Upcoming events

28 Sep 2021

IWH Speaker Series

Estimating the nature and extent of claim suppression in British Columbia's workers' compensation system

Ron Saunders, Institute for Work & Health; John O'Grady, Prism Economics and Analysis

To what extent are workers in British Columbia pressured or induced to not report or claim benefits for their work-related injuries and illnesses? A study on the nature and extent of claim suppression in B.C. was recently conducted by Institute for Work & Health and Prism Economics and Analysis. In this presentation, study co-leads Dr. Ron Saunders and John O'Grady share what they found.

19 Oct 2021

IWH Speaker Series

Workplace COVID-19 protections and transmission: Findings from population-level data in Canada.

Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health strategies to reduce the spread of the coronavirus recognized workplaces as a potential site of transmission. However, there remain large information gaps about workplace COVID-19 protection practices and COVID-19 transmission at work. In this presentation, Dr. Peter Smith shares findings from two recently completed studies from a collaboration between the Institute for Work & Health and Public Health Ontario. The first describes the type and prevalence of infection control practices at work sites that continued to operate. The second study estimates rates of COVID-19 cases due to workplace outbreaks across industry groups in Ontario between April 2020 and March 2021.

8 Dec 2021

Systematic Review Workshop

Fall 2021 Systematic Review Workshop

This two-day workshop, to be delivered virtually this year, teaches participants how to plan and carry out a basic systematic review, understand the appropriate methods for more complex analysis, interpret the results of a meta-analysis and accurately communicate the results and interpretation of a review.