Events

Upcoming events

22 Oct 2019

Conference

30th Annual Schedule 2 Employers' Group Conference

On October 22-23 in north Toronto, Ontario's Schedule 2 Employers' Group holds its 30th annual conference on workplace wellness, workplace health and safety, workers' compensation and disability management. Two IWH scientists are among those delivering educational sessions: Dr. Dwayne Van Eerd on supporting employees with depression at work and Dr. Emile Tompa on a new pan-Canadian strategy on disability and work.

12 Nov 2019

IWH Speaker Series

Estimating the economic burden of work injuries and illnesses in the European Union

Emile Tompa, Institute for Work & Health

Knowing the economic burden of work-related illnesses and injuries in a country can help policy-makers set priorities. In a recent project involving five European Union countries, Institute for Work & Health Senior Scientist and labour economist Dr. Emile Tompa, along with post-doctoral fellow Amir Mofidi, developed and executed a new framework for such an estimate. In this presentation, Tompa discusses the approach, its potential, as well as results of the five-country study.

4 Oct 2020

Conference

2020 World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) and the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) are proud to announce that Canada has been selected to host the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, to be held in Toronto in the fall of 2020. The World Congress, sponsored by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA), is the world’s largest event for the international occupational health and safety community and will draw more than 3,500 delegates from more than 150 countries.