Videos & presentations

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Assessing the impact of NIOSH research on worker health protection

Presented on at Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture presentation.

Presenters: Paul Schulte, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

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Returning to work following low-back pain: Do prognostic factors differ for acute, subacute and chronic pain?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Ivan Steenstra, Institute for Work & Health

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Exploring OHS issues among people who do long commutes or leave home for extended periods for work

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Barbara Neis, Memorial University

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Examining gender/sex differences in work injury risk, consequences of work injury and the relationship between work stress and chronic disease

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

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Exploring a new model for occupational cancer surveillance

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre

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Intervention research in work and mental health: What works and what doesn't

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Karen Nieuwenhuijsen, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health

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Exploring the role of gender in work-related injury, chronic illness and recovery

Institute Scientist Dr. Peter Smith talks about his five-year research program into how sex and gender shape risk of work injury, time off work after a work injury, and the relationship between the work environment and chronic illnesses.
Created: September 2014

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Health and safety issues for low-wage temp agency workers

The complex employment relationship between temporary agency workers, temp agencies and client employers creates loopholes and incentives that may leave low-wage temp agency workers more vulnerable to workplace injuries, says research from the Institute for Work & Health.
Created: July 2014

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Examining supervisors' support for work accommodation

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Vicki Kristman, Institute for Work & Health

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A model of "breakthrough change" in workplace health and safety performance

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Lynda Robson, Institute for Work & Health

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Different but equal: Workforce participation of people with episodic disabilities

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Tammy C. Yates, Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR)

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Movement analysis of firefighters using gaming and simulation technology

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Tara Kajaks, McMaster University

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Building front-line capacity to prevent occupational disease in Ontario

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Linn Holness, Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease

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Ontario Office of the Worker Adviser: Services and partnerships in support of vulnerable workers

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Alec Farquhar, Office of the Worker Adviser

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Income security and labour-market engagement: Envisioning the future of work disability policy in Canada

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Emile Tompa, Institute for Work & Health; Ellen MacEachen, Institute for Work & Health

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How to make occupational health and safety training more effective: Findings from a field trial

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Ben Amick, Institute for Work & Health

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An introduction to developmental evaluation: Why evaluation matters in rethinking "accountability to learning"

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Sanjeev Sridharan, St. Michael's Hospital

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Law Commission of Ontario’s Vulnerable Workers Project: Why? How? What’s next?

Presented on at IWH Speaker Series presentation.

Presenters: Patricia Hughes, Law Commission of Ontario

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Nachemson 2013: Challenges in the research-policy relationship

Presented on at Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture presentation.

Presenters: Mieke Koehoorn, University of British Columbia

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Nachemson 2013: Impact of research on policy

Presented on at Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture presentation.

Presenters: Mieke Koehoorn, University of British Columbia