Does COR certification lead to lower injury rates?

Evaluations of the Certificate of Recognition programs in BC and Alberta found that certification is associated with lower injury rates.

Violence prevention education in BC healthcare

How, why, for whom, and in what circumstances is the violence prevention education effective in preventing violence and injuries?

Early & safe return to work in construction

Key informant interviews, policy/practice review, and data analysis will identify sector-specific barriers/facilitators to successful RTW.
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Impact of COVID-19 on employment and financial security of immigrant workers compared to Canadian-born workers

June 2020: We conducted an analysis of employment and economic concerns of immigrant workers compared to Canadian-born workers, and investigated if employment concern impacted perceived mental health, using the Statistics Canada Canadian Perspectives Survey Series 1, a new web panel survey that was conducted for two weeks in March after the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Survey: Work and Health Evidence Gaps and Research Needs in the Context of COVID-19

June 2020: Researchers and knowledge users are invited to participate in a short survey that will ask your opinion on what work and health evidence gaps and research needs exist in the context of global pandemics and COVID-19.

Ability to work from home and paid sick leave benefits by precarious employment and socioeconomic status

May 2020: The public health response to COVID-19 has included a shift to working from home in an effort to limit physical contact and slow the spread of infection. However, working from home is not feasible for everyone. We analysed existing Statistics Canada General Social Survey 2016 data to estimate the number of workers who cannot work from home, and the number of workers without employer paid sick leave benefits.

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