At Work 61 (Summer 2010)

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Is it an urban myth that workers in certain occupations, such as dentists, are more likely to commit suicide, or not? It turns out that for most occupations, your job does not increase your risk of suicide.
Published: July 20, 2010
There may be a time in the near future where a simple tool may help predict a firm’s future injury experience – and help to focus health and safety efforts.
Published: July 20, 2010
Workplace representatives, policy-makers and injured worker representatives shared the audience with researchers and students at the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) conference held in Toronto in May.
Published: July 20, 2010
Scientists typically need two key components to carry out research: a well-grounded research proposal and strong financial support. Recently several projects received funding awards from national and provincial agencies. Here is a scan of what’s recently been given the green light.
Published: July 20, 2010
Clinicians have tried various approaches to help workers with neck pain – but some have been proven ineffective in research.
Published: July 20, 2010
A new evidence-based Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-cancer pain was released in May.
Published: July 20, 2010
Scientific Advisory Committee meets ~ IWH names new associate scientist ~ Register early for systematic review workshop
Published: July 20, 2010