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!
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.
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.
OHHAI Graduate, Anika Larson is now a Kuskaya Fellow on the Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health Team at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru.
The Cascadia 2018 conference (formerly Semiahmoo) brought together researchers and students from UW DEOHS, the University of British Columbia, Oregon State University, Oregon Health Sciences University, Simon Fraser University, and U Regina to share current research related to Environmental, Occupational, and Population Health, with a focus on what these fields of study mean for mental health.