Each industry has a unique set of workplace conditions, factors, environmental and occupational hazards, as well as organizational policies and practices that require careful planning to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of employees.

During the last four years, I have been working alongside and learning from scientists at Oregon…


During this past year, with the pandemic, civil unrest, and race-targeted violence, we have appreciated our supervisor’s support more than ever. As example of this support is our daily virtual team check-ins; these begin with “how is everyone doing today”, move into a discussion of the day’s work agenda, and…


Maintaining work-life balance has never been more important — or more challenging — than it is right now. The compounding effects of the COVID-19 crisis continue to affect our physical, social, psychological, and economic well-being. …


During the COVID-19 crisis, leaders are performing their typical roles under the additional stress of workforce instability and escalated safety and health risks, while also managing their own mounting work-life challenges and staying informed about rapidly changing policies.

And, with an increased prevalence of mental health issues experienced by workers…


1. Safety, health and well-being of the worker is interconnected

We spend over a third of our waking lives working. In 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that about 24% of people that were employed took their work home with them. Work and home are interconnected. Work can spillover into our personal lives, as well our personal lives can…

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center

Improving the safety, health and well-being of workers through Total Worker Health research, dissemination, outreach and education. Visit, www.YourWorkpath.com

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