Corporate reports

Current annual report

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Typically released in the fall of every year, the Institute for Work & Health (IWH)’s Annual Report takes a look back at the previous fiscal year. The report includes a theme-based narrative on the fiscal year’s research and knowledge transfer and exchange activities, a look at the year in numbers, and the report of the independent auditor based on its annual review of the Institute’s financial statements.

The 2021/22 Annual Report, titled "Looking Across Time," recognizes that IWH researchers keep an eye on the potential threats and opportunities in the future of work without losing sight of the longstanding and emerging challenges that continue to put the lives and health of workers at risk today. To that end, the annual report highlights the Institute's research in the fiscal year ending March 2022 (and in the months since then) and the innovations it is bringing to address work and health challenges, whether they are newer, persistent or yet to come.

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Past annual reports

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2020/21: Taking Stock
Annual report 2019/20 cover
2019/20: Disruption
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2018/19: What Research Can Do
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2017: The Big Issues
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2016: Supporting Change in Workplaces
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2015: Twenty Five Years of Making a Difference
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2014: Promoting a Culture of Occupational Health and Safety
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2013: The Changing Nature of Work and the Workforce
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2012: Vulnerable Workers
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2011: Engagement
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2010: Informing Policy
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2009: The Systematic Review Program: Solutions
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2008: Impact
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2007: Achieving Together
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2006: Evidence at Work
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2005: Protecting the health of healthcare workers
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2004: Dedicated to Change
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2003: Keeping Pace with Change
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2002: Pursuing Our Vision
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2001: Building Healthier Workplaces
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2000: Research of the Working World
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1999: The world of work has changed dramatically since 1913...
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1998: The Modern World of Work: Finding New Solutions to New Workplace Problems

Current accomplishments report

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Each year, the Institute for Work & Health publishes an Accomplishments Report. This report summarizes the research and knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) projects and activities undertaken at the Institute in the previous fiscal year. The report provides an update on the status of research, KTE and communications projects and activities, and also lists the publications, grants, awards, collaborators and staff in the previous year.

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Past accomplishments reports

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Accomplishments report 2020-21
2019-20 Accomplishments report cover
Accomplishments report 2019-20
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Accomplishments report 2018-19
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Accomplishments report 2017
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Current activity plan

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Every year, the Institute for Work & Health puts together an Activity Plan detailing the research projects, as well as the knowledge transfer and exchange and communications activities, to be undertaken at the Institute in the coming year. For each project or activity, the plan outlines the rationale for undertaking it, its objectives, the researchers and partner organizations involved, its potential significance, and (if applicable) how it links to the prevention strategies of our core funder, the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development.

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Current strategic plan

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The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) reviews its strategic direction about every five years and outlines this direction in a five-year strategic plan. The resulting IWH Strategic Plan is a high-level summary of the Institute’s vision, strategic directions and activities in the areas of research, knowledge transfer and exchange, research capacity, organizational excellence and sustainability.

Linked to the Strategic Plan is the Institute’s five-year Research Strategic Plan. It provides more detail on the strategic direction of IWH’s research over the coming years, and represents the Institute’s commitment to independent and impartial research aligned to the needs of policy-makers, employers and workers in Ontario and beyond.

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