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Workplace Tools & Resources

Healthy Workplace | Injury Prevention Information | Workplace Mental Health Tools | Government Resources | Organizations | Magazines

Healthy Workplace Tools 

Injury Prevention Information 

  • eOfficeErgo: Ergonomics e-Learning for Office Workers - An evidence-based and standard-compliant online training program designed for employees who regularly use computers on the job. Provided by Institute for Work and Health.
  • Research to Reality - A series of Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety reports, with research updates on topics such as 'new promise for injury prevention', 'ergonomic interventions', 'slips and falls', 'ladder safety', and 'obesity in the workplace'
  • Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders - Sponsored by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, this website provides academic research resources on ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.
  • Back at Work - This WorkSafeBC site provides information to help you deal with back pain and how to return to work.
  • Whiplash Prevention Site - Provides employers and fleet managers a database of vehicles to search for head restraint safety and green ratings. Created by the Whiplash Prevention Campaign.

Workplace Mental Health Tools  

Government Resources 

Organizations 

  • Institute for Work & Health - The Institute aims to protect and improve the health of working people by providing useful, relevant research. They conduct and share research with policy-makers, workers and workplaces, clinicians and health & safety professionals.
  • Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) -  Conducts scientific research and disseminates knowledge, toward the prevention of industrial accidents and occupational diseases and the rehabilitation of affected workers.
  • Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) - Promotes the physical, psychosocial and mental health of working Canadians. They offer a range of workplace health and safety services to help organizations raise awareness, assess risks, implement prevention programs, and improve health, safety and well-being.
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) -  MHCC is a catalyst for improving the mental health system and changing the attitudes and behaviours of Canadians around mental health issues.
  • CDC-NIOSH Total Worker Health - is a strategy integrating occupational safety and health protection with health promotion to prevent worker injury and illness and to advance health and well-being. TWH is part of the US government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). 

TWH Centers of Excellence:

Magazines 

  • BenefitsCanada: Working Well - Working Well provides information and ideas that helps managers and hr professionals create healthier working environments.

 

Healthy Workplace Research

Modifiable workplace risk factors contributing to workplace absence across health conditions: A stakeholder-centered best-evidence synthesis of systematic reviews.  Open Access.   WORK Journal, 2013.

 

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