At Work 77 (Summer 2014)

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IWH eight-item questionnaire may predict future claims rates

The IWH-OPM, developed as part of the Institute’s leading indicators research, found to predict future claims rates in a sample of Ontario firms
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Ontario firm uses OLIP to track health and safety in suppliers

Real estate services company shares story of how it puts leading indicators to use
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Newly adopted productivity measures help people with arthritis stay at work

Institute scientist plays lead role in developing work productivity measures endorsed at global forum
A woman, with toddler on her lap, stressfully goes through her bills

Single moms stay off work longer than other parents after injury, IWH study finds

Single moms more likely to take longer to recover, but less likely to get benefits when injured
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Parents of 12- to 14-year-olds see high benefits, low OHS risk, in children’s work

Despite high injury rates in young teens who work, their parents voice trust in safety of workplaces
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Supervisors’ views on job accommodation influenced by key organizational factors

Leadership style, supervisor autonomy among factors linked to greater support for accommodation
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Making use of systematic reviews, and other upcoming IWH projects

A look at research funded by external grants in 2013/14
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IWH Updates

IWH scientist gets CIHR New Investigator Award ~ IWH researcher promoted to scientist ~ Institute president to deliver keynote address ~ Save the date for gender chair launch ... and save the date for Nachemson 2014, too ~ Apply now for the Mustard Fellowship