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This risk assessment audit tool includes a template for long-term care, home care and community health support, and non-clinical areas.
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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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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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Point of Care Risk Assessment

COVID-19 introduces a new series of risks that change the way healthcare workers must work. We have created a new tool — a COVID-19-specific version of the Point of Care Assessment — to help you stay on top of your workplace safety.

The Point of Care Assessment serves as an informal reminder, asking you to consider the:

  • Person in Care
  • Environment
  • Task
  • Yourself

Before you provide care, be sure to assess each of these areas to make sure it is safe to perform your job.

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Point of Care Risk Assessment Card Template
Printable PDF. Under printing preferences, select print on both sides (flip on long edge). Cut along the white spaces and take your Point of Care Assessment card with you wherever you go.
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Point of Care Risk Assessment

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Risk Assessment
Risk assessment involves thinking about how potential hazards may harm workers—and how severe that harm may be. Planning the appropriate amount of attention and control allows the implementation of controls to reduce risk.
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COVID-19 introduces a new series of risks that change the way healthcare workers must work. We have created a new tool — a COVID-19-specific version of the Point of Care Assessment — to help you stay on top of your workplace safety. The Point of Care Assessment serves as an informal reminder, asking you to […]
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The hierarchy of controls details a specific order to follow when assessing and controlling risk.
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