Over-exposure to UV light is known to cause serious health effects. What many workers and employers in commercial cannabis growing facilities don't know, is that they may be exposed to harmful amounts of UV light on the job.
We are excited to share our brand new video introduction to the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety! THIS is why we do what we do!
The 25-year-old Process Safety Management Standard has significant safety gaps, leaving refinery workers at risk. OHIP Interns worked with a local union to engage workers and the community with a proposed new standard for Washington State.
Robert Vannice practices his real-word Environmental, Health and Safety Management skills while interning with SeaCast Inc.
Northwest Center ERC students recently toured the Theo Chocolate Factory in Seattle, Washington to learn about safety and health in a food manufacturing facility. Students had the opportunity to view the factory in motion, as workers produced chocolate before their eyes.
University of Idaho students are working to enhance traditional safety training with VR simulations through funding from the NWC PTOP program.
NWC Staff Attended the 37th Annual Alaska Governor's Safety and Health Conference, connecting with partners from all across the state of Alaska!
Going green is all the rage - especially on St. Patrick's Day - but where do you start? Get inspired this St. Patrick's Day and start with one of these easy steps towards an eco-friendly lifestyle!
Ground was broken on Mongolia's first highway construction project in May 2016. There are currently no highways in Mongolia, but the country plans to complete 60 kilometers of new highway in the coming year. 22 Professionals from Mongolia visited the NWCOHS to learn about Road Construction safety as projects continue to grow.