ACE recognizes that disemination and sharing of information amongst our membership, research organizations and through conference partnerships with related not-for-profit organizations is an important aspect of enhancing the profession of ergonomics.
In March, 2008, ACE-Québec signed an agreement to partner with 4 other associations: l’Association des infirmières et infirmiers en santé du travail du Québec (AIISTQ), l’Association québécoise pour l’hygiène, la santé et la sécurité du travail (AQHSST), l’Association de la médecine du travail et de l’environnement (AMTEQ) et l’Association des médecins du réseau public en santé au travail du Québec (AMRPSTQ). As there are many common elements in our respective missions in occupational health and safety, this agreement will reinforce our ties and establish collaborations between us.
The Prairie-Northern region (AB, NWT, MB, SK) is a partner of the Health & Safety Conference Society of Alberta (HSCSA). The Health & Safety Conferences Society of Alberta is a non-profit,multi-partner organization, made up of various Health& Safety related industry associations, professional organizations, government, Workers' Compensation Board, and other related groups. Their objective is to work together to promote the importance of health and safety in the workplace and to provide a source of health and safety education to conference delegates.
ACE is a Member of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) was established in 2003 as an independent not-for-profit corporation, operating collaboratively with health professionals and organizations, regulatory bodies and governments to build and advance a safer healthcare system for Canadians.
Ontario region is partnered with the Institute for Work and Health (IWH) to assist in dissemination of research findings from IWH to ACE members and to assist IWH in establishing research directions in the area of ergonomics.
ACE is partnered with PISTES (Perspectives interdisciplinaires sur le travail et la santé - Interdisciplinary perspectives on work and health). PISTES is an electronic, scientific journal focused on the link between the social and human aspects of work with wellbeing. Although traditionally a french language journal, PISTES released it's first bilingual edition in May 2008.
ACE is partnered with CRE-MSD (Centre of Research Excellence for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders) to assist in the dissemination of research information to ACE members and to provide CRE-MSD contact with the ergonomics community for needs assessment.
The mission of the IRSST (Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail) is 1) to contribute, through research, to the prevention of industrial accidents and occupational diseases as well as to the rehabilitation of affected workers, 2) to offer the laboratory services and expertise necessary for the activities of the public occupational health and safety prevention network and 3) to disseminateknowledge, and to act as scientific benchmark and expert. ACE is partnered with IRSST to disseminate knowledge and research findings to ACE members.