Videos & presentations

An impact analysis of two silica dust exposure reduction strategies

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Emile Tompa, Institute for Work & Health

Sitting or standing? Which is best?

If you’re confused by seemingly duelling headlines about the negative health effects of prolonged sitting and prolonged standing, this video may help clear things up. Two of the scientists behind these headlines work at the Institute for Work & Health, so we put them before the camera, side by side, to sort out the take-away message.
Created: November 2018

Introducing the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Richard Wells, Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD)

Challenges in designing organizational and system-level interventions to prevent work disability

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: William Shaw, University of Connecticut Health Center

Prevention of work injuries using a systematic KTE approach: Experiences from a research project in Denmark

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Johnny Dyreborg, National Research Centre for the Working Environment

Who claims for injury?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Michelle Poland, University of Otago, New Zealand

Reporting and consequences of workplace violence in six Ontario hospitals

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

The effects of gradual return to work on sustained return to work

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Esther Maas, Partnership for Work, Health, and Safety, University of British Columbia

Superior Mental Wellness @ Work (May 29, 2018)

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Vicki Kristman, Lakehead University; Lynda Fraser, Thunder Bay District Health Unit; Susan Armstrong, Thunder Bay District Health Unit

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: 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; Kim Cullen, Institute for Work & Health; Dwayne Van Eerd, Institute for Work & Health

The burden of occupational cancer

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre

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

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Allison Williams, McMaster University

Addressing essential skills gaps in an OHS training program

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: 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: 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: Linda Goldenhar, CPWR—The Center for Construction Research and Training

Safe employment integration of recent immigrants and refugees

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Agnieszka Kosny, Institute for Work & Health; Basak Yanar, Institute for Work & Health; Dina Al-Khooly, 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.
Created: August 2017

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.
Created: August 2017

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