At Work 88 (Spring 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.

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

A safety climate audit tool for mining operations is now being piloted in Ontario. Read about the collaboration between IWH and system partners that led to its creation.
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Long-term care home sees safety culture change after participatory ergonomics study

Find out how a participatory ergonomics program changed the safety culture of a long-term care home.
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New World Health Organization guidelines on rehabilitation tap into Institute synthesis

World Health Organization taps IWH expertise in developing new guidelines on rehabilitation.
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Researcher on health risks of sedentary life shifts focus to workplace interventions

Remember those headlines about the health risks of prolonged sitting regardless of exercise? The researcher wants to set the record straight.
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External grants support range of Institute projects

Opioids and sedatives. Violence in health care. Take a look at the research projects we're tackling next.
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IWH Updates

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