Listed below are selected articles published by organizations external to the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) that mention the Institute’s work. This includes articles that report on IWH research and/or quote Institute researchers, as well as articles written by IWH researchers or staff. The organizations include general media, specialty media in the field of work injury and disability prevention, and prevention system partners. The list runs from the most recent to the oldest media mention. It is not exhaustive.
Sitting or standing too much at work? New video addresses ways to lower associated health risks
Canadians need to be educated on cannabis in the workplace, new study says
Longer hours linked to diabetes risk in women: Study
Canadian companies revisiting workplace policies with cannabis legalization just one week away
For millennials, employment is a public health challenge
Women in education sector at greater risk of workplace violence
Precarious work a health threat for millennials
Supervisors play key role in return from injury, study finds
45-hour workweek increases diabetes risk in women
Canadian researchers studied 7,065 workers, following their working hours and health over an average of 12 years. They found that compared to women who worked between 35 and 40 hours a week, those who worked 45 hours or more had a 51 percent increased risk of diabetes. But there was no effect of working hours on diabetes in men.