Project directory

The project directory includes Institute for Work & Health (IWH) research studies that were initiated in 2015 onward (as well as a few large studies that were ongoing in 2015). The directory also includes studies conducted under IWH’s Systematic Review Program since it began in 2005. For information on Institute studies initiated before 2015, see our Accomplishments Reports. Studies are either ongoing or completed. Ongoing studies are listed in alphabetical order. Completed studies are listed by year of completion, beginning with the most recently completed.

Project title Status

Evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of Ontario’s working-at-heights training standard

Research team: Lynda Robson (PI), Ben Amick, Cameron Mustard, Peter Smith, Victoria Landsman


Occupational injury risks in Ontario

Research team: Peter Smith (PI), Aviroop Biswas, Victoria Landsman, Cameron Mustard, Lynda Robson, Faraz Vahid Shahidi


Toking 9 to 5: Workplace cannabis use and perceptions among Canadian workers

Research team: Nancy Carnide (PI), Peter Smith (PI), Andrea Furlan, Michael Frone, Shawna Meister, Amy Porath-Waller, Kim Slade


Inter-jurisdictional comparison of OHS and workers’ compensation system performance

Research team: Christopher McLeod, Ben Amick, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Cameron Mustard, Peter Smith, Alex Collie, Mieke Koehoorn, Allen Kraut

Completed 2020

Evaluating the impact of mandatory awareness training on occupational health and safety vulnerability in Ontario

Research team: Peter Smith (PI), Curtis Breslin, Morgan Lay, Ron Saunders, Emile Tompa, Anthony LaMontagne

Completed 2018

Implementation of workplace violence legislation in Ontario hospitals

Research team: Agnieszka Kosny (PI), Era Mae Ferron, Monique Gignac, Cameron Mustard, Lynda Robson, Sabrina Tonima, Andrea Chambers

Completed 2017

Occupational health and safety management audit instruments: a literature review

Research team: Philip Bigelow (PI), Lynda Robson (PI)

Completed 2006