The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization with a focus on a single mission: to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of working people by conducting actionable research that is valued by employers, workers and policy-makers. The Institute for Work & Health has earned national and international recognition for contributions to a wide range of research areas in worker health protection – from musculoskeletal disorders to vulnerable workers, from return to work to workers’ compensation and from workplace prevention practices to occupational health and safety regulatory standards. The Institute has a fundamental commitment to working with our stakeholders to communicate research findings in ways that facilitate application to policy and practice. IWH’s work provides impartial, evidence-based guidance to government policy-makers, representatives of workers and employers, occupational health & safety professionals, disability management professionals and clinicians.

IWH has partnered with The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is Canada’s national resource for the advancement of workplace health and safety. The Centre promotes the total well-being – physical, psychosocial, and mental health – of working people in Canada by providing information, education, tools, and solutions that encourage attitudes and methods that will lead to improved worker physical and mental health, and prevention of work-related injury and illness. CCOHS makes a wide range of occupational health and safety information as well as training and educational courses readily available. CCOHS partners and collaborates with agencies and organizations from Canada and around the world to improve the quality and quantity of its resources and programs, as well as expand the breadth of usage of occupational health and safety information to many different segments of society. CCOHS is renowned as a credible and authoritative occupational health and safety resource and is a Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization.

World Congress 2021


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