At Work 93 (Summer 2018)

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Working too long increases risks of diabetes—for women, not men—IWH and ICES study finds
Published: August 3, 2018
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IWH's analysis of the economic burden of cancer cases linked to work-related asbestos exposure helps the federal government make the case for a wider ban
Published: July 31, 2018
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When a worker gets injured, does the supervisor react with blame and skepticism or with empathy and support? The reaction can make a difference to the worker's return-to-work outcomes.
Published: August 3, 2018
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Men and women face similar risks of physical violence at work, but the risks of sexual violence at work are four times higher for women than for men
Published: August 6, 2018
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Study of workers with arthritis finds the need for workplace supports goes unmet more often among women, and that's due to the type of jobs and workplaces women are in
Published: August 6, 2018
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IWH study examines differences between men and women when it comes to the links between stress and psychosocial work factors such as supervisor support, job control and job security
Published: August 6, 2018
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An Ontario acute-care hospital and its unions set out to tackle high injury and disability claims rates by developing a collaborative return-to-work program. And according to an IWH implementation study, the results are promising.
Published: July 30, 2018
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For employers, the economic benefits of hiring and accommodating workers with mental illnesses range from two to seven dollars for every dollar spent. That's according to a new study on the business case of accommodating mental illnesses.
Published: July 30, 2018
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Save the date: Dr. Paul Demers takes the podium at IWH’s annual Nachemson lecture ~ New projects posted on the IWH website
Published: August 9, 2018