June 2018: PWHS post-doctoral fellow Robert Macpherson and co-director Chris McLeod, with Australian colleagues Tyler Lane and Alex Collie, are authors of a new paper in BMC Public Health identifying age and sex trends in the disability burden of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in Canada and Australia.
May 2018: PWHS postdoctoral fellow Esther Maas will speak at the IWH Speaker Series in Toronto on June 5. Livestreaming is available.
May 2018: PWHS is seeking a technical writer and project coordinator to join our research team in learning from occupational health big data to create safer and more secure workplaces.
May 2018: PWHS Co-director Chris McLeod is a co-author on two new papers in Occupational & Environmental Medicine examining lung cancer risks across different occupations and industries in Ontario and the burden of lung cancer attributable to diesel engine exhaust exposure across Canada.
May 2018: Mieke Koehoorn will present at WORK, MIGRATION AND HEALTH 2018: A Forum on Precarity, Vulnerability, Health and Safety among Newcomers and Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada in Toronto on May 8.
May 2018: PWHS is seeking a qualified and engaged statistical analyst to join our research team in analyzing and learning from occupational health big data to create safer and more secure workplaces.
April 2018: PWHS MScOEH student Kelvin Choi successfully defended his Master’s thesis on April 18. Congratulations Kelvin!
Multiple jobholders with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder less likely to return to work than single jobholders
April 2018: Our new study in PLOS ONE examined the association between multiple versus single jobholding and time to RTW for workers with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder.
March 2018: The Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health Conference will take place Oct. 21-23, 2018 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront in Vancouver. The conference organizers welcome abstracts from researchers, students, and practitioners conducting work and health research.
March 2018: PWHS visiting scholar France St-Hilaire will share her insights and results from her work on workplace psychological health at the weekly SPPH Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) seminar on Friday, March 16 at 12:30 in SPPH B151.