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NWCOHS trainees participate in the virtual Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology

NWCOHS trainees reflect on total worker health, equity and worker burnout

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NWCOHS trainees participate in the virtual Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology

NWCOHS trainees reflect on total worker health, equity and worker burnout

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Fostering Resilience in the Workplace

NWCOHS Continuing Education Programs partner with the UW Foster School of Business Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking (CLST) to help individuals and organizations boost resilience in the face of COVID-19.

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NWCOHS stands united against racial injustice

NWCOHS recognizes systemic and institutional racism and aims to institute anti-racist content and processes throughout our Center-wide activities

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Student experience: Dairy Farm Exposure and Immune Status in Adult Workers in Yakima Valley

MPH One Health student, Marine de Marcken, shares her journey to occupational health

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Teaching, learning and research continues during the COVID-19 pandemic and restricted operations

NWCOHS trainees are adjusting to a new learning and research environment under COVID-19 restricted operations

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Turning Down the Heat for Agriculture Workers

Heat illness is a serious concern for agriculture workers, but Erica Chavez Santos and the HEAT team are working to turn down the temperature of this serious health and safety risk.

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Personal Experience to Practice: Protecting Healthcare Workers from Violence

Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Occupational Health Nursing trainee, Katie Blanchard, is pursuing research to help prevent fellow nurses and healthcare workers from experiencing workplace violence.

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Disease and Infection Exposure in the Workplace: COVID-19 Highlights Need for Improved Planning

The current COVID-19 pandemic is a stark illustration of disease exposure among workers.

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Research to Impact: Communicating Science for Public Health Impact

Did you know only 27% of natural sciences/engineering academic articles are ever cited? For their winter quarter, center-wide event, NWCOHS trainees participated in a workshop about communicating their research in accessible ways to diverse audiences.

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COVID-19: What Employers and Workers Need to Know

COVID-19 is a new threat, however, government agencies and workplaces have long anticipated emergence of the next pandemic virus, and have planned accordingly.

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Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth – these are one and the same fight.

Cascadia 2020 - Innovative Approaches for a Planet in Crisis

NWCOHS faculty and students present their research at Cascadia 2020.

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Protecting Temporary Workers: Who is Responsible?

As the economy continues to boom, more employers are supplementing their workforce with temporary workers, hired through staffing agencies. In fact, these workers represented 3.8 percent of U.S employment in 2017.

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