At Work 75 (Winter 2014)

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New research centre to examine work disability policy in Canada

The Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy, led by two IWH scientists, aims to improve how people with disability are supported in the labour market
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Lt. Gov. David Onley’s keynote speech at centre launch takes on myths about people with disabilities

An attitudinal barrier still prevents people with disabilities from being gainfully employed, says the Honourable Lt. Gov. David Onley at the official launch of the Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy.
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Nachemson lecture: Research partnering with policy for data access the way forward

Partnership between UBC and WorkSafeBC serves as model for granting access to big data
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Study finds supporting learner confidence to apply new skills key to effective training

IWH trial of office ergonomics training also finds little difference between in-person and online training
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Safer needles rollout study identifies factors for implementation success

Good communication, gradual transition and outside support pave way for new technology
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Non-academic OHS sources enrich systematic reviews

IWH review team also finds workload a challenge when including grey literature in systematic reviews
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