A quarterly publication of the Institute for Work & health

At Work

Issue 86

Fall 2016

In this issue

Lead Ontario utility continues to benefit years after joining participatory ergonomics study

Reduced soft-tissue injuries at Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro attributed to work by participatory ergonomics team set up during study by IWH and others more than 10 years ago

Standard article Experience rating design differences lead to different outcomes in Ontario and B.C.

Ontario sees larger reductions in injury claims, but B.C.’s reductions are more enduring

Standard article Advocate and pioneer challenges all to erase stigma faced by workers with disabilities

IWH's Nachemson lecture looks back on 20 years of achievements by NIDMAR and Wolfgang Zimmermann

Standard article Work disability research centre supports the development of new standard, and more

Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy funds a range of projects and studies across Canada

Standard article Vulnerability survey helps employer assess worker OHS awareness, empowerment

Health and safety leader Carillion Canada uses IWH’s new measure to identify weaknesses in organization

What researchers mean by... simple regression

Simple regression helps researchers understand the relationship between two items, which can then be used to make predictions

News IWH Update

  • 2015 Annual Report celebrates 25 years of Institute for Work & Health
  • New injury prevention tools for workplace use
  • Plenary slidecasts now with Q&A