Training and Symposia

Upcoming training

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2019 Fall Symposium: Substance Use and the Workplace: Building safe and healthy workplaces for all employees
Friday, November 15, 2019
University Place Conference Center, Portland OR
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See the recently posted recordings and handouts from our Spring 2019 Symposium addressing workplace aggression.
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Recently completed symposia

Workplace aggression: Best practices to prevent, identify and safely mitigate aggressive behavior and violence.
Friday, June 7, 2019, 9 AM - 4 PM

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Emergency preparedness and disaster response for the workplace: From awareness to action
Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, Portland Oregon
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2018 Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute
Dissemination, translation, and implementation of workplace intervention research
Tuesday, July 10- Thursday, July 12, 2018
Portland State University, Portland, OR
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Pain at work: How to prevent, recognize and treat
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 9 AM-4 PM
Wilsonville Holiday Inn, Wilsonville, Oregon
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Navigating mental health in the workplace: What do we know and where do we go?
Thursday, November 30, 2017
University Place Conference Center, Portland, Oregon
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Creating a positive work environment for safety and health
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Wilsonville Holiday Inn, Wilsonville, Oregon
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Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: Impact on worker health and well-being
Friday, November 18, 2016
University Place Conference Center, Portland, Oregon
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2016 Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute
OHP innovation and creative strategies leading to Total Worker Health
July 12-14, 2016
Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
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How to create and sustain a culture of safety
Friday, May 20, 2016
9 AM to 3:30 PM
Holiday Inn Portland South Wilsonville.
This event is sponsored by Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and SafeBuild Alliance
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Archived symposia

Mindfulness and Total Worker Health
Friday, November 20, 2015
University Place Conference Center, Portland OR
This event is sponsored by PSU Occupational Health Psychology Program, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and SAIF Corporation.
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Temporary and Contingent Worker Safety and Health: Best Practices, Challenges and Solutions
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Holiday Inn Portland South Wilsonville, 25425 SW 95th Avenue, Wilsonville, OR
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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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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 Coming soon!

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.

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

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)