OHWC Projects

The 3 research projects at the heart of the OHWC, are:

  • Safety & Health Improvement Program (Leslie Hammer, PI)
    Training supervisors to use a team-based approach to support balance in employee’s work-family demands thus reducing stress and improving safety in City of Portland construction workers.

The 2 translational projects deliver proven training + added technology:

  • Safety and Health Promotion in Young Workers  (Diane Rohlman, PI)
    Using internet-delivered training to foster healthy lifestyle choices and safe work practices in young summer workers in a Parks and Recreation department, enhancing dissemination with social media

Pilot Funding Recipient:

  • Be Active, Work Safe: A Novel Program for People with a Disability (Laurel Kincl and Simon Driver, PI)
    Improve the health and safety of workers with a disability through the development, testing and dissemination of a web-based intervention that integrates basic occupational health and safety skills into an evidence-based health promotion model.





Kerry Kuehl DOCHammerRohlman
PSU OHWC faculty50