A quarterly publication of the Institute for Work & health

At Work

Issue 50

Fall 2007

In this issue

Lead OHS interventions show health and economic benefits

Is it worthwhile to invest in workplace health and safety programs? The answer is a definite “yes” for some types of interventions, according to a new systematic review by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH).

Standard article New tool helps bridge clinical practice and research world

The Institute for Work & Health has launched a new clinical commentary tool, Practice Perspectives. It emerged from a clinician-scientist collaboration in which physiotherapists provided direct input into a research project.

Standard article Team evaluates participatory ergonomic programs

A unique partnership involving workplaces, researchers and health and safety experts is tackling a problem in electrical and utilities companies that concerns many workplaces: musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

In Focus Institute provides training ground for young work-health researchers

Learn about Institute's role in supporting young work-health researchers