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2011-2014 Symposia

Healthy Workplace Solutions: From Research to Practice

November 7, 2014
University Place & Conference Center, Portland, Oregon
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Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute: Advancing Theory and Practice in the context of Total Worker Health

July 16-18, 2014, Portland Oregon
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2014 National Symposium for Corrections Worker Health

July 15, 2014
Sponsored by the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center
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Sedentary, Stationary and Physically Demanding Work: Health Consequences and Workplace Solutions


Presented by the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and Oregon Public Health Division
Thursday, June 5, 2014
McMenamins - Kennedy School, Portland, Oregon
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Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Partners' Luncheon

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Red Lion - Jantzen Beach, Portland, Oregon

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The Changing Employment Relationship and Worker Well-Being

Presented by CROET and PSU Occupational Health Psychology Program
Friday, November 15, 2013
University Place, Portland Oregon

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Sleep and Shift Work: Impact on Health, Safety and Productivity

Presented by CROET
Friday, June 14, 2013
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

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Creating Excellence in Worksite Wellness: Taking Your Program to the Next Level

A Short Course at the Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference on March 7, 2013 co-sponsored by CROET, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, SAIF Corporation and the Portland Business Journal.

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Workplace Aggression: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention

Presented by CROET and Portland State University Occupational Health Psychology
Friday, November 2, 2012
University Place, Portland, Oregon

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Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Luncheon

An Authoritative Look at the ROI of Workplace Wellness Programs
by Larry Chapman, September 14, 2012

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Green Chemistry, Safer Alternatives and Work

Presented by CROET and Oregon Health Authority, Public Health
Friday, June 15, 2012
Ambridge Event Center, Portland, Oregon

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Innovations in Safety Climate

Presented by CROET and Portland State University
Friday, October 28, 2011
University Place, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

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Innovative Communications & Messaging

Friday, June 3, 2011
NECA/IBEW Training Center, Portland, Oregon

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2001-2010 Symposia

Workplace Accommodations &Return to Work

Presented by CROET and Portland State University Friday, November 5, 2010 University Place, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 
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Creating a Healthy Workforce

Presented by CROET
Friday, June 4, 2010 at NECA/IBEW Training Center in Portland, OR View webinar presentations

Managing the Aging Workforce: Implications for Workplace Stress, Health, Safety and Performance

Presented by CROET and Portland State University Friday, October 30, 2009 University Place, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

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Oregon's Workplace Health and Safety: Looking Forward to 2020

Presented by CROET and Oregon OSHA Thursday, September 24, 2009 Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach, Portland, Oregon

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The Body's Response to Environmental Stress

Friday, May 29, 2009 University Place, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
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Work-Family Stress: Implications for Safety and Health

November 7, 2008 University Place, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
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Driving Safety at Work

June 6, 2008 at the UA 290 Plumbers Steamfitters Training Center, Tualatin, OR.

Substance Use and Safety in the Workplace

November 2, 2007 at Portland State University, University Place, Portland, OR.

Safety at Work in Informal and Non-Traditional Settings: Protecting Vulnerable Workers

June 8, 2007 at the NECA/IBEW Electrical Training Center, Portland, OR.

Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Training: Clinical Applications for the Busy Pediatric and Family Practice

May 23, 2007 at CDRC 3200, OHSU, Portland, OR.

Workplace Violence Prevention

December 8, 2006 at the Native American Center at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Safety and Health for the Limited English Speaking Workforce: Challenges & Successes 

June 9, 2006 at the Ambridge Event Center, Portland, OR.

The Multidimensional Causes of Accidents and Injuries

November 18, 2005 at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

When Employees' Personal Lives Interact with Occupational Safety and Health

November 5, 2004 at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Creating a Favorable Safety Climate: Academic, Industry, and Labor Perspectives

November 7, 2003 at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Occupational Safety and Health Issues Faced by Office Workers

November 1, 2002 at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Building Effective Training Programs

March 28-29, 2002 at the Portland Conference Center, Portland, OR.

Agriculture Safety and Health Mini-Symposium

March 18, 2002 at the BICC, OHSU

Stress in the Workplace

October 26, 2001 at the Portland Conference Center, Portland, OR.

Occupational Asthma Seminar

February 2, 2001, Portland Conference Center Portland, OR.

1993-2000 Symposia

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Held February 11, 2000 at the Portland Conference Center, Portland, OR. 

Construction in the 21st Century

Held March 8-12, 1999, at the Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference, Portland, OR.

Shift Work Seminar

Held January 22nd, 1999, at the Portland Conference Center, Portland, OR.

Occupational Safety and Health in the 21st Century Oregon workplace

On April 28th, 1998, CROET sponsored a symposium addressing health and safety in the Oregon workplace of the 21st century. The symposium, which was held drew together leaders from industry, government, and labor. The overview below outlines the organization of the symposium.

The Honorable Neil Goldschmidt and Graham Slater from the Oregon Employment Department have kindly consented to have their remarks appear on our website. We have summarized the discussions which took place during the productive working lunch groups.

We look forward to hearing from you. A final report of the key issues will be posted on this website and be provided to the Symposium participants.

WelcomeNeil Goldschmidt, former Oregon Governor

Goals of the SymposiumPeter Spencer, CROET Director

Oregon's Work Force in the 21st CenturyGraham Slater, Oregon Employment Dept.

Panel Discussion: The Changing Oregon Workplace

Ken Boddie, KOIN TV, Moderator. Partial list of panelists: Margaret Hallock, LERC;Lynn Lehrbach, Teamsters;John Mitchell, US Bank;Tim Pope, WTD Industries;Bob Shiprack, Building Trades;Brad Witt, AFL-CIO;Duncan Wyse, Oregon Business Council

Working Lunch, Breakout Sessions

Choose an industry group to discuss and identify high-priority health and safety issues: (1) High tech (2) agriculture (3) construction (4) manufacturing (5) services (6) health care (7) emerging industry (8) logging (9) transportation

Panel Discussion: Health and Safety in the Future Workplace

Bill Lunch, OSU, Moderator. Partial list of panelists: Pete DeLuca, Oregon OSHA;John Froines, PhD, UCLA, former Deputy Director of OSHA;John O'Donoghue, PhD, Eastman Kodak;Sheldon Wagner, MD, Oregon State Univ.

Pesticide Overexposure Identification

Held in 1997 in Medford, Salem, Hood River, Pendleton, and Ontario, Oregon.

Lead in the Northwest 2: Changing Solutions to an Emerging Problem

Held June 26, 1997 at CROET, OHSU.

Agricultural Health and Safety

February 3, 1995 in Pendleton, Oregon (co-sponsored by the University of Washington).

Occupational Exposures and the Human Reproductive System

Held October 10, 1994 in Portland, Oregon.

Dangers in Agriculture: Injuries and Pesticide Exposures

Held February 4, 1994 in Portland, OR (co-sponsored by SAIF)

Health Implications of Solvent Exposure at Work

Held November, 20-21, 1993 in Portland, OR (co-sponsored by SAIF)

Health Implications of Lead Exposure

Held November 19, 1993 in Portland, OR (co-sponsored by SAIF)