Current research

Providing evidence that supports the reduction of serious work injuries and illnesses and that reduces disability duration is a cross-cutting focus of Partnership research. Our current areas of focus include:

More about our overall research program and goals.

Recent 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.

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