You know research has had an impact when it changes the language used to frame an issue, and the findings become so ubiquitous they are considered part of the “common wisdom.” That seems to be the case with IWH’s research on injury risks and new workers.
Having a health condition or a chronic disease can be challenging for older workers, but it doesn't necessarily decrease their desire to work and retire at about the same age as healthy peers, finds an IWH study of retirement expectations.
Building construction employers in Manitoba can now use an evidence-based online dashboard to assess their OHS performance—and see how it stacks up against those of industry peers—thanks to a collaboration between IWH and a sector safety association.
It's one thing to have workplace policies to support employees with unpaid caregiving duties at home. It's another to raise awareness about such policies among staff and their supervisors. That alone can result in savings for the employer, according to a new cost-benefit analysis.
If you've been spreading the message about new workers facing higher risks of injury, rest assured. A first ever systematic review on job tenure and injury risks, conducted by IWH, confirms that message.
IWH’s Dr. Arif Jetha receives federal grant for innovative research ~ New project to examine financial incentives to encourage the hiring of people with disabilities ~ Call for abstracts for World Congress 2020 soon to come