Posts Tagged ‘young worker’

Just How Vulnerable are New Employees?

Yesterday during Oregon’s Construction Advisory Committee Meeting, we spent some time discussing a construction-related fatality that happened earlier this week in Seattle. While all workplace fatalities are unsettling and tragic – one point that was ever so striking was the report that the worker who died was on his first day at work. Those of us in the safety field have heard statistics demonstrating the higher risk of getting hurt within the first six months … Read More

NW Youth Expo: Imagining the possibilities

What happens when you take 5000 Oregon high school students, sprinkle in dedicated mentors and turn them loose with potential employers and training programs? You get a highly engaging event like this week’s Northwest Youth Expo! OHSU and O[yes] joined other employers and sponsors representing health care, construction and trades, manufacturing, apprentice programs, and, technical and academic colleges at the Oregon Convention Center for this annual event. The Portland Business Alliance, its members and sponsors, … Read More

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