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.

Work injury & disability duration across countries

Collaboration with researchers in Australia & New Zealand will enhance our understanding of workers’ compensation systems.

The difference gender makes

Men and women may experience different workers’ compensation and return to work outcomes based on gender and/or sex.
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Does COR certification lead to lower firm work-injury rates in BC?

March 2019: Our evaluation of the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program in BC found that certification was associated with a reduction in injury rates in most industrial sectors, and this effect was greater in more recent years. A research brief is available for download, and the full report is available by request.

Seminar: A realist review of violence prevention education in healthcare

March 2019: PWHS PhD student Sharon Provost will share her work on violence prevention education in healthcare at the weekly SPPH Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) seminar on Friday, March 8 at 12:30 in SPPH B151.

Classroom learning in context – How does violence prevention education work on the ground?

February 2019: PWHS PhD candidate Sharon Provost is collaborating with BC health authorities on an innovative way to evaluate the Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum. The Vancouver Coastal Research Institute featured the work in their Research Insider newsletter.

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