At Work 89 (Summer 2017)

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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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Developing a contextual understanding of systematic review findings in OHS

Systematic reviews help users of OHS evidence answer the question, 'What works?' Now, a new method by IWH and Memorial University helps them consider 'Will it work here?'
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Therapy can help manage depression, but in Manitoba, access to therapists is a concern

Therapy can help manage depression, according to a new systematic review update. How easy is this recommendation to implement in a province like Manitoba?
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IWH study examines effect of Ontario’s mandatory OHS training on awareness

On July 1, 2014, a new occupational health and safety requirement took effect in Ontario. An IWH research team conducted a study on differences in OHS awareness before and after the requirement took effect. Read about the findings.
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Bridging program helps foreign-trained researcher tap into Canadian job market

IWH joins Access Alliance and McMaster University to create fellowship for researcher in work and health.
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Proving mental illness diagnosis, duration a challenge for income support programs

Learn the five reasons mental illness claims are so challenging for benefit administrators, according to a study of Ontario and Australia's disability benefits programs.
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IWH Updates - Summer 2017

Safety climate, leadership focus of 2017 Nachemson lecture ~ What Researchers Mean By columns now available in one collection