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!
Northwest Center funding increases region-wide capacity for student-led projects to improve occupational health and safety.
In 2017, 47,600 people in the US died from an opioid-related over-dose. Could chiropractic care reduce the over-dose and disability rate among injured workers?
At the annual Highline Public Schools STEM Fest, self-identifying female, trans* and non-binary students get a unique opportunity to connect with STEM professionals who help spark and strengthen their interest in STEM careers through knowledge-sharing, expertise and mentorship.
"It is relatively commonplace for conference organizers to announce that, in fact, yes, this year’s event was the best conference yet, but for Cascadia 2019 I would agree" says Allyson O'Connor, a PhD student in the Northwest Center's Occupational Health Research program.
Construction Management Occupational Safety and Health (CMOSH) Program graduate, Jeremy Berke, shares his experience in the program and his career goals.
Master's student Rami Atallah teamed up with Wood Inc. to reduce community exposures to lead paint chips during broadcast tower restoration.
Black lung disease –an incurable condition that causes scarring of lung tissue - is on rise again, in the biggest cluster of disease ever reported. A recent investigation points to failures in federal regulations, and oversight of changing mine conditions.
Several trainees in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency program had the opportunity to attend the 2018 NAOEM conference.