Partnership news

Long-term care occupational health and safety practices survey

June 2014: The Partnership is recruiting long-term care homes to participate in a survey about health and safety practices.

Occupational disease and injury series on CTV News

June 2014: Watch Partnership Co-lead Chris McLeod discuss occupational disease from asbestos and injury risk in young workers in BC as part of a CTV News series.

2014 Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

May 2014: The Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) is hosting the Walk for Truth on July 12 in Powell River, BC, to raise awareness of asbestos-related disease. Registration is now open.

April 28: Day of Mourning

April 2014: WorkSafeBC, the BC Federation of Labour, and the Business Council of BC co-host a public ceremony on Monday, April 28 to honour those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases.

International Health Data Linkage Conference

April 2014: Partnership Co-lead Chris McLeod and Research Coordinator Jonathan Fan will present at the International Health Data Linkage Conference, April 28-30 in Vancouver. Their presentations will be posted here shortly.

BC Injured Workers Forum

April 2014: Working Together for Full Compensation – presented by the BC Federation of Labour on May 30 in Vancouver.

Mental Health and (return to) Work – Experiences from The Netherlands

March 2014: Ute Bültmann will give a talk at Green College at UBC on Wednesday March 12, at 5pm.

Seminar on heat-related illness

February 2014: Our visiting scientist Melanie Fortune will give a seminar on work-attributed illness from excess heat exposure on Feb 14 at 12:30 pm. Join live or online.

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