Policy Idea – Preventing Injuries

Understand the Link Between Shiftwork and Injuries

Did you know that shiftwork is on the rise? Or that shiftwork is linked to obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes? And that it is considered a probable carcinogen?  Or, finally, that shiftworkers are twice as likely to get injured on the job? The Institute for Work and Health, based in Toronto, has done a lot [...]