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IRSST – Occupational Injuries – Innovative Portraits

Montréal, December 11, 2012 – Combining CSST data for the years 2005 to 2007 with Census data published by Statistics Canada for the year 2006 has allowed the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) to produce a study containing several innovative portraits of the situation of Quebec workers receiving compensation … Continue reading »

Podcast: How Psychosocial Factors Affect Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Disorders

Dr. Birgitte Blatter, Business Line Manager of Healthy, Vital and Safe Work at TNO in the Netherlands explores the role workplace psychosocial factors play in the development of musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders. Dr. Blatter is also a featured presenter for CCOHS’ Forum IV that will take place October 29th and 30th, 2012 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Released: September … Continue reading »

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Strategies for Preventing Prolonged Disability in Workers Compensated for Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders | IRSST

Musculoskeletal disorders are among the most common types of work injury in industrialized countries and constitute a major economic burden on contemporary society. Moreover, workrelated musculoskeletal  disorders (WRMSDs) are among the leading causes of significant human suffering, loss of productivity, and heavy financial costs to society. A large portion of this burden is associated with the number of … Continue reading »

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