A quarterly publication of the Institute for Work & health

At Work

Issue 84

Spring 2016

In this issue

Lead Peer coaching on patient lifts lowers injury, but at a small cost

IWH cost-benefit analysis finds training program nearly cost-neutral while lowering injury rates by a third

Standard article Study finds COR employers have lower rates of serious injuries than those not in program

IWH researcher finds voluntary audit program effective in identifying safer employers

Standard article DASH developers credit groundwork and ongoing support for measure’s 20-year success

In its 20th anniversary year, the DASH Outcome Measure continues to be used in ever broader contexts

Standard article Monitoring progress key in implementing return-to-work program: IWH study

Workplace study of innovative return-to-work program highlights progress and opportunities for improvement

Standard article OPM follow-up questions now available to help firms act on leading indicator scores

IWH, health and safety associations collaboration brings together research and field expertise

What researchers mean by... validity and reliability

Validity and reliability are concepts that capture the measurement properties of a survey, questionnaire or another type of measure

News IWH Update

  • New Issue Briefing released on adequacy of workers' compensation benefits in Ontario
  • IWH's 2016 Activity Plan now available
  • New case studies tell stories of impact of IWH research