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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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New employee health and safety orientation (clinical and direct care)

This template provides employers and supervisors with an overview of occupational health and safety topics to be considered for inclusion when providing caregiver-specific health and safety training and should be used with the general health and safety orientation.

This template provides employers and supervisors with an overview of occupational health and safety topics to be considered for inclusion when providing caregiver-specific health and safety training and should be used with the general health and safety orientation.

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A Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee is required in workplaces where there are 20 or more employees. Small workplaces with more than nine but less than 20 employees must have a worker health and safety representative.
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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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When it comes to workplace incivility and bullying, are you part of the problem? Review the questions in the checklist and tick-off those situations that you have actively participated in.
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This sample employer checklist outlines an employer’s immediate and follow-up responsibilities.
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The general health and safety orientation provides general information related to the organization’s overall occupational health and safety program.
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This template provides employers and supervisors with an overview of occupational health and safety topics to be considered for inclusion when providing caregiver-specific health and safety training and should be used with the general health and safety orientation.
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This guide is intended to make employers aware of the parts of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation that prevention officers will be focusing on as part of the Health Care Planned Inspectional Initiative.
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An exposure control plan is a document that describes how workers will be protected from occupational exposures such as infectious diseases or a hazardous substance in the workplace
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Explore some tips and ideas for your joint occupational health and safety committee!
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SafeCare BC is currently offering an occupational health and safety refresher presentation. This free 30-minute presentation is offered in-person or virtually and can be integrated into your health and safety committee meeting. It’s filled with practical advice on sector-specific safety topics and includes an opportunity to ask one of our health and safety consultants site-specific safety questions. 
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This policy statement should be reviewed and supported by the JOHS Committee and the union(s) and communicated to all workers before being finalized and signed by the most senior member of the organization.
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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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