Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health Conference

October 2018: Partnership Co-director Mieke Koehoorn, postdoctoral fellows Robert Macpherson and Esther Maas, PhD students Kimberly Sharpe and Andrea Jones, and MSc student Johannes Rebane are attending CARWH 2018, the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health biennial conference, October 21-23, in Vancouver. Most of their presentations address return to work after work injury, with attention to a variety of factors, including gradual return to work, barriers in the construction sector, the impact of mental health disorders, and geography.

Monday, October 22, Parallel Session I

Is it making a difference: Why, how, and for whom? A realist review of violence prevention education in healthcare
Sharon Provost

Exploring the effect of gradual return to work on sustained return to work, using a multistate model
Esther T. Maas

What facilitates or prevents successful return-to-work in the construction sector?
Kimberly Sharpe

Monday, October 22, Parallel Session III

Is COR associated with lower firm-level injury rates? An evaluation of the effect of an audit-based occupational health and safety recognition program on firm-level injury rates in Alberta, Canada
Robert Macpherson

Documentation of occupation for patients with mesothelioma – interesting findings from a review of oncology medical records
Mieke Koehoorn

Tuesday, October 23, Parallel Session IV

A multi-level longitudinal analysis of occupational sick leave associated with macroeconomic shifts from 2000-2015
Johannes Rebane

Impact of anxiety and depression disorders on return-to-work transitions after musculoskeletal injury
Andrea Marie Jones

Tuesday, October 23, Lightning Session

Twenty-five Years of Claims Data for Compensated Occupational Illnesses – What Has Changed?
Mieke Koehoorn

Does place of residence affect work disability duration? A comparative analysis of six Canadian workers’ compensation systems
Robert Macpherson

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