The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization with a focus on a single mission: to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of working people by conducting actionable research that is valued by employers, workers and policy-makers. The Institute for Work & Health has earned national and international recognition for contributions to a wide range of research areas in worker health protection – from musculoskeletal disorders to vulnerable workers, from return to work to workers’ compensation and from workplace prevention practices to occupational health and safety regulatory standards. The Institute has a fundamental commitment to working with our stakeholders to communicate research findings in ways that facilitate application to policy and practice. IWH’s work provides impartial, evidence-based guidance to government policy-makers, representatives of workers and employers, occupational health & safety professionals, disability management professionals and clinicians.