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Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice Conference

June 1, 2017 - June 3, 2017

We are proud to be a Participating Organization for the upcoming conference, Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice, happening on June 1-3, 2017 in Vancouver, BC with satellite sites in Kelowna and Prince George, BC. As a Participating Organization, our members receive a discounted registration rate for the conference. Join researchers and workplace experts as we discuss current research and practices that are increasing the safety and psychological health of workplaces across Canada and internationally.

http://www.cirpd.org/conference

Conference Purpose
This multidisciplinary conference brings together business/labour leadership and other stakeholders who play a role in creating and sustaining safe, healthy, and productive workplaces learning from current research and practice.

Attendees
Senior business and labour leadership, human resource managers, occupational health and safety professionals, frontline workers, public and private insurers, disability / wellness coordinators, health professionals, policy-makers, and academic researchers (business, health sciences)

Conference Topics

  • Workplace and worker risk and protective factors for work absence
  • Workplace assessment – credible tools/instruments
  • Older workers, chronic disease, episodic disease and work participation
  • Mental health, musculoskeletal health
  • Environmental/psychosocial hazards and interventions
  • Case management, return to work coordination, early intervention
  • Role of leadership/supervisors/managers
  • Workplace accommodation and social inclusion
  • Stay at Work Initiatives
  • Strategies and tools to enhance safety culture and organizational change
  • Bullying and incivility interventions
  • Enhancing communication with internal/external stakeholders
  • Multidisciplinary work rehabilitation services
  • Impact of sex and gender on RTW outcomes, implications for policy and practice
  • Information systems for accountability
  • Work productivity and disability prevention interventions
  • Wellness and health promotion
  • Showcase your workplace initiatives

Details

Start:
June 1, 2017
End:
June 3, 2017
Event Category:
Website:
http://cirpd.org/ResourceCentre/Conferences/SafeHealthyProductiveWorkplaces/Pages/Welcome.aspx

Organizer

Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability
Website:
http://cirpd.org

Venue

University of British Columbia

Details

Start:
June 1, 2017
End:
June 3, 2017
Event Category:
Website:
http://cirpd.org/ResourceCentre/Conferences/SafeHealthyProductiveWorkplaces/Pages/Welcome.aspx

Organizer

Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability
Website:
http://cirpd.org

Venue

University of British Columbia