At Work archive

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Employers struggle to provide newcomers with OHS training, support: IWH study No. 110, Fall
IWH estimates point to positive return on OHS investment in three Ontario sectors No. 109, Summer
Widely used survey lacks ability to tell apart 13 distinct psychosocial work factors No. 108, Spring
Cannabis use linked to higher injury risk, but only among those who use at or before work No. 108, Spring
What research can do: IWH safety culture tool used in WSIB’s Health and Safety Excellence program No. 107, Winter
In most sectors, workplaces saw lower COVID transmission rates than in the community No. 106, Fall
What’s connecting the global OHS community? Five things heard at the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work No. 106, Fall
What research can do: Workplace COVID outbreaks reported by Ontario public health account for one in 20 cases in working-age adults No. 103, Winter
At-work cannabis use linked to work factors, including some not expected: IWH study No. 103, Winter
Union firms have lower lost-time claim rates, study in ICI construction confirms No. 103, Winter
COVID-19: Challenges and opportunities in OHS and social security highlighted at global session No. 102, Fall
Adequacy of COVID infection control and PPE linked to workers’ mental health: study No. 102, Fall
Comparing the costs, benefits of silica dust prevention methods for construction workers No. 101, Summer
Anxiety levels among health-care workers during COVID-19 linked to inadequate PPE No. 100, Spring
Setting up a temporary home office No. 100, Spring
Can an eight-item questionnaire pick up on real-world differences in OHS practice? No. 99, Winter
What research can do: IWH newcomer training resource sees uptake by various groups in Canada No. 99, Winter
Employers certified by COR programs have greater reduction in injury rates: studies No. 98, Fall
Program raised workplace mental health awareness, but not likelihood of policy No. 98, Fall
Construction safety association develops OHS assessment tool with IWH’s expertise No. 97, Summer
What research can do: IWH collaboration with partners led to safety culture and system audit tool No. 96, Spring
World Congress 2020, a global forum on emerging OHS issues, coming to Toronto No. 96, Spring
Ontario’s working-at-heights training led to safer practices, reduced injury claims rates No. 96, Spring
What research can do: SAFE Work Manitoba incorporates IWH tool into safety culture framework No. 95, Winter
Supportive supervisors help reduce risks when workers face hazards, lack protection No. 95, Winter