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?
Master's student Rami Atallah teamed up with Wood Inc. to reduce community exposures to lead paint chips during broadcast tower restoration.
Occupational Health Services Research Program PhD students attended the 2018 APHA Meeting under the theme "Healthy Equity Now".
Robert Vannice practices his real-word Environmental, Health and Safety Management skills while interning with SeaCast Inc.
University of Idaho students are working to enhance traditional safety training with VR simulations through funding from the NWC PTOP program.
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.
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.
November 21, 2017 | The Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety supports occupational health & safety education and training in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Through the Professional Training Opportunities Program (PTOP), small grant funding is available to support applicants from all disciplines and fields for projects and activities that address worker health.