A quarterly publication of the Institute for Work & health

At Work

Issue 88

Spring 2017

In this issue

Lead IWH work on provincial review supports new mining safety culture and systems audit tool

The Internal Responsibility System Climate Assessment and Audit Tool (IRS CAAT), developed by IWH and Workplace Safety North, is now being piloted in Ontario’s mining operations

Standard article Long-term care home sees safety culture change after participatory ergonomics study

Involving front-line staff has helped residential home find lasting and low-cost solutions to injury hazards

Standard article New World Health Organization guidelines on rehabilitation tap into Institute synthesis

IWH systematic review team provided evidence to inform WHO’s new roadmap for improving integration of people with disabilities and disabling health conditions

Standard article Researcher on health risks of sedentary life shifts focus to workplace interventions

Q&A with 2017 Mustard Post-Doctoral Fellow on his recent and new research on prolonged sitting

Standard article External grants support range of Institute projects

New research at IWH explores violence prevention, risks of drug use, disclosure of needs and more

What researchers mean by... bias (part 2)

Two types of bias — recall and surveillance bias — point to the difficulties researchers face when collecting data for their studies

News IWH Updates

  • IWH’s Scientific Advisory Committee welcomes two new members
  • IWH also welcomes new members to the KTE Advisory Committee