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.

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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PREMUS 2016 Conference

June 2016: Partnership co-directors Mieke Koehoorn and Chris McLeod and PhD student Andrea Jones are at PREMUS 2016 June 20-23 to present on gender and other factors affecting return to work and surgical decision making after work-related musculoskeletal injury.

Partnership funding renewed

June 2016: We are pleased to announce that our Partnership funding agreement with WorkSafeBC has been renewed for another 5 year term at $1.54 million. Looking forward to continuing this productive partnership!

COR evaluation findings video card

June 2016: The Institute for Work and Health has summarized our findings from the COR evaluation in a video card. Learn more about COR.

Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy: Annual Forum

June 2016: The CRWDP is holding their annual forum June 8 in Vancouver, co-hosted by our Co-Director Mieke Koehoorn. This is an opportunity for researchers, trainees, and members of the public to learn about the CRWDP and to provide input on BC’s research directions and activities.


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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