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October 12, 2021
Free guideline now available to paramedic services across Canada

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga has launched Addressing Operational Stress Injuries during Infectious Public...


September 7, 2021
Research report examines the impacts of working from home

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has released a report detailing results from its knowledge synthesis study...


July 12, 2021
Funding will address health and performance challenges in the construction industry

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has received a $360,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering...


July 4, 2021
Supporting paramedics during public health crises

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) will launch a new complimentary webinar series on July 19 to...


June 16, 2021
CISWP launches new work-from-home webinar series

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP), hosted at Conestoga College, has launched a work-from-home (WFH) webinar series...


May 13, 2021
New Canadian paramedic standard open for review

Dr. Amin Yazdani, director of Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP), led a multi-year research and development...


February 9, 2021
Grant will expand research into effects of working from home

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research...


November 13, 2020
National research survey addresses impairment in the workplace

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a survey to better understand how Canadian employers are...


August 17, 2020
Applied research centre launches webinar series

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a webinar series to provide an opportunity for stakeholders...


August 7, 2020
Ambulance ergonomics addressed through development of new national standard

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) has published a new Canadian Standard on Ergonomic Design for Ambulances and related Equipment...


July 6, 2020
Supporting paramedics during COVID-19

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has been awarded $75,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research...


June 9, 2020
Researcher leads development of first standard for work disability management systems

Conestoga researcher Dr. Amin Yazdani, director of Conestoga’s Canadian Institute of Safety, Wellness & Performance, led the research behind a...


December 18, 2019
Building a Productive and Sustainable Workforce

Each year, thousands of newly minted college graduates cross convocation stages, proudly receive congratulations from faculty, family and friends, and...


October 18, 2019
First Canadian standard for work disability prevention open for review

A proposed new national standard from the Canadian Standard Association (CSA) Group on work disability prevention management systems is now...


October 7, 2019
Conestoga researcher presents guideline for prevention of workplace injuries

On October 1, Dr. Amin Yazdani, director of the Canadian Institute of Safety, Wellness & Performance at Conestoga, announced the...


August 28, 2019
Safety standard open for public review

Dr. Amin Yazdani, director of Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance at the college’s School of Business, is...


October 5, 2018
Dr. Amin Yazdani recognized by the Standards Council of Canada

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has honoured Dr. Amin Yazdani, a professor in Conestoga’s School of Business, and program...