Videos & presentations

Find the workers you need to protect

How do you tell which workers are vulnerable to injury? Occupational health and safety (OHS) vulnerability is not about who people are. It's about the work they do. Use the OHS Vulnerability Measure to identify workers you need to protect.
Created: August 2017

Evaluation of a safe resident handling program in U.S. nursing homes

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Alicia Kurowski, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Designing disability income support policy for mental illness

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Ashley McAllister, Karolinska Institute

Understanding effective worker health and safety representation

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

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Creative effective return-to-work programs for workers with MSDs

What workplace-based interventions are effective in helping workers with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) recover and return to work after a period of work absence? This is the question that a team of researchers from the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) in Toronto, Canada, and the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) in Melbourne, Australia, set out to answer through a systematic review of high quality research on the topic.
Created: May 2017

The biopsychosocial model: Time for a new back pain revolution?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Maurits Van Tulder, VU University Amsterdam

New World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on rehabilitation in health systems

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Andrea Furlan, Institute for Work & Health

Evaluating the impact of mandatory awareness training in Ontario

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

Doctors and workers’ compensation: how system design shapes doctors’ roles

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Katherine Lippel, University of Ottawa

Have we learned enough for workplace Parkinson's disease prevention?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Anne Harris, Syme Fellow, Institute for Work & Health; Ryerson University

Health-care providers and their role in return to work

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Agnieszka Kosny, Institute for Work & Health

Celebrating 20 years of the DASH Outcome Measure

In 1996, when the DASH was developed by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, no measure had previously existed to assess the disability and function of the arm, shoulder and hand as a whole. Today, this outcome measure is used across the world, and is available in 55 languages and dialects. Developers of the DASH talk about why they think the tool has stood the test of time.
Created: January 2017

Life course concepts in the work experiences of people with arthritis

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Arif Jetha, Institute for Work & Health

Return to work not a single event: applying new methods and data to understand RTW

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Christopher McLeod, Institute for Work & Health

Managing safety and operations: The effect of joint management system practices on safety and operational outcomes

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Lynda Robson, Institute for Work & Health

What are physicians told about their role in return to work?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Agnieszka Kosny, Institute for Work & Health

Whole-body vibration: What can we do to reduce this known health risk?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Jim Dickey, Western University

Joachim Breuer: The implementation of NIDMAR standards in German workplaces

Presented on at Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture presentation.

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Andrew King: The development of an ILO code of practice for disability management

Presented on at Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture presentation.

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Wolfgang Zimmermann: Looking back and challenges ahead

Presented on at Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture presentation.

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