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.
Environmental hazards in the home harm millions of children each year, and lurk in unsuspecting homes across the country. Environmental Professionals can help protect the health of children and families in their community by understanding the connection between health and housing, and how to take a holistic approach to identify and resolve problems that threaten the health and well-being of residents.
May 30, 2017 | Will we see you at AIHce 2017 in Seattle? Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety NIOSH ERC faculty, staff, and students will be involved in a variety of activities throughout the conference! Check out the events below, and don't forget to find us in the Expo Hall and say hello!
November 21, 2016 | “It was a pleasure to ‘tag team’ present at NOHC ’16 in Portland this year with Liz Kindred, Safety Officer at Harborview Medical Center and fellow UW DEOHS alumni. Liz’s presentation covered the ‘state of the issue’ and all the planning, training and preparations Harborview made for accepting potentially infected patients during the often chaotic Ebola virus outbreak in 2014."
October 3, 2016 | In a recent course put on by the NWC, 45 participants spent the day learning about new leadership skills, evaluating their own leadership styles, and applying it all to improving workplace health and safety.