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INSTITUTE FOR WORK & HEALTH: Research Associate (Temporary)

The Institute for Work & Health ( is a research organization with several university affiliations, which seeks to improve understanding of factors that determine workplace health, injury, and disability; and to recommend and evaluate initiatives to reduce disability caused by work.

One of the research project teams at the Institute - the "healthy workplace group" - is undertaking a 3 year project with a workplace to collaboratively develop a safety & health performance assessment tool. In preparation for this project the group will be conducting a literature review in relevant areas: organizational performance measurement, especially in safety & health; evidence of workplace- and workgroup-level determinants of safety & health, organizational effectiveness, and successful organizational change; models of "healthy workplaces".

Research Associate - Temporary

The incumbent, in collaboration with the co-ordinator of the