New Findings: Construction Workers’ Health Behaviors and Risk Perceptions
The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine has recently published our paper, “Prevalence and Perception of Risky Health Behaviors Among Construction Workers,” which evaluates both work related and non-work related health risks.
New Findings: Adoption of Ergonomic Solutions
The American Journal of Industrial Medicine has recently published Dr. Dale’s manuscript describing facilitators and barriers to the adoption of ergonomic solutions in construction.
Introducing the Healthier Workforce Center
Employers in the Midwest struggling with workplace health and safety issues now have a stronger ally in their efforts to promote a safer and healthier workforce. The University of Iowa is pleased to announce the expansion and launch of the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest, in partnership with the Dr. Evanoff’s Occupational Safety and […]
New Grant: Safety, Health, & Well-being of Construction Apprentices
Impacting the Safety, Health, and Well-being of Construction Apprentices: Using intermediaries to disseminate change Funded as part of the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest, this project aims to improve the health and well-being of young construction trade workers. By gaining a better understanding of the impact of multiple work organization and environmental factors on […]
New Grant: Job Exposure Matrix
Developing a general population job exposure matrix for studies of work-related MSD The overall goal of this study is to create and validate improved methods for workplace physical exposures using a Job Exposure Matrix (JEM). Use of JEM can provide the ability to add detailed work exposure data to many general population data sets that […]
WHAP Research Interest Group The Workplace Health and Productivity (WHAP) research interest group is comprised of researchers and clinicians interested in various aspects of worker health and safety, workplace productivity, and use of the workplace as a venue to recruit low income and minority research participants for health studies (particularly studies of health behaviors). The […]
Washington University grant will explore barriers to workplace wellness
Our research partner, BJC, recently published an article announcing our new grant.
New ways to engage workers in wellness programs
The Record and St. Louis Business Journal recently published articles announcing the OSHR Lab’s newest grant.
Building better health
Outlook Magazine recently published an article featuring Dr. Evanoff’s study on improving health and decreasing disability among working populations.
ProInstaller Magazine highlights Dr. Dale’s demonstration at the National Wood Flooring Association convention and her work on ergonomics during floor installation.