Katherine Lippel, LLL, LLM, FRSC, is currently full professor of law at the Faculty of Law (Civil Law Section) at the University of Ottawa and holds the Distinguished Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law. She has been a member of the Québec Bar since 1978. She is also associate professor of law at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where she was a professor from 1982-2006, a member of the CINBIOSE research centre, and an adjunct professor in Carleton University’s School of Social Work. She specialises in legal issues relating to occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation and is the author of numerous articles and books in the field. She has received various awards for her research including the Prize for Excellence in research, 2010, from the University of Ottawa and the Award for Academic Excellence of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT), in 2005. She was made a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2010. In 2017 she received the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Gold Medal, the Council’s highest award.
As a co-investigator with the On the Move Partnership, Katherine Lippel lead the policy component of the team’s research program. Her own research focused on occupational health and safety, and workers’ compensation.
Katherine Lippel & David Walters. 2019. “Regulating health and safety and workers’ compensation in Canada for the mobile workforce: now you see them, now you don’t.” 29 (3) New Solutions: A Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Policy 317-348. https://doi.org/10.1177/1048291119868805
Barbara Neis & Katherine Lippel. 2019. ” Occupational Health and Safety and the Mobile Workforce: Insights from a Canadian Research Program.” 29 (3) New Solutions: A Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Policy 297-316. DOI 10.1177/1048291119876681
Leonor Cedillo, Katherine Lippel & Delphine Nakache. 2019. “Factors influencing the Health and Safety of Temporary Foreign Workers in Skilled and Low-Skilled Occupations in Canada.” 29 (3) New Solutions: A Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Policy 422-458, DOI: 10.1177/1048291119867757
Desai Shan & Katherine Lippel. 2019. “Occupational Health and Safety Challenges From Employment-Related Geographical Mobility Among Canadian Seafarers on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway.” 29 (3) New Solutions: A Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Policy 371-396. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1048291119870762
Nicola Cherry, Jean-Michel Galarneau, Michael Haan, Whitney Haynes, Katherine Lippel. 2019. “Work injuries in internal migrants to Alberta, Canada. Do workers’ compensation records provide an unbiased estimate of risk?” 62 American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 486-495, DOI: 10.1002/ajim.22981
Katherine Lippel, Richard Johnstone et Geneviève Baril-Gingras. 2017. “Regulation, Change and the Work Environment.” Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations [Introduction au numéro spécial du même titre]. 72 (1) RI/IR 3-16; https://www.riir.ulaval.ca/sites/riir.ulaval.ca/files/72_1_intro_anglais.pdf
French version : Katherine Lippel, Richard Johnstone et Geneviève Baril-Gingras. 2017. “Régulation, Changement et environnement du travail.” 72 (1) RI/IR 17-32; https://www.riir.ulaval.ca/sites/riir.ulaval.ca/files/72_1_intro_francais.pdf.
Sylvie Gravel, Katherine Lippel, Daniel Vergara, Jessica Dubé, Jean-François Ducharme et Gabrielle Legendre. 2017. “Adapter les mesures préventives de santé et sécurité pour les travailleurs qui cumulent des précarités : les obligations d’équité.” 19 (2) Pistes http://pistes.revues.org/5165
Distinguished Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, University of Ottawa