Current issue: At Work 104 (Spring 2021)
Half of British Columbia workers with a lost-time work injury or illness don’t report it to WorkSafeBC; that’s according to a study that found claim suppression in about four to 13 per cent of lost-time injuries. Working-age Canadians who live through a major depressive episode go on to experience a loss in earnings that persists for at least a decade. Study finds no difference in injury risks between large and small firms once the adequacy of OHS policies and procedures is accounted for.
At Work is the flagship newsletter of the Institute for Work & Health. Published quarterly and available as a pdf or online, the newsletter includes engaging and lay-friendly articles reporting on the Institute’s latest research findings in the areas of work injury, illness and disability prevention. The newsletter also shares stories of how these findings are applied in practice, as well as the impact they are having on improving outcomes for workers, employers and policy-makers.