Partnership news

Presentation at AIHA BC-Yukon on Health and Safety Management and Occupational Hygiene

March 2016: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will present at the American Industrial Hygiene Association BC-Yukon Local Section 2016 Conference and Annual General Meeting on March 11.

National comparative research featured

February 2016: Our work comparing long duration claims across Canadian provinces is featured in the 2015 Annual Report of the Research and Workplace Innovation Program, Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba. See pages 4 and 5 for pictures of our knowledge translation and exchange work and page 30 for a project update. More on our national and international comparative work.

Presentation at Ontario General Contractors Association Leadership Day

February 2016: Chris McLeod gave a talk about the Certificate of Recognition impact evaluation at Ontario General Contractors Association Leadership Day. More about COR

COR program evaluation in Journal of Commerce

October 2015: View the article, watch an interview with Chris McLeod or learn more about the COR program.

Abstracts for Semiahmoo 2016 – Occupational, Environmental, and Public Health Conference

October 2015: Abstracts for posters, papers or discussions of research in progress are due by Nov. 16, 2015.

International return to work comparisons

October 2015: Co-lead Chris McLeod and colleagues from the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research in Australia have published an introductory report on international comparisons of compensation policy & return to work outcomes. More on this work

WorkSafeBC Research Day presentation

September 2015: On Sept 18, Chris McLeod and George Astrakianakis will present our work on violence prevention in health care settings. We are building on existing research into effective violence prevention and occupational health and safety management to develop leading and lagging indicators to best measure the effect of violence prevention initiatives in BC.

Upcoming presentation to the BC Road Builders Association

September 2015: In the early 2000s the BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association brought the COR program to BC. On Sept 14, Chris McLeod will present our evaluation of the program at their Fall Conference in Kelowna, BC. More about the COR program.

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