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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

https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=33339

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

http://www.dol.gov/featured/fow/

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

http://www.dol.gov/whd/workers/Misclassification/AI-2015_1.pdf

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

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/outreach/temporary-worker.cfm

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

http://www.tempfilm.com/film2/

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