is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals in partnership
with the Workers' Compensation Board of Manitoba, the
Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board, the Workplace
Health, Safety and Compensation Commission of Newfoundland
and Labrador, the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova
Scotia, and Alberta Employment and Immigration.
WorkSafeBC is dedicated to achieving a vision of workers
and workplaces safe and secure from injury, illness
and disease. In order to achieve this vision, WorkSafeBC,
together with its partners, must encourage and support
the development and use of the best scientific evidence
on issues that workers, employers and the organization
itself face in seeking to prevent injury and illness,
to return injured workers to health and to work, and
to provide fair compensation.
To this end, WorkSafeBC offers research grants under
its program FOCUS ON TOMORROW. Under its category RESEARCH
AT WORK, traditional operating and development grants
are made available to researchers affiliated with universities
and other research institutions. Under its category
INNOVATION AT WORK, grants are made available to a broader
group of applicants (including workplace parties, unions,
employer organizations, and educators) and are intended
to support research for the development of new knowledge
and/or practical problem-solving at the workplace level.
The Notice of Intent deadline for both categories is
January 12, 2009.
INNOVATION AT WORK - February 9, 2009
RESEARCH AT WORK - February 16, 2009
Click the button below to view the full request
further information please visit our Website.
Ed McCloskey, Ph.D.
Policy and Research Division
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