Partnership news

Presentations from BC Care Providers Conference

August 2015: Co-lead Chris McLeod’s presentation, Safety in Our DNA: How Organizational Culture is harnessed to Create Safer Work Environments, is now available, along with a full recap of the BC Care Providers conference (May 2015). Watch Chris in the video summary at minutes 2:56 and 3:21.

Does safety certification prevent tree-faller injuries?

August 2015: Our new article in Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health evaluates whether safety certification reduces the risk of work injury among experienced manual tree-fallers in BC. More

History of Asbestos in BC

June 2015: The BC Labour Heritage Centre has created a video about the use and consequences of of asbestos in BC.

WorkSafeBC Research Training Award

May 2015: Congratulations to Partnership PhD trainee Andrea Jones on her Doctoral Research Training Award from WorkSafeBC. Her project explores the effect of mental health on return to work after injury.

Organizational culture and safer work environments in long-term care homes

May 2015: Co-lead Chris McLeod spoke at the BC Care Providers conference in Whistler, BC on May 25.

How do I love data? Let me count the ways

March 2015: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will give a seminar on using linked databases for work and health research on March 17 as part of the Population Data BC Spring Coast to Coast Seminar Series. A live webinar option is available.

SPPH OEH seminar on return-to-work

February 2015: The Occupational and Environmental Health division of the School of Population and Public Health hosts a weekly seminar series. On Feb 27 Renee-Louise Franche will give a seminar on the challenges of return-to-work. The seminar will be webcast.

Upcoming seminars

February 2015: Mieke Koehoorn is scheduled to give seminars at Simon Fraser University on Feb 26 and and UBC on Mar 17. Both seminars will be webcast.

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