Local Chocolate Shop Tour Makes Safety Sweet!

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. 

Canadian and American Researchers Come Together to Share New Findings at Cascadia 2018

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. 

ERC Trainee Takes Her Training to ExxonMobil

January 18, 2017 | Being an ERC student has equipped Emily Zamzow with the skills to work in industry and provide essential industrial hygiene support. In the summer of 2016, she was employed as the industrial hygiene intern at the ExxonMobil Joliet, Illinois refinery.

ERC Trainee Darrick Dickerson Graduates to Boeing

January 17, 2017 | Upon completion of his Master's degree and internship Darrick Dickerson was offered a full-time position with Boeing as a Safety Specialist. "I love the work I do," says Darrick, "I feel great knowing that my work benefits the lives and wellbeing of those around me!"

ERC Student Interns at UW’s Major Capital Projects Division

November 28, 2016 | Construction Management Safety and Health (CMOSH) Trainee, Christopher Mak, spent his summer interning for the University of Washington's Major Capital Projects Division, where he participated in a case study on Temporary LED Construction Lighting at the UW Animal Research and Care Facility Construction Site.

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