Published Chapters, Books, Reports, Monographs

Parent SN, Lockhart K, Spiegel JM, Yassi A. Work Organization and Return-to-Work. In Handbook of Return to Work, From Research to Practice, Editors Bob Gatchel and Izabela Z. Schultz., Springer Handbook Series on Health, Work and Disability. Spring 2016.

Spiegel JB, Parent SN.  “Résultats de l’étude de recherche sur le cirque social au Québec” University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2016.

Parent SN, Lockhart K, Spiegel JM, Yassi A. Work Organization and Return-to-Work. In Handbook of Return to Work, From Research to Practice, Editors Bob Gatchel and Izabela Z. Schultz., Springer Handbook Series on Health, Work and Disability. Expected Winter 2015.

Spiegel JB, Parent SN. Taylor S and Yassi A. “Report on the Questionnaire Survey Conducted among Social Circus Participants at the “Rassemblement” Event, Quebec, May, 2014: An Art for Social Change Project” University of British Columbia, Vancouver, November, 2014.

Siegel, J. Stigma Campaign Image Pilot Progress report. July 26, 2013

Yassi A, Lockhart K, Spiegel JM, Corbeil R, Barker S, Stryvoke J. Final report Occupational Health Incident Reporting System for the Forestry Sector. Submitted to WorkSafeBC. Innovation at Work Grant RS2011‐IG31. September 2013.

Novak H, Yassi A,  Bryce EA, Landstrom M, Maultsaid,D. Online Infection Control Training: Perceived barriers and enablers to training and practice. In Technology-enabled Knowledge Translation in Health. Ed, Kendall Ho, Springer, 2012.

Yassi A, Engelbrecht M. Building capacity to design, implement and evaluate participatory action research projects: Deceasing the burden of HIV and promoting and protecting the health and safety of the healthcare workforce, A South African- Canadian collaboration. Final report to Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI). November 2012

Yassi A, Spiegel JM, Buck B, Sykes M, Lockhart K, Stime B. Building capacity of joint occupational health and safety committees: Creating an innovative web-based tool. Final report to WorkSafeBC. May 2012.

Yassi A, Spiegel JM, Buck B, Sykes M, Lockhart K, Stime B. The effectiveness of joint health and safety committees: A systematic review. Final report to WorkSafeBC. February 2012.

O'Hara L. Occupational Health Surveillance in Health Care: A follow-up to the Morocco workshop. In: ICOH- Occupational Health for Health Care Workers Scientific Committee Virtual Seminar; June 2,2011.

Yassi A., Bryce B, Kingsbury L, Scharf S, O'Hara L. Establishing an Occupational Health and Infection Control Program in a Large Ambulatory Care Facility. Final report to WorkSafeBC, April 2011.

Yassi A. Joint Prevention of Workplace Violence: Creating an Innovative Web‐based Tool. Project completion report to WorkSafe BC. December 2010.

Yassi A, Bryce EA, Kingsbury L, Scharf S, O’Hara LM. Establishing an Occupational Health and Infection Control Program in a Large Ambulatory Care Facility. Innovation at Work Final Report submitted to WorkSafeBC. 2010.

Yassi A, O'Hara L, Petit-Mshana E. Joint WHO/ILO policy guidelines on improving health worker access to prevention, treatment and care services for HIV and TB. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. April 28, 2010.

Spiegel JM, Bowie WR, Breilh J, Parkes M, Velasquez P, Yassi A.  Problem-based community learning to improve environmental health conditions in Ecuador: Stimulating transformations to achieve impact and sustainability. Universities and Participatory Development: Lessons from International Experience. P. Boothroyd  & S. Dharamsi eds. 2009.

Yassi A, O’Hara L, LoChang J, Lockhart K, Spiegel J. Provision of Workplace Programs for HIV and TB for Healthcare Workers: A Systematic Review to support development of  Guidelines for the Implementation of Policies to Improve Health Worker Access to Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care Services for HIV and TB. 2009. WHO; Geneva, Switzerland.

Yassi A, O’Hara L, LoChang J, Lockhart K, Spiegel J. Implementation of Policies to Improve Health Worker Access to Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care Services for HIV and TB (Health Workers “TREAT” Policy Guidelines): A Synthesis of the Existing Evidence.  Prepared for the Core Guideline Group, TREAT, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. August 2009.

Yassi A., Paris N, Watzke J, Kanigan R. Development and Evaluation of a Model for a Home Care Ceiling Lift Program in B.C. Final report to WorkSafeBC. April 2008.

