Violence prevention education in BC healthcare

Findings and recommendations from an evaluation of the violence prevention education are now available in video and written formats.

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.

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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New paper: Adolescent depressive symptoms and early adult education and employment

April 2021: A new paper by PWHS PhD trainee Anita Minh in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health examines how the course of symptoms from ages 16–25 influences early adult education and employment in Canada and the USA.

New paper: Do workplace safety inspections lead to changes in hazard management?

April 2021: A new paper in Safety Science found that over 70% of respondents to a WorkSafeBC survey reported that inspections led to changes.

New paper: Do anxiety and depression disorders impact time to sustained return to work?

March 2021: A new paper in Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health finds that programs intended to improve return to work should take pre-existing and new onset anxiety and depression disorders into consideration and that gender-sensitive work disability strategies may be warranted.

New paper: Does gradually returning to work improve time to sustainable work after a work-acquired musculoskeletal disorder?

March 2021: A new paper in Occupational and Environmental Medicine finds an effect for seriously injured workers with longer disability durations, especially women, workers with soft-tissue injuries, and for trade and manufacturing sectors.

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