At Work 79 (Winter 2015)

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Work disability puts people at risk of premature death, study finds

Innovative 19-year follow-up study from IWH finds people with permanent impairment face higher risk of early death—especially those injured in younger years
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Premium rates, work demands play role in whether injuries involve time loss

IWH study finds the distinction between lost-time and no-lost-time claims goes beyond injury severity
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Employer supports improve function and productivity of workers with arthritis

Study finds not everyone needs accommodation, and that different accommodations meet the needs of different individuals
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Nachemson lecturer shared lessons from 20 years of tracking impact at NIOSH

Lecture by Dr. Paul Schulte examined efforts to measure impact at U.S. federal research agency
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Work-related injuries decline in Ontario but no reduction found in non-work injuries

Study of injury trends in Ontario finds divergence in work-related and non-work injury rates
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IWH Updates

IWH measurement expert joins executive of world body on rheumatology outcomes ~ Applications now being accepted for Syme fellowships on work and health ~ Spring 2015 systematic review workshop to be held May 6-8 in Toronto ~ Institute to host world conference on musculoskeletal research