Publications

COVID-19 and Workplace Community Transmission—Identifying At-risk Occupations

Research brief using media surveillance to identify occupation and industry groups at risk of workplace outbreaks of COVID-19. September 2020.

Age Differences in Work-Disability Duration Across Canada: Examining Variations by Follow-Up Time and Context

Journal article
Fan JK, Macpherson RA, Smith PM, Harris MA, Gignac MAM, McLeod CB.
Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2020 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print].

Does gender/sex matter for risk and compensation of activity-related soft tissue disorders?

Research brief investigating gender/sex-based differences in activity-related soft tissue disorders among workers in BC. July 2020.

Does gender/sex matter for risk and compensation of non-traumatic, work-related hearing loss?

Research brief investigating of gender/sex-based differences in work-related hearing loss among workers in BC. July 2020.

Is gender/sex associated with risk and compensation of work-related concussions?

Research brief investigating of gender/sex-based differences in work-related concussions among workers in BC. July 2020.

Is the Return to Work Certificate of Recognition Program associated with improved outcomes?

Research brief. Full report available by request. Based on research presented in:
McLeod CB, McLeod KV, Tamburic L, Maas ET. Is the Return to Work Certificate of Recognition Program associated with improved outcomes? Final Report to WorkSafeBC; 2020.

Impact of COVID-19 on employment and financial security of immigrant workers compared to Canadian-born workers

Research brief based on analysis of the Statistics Canada Canadian Perspectives Survey, Series 1, addressing the impacts of COVID-19. June 2020.

Ability to work from home and paid sick leave benefits by precarious employment and socioeconomic status

Research brief based on analysis of the Statistics Canada General Social Survey Cycle 30 (2016). May 2020.

Performance of the COR® audit in BC construction firms: Do higher scores predict lower injury rates?

Research brief. Full reports available by request. Based on research presented in:

McLeod C, Saffari N, Cliff R, Jones A. Assessment of the British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance Certificate of Recognition audit score measurement properties. Final Report to WorkSafeBC and the British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance; 2020.

McLeod C, Yousefi M, Jones A. (2020). What occupational health and safety management system components predict firm injury rates in the British Columbia construction industry? Assessing the predictive validity of the British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance’s Certificate of Recognition Audit Tool. Final Report to the British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance. Vancouver: Partnership for Work, Health and Safety; 2020.

Urban-rural Differences in the Duration of Injury-related Work Disability in Six Canadian Provinces

Journal article
Macpherson RA, Amick BC, Collie A, Hogg-Johnson S, Koehoorn M, Smith PM, McLeod CB.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020 Mar 5. [Epub ahead of print].

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