Listed below are selected articles published by organizations external to the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) that mention the Institute’s work. This includes articles that report on IWH research and/or quote Institute researchers, as well as articles written by IWH researchers or staff. The organizations include general media, specialty media in the field of work injury and disability prevention, and prevention system partners. The list runs from the most recent to the oldest media mention. It is not exhaustive.
Province changes rules around workers’ comp
New federal initiative aiming to increase employment rate of persons with disabilities
Supporting workers with chronic conditions
GE Johnson Implements Green Hard Hat Program
Worker deaths in 2022 10 times higher than what WSIB reported
Older workers not prone to ask for employer support
Workplace fatalities in Canada are way too high
NSC announces new cannabis-focused report, web tool and webinars
True toll of work-related death far exceeds WSIB allowed claims
Workplace health conversations are awkward: A new tool is here to help.
‘A New Way To Move People’: Fewer Back Injuries for Health-care Workers, More Comfort for Patients
Accommodation tools aims to bridge gaps between workers and employers
‘A new way to move people.’ Fewer injuries for health-care workers, more comfort for patients
Tool to help workers with chronic and episodic health conditions
How can workers with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis be better supported?
How employers can support employees with psoriatic conditions
Employers struggle to provide newcomers with OHS training, support: IWH study
Union calls for national task force to fight violence against transport workers
Standardized working at heights training improves safety, study
Report urges worker safety while respecting cultural differences
Older employees reluctant to ask for support: study
Educators lack protection in-class and support online, studies find
Two recent peer-reviewed studies by the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) and the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) shed light on the impacts of COVID upon educators. A lack of workplace protective measures and support for those teaching online have taken a huge toll on educators’ mental and physical health.
Study finds long-term pain an issue for many injured workers
7 in 10 injured workers still experience pain 18 months later
They made doors, gum and jerry cans. Ontario’s ‘essential’ workers in manufacturing accounted for more workplace COVID deaths than any other sector — even health care
Which is better, online or in-person learning?
IWH, OCRC project delves into role of employment in opioid crisis
Study raises concerns about popular psychosocial work survey
Unreported job injuries: ‘The elephant in the workplace’
It’s time for a culture shift where disability inclusion is concerned
Study finds positive ROI in workplace safety and health in three key sectors
‘My new co-worker is shiny’: Pandemic accelerated adoption of workplace robots
MSD prevention should consider role of gender and psychosocial hazards too
Rethinking Pain - A CRAM Ideas Podcast episode
The physical activity paradox
Employees, leaders differ on mental health supports
Ontario ministry could recommend changes to working-at-heights training
The revelation came on day three on Ontario’s swing stage inquest into the 2009 scaffolding collapse at an Etobicoke high rise, in which four people died. Roy's testimony included suggestions for training reforms, contained in a Feb. 2019 report conducted by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and commissioned by the Ministry.