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Nonstandard workers and occupational health risks

NWCOHS ERC Trainee, Allyson O’Connor, reflects on her journey in occupational health research and recent publication

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Occupational Health Opportunity for UW Graduate Students of all Disciplines

A new Work and Health Graduate Certificate Traineeship is open to all UW graduate students interested in adding an occupational health perspective into their studies or professional work. Work is an important factor in health, as well as health disparities.

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Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 on the University of Washington Campus

Occupational Medicine Resident, Dr. Anthony Norman participates in contact tracing of UW faculty, staff, and students.

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Discovery, Prediction, Prevention: NWCOHS Trainee Participates in Zoonotic Disease Research

As an intern with PREDICT-2 Study, ERC Trainee Hien Bui worked with the Wildlife Conservation Society Vietnam to discover and track coronaviruses in the wildlife supply chain.

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Workers in the field

Nonstandard workers and occupational health risks

NWCOHS ERC Trainee, Allyson O’Connor, reflects on her journey in occupational health research and recent publication

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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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