Listen to the 2017 Nachemson lecture

Dr. Linda M. Goldenhar's 2017 Nachemson lecture addressed role of safety climate and culture in improving health and safety outcomes in construction workplaces. The slidecast (slides plus audio) is now available.

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The Fall 2017 issue is out

In the issue: A Q&A on marijuana and OHS, a study on prolonged standing and heart disease, research on OHS vulnerability among people with disabilities, and more.

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Canada to host global OHS congress in 2020 

IWH and CCOHS are proud to announce they are co-hosting the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in October 2020 in Toronto.

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Singapore, hosts of the 2017 World Congress, hand over hosting of the 2020 World Congress to Canada

New video on the OHS Vulnerability Measure

How do you know which workers are vulnerable to increased risks of work injuries/illnesses? There's a way to find out. Our new video short explains.

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or Download the tool

OHS vulnerability video screen capture

New! A book of easy-to-understand definitions of research terms

What Researchers Mean By... includes over 35 definitions of research terms used in the health and social sciences.

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Cover of book titled What Researchers Mean By

Recent updates

  • December 18—Can on occupational health and safety training program be improved by modifying its contents to address gaps in essential skills? Yes it can, according to an Institute for Work & Health study that piloted a modified hoisting and rigging training program to address trainees' skills gaps in numeracy and document use. Learn about the study, the modified program and the improved outcomes in this presentation slidecast from the team behind the research, including its lead Dr. Ron Saunders.

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