June 2021: PWHS researchers conducted an umbrella review of reviews examining the work and health impacts of working in an epidemic/pandemic environment. The review addresses the impacts of working during an epidemic or global pandemic on work and health outcomes; the socioeconomic, demographic and work factors that are associated with these outcomes; and potential risk mitigation or intervention strategies that address these factors or outcomes.
Fan J, Senthanar S, Macpherson R, Sharpe K, Peters CE, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(13):6828.
Based on: Demers P, McLeod C. Mesothelioma Epidemiology and Prognosis. Final Report to WorkSafeBC. Vancouver, BC: Partnership for Work, Health and Safety; July 2021.
Read the results of the Ontario portion of this study: Mesothelioma: Epidemiology and prognosis
An audit-based occupational health and safety recognition program: Is COR associated with lower firm-level injury rates in Saskatchewan?
Research brief. Full reports available by request. Based on research presented in:
Macpherson R, Fan J, Peck H, McLeod C. Is COR associated with lower firm-level injury rates in Saskatchewan? Final Report to the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board. Vancouver, BC: Partnership for Work, Health and Safety, University of British Columbia; 2021.
Depressive symptom trajectories and early adult education and employment: Comparing longitudinal cohorts in Canada and the United States
Minh A, Bültmann U, Reijneveld SA, van Zon SKR, McLeod CB.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(8),4279.
Determining hazard management changes in workplaces following workplace safety inspections by WorkSafeBC in British Columbia, Canada
Macpherson RA, Yousefi M, McLeod CB.
Safety Science. 2021;140. Available online 19 April 2021.
Impact of anxiety and depression disorders on sustained return to work after work-related musculoskeletal strain or sprain: a gender stratified cohort study
Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bültmann U, McLeod CB.
Scand J Work Environ Health. 2021 Mar 21:3951. Online ahead of print.