Research & Innovation

Congratulations to Our 2022 R&I Grant Awardees

These four awardees have displayed excellence in their field, and the BCSP Foundation is pleased to support them in their important work.

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New Research Now Available!

SHIFT: Global EHS Research into Practice is a scientific, subscription-based electronic journal dedicated to the advancement and enrichment of the global safety community.

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Research & Innovation

Determining the Value of Safety Professionals

INSHPO, BCSP, the BCSP Foundation, BCRSP, and ASSP, are pleased to announce a team of qualified experts has been chosen to undertake the study examining the impact and value of using safety professionals in the workplace proposed by the organizations earlier this year.

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Why Research & Innovation?

We address challenging issues facing EHS professionals. How? By fostering an inclusive environment, asking tough questions, supporting researchers and innovators across industry and higher education, and ensuring that all findings are shared and translated to practical application for maximum impact.

Grantee Highlights

Abas Shkembi

University of Michigan, School of Public Health

Industrial Hygiene

Research (Master’s Thesis) Grant
Abas Shkembi, B.S., is a Research Associate and first-year M.S. student in Industrial Hygiene at the University of Michigan School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Abas has a B.S. in Statistics and enjoys integrating novel statistical and machine learning techniques with his OHS research. His research interests include noise exposure, hearing conservation, and occupational and environmental justice.

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Dr. Emmanuel Obeng-Gyasi

Indiana University/Johns Hopkins University

Public Health, Environmental Health & Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health

Research (Early Stage Funding) Grant
Dr. Obeng-Gyasi’s research uses biostatistics, epidemiology, molecular biology, and analytical chemistry techniques to investigate the effects of environmental toxicants on the environment and populations.

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Joshua Becker, M.S., CSP

Capitol Technology University

Pilot Fatigue

Research (Doctoral Dissertation) Grant
Josh Becker is a Ph.D. candidate at Capitol Technology University majoring in Occupational Safety and Health. His dissertation is titled: Pilot Fatigue in the Aviation Sector and its Effects on Human Factors: Uncovering the Link Between Departure Time Within a Duty Day and Accident Rate. Within his research protocol, he examines the direct and indirect effect that pilot fatigue, measured by departure time within a pilot’s flight duty period, has on the human factors and, more specifically, the association between accident prevalence and departure time in this period.

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Matt Law, MPH, CSP, REHS

Walden University

Risk Perceptions of Hispanic and Latinx Immigrant Workers

Research (Doctoral Dissertation) Grant
Matt Law is a Doctor of Public Health Student at Walden University and serves as Manager, Safety Strategy at W. W. Grainger, Inc. He also serves as an Environmental Health Officer, Lieutenant, in the United States Navy Reserve. His capstone doctoral study currently explores the risk perceptions of Hispanic and Latinx immigrant workers in construction in Central Florida.

Grant and Funding Opportunities

Grant

Investing in Innovation

icon applications Applications Open: January 3, 2023
icon deadline Deadline: March 7, 2023

BCSP Foundation will provide support for candidates with proposed solutions to workplace environment issues. These solutions must have broad impact and must be emerging in nature. The Foundation support will include financial resources along with professional services to assist the selected candidates with moving from concept to marketplace.

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Research: Early Stage Funding

icon applications Applications Open: January 3, 2023
icon deadline Deadline: March 7, 2023

BCSP Foundation will provide support for students and affiliated professionals at accredited institutions of higher education or related research facilities through a reviewed application process in support of research conducted within and related to the field of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). The financial support for research will be granted to the institution on behalf of the selected grantee to be used for direct support of research.

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Research- Master's Thesis Grant

icon applications Applications Open: January 3, 2023
icon deadline Deadline: March 7, 2023

BCSP Foundation will provide support for students and affiliated professionals at accredited institutions of higher education or related research facilities through a reviewed application process in support of research conducted within and related to the field of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). The financial support for research will be granted to the institution on behalf of the selected grantee to be used for direct support of research.

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Research-Doctoral Dissertation Grant

icon applications Applications Open: January 3, 2023
icon deadline Deadline: March 7, 2023

BCSP Foundation will provide support for students and affiliated professionals at accredited institutions of higher education or related research facilities through a reviewed application process in support of research conducted within and related to the field of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). The financial support for research will be granted to the institution on behalf of the selected grantee to be used for direct support of research.

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SHIFT Journal

New Research Now Available

April 2022

SHIFT: Global EHS Research into Practice is a scientific, subscription-based electronic journal is dedicated to the advancement and enrichment of the global safety community. SHIFT provides a platform for research conducted by and for safety professionals across the globe in a broad span of industries, specializations, and career stages. Cutting-edge research will inform free access best practice guides to provide practical, actionable, and achievable applications for the workplace and beyond.

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