A celebration of Wolfgang Zimmermann and NIDMAR

On Friday, October 14, 2016, join us and a panel of distinguished speakers to celebrate the work of Wolfgang Zimmermann, founder and executive director of the National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR).

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The Summer 2016 At Work is out

Inside this issue: the economic burden of work-related asbestos, the research suggesting that safety and operational management can be complementary, return to work experiences for mental health claimants, and more.

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Use our new tool to assess worker vulnerability to injury

The OHS Vulnerability Measure assesses how a worker may be vulnerable to occupational health and safety (OHS) risks at work.

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Try our latest evidence-based tool: the IWH-OPM
 

This simple eight-item questionnaire can help identify areas of OHS improvement to prevent workplace injuries and illness.

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Miss an IWH plenary? Listen to the slidecast!

Most Institute for Work & Health plenaries are also available as slidecasts (slides with audio). So if you missed a recent plenary, you can catch it on our YouTube channel.

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Recent updates

  • August 19–The annual Nachemson lecture, hosted by the Institute for Work & Health, is one of the most important networking events of the year in Ontario for policy-makers, researchers, professionals, advocates and other stakeholders in the field of work injury and disability prevention. This year, on Friday, October 14, join a panel of distinguished speakers to celebrate the contribution of Wolfgang Zimmermann, founder and executive director of the National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR).

  • August 10—Read about the difference in return-to-work experiences for mental health and musculoskeletal claimants. Find out the costs of mesothelioma and lung cancers attributed to work exposure to asbestos. Plus, get the main findings of the keynote presentations at the PREMUS 2016 conference in June. It's all in the Summer 2016 issue of At Work, IWH's quarterly newsletter.

  • April 22—Introducing another evidence-based tool from the Institute for Work & Health: the OHS Vulnerability Measure. This tool measures the extent to which workers may be vulnerable to occupational health and safety (OHS) risks at work, allowing you to identify and address OHS program weaknesses in order to prevent work-related injury and illness.

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