Astrakianakis G, Yassi A, Tang T, Kennedy S. Asthma in healthcare cleaners. Final report to WorkSafeBC. March 2007

Rebman, R., (Ed.). Rodríguez Guzmán, J.; Dybka, L.; Watson, R.; Lavoie, M.; Yassi, A.; Gamage, B.; Pugh, S.; Lehtinen, S.; Tennassee, M.; Nophale, L.E. Proceedings of the International Commission on Occupational Health and American College of Occupational and  Environmental Medicine 2007 State-of-the-Art Conference Pre-conference Workshop: Protecting the Health of Health Care Workers: A Global Perspective. 25 October 2007. Published by NIOSH.

Omelchenko V, Lockhart K, Yassi A.  Lung Cancer and Hard Rock Mining: A review of the state of knowledge. Workplace Safety & Insurance Board in Ontario. March 2006.

Paris N, Yassi A. Lift Device to Reduce Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Home Support Workers in B.C. Final Report to WorkSafe BC. August 2006.

Spiegel J, Bonet M, Ibarra AM, Concepción M, Garcia M, Pagliccia N, Yassi A, Pintre A, Cifuentes E  Using research to assist the sustainable prevention and control of dengue in Cuba.  Global Health Research Case Book. Global Health Research Initiative (CIHR/IDRC/CIDA/Health Canada), 2006. pp. 28-30

Yassi A, Back C, Hackett G, Craib K. BCIT Lift Evaluation Final Report. Final report to WorkSafeBC. March 31, 2006.

Yassi A, Bigelow P, Yu S, Corneil T, Omelchenko V, Steinberg M, Astrakianakis G. Cancer Cluster Investigation within the Mission Memorial Hospital Laboratory - Final Report. March 31, 2006.

Yassi A & Bryce EA. Knowledge gaps and research priorities for effective protection against occupationally acquired respiratory infectious diseases: a Canadian perspective in Emerging infectious diseases and the threat to occupational health in the U.S. and Canada. Edited by William Charney. 2006.

Steinberg M, Yassi A, Jagger J, Bigelow P, Astrakianakis G.  Tracking BBF Exposures - The implementation of the Exposure Prevention Information Network (EPINet™) system at VIHA. Final Report to WorkSafeBC. 15 December 2005.

Yassi A, Raschke S, Jones Y, Robinson D. Development of a Method for Quantifying Biomechanical Risk Factors Associated with Manual and Mechanically Assisted Patient Handling. Final Report to WorkSafeBC. June 2005.

Engst C, Chhokar R, Miller A, Yassi A. Preventing back injuries to healthcare workers in British Columbia, Canada and the ceiling lift experience. In: Charney W, Hudson A, eds. Back Injury Among Healthcare Workers: Causes, Solutions, and Impacts. 1st ed. New York: Lewis Publishers; 2004:253-264.

Yassi A, Bryce EA, et al. Protecting the Faces of Health Care Workers: Knowledge gaps and Research Priorities for Effective Protection Against Occupationally-Acquired Respiratory Infectious Diseases. Change Foundation.  April 30, 2004.

Cohen M, Yassi A, Ostry A, Ratner PA, Village J, (OHSAH). Reducing injuries in intermediate care. Risk factors for musculoskeletal and violence-related injuries among care aides and licensed practical nurses in Intermediate Care facilities. Community Alliances for Health Research (CAHR) project #3; 2003.

Rapport D, Fyfe W, Costanza R, Spiegel JM, Yassi A, Böhm G, Lannigan R, Anjema C, Whitford W, Horwitz P, Patil G. Ecosystem health: An emerging field and major societal goal. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems(EOLSS-UNESCO Joint Committee); 2003.

Spiegel JM, Barcelo C, Loucks E, Dunn J, Tate R, Aldama A, Yassi A. Building a partnership to better assess the impact of housing improvements on health: A trans-disciplinary global health research project based in Cuba: IDRC Partnership in Global Health Equity, Project # 100443-015; September 2003.

Village J, Cohen M, Leyland A, Park I, Ostry A, Yassi A. Measuring workload of front-line caregivers in intermediate care and the relationship to musculoskeletal injury 2003.

Yassi A. Occupational health and safety for healthcare in British Columbia: Value report: Senior Human Resource Practitioners, Health Employers Association of British Columbia; October 16, 2003.

Yassi A, Kazanjian A, Balka E, Ward H, Fitzgerald J, Globerman J, Koehoorn M, Papineau D, Van der Wal R. Creating a cohort of healthcare workers for longitudinal study: Canadian Institute for Health Research Grant; 2003.

Yassi A, Ostry A. et al. The impact of healthcare organizational factors on nurse health, well-being, recruitment and retention in the South Fraser health region of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC: British Columbia Nurses Union; 2003.

Yassi A, Ostry A, Spiegel JM. Injury prevention and return to work: breaking down the two solitudes. In: Sullivan T, Frank JW, eds. New Views on Preventing Work-Related Disability: Taylor & Francis Books Ltd; 2003:75-86.