IWH Speaker Series
Dwayne Van Eerd, Institute for Work & Health
What challenges do members of police services, both sworn officers and civilian staff, face in their recovery and return to work after a work injury? In this presentation, IWH Scientist Dr. Dwayne Van Eerd shares what he heard from police members—those who were injured as well as those supporting return-to-work— in a qualitative study on return to work in Ontario police services. Using quotes and examples, he also offers suggestions on policies and practices that emerged from the data and that police services can implement to improve the return-to-work process.
Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture
Cameron Mustard, Institute for Work & Health
Dr. Cameron Mustard, the former president of the Institute for Work & Health (IWH), will reflect on research conducted at IWH during his two decades at its helm. He will also talk about the impact of IWH research on improving practices and policies that protect workers from occupational injury, illness and disability in Ontario.