At Work 86 (Fall 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.

Utility workers fix cable

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.
Close-up of calculator and pen

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.
Wolfgang Zimmermann at Nachemson

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

IWH Nachemson lecture celebrates Wolfgang Zimmermann's decades-long commitment to improving the lives of injured workers and people with disabilities.
Icons of people with disabilities

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.
Lee-Anne Lyon-Bartley at Carillion Canada

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.
NEWS is spelled out in scrabble pieces that are sitting on top of a stack of newspapers

IWH Updates

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