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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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Safety Den

Safety Den is a Dragons’ Den-inspired event presented by SafeCare BC, showcasing ideas from people like you—continuing care workers passionate about improving workplace health and safety. These are news stories about the big ideas!

Safety Den—our annual Dragons’ Den-inspired event—is back, and this year, we’re changing things up. We’re not just going to put your ideas on stage, we’re going to put them up on the big screen. How it works Safety Den is a celebration of innovation in healthcare, showcasing ideas from people like you who are passionate […]
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If ever you needed proof that health and safety can be fun, look no further than the 2023 Safety Den. Held on May 29 at the BC Care Providers’ annual conference, the Dragons’ Den-inspired event captivated its audience as contestants pitched their ideas and innovations. Presentations included comedy skits, a musical performance, and even an […]
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The Care Group’s Sidney Care Home took home the top prize of $1,000 this week in the sixth-annual Safety Den, presented by SafeCare BC. In this Dragons’ Den-inspired event, three finalists representing healthcare organizations from across the province pitch their health and safety innovations in a bid to win over the show’s judges—the Safety Dragons. This […]
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The sixth Safety Den, presented by SafeCare BC, is a Dragon’s Den-style competition, where contestants pitch their innovative ideas to reduce workplace injuries and improve the lives of those in care. Out of the seventeen health care organizations who submitted to Safety Den—a record number for the competition—it was Castlegar’s Castleview Care Centre that impressed the most. […]
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Taking home the top prize of $1000, Gemstone created a culture of safety within the care home with the Safety Star Program. Safety Stars are members of staff who pledge to do whatever they can to create a safe work environment. Donning a yellow lanyard, Safety Stars are given input in decision-making and are involved […]
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Worried your health and safety innovation isn’t big or bold enough for Safety Den? Don’t be. Over the many years, we’ve hosted the event, there is always one common trait the most successful submissions share: they’re simplistic. The winning submissions don’t require a large financial investment or a fancy piece of equipment—quite the opposite. Low-tech […]
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Safety Den 2022 Recap
June 1, 2022
Safety Den made its return at the BC Care Providers Association’s annual conference last week. Three finalists from two categories—healthcare and commercial—pitched their health and safety ideas to the Safety Dragons: David Hurford, Kerry Bowman, and Terry Lake. Here are the results. Sidney Care Home – First Place Sidney Care Home took home the top […]
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2018 Safety Den Winners
June 1, 2018
Continuing Care Category | Revera Living Revera’s low-tech safety idea is the creation of a ‘luggage tag’ style ID for a resident’s walker or wheelchair. One side of the letter-size sheet has a visual cue for the resident—a picture from their youth, one of a loved one, or a prominent memory, with a brief description […]
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A highlight of the BC Care Providers’ annual conference is SafeCare BC’s Safety Den, in which four organizations pitch their health and safety ideas to a panel of four judges.
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