occupational health

September 1, 2023

Having a job can be beneficial for teens, but they should be aware of Labor & Industries' restrictions on work hours and tasks.

December 2, 2020

A global report and U.S. brief published in The Lancet show that further climate protections could save millions of lives.

July 13, 2020

Results of antibody testing of frontline employees at UW Medicine indicate that steps taken to protect healthcare workers are effective

picture of a jet on a runway
May 2, 2018

Airline crews have complained for years about memory loss, headaches and tremors.

Media contact: Elizabeth Sharpe, 206-685-6737, esharpe@uw.edu

For decades, children's potential exposure to old paint was spotlighted as the main health hazard involving lead.

A team of University of Washington researchers is studying the overall fitness and health risks faced by gillnet fishermen along Alaska’s Copper River, famous for its salmon.

In about a cup of coffee's worth of time, a difficult task might become easier for caregivers' supervisors at Harborview Medical Center.

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