Partnership news

Asthma surveillance among workers

March 2013: Partnership research published in Chronic Diseases in Canada finds a high prevalence of active asthma in the BC working population, and in particular, higher rates among females and in certain industries. View the article or learn more about our work on work-related asthma.

New funding to examine work-related injuries and long duration claims in three Canadian provinces

February 2013: The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba Research and Workplace Innovation Program has provided funding for a 2 year project comparing injury claim rates in BC, Manitoba, and Ontario.

Remembering Clyde Hertzman

February 2013: It is with great sadness that we mark the sudden passing of our colleague Dr. Clyde Hertzman.

2013 Walk for Truth in honour of all victims of asbestos

February 2013: The second annual Walk for Truth is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Powell River, BC.

Partnership Annual Report 2011-2012

December 2012: Featuring our research on mesothelioma compensation, serious work-related injuries, and the relationship between sex, gender, work injury, and disability duration; new data development work; and knowledge translation successes.

Research strategy at WorkSafeBC

December 2012: The WorkSafeBC Policy and Regulation e-Newsletter announces changes to WorkSafeBC’s research model and explains how the Partnership fits into that model.

Key performance indicators, research evidence and the Safety Charter initiative

November 2012: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod spoke at the FIOSA-MIOSA BC Safety Charter Annual Roundtable Event on Nov. 29. View his presentation.

Mesothelioma compensation research featured by UBC

October 2012: Partnership mesothelioma compensation research and its application to Powell River is featured in UBC In Your Community, a newsletter of UBC Government Relations.

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