Dr. Ellen MacEachen

Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada

Ellen MacEachen is a professor and Acting Director in the School of Public Sciences at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research examines health in relation to return to work, vulnerable workers, and the growth of precarious employment. Her 2019 edited book, “The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention” provides an international picture of social security systems, work and health. MacEachen sits on the Labour Market Information Expert Panel for the Labour Market Information Council of Canada and is past president of the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health.

SYM6 - No injured workers left behind: Workers' compensation and employment injury insurance schemes are essential part for better prevention and protection of workers

Workers' compensation and employment injury insurance schemes play a pivotal role not only in providing necessary compensations and rehabilitation to injured workers but also in enhancing prevention of occupational injuries and diseases. This session will highlight their efforts in both developing and developed countries to cater for needs of all workers through integrated strategies on OSH, compensation and rehabilitation. 

Gilles Binet, Canada 

Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed, Malaysia 
Ellen MacEachen, Canada 
Raffaello Marcelloni, Italy 
Anna Weigelt, Sweden
Marion Endicott, Canada
John McKinnon, Canada

Live : 21/09/2021 - 13:45 EDT - 15:15 EDT
Rerun : 21/09/2021 - 23:45 EDT - 22/09/2021 - 01:15 EDT