GOSH 2015

The 2015 Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health (GOSH) Conference will be held March 9-12, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is pleased to participate as a Gold Sponsor. The program is impressive, the exhibit hall is filling out, and registration is now open. Visit the gosh Oregon GOSH website.

See what is happening in the Wellness Track.

If you attend, you will find Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center in the exhibit hall, and with staff presenting the following technical sessions:

  • #207 Exposure to Pesticides: The UC-123 Agent Orange Spray Aircraft: A Post-Vietnam Military Herbicide Exposure Case Study: Fred Berman; (Tues., 10:30-11:15 AM)
  • #215 Behavior Change Tactics You Can Apply Today: Findings and tools from the COMPASS Total Worker Health Program for Home Care Workers: Ryan Olson, Sharon Thompson; (Tues., 10:30 AM to noon)
  • #326 Effective Team-Based Approaches to Total Worker Health: Kerry Kuehl, Ryan Olson; (Wed., 10:30 AM to noon)
  • #417 An Overview of the Safety and Health Improvement Program: Leslie Hammer; (Thurs., 10:30 AM to noon)
  • #419 Total Worker Health: Tips and Strategies for Safety and Health Professionals: Dede Montgomery; (Thurs., 10:30 AM to noon)
  • #459 Research and Resources on Traumatic Occupational Incidents: Illa Gilbert-Jones); (Thurs., 1 – 4 pm)
  • Student Day at GOSH (80-100 High School Students participate as sponsored by O[yes] and its partners); Megan Parish, Dede Montgomery and others; (Tues., 9 AM to 2 PM)
Join our partners from the University of Washington at GOSH (Wed., 7:00-8:30 AM) to discuss the Future of Occupational Health: Policy, Research and Practice. Details.

Ron Goetzel, keynote speaker

GOSH 2013 - Creating Excellence in Worksite Wellness: Taking your program to the next level

This course, held on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at GOSH, was co-sponsored by CROET, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, SAIF Corporation and the Portland Business Journal. Listed below are materials developed for and presented at this course.

Agenda and Program

Keynote: Worksite Health Promotion: Sharing Data and Evidence about Making Wellness Programs Effective
Ron Z. Goetzel, Ph.D., Emory University & Truven Health Analytics

State of the State Panel

Other Resources from the course

GOSH audienceSteve at GOSH