Supporting a Return to Work after an Absence
The success of a return-to-work program can be ensured only if conditions are in place:
- A climate of trust characterized by respect
- An effective communication
- A collaboration among the various internal and external stakeholders involved in the return to work
In addition, a practical guide was designed to help develop a process for assisting and supporting the return to work of employees who have been absent from work for mental health reasons.
Biomechanical and Ergonomic Impacts of Handling
Results suggest that a worker's obesity leads unavoidably to a significant additive effect on the musculoskeletal structures of the back. This biomechanical impact exposes obese material handlers to a greater risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder during load handling.
Work-Related Road Collisions in Québec, from 2000 to 2008
Characteristics and Classification
Traffic accidents are the leading cause of work-related accidental deaths.
The results of this study contribute to a better understanding of the problem and provide information that can help in developing prevention programs adapted to work-related traffic accidents.