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
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.
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.
April 2016: International Visiting Research Scholar Dr. Ute Bültmann will give a public talk at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC on May 18, 2016.
March 2016: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will present a UBC School of Population and Public Health Occupational and Environmental Health seminar: Return-to-work is not a single event: Our evolving understanding of return-to-work trajectories after work injury. March 18 at 12:30pm. A live webinar option is available.
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.
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.