November 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will discuss the contribution of research to informing regulatory and compensation policy in worker health protection in BC at this annual lecture at the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto on Nov. 21.
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.
August 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn’s work is featured in the Journal of Commerce.
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.
July 2013: The Policy and Regulation Division e-newsletter reports on Mieke Koehoorn’s research looking at occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation through the lens of sex and gender.
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.
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.