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Feb 04, 2014

Latest WSN-supported research to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders

From evaluating personal protective...

Feb 04, 2014

Latest WSN-supported research to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders

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Feb 04, 2014

Latest WSN-supported research to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders 

From evaluating the seats on mobile...

Oct 03, 2013

So you think you know safety?

Are you a stickler about safety? Do you have a passion for protecting others? Are you...

Aug 06, 2013

Mary Waller’s latest research project could make the difference between life and death for a trapped miner someday....

Feb 19, 2013

Mine rescue may be coming out of the obscurity of anonymity under the microscope of scientific research.

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Jan 07, 2013

Dr. Linda Duxbury is one of Canada's leading workplace health researchers and workplace demographic experts. The workplace of today is not the same as the workplace of even one...

Nov 16, 2012

Imagine a tool so simple that, by answering eight questions about your occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and practices, it predicts your organization’s work injury...

May 15, 2012

Ontario workplaces are invited to take part in the 5,000 Firms Study, an exciting research project that is developing health and safety leading indicators....

Feb 24, 2012

One of the largest workplace prevention studies ever undertaken in Ontario is underway. Four health and safety associations (HSAs) have joined forces with the Institute for...