At Work 87 (Winter 2017)

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All At Work articles about research findings can now be found in the Publications & Resources, on the Plain-language summaries page. At Work articles about events, initiatives, appointments and awards can be found in the News & Events section, on the What’s New page.

Colleagues shake hands

Effective workplace return-to-work interventions are multi-faceted: IWH review

Two's better than one. Three's better than two. According to a systematic review, workplace return-to-work programs are more effective when they offer different types of interventions, cutting across different domains.
Hand completing questionnaire

OHS vulnerability as defined by IWH tool linked to self-reported injury rates

So you've answered 27 questions on the OHS Vulnerability Measure. What does your score say about your injury risk?
Female doctor on the phone

Health professionals report uncertainty over roles in RTW of workers with complex injuries

Case managers and health-care professionals share their thoughts about doctors' role in the workers' compensation system.
Two senior workers in a greenhouse

Paper on aging and MSDs draws on WHO framework

CRE-MSD position paper by IWH researchers draws on the World Health Organization's framework on healthy aging to prevent MSDs among older workers.
Using a calculator

Employers wanted for study on OHS spending

How much do Ontario employers spend on OHS? You can help IWH find the answer.
NEWS is spelled out in scrabble pieces that are sitting on top of a stack of newspapers

IWH Updates

Dr. Kim Cullen appointed IWH associate scientist ~ New video on DASH Outcome Measure looks at reasons for its continued popularity ~ IWH recruiting for study on employer supports for workers with depression