Research & Policy

Current Projects

Occupational Safety and Work Conditions for Immigrant Workers

Researchers from the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta have partnered with AAISA to conduct a study on occupational safety and work conditions for immigrant workers. The project will examine occupational safety, prevention, and post-injury workplace integration issues from the perspective of recent immigrant employees in Alberta, service providers, and employers.

Participants should be:

  • 18 years of age and older
  • A recent immigrant employee (less than 10 years in Canada) OR a Canadian-born employee
  • Working in an environment that is not safe for your health OR have sustained a work-related injury or illness

For participation, please contact:
Dr. Janki Shankar (Principal Investigator): or 780-862-8658
ConitaIp: or 403-971-7321
Vibha Kaushik: or 587-350-4152

Participants will be provided with a $50 honorarium upon successful participation.