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Long work hours increases risk of stroke, study warns

A recent study found people who regularly work long hours had a higher risk of stroke, especially those who@ve done so for 10 years or more.This research, published in the American Heart Associatio...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Long-work-hours-increases-risk-of-stroke-study-warns 2019-07-31 12:00:00 AM
Creating mentally safe and healthy workplaces

Across Canada and the world there is consensus on the need to create mentally safe and healthy workplaces, both from a workers@ wellbeing and employer economic benefits viewpoint. @ The Mental He...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Creating-mentally-safe-and-healthy-workplaces 2023-09-13 12:00:00 AM
Ergonomics training in support of RSI Awareness Day and prevention

Research evidence and workplace experiences confirm prevention of repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) also known as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) is decidedly achievable. @ Workers Health @ Safe...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Ergonomics-training-in-support-of-RSI-Awareness-Day-and-prevention 2021-02-10 12:00:00 AM
Large numbers of burned-out workers lack workplace support: study

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic one in three employed Canadians report burnout, while one in four say work is having a significant impact on their mental health. @ This is a cause for concer...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Large-numbers-of-burned-out-workers-lack-workplace-support-study 2022-02-03 12:00:00 AM
Prioritizing workplace mental health with needed training and solutions

Did you know one in four Canadians experience a mental health illness or a mental health issue? To help raise awareness May 1 to 7 has been declared mental health week in Canada. Certainly, awaren...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Prioritizing-workplace-mental-health-with-needed-training-and-solutions 2023-04-20 12:00:00 AM
Ergonomics can aid healthy pregnancies for women welders, study

A growing body of research evidence suggests pregnant welders exposed to common welding hazards are at risk of suffering adverse pregnancy outcomes including fetal loss.@ This most recent Canadian...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Ergonomics-can-aid-healthy-pregnancies-for-women-welders-study 2023-02-08 12:00:00 AM
One in four Canadians have experienced workplace harassment

Twenty three per cent of Canadians say they have experienced workplace harassment, according to a recent poll commissioned by Queen@s University School of Business.@@ @ This represents a drop fro...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/One-in-four-Canadians-have-experienced-workplace-h 2014-07-21 12:00:00 AM
Workplace mental health: New research and special May training offer

Workplaces have responded to worker mental health concerns with numerous popular wellness programs, but new research finds most do little to benefit workers. The study@s author suggests their comm...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Workplace-mental-health-New-research-and-special-May-training-offer 2024-05-07 12:00:00 AM
Updated COVID-19 resources to better help protect Ontario workers

A message from Dave Killham, WHSC executive director @ As 2020 draws to a close COVID cases have reached the highest daily levels since the pandemic began. The challenge to protect workers and th...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Updated-COVID-19-resources-to-better-help-protect-Ontario-workers 2020-12-22 12:00:00 AM
RSI Awareness Day February 28: making every day about prevention

Work shouldn@t hurt! But all too often it does. Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) remain the leading cause of work-related, lost-time injury for Ontario workers. RSIs,@also commonly known as muscu...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/RSI-Awareness-Day-February-28-making-every-day-about-prevention 2019-02-28 12:00:00 AM
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