At Work 90 (Fall 2017)

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There has been a lot of interest in recent years in the health risks of prolonged sitting. But a study by IWH and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences suggests you might spare a thought for people in jobs that mostly involve standing (e.g. cooks, tellers, cashiers).
Published: November 17, 2017
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Tackling three common misconceptions about the implications of IWH's prolonged standing study
Published: November 3, 2017
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What's the economic burden of mesothelioma and lung cancers due to work-related asbestos? An IWH team calculated the costs from just one year's worth of such cases. Learn what it found
Published: November 3, 2017
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Workplaces have many questions about what the legalization of recreational marijuana may mean for safety on the job. In a Q&A, two co-authors of a pending systematic review outline what we know—and don't—based on the research to date
Published: November 3, 2017
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Young people with arthritis have the same accommodation needs as their older counterparts. But they face a few distinct barriers accessing those workplace supports. Find out why
Published: November 3, 2017
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Research elsewhere has shown that people with disabilities have a tough time getting hired. A new study at IWH now suggests we should also worry about those who do find jobs. Learn why
Published: November 3, 2017
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Dr. Monica Bienefeld joins IWH as new director of Knowledge Transfer and Exchange ~ Institute’s 2016 Annual Report highlights stories of workplace change ~ IWH’s plenary series gets a new name in 2018
Published: November 17, 2017