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.
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.
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
June 2015: The BC Labour Heritage Centre has created a video about the use and consequences of of asbestos in BC.
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.
May 2015: Co-lead Chris McLeod spoke at the BC Care Providers conference in Whistler, BC on May 25.
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.