At Work 60 (Spring 2010)

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If you’re trying to bring an injured worker back to work, you may want to talk to his or her co-workers. A new study suggests they may have some important insights about how best to help the injured worker get back to, and stay on, the job.
Published: April 22, 2010
The Institute for Work & Health has scanned the research and called on experts to get the latest word on what we know – and don’t know – about the effects of shift work on employee health. There are certainly areas for concern, so more research on ways to protect shift workers is the logical next st
Published: April 22, 2010
This year’s Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) conference is gearing up to be an exciting event with an impressive range of speakers from the work and health research arena from across Canada.
Published: April 22, 2010
Institute for Work & Health (IWH) researchers are playing a role in developing novel pictograms that convey both musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) hazards and controls.
Published: April 15, 2010
A new Issue Briefing examines workers’ compensation costs in Canada and in the state of California. The briefing shows that the administrative costs of the workers' compensation system in California are much higher than in Canada.
Published: April 22, 2010
A study that has been examining potential explanations for the increase in long-duration claims was noted in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
Published: April 22, 2010
IWH researchers win award ~ Journal has special section for IWH reviews ~ Deadline approaching for fellowship applicants ~ Systematic review workshop coming this November
Published: April 22, 2010