Day: February 11, 2019

“A new website and toll-free number created for Waterloo Region’s ailing rubber workers is officially up and running. The Rubber Workers Project is a joint effort of the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW), Office of the Worker Adviser, United Steelworkers and their retirees group the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees.” Article:  Review of […]

“The systematic underestimation of deaths at work obscures the range of harms that workers routinely face, effectively downplaying the seriousness of the matter and the need for the state to intervene through law and policy,” writes a team of researchers lead by Steven Bittle, an associate professor, criminology, University of Ottawa. Article: Worker death stats need much […]

“Cross-country research led by the University of Ottawa, backed by $1.4M in federal funding, aims to get a better sense of mental health problems on the job — and offer solutions. ‘Looking at issues around psychological health and safety particularly at work, the opportunities to take leaves of absence and to encourage return to work,’ […]