Examining supervisors' support for work accommodation

Institute for Work & Health
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Toronto, Ontario

Vicki Kristman
Institute for Work & Health

Employers can help prevent work disability due to low-back pain by offering temporary work accommodations. And often it's the supervisor who plays a key role in making offers of accommodation available. In this plenary, Associate Scientist Dr. Vicki Kristman outlines her study of supervisors, and shares the individual and organizational factors that are more likely to increase their support for work accommodation.

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