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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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Safe Handling Program Checklist

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.

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. This will help you identify what aspects are working well and which may need more attention. The checklist should be completed regularly to ensure ongoing program quality improvement.

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Developing a Safe Handling program for your organization doesn’t have to be hard. It begins with five steps.
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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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We are dedicated to providing comprehensive occupational health and safety (OHS) consulting services tailored to your needs.
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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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Safe handling peer coach training Workshop
Arrowsmith Lodge - Parksville,
April 29th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $220
April 29th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Arrowsmith Lodge, Parksville,
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Haro Park Centre is a campus of care located in the West End of Vancouver, offering independent housing, assisted living and residential care to senior citizens. Haro Park has a number of innovative programs and initiatives in place to promote a positive culture of safety.
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Patient handling is the top cause of injury among health care workers. Care workers who manually transfer or reposition patients are at significant risk of musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) such as sprains or strains. This bulletin outlines the risk assessments employers and workers should do to help reduce the risk of MSIs.
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