Talk to an expert

Scientists at the Institute for Work & Health are experts in many workplace health, safety and disability prevention topics, including injury prevention, disability management, workers' compensation, labour market trends and more.

Some topics within the work injury and disability prevention field in which they have specific expertise include the following:

  • aging workers
  • benefits adequacy
  • chronic disease
  • chronic pain
  • COVID-19 and work
  • disability confidence
  • disclosure of disability
  • economic evaluations
  • experience rating
  • future of work
  • job accommodations
  • leading OHS indicators
  • low-back pain
  • marijuana and work
  • mental health in the workplace
  • musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) prevention
  • newcomer/immigrant health and safety
  • opioids and work
  • participatory ergonomics
  • psychosocial hazards
  • research methodology
  • return to work
  • safety culture and safety climate
  • sitting and standing at work
  • training effectiveness
  • vulnerable workers
  • work disability policy
  • workplace violence
  • young workers

To arrange an interview with one of our experts, please contact:

Uyen Vu
Communications Manager
613-979-7742 (m)

Andrea Larney
Communications Associate
289-387-0153 (m)