At Work 59 (Winter 2010)

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Easy-to-use tool measures benefits and costs of OHS initiatives

The Institute for Work & Health introduces the Health & Safety Smart Planner – a new, user-friendly tool that is designed to help workplaces understand the full benefits and costs of occupational health and safety programs and interventions.

OHS education and training promotes positive worker practices

A systematic review from the Institute for Work & Health confirms that education and training lead to safer practices among workers. However, on their own, they might not reduce work-related injuries and illnesses. That makes education and training only one part, albeit an important part, of an effe

The big picture: Solving the “problem” of OHS in small business

Solutions to the “problem” of health and safety in small business are slow in coming. At the 2009 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture, Dr. Joan Eakin drew upon her years of research to help explain why.

Exploring complex issues to find return-to-work answers

Recent studies from the Institute for Work & Health highlight potentially important practices for ensuring the successful return to work of injured employees.

IWH News

IWH announces board appointments ~ IWH names new associate scientist ~ Measurement workshop coming in March