Carolyn has been elected President of the Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses
Above, Carolyn is sworn in as President of the OSAOHN
The Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses (OSAOHN) was founded in 1974. It is a professional organization of nurses engaged in the specialty field of occupational health. Membership is composed of registered nurses from Oregon and Southwest Washington. Carolyn Williams has been President Elect and is now the association President. She attended to national convention were the Chapter accepted the AAOHN Education Award for Best One-Day Offering. The program was "Transforming Oregon's Medical Care System: Impacts in Occupational Health." It included information on the Affordable Care Act and Oregon’s Community Care Organization model.
Melissa Schnell, Workers' Compensation Disability Claims Analyst, has been elected President of the Workers' Compensation Claims Association (WCCA) Board
Congratulations to City Risker Melissa Schnell!
She has been elected President of the Workers' Compensation Claims Association (WCCA) Board for 2014. The WCCA is a professional organization whose mission is to provide education and training on issues relevant to Workers' Compensation Claims professionals. Melissa has been working with City Risk since 2008 and is currently the Disability Claims Analyst.
At left, Melissa introduces a speaker at the March 12, 2014 Luncheon
For more information on the WCCA go their Website or find them on Facebook
The Future of Safety is in Your Hands
Save The Date!
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
7:15 am - 3:30 pm
IBEW Local 48 Hall & Training Center
15937 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97210
On May 23, 2013, the City participated in a region-wide simulation of a bioterrorism attack - a release of Anthrax. The OMF Safety Committee and the PBOT Parking Enforcement Safety Committee teamed up to activate a POD in the Portland Building
In the event of a bioterrorism attack The City of Portland is prepared
to open a Point of Distribution (POD)
to dispense medical counter measures to City Employees.
Employees will be given enough medication for themselves and their families.
The OMF Safety Committee and the Water Bureau Portland Bldg Safety Committee "Teamed Up" to sponsor a fun and educational event for the OR-OSHA Annual Safety and Health Break for Oregon - May 8, 2013
Fun, Food, and Educational Opportunities...