Come visit us at Partners in Prevention: Booth 625

Drop by Booth 625 at Partners in Prevention 2014, April 29-30, where you can enter our draw for an iPad mini, pick up our latest handout—"5 things we think you should know"—and lots more.

We look forward to seeing you.

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Building front-line capacity to prevent occupational disease

At a recent IWH plenary, occupational health physician Dr. Linn Holness talked about the knowledge and resources needed by prevention system partners in Ontario to address work-related diseases.

Listen to the plenary slidecast.

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April 28 is National Day of Mourning

Light a virtual candle, attend an event and/or display posters in the workplace to commemorate workers who have been killed or injured on the job.

Learn more here.

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Just out—the April issue of IWH News

Read about the declining rate of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Ontario, efforts to prevent occupational skin disease, and more.

Get the full issue.

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Sign up for our popular workshop on systematic reviews

Learn how to plan, conduct and communicate the results of a systematic review at IWH's Spring  2014 Systematic Review Workshop, taking place April 30-May 2 in Toronto.

Registration now open.

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Recent updates

  • April 29-30: Come visit us at Partners in Prevention

    You're invited to drop by Booth #625 at Partners in Prevention 2014, taking place April 29-30 in Mississauga, Ontario. You'll be able to enter our draw for an iPad mini, pick up the latest issue of At Work (hot off the presses), sign up for IWH News, and get our latest handout called "5 things we think you should know"—a great item for your next  staff safety or joint health and safety committee meeting. We're looking forward to seeing you, and talking to you about workplace health and safety!

  • Now available: April issue of IWH News

    April 10—Read about the decreasing number of work-related musculoskeletal injuries in Ontario, the capacity of health and safety associations to prevent occupational disease, the upcoming Day of Mourning, and more—all in the April issue of the Institute for Work & Health's IWH News. Sign up here to ensure you get your copy coming right to your in-box.

  • April 28—National Day of Mourning

    On Monday, April 28, the Institute for Work & Health will join prevention system partners in commemorating the National Day of Mourning to remember workers who have been killed or injured on the job. Learn more about Ontario events from the Workers Health and Safety Centre and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Order posters, pins and stickers from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

  • Preventing occupational disease in Ontario: Slidecast available

    April 11—Occupational diseases are typically under-recognized and under-reported in the workplace. What do front-line prevention system partners in Ontario need to ensure occupational diseases get the attention they deserve? Occupational health physician Dr. Linn Holness, director of the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease (CREOD), shared some important insights at a recent Institute for Work & Health plenary, now available as a slidecast.

  • 2013 Nachemson lecture videos now available

    March 21—Three new videos summarizing some of the key points made at the Institute for Work & Health's 2013 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture are now available. Learn what Dr. Mieke Koehoorn has to say on a unique research-policy partnership, the impact of research on policy and the challenges of a research-policy relationship.

  • Spring 2014 Systematic Review Workshop

    March 3—The Institute for Work & Health's Spring  2014 Systematic Review Workshop is set to take place April 30-May 2 in Toronto. Sign up now for this popular workshop on how to plan, conduct and communicate the results of a systematic review. The registration deadline is April 16, 2014.

  • IWH Scientists Launch New Work Disability Research Centre

    February 4—Today marks the official launch of the Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont. This new centre is co-led by Drs. Emile Tompa and Ellen MacEachen, senior scientists at the Institute for Work & Health. The centre aims to develop evidence-based policy options that will help people who are injured, ill or disabled stay attached to the labour market.

  • IWH journal articles

    This searchable database of over 800 references includes abstracts and, in some cases, access to full papers of peer-reviewed publications by IWH scientists. Updated July 2013.

  • September 29-October 1, 2014—Third Scientific Conference on Work Disability Prevention and Integration

    The Institute for Work & Health is co-hosting WDPI (Work Disability Prevention and Integration) 2014 in Toronto, Canada. This is the third international scientific conference on research aimed at preventing work disability and promoting safe and sustained return to work across a range of conditions. Stay tuned for abstract submission requirements and deadlines, as well as registration information.

 
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