At Work 84 (Spring 2016)

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Peer coaching on patient lifts lowers injury, but at a small cost

An IWH cost-benefit analysis finds a training program on patient lifts is nearly cost-neutral while lowering injury rates by a third.
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Study finds COR employers have lower rates of serious injuries than those not in program

An IWH researcher finds a voluntary audit program is effective in identifying safer employers.
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DASH developers credit groundwork and ongoing support for measure’s 20-year success

In its 20th anniversary year, the DASH Outcome Measure continues to be used in ever broader contexts.
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Monitoring progress key in implementing return-to-work program: IWH study

A workplace study of an innovative return-to-work program highlights progress and opportunities for improvement.
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OPM follow-up questions now available to help firms act on leading indicator scores

IWH and Ontario's health and safety associations collaborate to create follow-up questions to IWH-OPM score results.
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IWH Updates

New Issue Briefing released on adequacy of workers' compensation benefits in Ontario ~ IWH's 2016 Activity Plan now available ~ New case studies tell stories of impact of IWH research
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