Occupational Health Services (OHS) at Oregon State University is a centrally-funded, comprehensive program that strengthens the campus culture of safety by providing risk-based and employment-related services. Serving faculty, staff, and student employees, OHS partners with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) by promoting, protecting and securing the wellbeing of employees who have potential work-place risks. Committed to managing a full range of services, the program provides personalized, specific health screenings and prevention practices including, but not limited to, medical screenings, physical examinations, surveillance, immunizations, hearing tests, travel consultations, and health and safety education. OHS believes that a healthy, productive workforce and safe working environment are of critical importance and is aligned with Oregon State University’s mission to improve human health and wellness.
OSU President Edward J. Ray addresses the importance of compliance committees in serving the research activities of the university. Read his statement.