Were you a restaurant/bar worker during COVID?

The FABS study is interviewing employees who were bullied, harassed, and/or experienced violence. Share your story!

Does COR certification lead to lower injury rates?

Evaluations of Certificate of Recognition programs in BC, AB, SK and ON found that certification is associated with lower injury rates.

Is incidence of mesothelioma increasing in BC?

Considerable geographic variation in incidence rates is related to historic use of asbestos in some industries.

Violence prevention education in BC healthcare

Findings and recommendations from an evaluation of the violence prevention education are now available in video and written formats.
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Were you a restaurant or bar worker during COVID-19?

March 2023: The FABS study is interviewing employees who were bullied, harassed, and/or experienced violence in the workplace. Share your story!

Syme Research Training Awards Applications Now Being Accepted

The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is now accepting applications for its 12-month S. Leonard Syme Research Training Awards in Work and Health. The awards are for young researchers at the master’s or doctoral level intending to study work and health.

New paper: Do patterns of past asbestos use and production reflect current geographic variations of cancer risk?

February 2023: This paper describes geographic variation in incidence of mesothelioma across BC and Ontario regions from 1993-2016, in comparison to the prevalence of certain occupations, and point sources of historical asbestos production and use. Certain occupations such as construction trades workers were more likely to be overrepresented in regions with high mesothelioma rates. Read more in Cancer Causes and Control.

Mustard Postdoctoral Research Award in Work and Health

January 2023: The Institute for Work & Health is now accepting applications for its Mustard Postdoctoral Research Award in Work and Health. The application deadline is Friday March 24, 2023.

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Latest Publications

Do patterns of past asbestos use and production reflect current geographic variations of cancer risk? Mesothelioma in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada

Journal article
Slavik C, Demers PA, Tamburic L, McLeod CB.
Cancer Causes Control. 2023 Feb 2. doi: 10.1007/s10552-023-01672-4. Online ahead of print.

The role of low educational attainment on the pathway from adolescent internalizing and externalizing problems to early adult labour market disconnection in the Dutch TRAILS cohort

Journal article
Minh A, McLeod CB, Reijneveld SA, Veldman K, van Zon SKR, Bültmann U.
SSM Popul Health. 2022 Dec 5;21:101300. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101300. eCollection 2023 Mar.

Heat-related illness among workers in British Columbia, 2001-2020

Journal article
Weinberger KR, Tamburic L, Peters CE, McLeod CB.
J Occup Environ Med. 2023 Feb 1;65(2):e88-e92. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002761. Epub 2022 Nov 28.

An evaluation of violence prevention education in healthcare

Journal article
Provost S, MacPhee M, Daniels M, Naimi M, McLeod CB.
Safety Science. 2023 Mar;159(106011).

Differences in Modified-Return-to-Work by Immigration Characteristics Among a Cohort of Workers in British Columbia, Canada

Journal article
Senthanar S, Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Premji S, Bültmann U, McLeod CB.
Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022 October 29. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-022-10077-0.

A media surveillance analysis of COVID-19 workplace outbreaks in Canada and the United States

Journal article
Fenton S, Quinn EK, Rydz E, Heer E, Davies HW, Macpherson RA, McLeod CB, Koehoorn M.
FACETS. 2022 August 25. https://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2021-0156.

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