Health & Safety Matters: The DEOHS blog

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Our future in the balance

New UN report warns the deteriorating condition of the global environment imperils health unless we act now  

March 14, 2019 | Jolayne Houtz

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Two firefighters at the scene of a grass fire.

Building back better

DEOHS researcher explores new strategies to help communities come back healthier and more resilient after a disaster

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A woman looks through VR goggles.

Real-life experience, without the risk

Virtual reality simulation developed by the University of Idaho and DEOHS aims to protect workers from on-the-job hazards

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DEOHS students recently toured Boeing's Everett facility. Photo: courtesy of Boeing.

Co-piloting a program to launch careers

Boeing and DEOHS partner to bolster academic programs, student opportunities and workforce talent

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Photo of Dean Hilary Godwin by Elizar Mercado

Meet our new dean

Hilary Godwin joins UW School of Public Health as dean, with a faculty appointment as DEOHS professor

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DEOHS graduate Hamzah El-Himri on the job as a site safety manager at Amazon. Photo: Courtesy of El-Himri.

Health and safety in the real world

DEOHS alumni share their college-to-career transitions

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Smoky skies reduce visibility along a road in central Washington.

Let's talk about wildfire smoke and your health

Summer’s smoky skies prompt call from DEOHS researchers for better communication about health risks

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