At Work 83 (Winter 2016)

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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.

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Depressive symptoms common in first 12 months after work injury

A follow-up study by the Institute for Work & Health finds depressive symptoms at six months after work-related injury are a signal that poor mental health may persist at 12 months.
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Employers and doctors often have uneasy relationship in return to work, study finds

Interviews with Australian employers highlight problems with physicians over communication, trust.
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Tapping into personal networks to share research and improve evidence uptake

Stakeholder networks play a key role in the dissemination and uptake of IWH research.
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PREMUS 2016 keynote speakers tackle leading-edge issues in MSD prevention

The speakers will address the risks of prolonged sitting or standing, the application of a gender lens, the role of safety climate and the risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome.
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NEWS is spelled out in scrabble pieces that are sitting on top of a stack of newspapers

IWH Updates

New biostatistician joins the Institute ~ IWH Board of Directors welcomes three new members