Injury risk

Injury risk

Board games: sexist bias at the workers’ compensation board

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Karen Weisberg
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discuses the challenges women claimants experience due to sexism.  Illustrates how The Workers Compensation Act responds to claimants work at home vs outside of the home. Shows how sexist systems work together to create more stress for women post injury in the workplace,  via the medical and the legal systems. 

No growing pains

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Barbara Lamb
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates how proper movement and handy tools can make gardening easier for people with different abilities. Tips on how to garden, what to grow, how to avoid injury. 

 

How can I prevent pelvic floor problems when giving birth?

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Maternity Center Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information about pelvic floor problems related to pregnancy and giving birth. Includes a review of the evidence and links to other resources.

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Fall prevention for older women: lifestyle, medical, and environmental strategies

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathleen C. Buckwalter
Terri A. Cutillo-Schmitter
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Primary Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Bloomfield, NJ

Examines the effects of falling, reviews relevant risk factors, and discusses methods of assessing fall risk and preventing future falls.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 10980865

A call to action: women's health at work & musculoskeletal disorders

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Stephanie Premji
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains how women are more susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, because of the type of jobs in which they often work. Suggests steps to help remedy the amount of women injured on the job.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

A non-profit organization that works to raise awareness and educate others about the prevention of disabling conditions in children.

Primary Telephone: 
306-655-2512
Email Address: 
info@preventioninstitute.sk.ca
Fax Number: 
306-655-2511
Street Address: 
1319 Colony St
City: 
Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7N 2Z1
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