Workers Health & Safety Centre

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WHAT’S NEW

Chronic back pain reduced by work autonomy and social support, study

Well-designed jobs should take into account physical and psychosocial work factors to help reduce the risk of workers developing chronic low back pain says a new study.

Lung disease linked to stone countertop fabrication

Evidence linking silicosis with workers who cut, drill and polish stone countertops is mounting, but a recent report suggests we need not wait for more evidence to act.