At Work archive

Article Issue
Anxiety levels among health-care workers during COVID-19 linked to inadequate PPE No. 100, Spring
Coronavirus: The risks to essential workers with hidden health conditions No. 100, Spring
Supporting settlement agencies to raise OHS awareness among newcomers No. 100, Spring
At-work use of cannabis reported by 1 in 12 workers—no change since legalization No. 100, Spring
What research can do: IWH newcomer training resource sees uptake by various groups in Canada No. 99, Winter
Estimating the societal costs of work injuries and illnesses in five EU countries No. 99, Winter
Understanding employment patterns among older workers in four countries No. 98, Fall
What research can do: IWH research helps prevention system shift focus from young to new workers No. 97, Summer
Psychosocial work conditions linked with both positive and negative mental health No. 97, Summer
Raising awareness about caregiver supports results in savings for employer: study No. 97, Summer
Review confirms prevention system’s message about injury risks and new workers No. 97, Summer
Workplace violence against women rising, driven by growing rates in education sector No. 96, Spring
Women’s work more likely than men’s to be disrupted due to caring for older relatives No. 96, Spring
Progress seen in occupational disease prevention, but data still lacking: speaker No. 95, Winter
Developing a new screening tool of psychosocial hazards No. 94, Fall
Slight improvements seen in workplace psychosocial conditions over 10 years No. 94, Fall
Sex/gender analysis: Links between psychosocial work factors and stress not always as expected No. 93, Summer
Sex/gender analysis: Are risks of violence at work higher for men or women? It depends on type of violence No. 93, Summer
Sex/gender analysis: Gender study finds overwork linked to higher risks of diabetes in women, not men No. 93, Summer
What research can do: IWH estimate of societal costs helps Ottawa make case for asbestos ban No. 93, Summer
IWH study estimates costs of non-melanoma skin cancers due to sun exposure at work No. 92, Spring
Workplace facilities and environments can help workers exercise during off-hours No. 92, Spring
Violence prevention efforts face challenges despite commitment from hospital leaders No. 92, Spring
Standing too long at work carries twice the risk of heart disease as sitting too long No. 90, Fall
Many questions need examining to establish effects of legalized cannabis on work safety No. 90, Fall