Partnership news

COR evaluation findings video card

June 2016: The Institute for Work and Health has summarized our findings from the COR evaluation in a video card. Learn more about COR.

Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy: Annual Forum

June 2016: The CRWDP is holding their annual forum June 8 in Vancouver, co-hosted by our Co-Director Mieke Koehoorn. This is an opportunity for researchers, trainees, and members of the public to learn about the CRWDP and to provide input on BC’s research directions and activities.

WorkSafeBC Research Training Award

June 2016: Partnership MSc student Kelvin Choi is the recipient of a WorkSafeBC Research Training Award for his thesis work on workplace violence. More about our work in this area

BC Care Providers Annual Conference

May 2016: Chris McLeod will present on the health, safety, and disability practices that reduce the risk of work-related injuries and illnesses in the long-term care sector at the BCCPA 2016 annual conference, May 31 in Whistler. More about our work in this area

Webinar: Health Care Safety Professionals Association of BC

May 2016: Chris McLeod will give a webinar on the role of leading and lagging indicators in violence prevention in health care to the Health Care Safety Professionals Association of BC on Friday May 20. Learn more about our work in this area

Trudeau announces Canada “moving forward” on asbestos ban

May 2016: Pleased to see that Canada is now moving toward a ban on asbestos. Learn more about our work on asbestos exposure and mesothelioma

MSFHR Scholar Award to Chris McLeod

May 2016: Our co-director Chris McLeod is a 2016 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Program award recipient for his comparative and cross-jurisdictional research on work and health. More about our work in this area.

Labor markets and health: an integrated life course perspective

May 2016: New article in Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health from our co-director Chris McLeod and visiting scholar Ute Bültmann on integrating a life course perspective into work and health research.

Does time off work after injury vary by jurisdiction?

May 2016: New article in BMJ Open related to our international comparative work: Does time off work after injury vary by jurisdiction? A comparative study of eight Australian workers’ compensation systems. Learn more about this work.

Study finds COR employers have lower rates of serious injuries than those not in program

April 2016: Our COR audit evaluation is featured in the Institute for Work & Health At Work newsletter.

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