Guest blog by Mitacs
The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Nursing supports province’s mining industry.
Robin Thurmeier, Dr. Mary Ellen Andrews, Janet Luimes, Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot, Dr. Lorna Butler and Emmy Neuls.
The mining sector plays a critical role in the Saskatchewan economy — it accounts for one in every 16 jobs in the province, with a total payroll of $1.5 billion. Therefore, the health and productivity of mine employees have considerable economic and social benefits in the province, yet the impacts of physical and mental health on productivity within the industry are not yet widely understood.
Professor Lorna Butler and her team at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Nursing and the...