At Work 68 (Spring 2012)

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Experience rating can lead to unintended consequences if emphasis on prevention isn’t front-and-centre, says new research from the Institute for Work & Health.
Published: April 23, 2012
The recent recession resulted in a substantial decline in the number of workers’ compensation claims, a decline much greater than the reduction in hours of work, according to the latest Issue Briefing from the Institute for Work & Health.
Published: April 23, 2012
A survey of employees and supervisors about their company’s return-to-work process points to case management as both a lynchpin of the process and a potential area for improvement—a finding that may resonate beyond this one workplace.
Published: April 23, 2012
Returning to work after an injury is good for people, both physically and mentally, according to a new systematic review.
Published: April 23, 2012
In this series, we are taking you behind the scenes of a research project at the Institute for Work & Health (IWH), from start to finish.
Published: April 23, 2012
Here’s a quick preview of five research projects at the Institute for Work & Health that recently got the ‘green light.’ They promise to bring results that can help prevent workplace injury and disability.
Published: April 23, 2012
Funding for the Research Action Alliance on the Consequences of Work Injury ended this spring, but that didn’t stop the group from making plans for the future. First comes funding, then comes expansion?
Published: April 23, 2012
IWH president joins Veterans Affairs scientific advisory committee ~ IWH appoints interim scientific director ~ IWH welcomes new scientist ~ Mustard Fellowship accepting applications ~ CARWH conference to feature IWH research
Published: April 23, 2012