An Ontario textile plant saved over a quarter-of-a-million dollars as a result of implementing a participatory ergonomics program, according to an economic evaluation performed by the Institute for Work & Health.
Body mass index scores are slightly higher among female nurses working night shifts (or a mix of day, evening and night shifts) than among those working regular day shifts, according to a recent study from the Institute for Work & Health. But we don’t yet know if this difference is important.
Depression and related symptoms are more common among workers with permanent impairments following a work-related injury than in the general population, according to a new study from Trent University and the Research Action Alliance on the Consequences of Work Injury.
The effectiveness of workplace-based disability management programs in promoting return to work is unclear, according to a review by the Campbell Collaboration that nevertheless provides important insights into the components of these programs.