Workplace Fatal and Serious Injuries in British Columbia: Comparison of Case Ascertainment Across Data Sources

Project number: 
11-004
Approval date: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Principal Investigator: 
Koehoorn,Mieke
Institution: 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Funding Agency: 
WorkSafeBC
Datasets requested: 
Deaths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Consolidation file (BC Ministry of Health)
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
WorkSafe BC Claims Files and Firm Level Data
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Xu F, Alamgir H, Demers P, McLeod C. Characteristics of work-related fatal and hospitalised injuries not captured in workers’ compensation data. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2015; 72(6): 413-20. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25713157

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Fan J, McLeod C, Koehoorn M. Serious injuries among high risk industries and occupations in British Columbia, Canada. 21st International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health. Taipei, Taiwan, April 20-25, 2010. http://pwhr.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2012/04/Serious-injuries-poster-EPICO...
  • McLeod C, Fan J. Serious injuries in BC: Trends and future directions. WorkSafeBC Research Day. Richmond, BC, 10 March 2011

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Xu F, Alamgir A, Demers P, McLeod C. Are all fatal and hospitalized work-related injuries captured in workers compensation data? Annual Symposium on Environmental, Occupational and Public Health. Semiahmoo, WA: Jan. 8-9, 2015.
  • Koehoorn M, McLeod C, Tamburic L, Xu F, Alamgir A, Demers P. Are all work-related injuries captured in workers’ compensation data? Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) conference. Saskatoon, SK: Oct. 19-22, 2014.
  • Fan J, McLeod C, Koehoorn M. Descriptive epidemiology of serious work-related injuries in British Columbia. Canadian Public Health Association Conference. Montreal, QC, June 19-22, 2011. [Conference presentation.] http://resources.cpha.ca/CPHA/Conf/Data/2011/A11-664e.pdf

Report

  • Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Xu F, Alamgir A, Demers P, McLeod C. Are all fatal and hospitalized work-related injuries found in workers’ compensation data (peer reviewed). Research Report to WorkSafeBC, Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia. Report#RS2010-OG15 Richmond, BC: October 2014.
  • Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Xu F, Alamgir AH, Demers PA, McLeod CB. Work-related Fatal and Serious Injuries in British Columbia: Are all fatal and hospitalized work-related injuries found in workers’ compensation data? Final Report to WorkSafeBC. RS2010-OG15. Richmond (BC): 2014.

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