January 2015: Thanks to WorkSafe Magazine for their great profile of Mieke Koehoorn’s work on gender and time to return to work after injury.
November 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod and co-investigators have received funding from WorkSafeBC to evaluate the effectiveness of violence prevention programs in health care.
November 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod invites applications from students interested in evaluation of occupational health and safety policies and interventions and comparative analysis of compensation systems.
October 2014: Partnership researchers gave five presentations and a poster on a variety of topics at CARWH in Saskatoon. Partnership students also gave a series of presentations.
September 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will speak at the University of Toronto on Oct. 2. His talk is entitled “Evaluating OHS prevention programs: An example of a voluntary audit-based prevention program in British Columbia”.
September 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will speak at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands on Sept. 24. His talk is entitled “Using research to inform policy and practice: an example of an university-disability insurer partnership from British Columbia, Canada”.
July 2014: We are excited that Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod’s CIHR Operating Grant on comparative effectiveness of disability management and return to work policies and practices across jurisdictions in Canada, New Zealand and Australia has been funded.
July 2014: The AREA Fund’s 2014 Walk for Truth was a sunny success this year. Photos of the day.
June 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod and PhD student Kim McLeod will present at the 24th International Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) Conference, June 24-27 in Chicago. Their presentations will be posted here shortly.
June 2014: Excellent 7-part interactive series covering historic and current exposure risk, mesothelioma, mining, and provincial, national, and international policy.