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The young and new on job most affected by heat stress: study | Institute for Work & Health

On hot, sultry summer days, it’s common to see ministries of labour issue alerts telling workers to stay cool, drink a lot of water and take longer …

Heatstroke

Night and evening shifts linked to higher risk of injuries: study | Institute for Work & Health

This dovetails with the findings of a previous study in which IWH also took part. That study found 14 per cent of work injuries experienced by women, …

Institute for Work & Health

An eight-item questionnaire developed by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) has now been adopted by WorkSafeNB as a benchmark tool to measure …

Institute for Work & Health

Over the 10 years Graham Lowe has been a member of the Institute for Work & Health (IWH)’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), he has seen the …

Risk of repetitive strain injury different across gender in some fields: study | Institute for Work & Health

Does the risk of a work-related repetitive strain injury (RSI) within an economic sector differ for men and women? This was one of the questions …

Institute for Work & Health

For clinicians treating patients with chronic non-cancer pain or workers with arm and hand injuries, making use of research is now as easy as swiping …

Epidemiology | Institute for Work & Health

If you’ve ever wondered whether vegetarians live longer than meat-eaters, or why some people suffer from chronic pain and others don’t, or what the …

Institute for Work & Health

IWH welcomes new board member<p><b>Dr. Michael Wolfson</b> joined the Institute for Work and Health (IWH) Board of Directors in June 2013 for a three-year …

At Work | Institute for Work & Health

When WSPS consultants reach out to small businesses, they now look especially for an individual at each business who's passionate about health and …

CHART: US government spends more on health care than the Canadian government.

This is the chart that I think ought to dominate the conversation about public-sector health care spending in the United States, and yet it is …

DASH Outcome Measure iPad Application | DASH

About the App<p>The DASH (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand) Outcome Measure is a well-recognized self-report questionnaire designed to measure …

Institute for Work & Health

Two IWH senior scientists awarded medal<p>Two senior scientists at the Institute for Work & Health (IWH), Dr. Claire Bombardier and Dr. Monique Gignac, …

Ohio State University

Case control study | Institute for Work & Health

Let’s say your mother was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and so, too, was her best friend. The two worked together for 30 years at the town’s …

Work environment may up risk of hypertension in men | Institute for Work & Health

Low job control is linked to an increased risk of hypertension (high blood pressure) among men, but not women. This was the key finding of a study by …

High Blood Pressure

Do workplace disability management programs promote return to work? | Institute for Work & Health

It’s proving difficult to determine if employer-provided workplace disability management programs promote injured workers’ return to work (RTW). This …

Health Care

Mental health suffers among workers permanently impaired by job injury | Institute for Work & Health

Workers who suffer a permanent impairment following a work injury are at greater risk of depression, sleep problems and medication abuse than the …

Mental Health

Permanent work injury lowers women’s chances of marriage | Institute for Work & Health

Women who are permanently injured in a work accident are less likely to marry than their uninjured counterparts, according to a new study from the …

Workplace Safety

Female nurses working nights weigh [slightly] more than those working days | Institute for Work & Health

Female nurses working night shifts or mixed shifts (i.e. days, evenings and nights) weighed just slightly more, based on body mass index (BMI) …

Biomedicine

At Work 72 (Spring 2013) | Institute for Work & Health

Health

Manufacturer learns participatory ergonomics worth the investment | Institute for Work & Health

A participatory ergonomics (PE) program has proven to be beneficial to the bottom line of an Ontario manufacturing firm, according to a new study by …

Ergonomics