At Work 78 (Fall 2014)

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All At Work articles about research findings can now be found in the Publications & Resources, on the Plain-language summaries page. At Work articles about events, initiatives, appointments and awards can be found in the News & Events section, on the What’s New page.

A mature man doing exercises with hand weights with help from a physiotherapist

Preventing upper extremity MSDs: What the latest research says

IWH systematic review recommends workplace-based resistance training to help prevent and manage upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders
Exterior shot of office buildings at night

Risk of work injury linked to night, evening shifts still high after switching to days

IWH study finds those who move into or out of shift work face the highest risks of work-related injury
Two colleagues at an industrial plant

Success stories offer new guidance to organizations on path of OHS change

Breakthrough change model finds external influence, new OHS knowledge, health and safety champion among catalysts for sustained change
A series of MRI scans of the brain

Health-care use remains higher for two years among workers with job-related concussions

Two-year study finds health-care use by workers with mild traumatic brain injury not back at pre-injury level
Silhouettes of a man and a woman looking straight ahead

IWH to explore how work affects health of women and men differently

New research chair explores role of gender and sex in work injury risk, recovery, chronic disease outcomes
NEWS is spelled out in scrabble pieces that are sitting on top of a stack of newspapers

IWH Updates - Fall 2014

NIOSH director to deliver this year’s Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture ~ IWH News now brings you news from the CREs ~ Fall systematic review workshop now open for registration