At Work 94 (Fall 2018)

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Since the start of the opioid crisis in the late 1990s, communities across North America have tried many different strategies to curb the misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. A new IWH systematic review identifies the most promising ones.
Published: November 6, 2018
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The Seven 'Principles' for Successful Return to Work is far and away the most downloaded item on the IWH website. We tracked down a few examples of how it has been used by workplaces and clinical practitioners.
Published: November 8, 2018
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You often hear OHS professionals and advocates talk about the costs of work-related injuries. But what about the costs of preventing the injuries? An IWH research team recently set out to calculate employer OHS investments in Ontario.
Published: November 7, 2018
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This latest grant round-up features three projects including: a partnership grant examining accommodation and communication issues related to chronic, episodic conditions; a study on the use of and attitudes towards cannabis at work; and a project on integrating OHS and health promotion.
Published: October 5, 2018
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When the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) set out to create a tool to help workplaces tackle psychosocial hazards, IWH was there to lend its tool development expertise.
Published: November 8, 2018
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How have psychosocial work conditions changed in Canada over a 10-year time frame? Data from Statscan surveys suggest a slight improvement, but the IWH researchers behind the analysis are cautious in their interpretations.
Published: November 8, 2018
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IWH’s Dr. Peter Smith named to executive team ~ Announcing 2018/19 Syme fellows ~ Conference to review strategy on improving work opportunities for people with disabilities
Published: November 8, 2018