The University is a statutory not-for-profit post-secondary degree granting education and research institution for the special purpose of creating and disseminating new knowledge including applied research in the fields of workplace safety, health promotion, return to work and disability management, comprehensive rehabilitation and disability leadership studies. It is committed to excellence in teaching and research, scholarship, and service to the broader community.
Ken Neumann, USW Canadian National Director was recently recognized for his leadership role in the establishment of the Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences. Please click on the following link to view the PCU-WHS newsletter.
The United Steelworkers endorsed a Resolution at its National Policy Conference re RTW / Disability Prevention Programs
The United Steelworkers (USW), the largest private sector union in North America with more than 225,000 members in Canada and more than 800,000 members continent-wide, endorsed a Resolution at its National Policy Conference on April 7 in Montreal, calling on the union to “recognize and support the value in pursuing meaningful, effective, confidential and joint workplace Return to Work / Disability Prevention Programs,” including full and equal participation by the union, the injured worker and medical caregivers during the return to work process with employers. The media release can be viewed at:
Interview with the Honourable Wayne G. Wouters, PC
PCU-WHS was honoured to host the Lieutenant Governor of the Province of British Columbia, who delivered the oath of office.
Photo L to R: Dean Winsor, Vice President Human Resources, Teck Resources Ltd., and Co-Chair of PCU-WHS; Her Honour Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of BC; Wolfgang Zimmermann, OBC, President, PCU-WHS; the Honourable Wayne G. Wouters, PC, Chancellor of PCU-WHS; and Ken Neumann, Canadian National Director, United Steelworkers and Co-Chair of PCU-WHS.
To view the montage of photos from the installation event held December 17, 2015 in Vancouver, please click: Installation Event
To view the video of the installation ceremony please click the following link