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  1. Oregon announces 2014 workplace deaths (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Thirty-one people covered by the Oregon workers' compensation system died on the job during 2014, the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) announced today.

  2. Oregon OSHA Public Education Workshop Schedule - April - June 2015 (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Oregon OSHA offers no-cost workshops in cities throughout Oregon.

  3. Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Fatalities in the Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) Industry (NIOSH)
    >  The NIOSH Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) is a national database that collects detailed information about fatal events in the U.S. oil and gas extraction industry.

  4. Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Distracted Driving (NIOSH)
    >  Distracted driving occurs any time you take your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind off your primary task: driving safely.

  5. Join the National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction: May 4-15, 2015 (OSHA)
    >  The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers, accounting for 279 of the 806 construction fatalities recorded in 2012.

  6. Teen Driver Safety: Environmental Factors and Driver Behaviors in Teen Driver Crashes (PDF) (AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety)
    >  This fact sheet summarizes a more comprehensive research report on the causes of teen driver crashes.

  7. Using Naturalistic Driving Data to Assess the Prevalence of Environmental Factors and Driver Behaviors in Teen Driver Crashes (PDF) (AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety)
    >  In this study, we conducted a large-scale comprehensive examination of naturalistic data from crashes that involved teenage drivers.

  8. Oregon Care Partners - No-Cost Training (Oregon Care Partners)
    >  Oregon Care Partners is pleased to be able to provide quality training to you at no cost, thanks to funding by the State of Oregon.

  9. How Much Sleep Do We Really Need? (National Sleep Foundation)
    >  Sleep needs vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health. To determine how much sleep you need, it's important to assess not only where you fall on the "sleep needs spectrum," but also to examine what lifestyle factors are affecting the quality and quantity of your sleep such as work schedules and stress.

  10. Montana Tech Safety, Health and Industrial Hygiene (Montana Tech)
    >  Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) degrees offer many exciting career opportunities as safety and health professionals or as health and fitness professionals.

  11. Montana Tech Master of Science in Industrial Hygiene Distance Learning/Professional Track (Montana Tech)
    >  The ABET-accredited MS program in Industrial Hygiene Distance Learning/Professional Track is designed to bring graduate education in industrial hygiene to working professionals.

  12. Central Washington University Safety & Health Management (CWU)
    >  Welcome to the Safety and Health Management Program at Central Washington University. The program prepares excellent occupational safety and health professionals.

  13. Mt. Hood Community College Environmental, Safety and Sustainability (MHCC)
    >  Environmental Health & Safety involves three disciplines, which often overlap or require close coordination.

  14. University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences - Exposure Sciences (UW)
    >  Exposure science studies the transfer of hazardous agents from the workplace and the general environment into our bodies, through measurement of environmental concentrations of the hazardous agents, and the length and duration of our contact with these hazards.

  15. Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences (OSU)
    >  We embrace the opportunity to develop globally minded public health professionals who will improve population health in Oregon and beyond.

  16. OHSU Public Health and Preventive Medicine (OHSU)
    >  We are the primary unit within the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine that provides education, research and collaboration directed at improving the health of the community.

  17. Portland State University Occupational Health Psychology (PSU)
    >  The OHP program focuses on the application of psychology to protect and promote workers’ safety, health, and well being, and to improve workers quality of worklife.

  18. Portland State University School of Community Health (PSU)
    >  Graduate students at the School of Community Health actively engage with the city and its leaders in health promotion for both research and practice.

  19. Identifying Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Using ToxCast and Authoritative Lists (NRDC)
    >  This blog, by Dr. Kristi Pullen, describes opportunities and limitations of non-animal toxicity testing (high throughput) data, using as a case study the California Safer Consumers Product chemicals of concern list.

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