Public Talk May 18, 2016

International Visiting Research Scholar Dr. Ute Bültmann will give a public talk at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC.

Occupational health & safety practices survey

This survey will establish a set of health and safety indicators that firms can use to assess and improve their performance.

Work injury & disability duration across countries

Collaboration with researchers in Australia & New Zealand will enhance our understanding of workers’ compensation systems.
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BC Care Providers Annual Conference

May 2016: Chris McLeod will present on the health, safety, and disability practices that reduce the risk of work-related injuries and illnesses in the long-term care sector at the BCCPA 2016 annual conference, May 31 in Whistler. More about our work in this area

Webinar: Health Care Safety Professionals Association of BC

May 2016: Chris McLeod will give a webinar on the role of leading and lagging indicators in violence prevention in health care to the Health Care Safety Professionals Association of BC on Friday May 20. Learn more about our work in this area

MSFHR Scholar Award to Chris McLeod

May 2016: Our co-director Chris McLeod is a 2016 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Program award recipient for his comparative and cross-jurisdictional research on work and health. More about our work in this area.

Labor markets and health: an integrated life course perspective

May 2016: New article in Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health from our co-director Chris McLeod and visiting scholar Ute Bültmann on integrating a life course perspective into work and health research.

Does time off work after injury vary by jurisdiction?

May 2016: New article in BMJ Open related to our international comparative work: Does time off work after injury vary by jurisdiction? A comparative study of eight Australian workers’ compensation systems. Learn more about this work.


Work in Life: Work and Health in a Life-course Perspective
Ute Bültmann
Peter Wall Institute seminar, with reception to follow
Vancouver, BC
May 18, 2016

9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS)
Toronto, ON
June 20-23, 2016

Webinar: The Difference Gender and Sex Make to Work Disability Outcomes
Mieke Koehoorn
Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability
July 13, 2016, 11:00 am PDT

International Population Data Linkage Conference
Wales, UK
August 24-26, 2016

25th Epidemiology in Occupational Health Conference (EPICOH)
Barcelona, Spain
September 5-7, 2016

CARWH 2016: Advancing Research to Improve Work and Health
Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health Conference
Toronto, ON
October 16-18, 2016

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