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.
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.
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!"
September 23, 2016 | Julianne Meisner is a veterinarian getting her MPH as a NWC Trainee. Her practicum rotation has her looking at the occupational health of livestock farmers in Uganda.
August 12, 2016 | Marissa Baker, NWC ERC M.S. program graduate and current DEOHS PhD candidate, was recently named the 2016 winner of the IPA/DGUV Award for Young Exposure Scientists from ISES - International Society of Exposure Sciences.