Advisory: Deadline to apply for the 2020 Research Initiatives Program extended

St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL is extending the deadline to apply for the 2020 Research Initiatives Program to October 16, 2020 due to interruptions to researchers caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Research funding is available for health and safety research that informs innovative and easy-to-implement solutions to prevent workplace injury and illness and help safely re-integrate injured workers into the workforce.

Experienced researchers are encouraged to apply. They must be affiliated with an eligible applicant organization, such as a university, college, public hospital, health authority, or not-for-profit organization with the capability and capacity to conduct research. For more information, please email or visit the link below.

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About WorkplaceNL’s 2020 Research Initiatives

About WorkplaceNL

Serving approximately 13,000 injured workers and 17,500 employers, WorkplaceNL administers an employer-funded, no-fault insurance system that promotes safe and healthy workplaces, provides return-to-work programs and offers compensation to injured workers and their dependents.

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Carla Riggs, Director of Communications

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