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The annual member survey helps us respond to your health and safety needs through relevant, quality, and timely education and programming.
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In long-term care it is increasingly apparent that who is on shift is just as important as how many staff are on shift. Quality care is difficult to achieve when we do not routinely engage with one another in a positive, or civil, manner.
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Guidelines & Regulations

Guidelines and Regulations

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WorkSafeBC’s healthcare and social services planned inspection initiative focuses on high-risk activities in the workplace that lead to serious injuries and time-loss claims.
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WorkSafeBC is releasing a discussion paper with proposed amendments to the Current Rehabilitation Services and Claims Manual that guide wage rate decisions related to short-term and long-term disability compensation. Recommended amendments include: These changes may affect your claims costs. Click here to view the proposed changes and offer feedback to WorkSafeBC – The deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, […]
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12 Months of Safety | June 2024
Extreme weather

Emergencies can happen anywhere. Preparation helps you better respond to the situation. Check out these resources to keep safe.
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SafeCare BC offers subsidized rates for members and Associate Members. Learn more about membership.
A point of care risk assessment for transfers is a quick mini-appraisal you, the health care worker, do to make sure a person’s abilities still match what’s in their care plan. It doesn’t replace the typical risk assessment completed as part of a person’s care plan. Rather, it’s a tool you use in addition to the care plan assessments.
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You can use the Safe Handling Program Checklist to verify the components of a safe handling program, including development, management and staff involvement, needs assessments, equipment, education and training, and evaluation.
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Learn to refer to the no-lift policy to reduce your risk of musculoskeletal injury.
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June 19th @ 12:00pm
Having safe, healthy, and inclusive workplaces should be a basic goal for all employers. However, many workers view their workplace as being very unhealthy or even toxic. So why is there a disconnect between this basic goal and reality? In this session, Dr. Day will explore the key elements of a safe and respectful workplace […]
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Gentle Persuasive Approaches Workshop
Menno Place - Abbotsford
June 21st @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
June 21st @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Menno Place, Abbotsford
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Safe Handling Peer Coach Training Workshop
Haven Hill Retirement Centre - Penticton
July 4th @ 8:30am
Starting at $100
July 4th @ 8:30am
Haven Hill Retirement Centre, Penticton
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July 10th @ 12:00pm
Did you know that people who can notice and process emotion have higher levels of vitality and well-being? Maybe you struggle to harness the power of your “emotional” self or aren’t sure how paying attention to emotions can benefit your personal life and work. Heart Based Approach™ Caring: Josephine’s passion and mission to bring more […]
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Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum Workshop
Menno Place - Abbotsford
July 12th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
July 12th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Menno Place, Abbotsford
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July 16th @ 12:00pm
Language is a powerful tool! When used positively, it can reduce stigma, support our mental wellness, and provide an environment of support and inclusion. In this webinar, you’ll learn the principles for inclusive language, and how you can use those principles to create a positive work culture and support others working against stigma. Learning Objectives:
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August 8th @ 12:00pm
Let’s embark on a comprehensive exploration of the diverse neurotypes within your workplace ecosystem! Looking through the lens of neurodiversity, we see that neurological differences, such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and others, are natural variations in how individuals think, learn, and experience the world. Join Lisa Lewis for an interactive workshop featuring insightful discussions and […]
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Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum Train the Trainer Workshop
Sidney All Care - Sidney
August 19th to 22nd @ 8:30am-4:30pm
Starting at $400
August 19th to 22nd @ 8:30am-4:30pm
Sidney All Care, Sidney
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August 21st @ 12:00pm
Drawing on his lived experience as a person with a disability who works from home and who uses caregiving services, Andrew will explore how we can make caregiving spaces accessible for clients and consumers alike. We’ll look at different aspects of disability management, approaches to accommodations, and consider how these can impact psychological health. We […]
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Gentle Persuasive Approaches Workshop
Eden Gardens - Nanaimo
September 16th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
September 16th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Eden Gardens, Nanaimo
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The Working Mind for Employees Workshop
Zoom
September 17th @ 9:00am to 2:00pm
Starting at $35
September 17th @ 9:00am to 2:00pm
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Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum Workshop
Menno Place - Abbotsford
September 23rd @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
September 23rd @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Menno Place, Abbotsford
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SAFETY MONTH - June 2024

Extreme Weather

One in three Canadian adults has experienced a major weather-related disaster or emergency. The Government of Canada reports that we live “in a period of rapid climate change,” and high-risk weather is becoming severe, longer, and more frequent across Canada.  
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Get Psyched - June 2024

Psychological demands

Achieving a good job fit means aligning employees' interpersonal and emotional competencies, technical skills, and knowledge with their designated roles.
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