

The nature of employment relationships is changing for many Americans — in both high and low-tech sectors. And as our economy undergoes tremendous change and innovation, the nature of work continues to evolve.

Source: DOL

Jul 01, 2015
The Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “Suffer or Permit” Standard in the Identification of Employees Who Are Misclassified as Independent Contractors

Department of Labor Adminstration's Interpretation - issued by David Weil on July 15, 2015

Source: DOL

Jun 01, 2015
Recorded Webinar: Temporary and Contingent Worker Safety and Health Best Practices, Challenges and Solutions

This symposium was presented on May 28, 2015 by the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. It is available as a free recorded webinar.

Source: Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

Jun 01, 2015
Documentary: A Day's Work

This documentary tells the story of 21-year-old Day Davis who died on the job as a temporary worker, and issues related to workplace safety and health within the temporary staffing workforce.

Source: A Day's Work