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New grant will help OSU researchers find ways to prevent injury in Dungeness crab industry

OSU professors Jay Kim and Laurel Kincl will build on existing research with the Dungeness crab fishing industry, where workers suffer high rates of both fatal and non-fatal injuries, thanks to a grant from the NIOSH.

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Residential proximity to oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights in newborns, study finds

A new study found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.

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Practicing ergonomics at work and home

Associate Professor Laurel Kincl and Assistant Professor Jay Kim in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences discussed proper ergonomics and risk factors in a recent Public Health Insider webcast.

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Time-specific safety interventions needed to improve construction worker safety, OSU study finds

Workers in the construction industry are most likely to suffer injuries early in their shifts, and those working night shifts experience more severe injuries, a recent OSU study finds.

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Mentors helped him see the possibilities. He took it from there.

In a world where more than ninety-two percent of the world’s population lives below the World Health Organization’s Ambient Air Quality guidelines, Oregon State alumnus Andres Cardenas is searching for answers.

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Mind your back – and well-being

Researcher breaks down ergonomics for the home office