Does COR certification lead to lower injury rates?

Evaluations of the Certificate of Recognition programs in BC and Alberta found that certification is associated with lower injury rates.

Violence prevention education in BC healthcare

How, why, for whom, and in what circumstances is the violence prevention education effective in preventing violence and injuries?

Early & safe return to work in construction

Key informant interviews, policy/practice review, and data analysis will identify sector-specific barriers/facilitators to successful RTW.
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News

Time to return to work following workplace violence among health care and social workers

January 2020: A new paper by PWHS MSc graduate Kelvin Choi and postdoctoral fellow Esther Maas found that workers with psychological injuries in counselling and social work occupations, and in long-term care and residential social services, took longer to return to work following a violence-related incident than workers with non-violence-related incidents. This paper is an Editor’s Choice and so is free to all.

Seminar: Effects of work injury and RTW on family of precariously employed workers

January 2020: PWHS postdoctoral fellow Sonja Senthanar will discuss the impact of work injury and the return to work process on family members of precarisouly employed workers at the SPPH Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) seminar on Friday, Jan 24 at 1:00 in SPPH B151.

Heat safety for outdoor workers

January 2020: PWHS Co-Director Chris McLeod is quoted in an article about heat-related occupational health and safety for outdoor workers in OHS Canada magazine’s Nov/Dec 2019 issue.

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