Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Katherine Lippel, Distinguished Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law at the University of Ottawa and leader of the Partnership grant Return to work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions passed away peacefully on September 23, 2021 at the age of 67.
This tribute to Katherine was put together by her colleagues and friends to honour her and the legacy she has left behind, including this visionary research project looking at return to work experiences of precarious workers injured at work
We invite you to read our tribute in honor of Katherine Lippel.
Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2021
It is with a great regret and a heavy heart that we announce that Katherine Lippel, holder of the Distinguished Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law, has passed away peacefully early in the morning on September 23.
Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021
La Chaire de recherche éminente en droit de la santé et sécurité du travail et la Chaire de recherche sur l’effectivité du droit du travail vous invitent à un webinaire qui portera sur le Projet de loi 59.
le mercredi 31 mars prochain, de 10h à 13h00 (HAE), via la plateforme Zoom.
Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Date and time: Thursday April 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT
Description: What are COVID-19’s impacts on maritime workers and what impact could this have on the capacity of seafarers to return to work after injury and illness? Do differences in work disability duration by interjurisdictional claim status vary by industry and jurisdictional context? What factors influence return-to-work of mobile workers in British Columbia?
These are just some of the questions that will be examined at this webinar hosted by the Policy and Practice in Return to Work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions research program. Join Dr. Desai Shan and Dr. Robert MacPherson, as they share the results of their respective research.
Registration: This is a free webinar open to the public. Registration is required. Please complete the and a confirmation email containing the webinar login details will be sent to you. For assistance, please contact Monique Lefebvre at .
Posted on Sunday, February 7, 2021
2021: The modernization of the workplace health and safety legislation
Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Wednesday March 10 from 10 a.m. to noon EDT
Description: Which healthcare professionals are recognized by workers’ compensation boards and why is this relevant to the care and return-to-work experience of injured workers? How do work disability policy frameworks and programs support or impede Canadians with physical disabilities who wish to engage in work-related travel, or ‘work mobility’?
These are just some of the questions that will be examined at this webinar hosted by the Policy and Practice in Return to Work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions research program.
Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021
On January 22nd 2021, Katherine Lippel appeared before the Parliamentary Commission of the Quebec National Assembly studying Bill 59 modernising occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.