Partners + affiliates


McMaster University
University of Toronto
University of Waterloo
York University


Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC)
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care
Ontario Ministry of Labour
Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Statistics Canada

Health & safety associations (HSAs)

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (formerly the Construction Safety Association of Ontario, Electrical & Utilities Safety Association and Transportation Health & Safety Association of Ontario)
Public Services Health & Safety Association (formerly the Education Safety Association of Ontario, Ontario Safety Association for Community and Healthcare and Municipal Health and Safety Association of Ontario)
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (formerly the Industrial Accident Prevention Association, Ontario Service Safety Alliance, Farm Safety Association Inc.)
Workplace Safety North (formerly the Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association,  Pulp and Paper Health and Safety Association, Ontario Forestry Safe Workplace Association)
Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers, Inc. (OHCOW)
Workers Health and Safety Centre (WHSC)

Research organizations

Canadian Cochrane Centre
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA)
Cochrane Collaboration
Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)

WSIB Centres of Research Expertise

The WSIB Research Advisory Council has established three Centres of Research Expertise to strengthen the research capacity in Ontario. As the largest research agency in Ontario devoted to the protection of the health of workers, the Institute for Work & Health is also committed to expanding research capacity through networking and partnership with the Centres of Research Expertise.

IWH researchers and knowledge transfer and exchange staff actively collaborate with colleagues from:

Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD)
Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease (CREOD)
Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC)

Other associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Canadian Physiotherapy Association
College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO)