Ontario's mandatory training standard for construction workers at risk of falls from heights was effective in reducing claims rates—especially among small employers and high-risk subsectors—an IWH evaluation study found.
The IRS CAAT is designed to measure "two sides of the coin"—an organization's OHS system and its safety culture. Developed by Workplace Safety North with industry support and IWH analysis, the tool is a testament to what research, in collaboration with front-line expertise, can achieve.
Women are 73 per cent more likely than men to permanently leave a job due to eldercare responsibilities. They're also five times more likely to work part time to care for their older relatives, a new IWH study has found.
A little over a year, the most forward-thinking OHS policy-makers and practitioners will gather in Toronto for the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. The event, taking place October 4-7, 2020, has as its theme: "Prevention in the Connected Age."