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  • "This program is great and well facilitated. I hope that more healthcare leaders can have the opportunity to participate in this kind of program."
  • "This is a good program and especially helpful to have other participants in the same field of work."
  • "I thought Callie did a great job at providing opportunities for everyone in the group to open, honest and to share their valuable experiences with others."
  • "Working with the other leaders was the most rewarding – to hear other leaders and their struggles and together coming up with self-care strategies to better cope with work-life balance"
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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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Safety Huddle

Hand washing

Learn to follow proper hand washing procedures.

Instructions

  • Before the huddle, print out the hand washing poster and post them at the sinks around your site.
  • Start the safety huddle by watching the Eden Gardens hand washing training video. Then, use the guiding questions to facilitate a discussion about hand washing.

After this huddle Staff should be able to:

  • Follow proper hand washing procedures

Notes to the huddle leader

  • Consider adding an activity to this huddle, where everyone physically participates in a simulation of washing their hands for the time is takes to sing Happy Birthday twice.

Guiding questions

  • Why is it important to wash your hands in the setting that we work in?
  • How do you properly wash your hands?
  • When should you wash your hands?
  • Are any barriers preventing you from washing your hands properly at work? If so, how can they be adequately addressed?

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Hand hygiene, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based handrub, is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading infections to others. Indeed, hand hygiene is an easy, inexpensive, and effective mean to prevent the spread of germs and keep everyone healthy.
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Hand hygiene, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based handrub, is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading infections to others. Indeed, hand hygiene is an easy, inexpensive, and effective mean to prevent the spread of germs and keep everyone healthy.
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Spread the Word - Posters - SafeCare BC
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Here’s a reminder from our staff on how to keep your hands clean and keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
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Learn when it is safe to transfer a person in care and know what to do if it is not safe to transfer.
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