At Work 71 (Winter 2013)

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The role of co-workers is crucial in the return-to-work process, and it’s a role that’s not without challenges. This is according to two new studies that hint at ways of making return to work more of a seamless path.
Published: February 12, 2013
Safety and operations can be mutually beneficial, suggests a joint study led by scientists from the Institute for Work & Health and York University.
Published: February 12, 2013
As the health and safety system strives to keep up with today’s working world, the University of Washington’s Dr. Michael Silverstein has proposed a novel solution involving private workplace inspectors. He presented this idea at the Institute for Work & Health’s annual Nachemson lecture.
Published: February 12, 2013
After more than three decades in various leadership roles at the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Judy Geary, recently retired, shares how she came to value the contribution of research to policy and program development.
Published: February 12, 2013
The impact of arthritis on the working and personal lives of those with the chronic illness is more profound than one may presume, says new research that examines the intersecting roles of those with the disease and suggests ways to identify those at risk of negative workplace outcomes.
Published: February 12, 2013
Last November’s first-of-its-kind international symposium brought together policy-makers, workers’ representatives, employers and researchers to discuss the merits and shortcomings of financial incentives for preventing work injury.
Published: February 12, 2013
IWH scientist named reviewer of the year ~ John O’Grady retires from IWH Board ~ IWH welcomes new Board member ~ Scientific Advisory Committee undergoes changes
Published: February 12, 2013