At Work 86 (Fall 2016)

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Utility workers fix cable

Ontario utility continues to benefit years after joining participatory ergonomics study

Reduced soft-tissue injuries at Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro attributed to work by participatory ergonomics team set up during study by IWH and others more than 10 years ago.
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Close-up of calculator and pen

Experience rating design differences lead to different outcomes in Ontario and B.C.

Ontario sees larger reductions in injury claims, but B.C.’s reductions are more enduring.
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Wolfgang Zimmermann at Nachemson

Advocate and pioneer challenges all to erase stigma faced by workers with disabilities

IWH Nachemson lecture celebrates Wolfgang Zimmermann's decades-long commitment to improving the lives of injured workers and people with disabilities.
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Icons of people with disabilities

Work disability research centre supports the development of new standard, and more

Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy funds a range of projects and studies across Canada.
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Lee-Anne Lyon-Bartley at Carillion Canada

Vulnerability survey helps employer assess worker OHS awareness, empowerment

Health and safety leader Carillion Canada uses IWH’s new measure to identify weaknesses in organization.
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NEWS is spelled out in scrabble pieces that are sitting on top of a stack of newspapers

IWH Updates

2015 Annual Report celebrates 25 years of Institute for Work & Health ~ New injury prevention tools for workplace use ~ Plenary slidecasts now with Q&A
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