Partnership news

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.

Asbestos-related disease and workers’ compensation

October 2012: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn spoke at the Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada Annual Scientific Conference on Oct. 1. View her presentation.

Research Training Award success

September 2012: Congratulations to Partnership Graduate Research Assistant Kim McLeod for her success in the WorkSafeBC 2012 Research Training Awards competition. Read more about Kim’s work in WorkSafeBC’s Policy and Regulation Division e-Newsletter.

New research coordinator

September 2012: We are pleased to welcome Billy Quirke as a new Partnership research coordinator. Billy will be evaluating the effectiveness of health and safety regulations.

Mesothelioma compensation study recruitment update

September 2012: We have completed recruitment of patients and family members for a study about mesothelioma compensation, but we are still seeking physician participants.

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