Videos & presentations

Who claims for injury?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Michelle Poland, University of Otago, New Zealand

Towards a better understanding of differences in the risk of workplace violence for men and women in Canada

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

Systematic review of workplace interventions to manage depression

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Emma Irvin, Institute for Work & Health ; Dr. Kim Cullen, Institute for Work & Health ; Dr. Dwayne Van Eerd, Institute for Work & Health

The burden of occupational cancer

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre; Cancer Care Ontario

Availability of caregiver-friendly workplace policies: an international scoping review

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Allison Williams, McMaster University

Addressing essential skills gaps in an OHS training program

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Ron Saunders, Institute for Work & Health ; Siobhan Cardoso, Institute for Work & Health ; Morgane Le Pouésard, Institute for Work & Health

Do workplace facilities and health promotion programs help workers be physically active?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Aviroop Biswas, Institute for Work & Health

High-hazard industries: Addressing safety culture, climate and leadership to improve outcomes

Presented on at Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Linda M. Goldenhar, Director of Research and Evaluation, CPWR—The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland

Safe employment integration of recent immigrants and refugees

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Agnieszka Kosny, Scientist, Institute for Work & Health ; Dr. Basak Yanar, Institute for Work & Health ; Dina Al-Khooly, Practicum Student, Institute for Work & Health

Trouvez les travailleurs à protéger

La vulnérabilité en santé et en sécurité au travail ne dépend pas de qui vous êtes. Elle dépend des fonctions que vous accomplissez. Nos recherches montrent qu’il existe une meilleure façon de repérer les travailleurs vulnérables.

Find the workers you need to protect

How do you tell which workers are vulnerable to injury? Occupational health and safety (OHS) vulnerability is not about who people are. It's about the work they do. Use the OHS Vulnerability Measure to identify workers you need to protect.

Evaluation of a safe resident handling program in U.S. nursing homes

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Alicia Kurowski, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Designing disability income support policy for mental illness

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Ashley McAllister, Karolinska Institute

Understanding effective worker health and safety representation

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: John Oudyk, Andrew King and Alan Hall, The Labour/OHCOW/Academic Research Collaboration (LOARC)

Creative effective return-to-work programs for workers with MSDs

What workplace-based interventions are effective in helping workers with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) recover and return to work after a period of work absence? This is the question that a team of researchers from the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) in Toronto, Canada, and the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) in Melbourne, Australia, set out to answer through a systematic review of high quality research on the topic.

The biopsychosocial model: Time for a new back pain revolution?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Maurits Van Tulder, VU University Amsterdam

New World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on rehabilitation in health systems

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Andrea Furlan, Institute for Work & Health

Evaluating the impact of mandatory awareness training in Ontario

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

Doctors and workers’ compensation: how system design shapes doctors’ roles

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Katherine Lippel, Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, University of Ottawa

Have we learned enough for workplace Parkinson's disease prevention?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Dr. Anne Harris, Syme Fellow, Institute for Work & Health; Ryerson University