research services from IHMIHM has the capacity to conduct research into a wide range of occupational health and safety matters. For example, it has been involved in WorkCover NSW funded projects which have investigated how OHS information is best targeted and distributed to ethnic groups in NSW. Other  projects have  evaluated the effectiveness of OHS representation in the consultative process under NSW OHS legislation and research investigating the effectiveness of compliance with work health safety regulation in cases of workplace fatalities.

Recently, IHM investigated the extent of exposure to crystalline silica in workers using aerated autoclaved concrete in the commercial construction industry and conducted a review of dust control measures on a major Sydney construction site.