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Summer is the season for pesticide use

Okay, no one really enjoys using pesticides. But in Summer, bugs crawl, weeds grow, mosquitos bite and…..well, you get what I mean. So, since pesticide use is common in Summer, we all need to know how to use them in a manner that reduces health risks, to ourselves, our loved ones, to non-targeted species (e.g. pollinators) and to the general environment. Notice I didn’t use the word “safe”, because “safe” doesn’t belong in the vocabulary … Read More

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Summer is the season for pesticide use

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Come attend our Summer Institute!

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Welcome 2016 summer interns!

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Biking to work: Have you performed your JHA?

Sat, 28 May 2016 07:41:24 GMT
Building a Total Worker Health ® Case for the Construction Industry

Thu, 26 May 2016 09:58:22 GMT
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:22:35 GMT
Oregon campaign to prevent falls in construction

Tue, 17 May 2016 21:32:38 GMT
Connecting at work

Tue, 10 May 2016 20:11:58 GMT
Dr. Saurabh Thosar earns first place at Research Week

Tue, 03 May 2016 16:47:32 GMT
OHSU Research Week, May 2-5

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:39:01 GMT
National Safety Stand-Down

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:47:52 GMT
Oregon Workers Memorial Day

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:19:10 GMT
Start the Conversation: New supervisor tool released

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:41:01 GMT
Parkrose High captures 2016 O[yes] video prizes

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:35:21 GMT
Student intern to attend ISEF

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 23:42:30 GMT
Partnering in occupational health

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 21:20:52 GMT
Distraction, stairs and a fall

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:32:46 GMT
Multiple agencies meet to discuss pesticide issues

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:26:34 GMT
AWWA is all about water

Fri, 11 Mar 2016 17:15:37 GMT
Retooling our future

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 21:33:48 GMT
New OR-FACE hazard alert

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:54:46 GMT
Plan your summer activity yet?

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:50:17 GMT
Research paper reveals effects of enzyme loss

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 17:00:57 GMT
Study serves veterans and service members

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Arsenic and cadmium air pollution found in SE and North PDX