Partnership news

Evaluating health and safety inspections

October 2013: Kim McLeod, a Partnership PhD trainee funded by WorkSafeBC, presented her her work on health and safety inspections at WorkSafeBC on Sept. 27. View her presentation.

Chris McLeod speaks at AWCBC Learning Symposium

September 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod spoke about implementation and evaluation of workplace OHS interventions at the 2013 Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) Learning Symposium in Saint John, NB. View his presentation

Mieke Koehoorn speaks at the Scottish Informatics Programme conference

August 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn spoke about using existing data for health research at the Scottish Informatics Programme conference in St Andrews, Scotland on August 29. View her presentation.

Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

July 2013: Partnership staff Suhail Marino and Billy Quirke walked in the annual Walk for Truth, hosted by the Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) in Powell River, BC on June 22nd, to raise awareness of the hazards of asbestos and to honour victims of asbestos-related disease.

CIHR New Investigator award for Chris McLeod

June 2013: Congratulations to Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod on his receipt of a new investigator award for his research program on work and health.

Upcoming presentation on using workers compensation data in comparative, cross-jurisdictional research

June 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will speak about the promise and challenge of using workers compensation data in comparative, cross-jurisdictional research at the 23rd Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) in Utrecht, The Netherlands on June 20. Read more about our international comparative research.

Seminar: Does surgical setting or expedited fees matter for return-to-work after knee surgery?

May 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will give a CHEOS seminar at noon on May 22 at St Paul’s Hospital. More Partnership research on this topic.

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