NWC Staff Attended the 37th Annual Alaska Governor's Safety and Health Conference, connecting with partners from all across the state of Alaska!
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.
December 18, 2017 | The CUNY Institute for Health Equity Public Health Minute series is now on YouTube! Dr. Noah Seixas talks about the vulnerability of immigrant workers to workplace health hazards.
Max Chmielinski, a former ERC trainee now pursuing his PhD, was featured in the Synergist Now blog as part of the American Industrial Hygiene Association's ongoing #IamIH campaign. Max is working with a team of DEOHS researchers to determine the levels of UV radiation exposures among workers in the cannabis industry.
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!
March 16, 2017 | The annual CERC conference highlights research and its relevance for pressing issues facing the Construction Industry. This year over 120 attendees were eager to learn about the newest construction safety and health research.
September 7, 2016 | Imagine a FitBit, or Apple Health App, that informs you about the space you are occupying throughout the day. If it told you you're breathing in something toxic on your way to work, would you change your route? If it found that your mood improves when you spend time outdoors, would you fit more walks into your day? This is what DEOHS Associate Professor Edmund Seto, PhD, MS, wants to discover.
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!