Inside PEARS - Volume 5, Issue 1 : Winter 2009

Presented by The Occupational Health & Safety Agency for Healthcare in BC

Inside PEARS is a quarterly e-newsletter intended to keep you informed on what is happening in the PEARS community. This newsletter is a forum for sharing success stories and best practices, and for learning about new research and issues impacting PEARS programs across the province.

Click the image at right to download this issue (PDF) or view it on the OHSAH Website. Note that you will need Adobe Acrobat to view this newsletter. Please reply to this email to receive this update in text-only format.

In This Issue...

The PEARS Community

  • PEARS hosts 5th Annual Provincial Meeting
  • Changes in Disability Prevention at OHSAH: A New Director
  • Preventing Needless Disability: Frist Canadian Summit held in Vancouver

Around the Globe

Effectiveness of psychological return-to-work interventions in addressing the multi-causality of work disability

The "P" in PEARS

Identifying Workplace Risk Factors of MSI in Healthcare Workers: PEARS Workplace Assessments

Inside PEARS needs your stories! Share your successes, experiences, and events as well as any other ideas you think would make for interesting articles. This newsletter is as much your opportunity to share as it is for you to hear from the rest of the community. We look forward to receiving your input, suggestions and contributions!
Contact us at