Partnership news

2014 Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

July 2014: The AREA Fund’s 2014 Walk for Truth was a sunny success this year. Photos of the day.

EPICOH 2014: Challenges for Occupational Epidemiology in the 21st Century

June 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod and PhD student Kim McLeod will present at the 24th International Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) Conference, June 24-27 in Chicago. Their presentations will be posted here shortly.

No Safe Use – The Globe & Mail on asbestos in Canada

June 2014: Excellent 7-part interactive series covering historic and current exposure risk, mesothelioma, mining, and provincial, national, and international policy.

Long-term care occupational health and safety practices survey

June 2014: The Partnership is recruiting long-term care homes to participate in a survey about health and safety practices.

Occupational disease and injury series on CTV News

June 2014: Watch Partnership Co-lead Chris McLeod discuss occupational disease from asbestos and injury risk in young workers in BC as part of a CTV News series.

2014 Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

May 2014: The Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) is hosting the Walk for Truth on July 12 in Powell River, BC, to raise awareness of asbestos-related disease. Registration is now open.

April 28: Day of Mourning

April 2014: WorkSafeBC, the BC Federation of Labour, and the Business Council of BC co-host a public ceremony on Monday, April 28 to honour those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases.

International Health Data Linkage Conference

April 2014: Partnership Co-lead Chris McLeod and Research Coordinator Jonathan Fan will present at the International Health Data Linkage Conference, April 28-30 in Vancouver. Their presentations will be posted here shortly.

BC Injured Workers Forum

April 2014: Working Together for Full Compensation – presented by the BC Federation of Labour on May 30 in Vancouver.

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