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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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Violence Risk Assessment Toolkit

The Violence Risk Assessment Toolkit was created to help guide you through the process of conducting a violence risk assessment.

The Violence Risk Assessment Toolkit was created to help guide you through conducting a violence risk assessment. The risk assessment is a key part of an organization’s overall violence prevention program, a requirement under WorkSafeBC regulations.

The assessment tools below give you everything you need to get started. We have even created an easy-to-use quick reference guide.

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  • Home care and community health support
  • Long-term care
  • Non-clinical areas
Staff survey

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This is part of a violence risk assessment for your workplace. The information from this survey can be used for your violence prevention program improvement and evaluation.
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Includes:

  • Home care and community health support
  • Long-term care
  • Non-clinical areas
  • Comparison location (needed in all three sections of the risk assessment audit tool)
Risk assessment audit tool

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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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  • Home care and community health support
  • Long-term care
  • Non-clinical areas
Policy and procedure review

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This document has been adapted from the Violence Risk Assessment Standard created by the Fraser Health Authority, Interior Health Authority, Northern Health Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Vancouver Island Health Authority, First Nations Health Authority, the Provincial Health Services Authority and WorkSafeBC dated August 24, 2021. The purpose of this standard is to provide a […]
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  • Home care and community health support
  • Long-term care
  • Non-clinical areas
Environmental survey

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Use this checklist to record information about client-centred violence-related hazards and existing control measures. The questions in the tool focus on common hazards and control measures. Organizations must evaluate client homes, surrounding areas and control measures for applicability. Use the table below as a reference tool when prioritizing action items.
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Includes:

  • Home care and community health support
  • Long-term care
  • Non-clinical areas
Task analysis

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Use these checklists to record information about worksite or department violence-related hazards and existing control measures.
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Violence Risk Assessment Toolkit

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Why should you do a violence risk assessment? Under what circumstances? Who should be involved? This Q & A document covers all the basics around violence risk assessments.
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This quick reference guide give you a step-by-step overview on how to complete a violence risk assessment.
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This document provides an in-depth description of the steps involved in conducting a violence risk assessment.
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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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This is part of a violence risk assessment for your workplace. The information from this survey can be used for your violence prevention program improvement and evaluation.
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View Staff Survey
This risk assessment audit tool includes a template for long-term care, home care and community health support, and non-clinical areas.
Files Attached
View Risk Assessment Audit Tool
This document has been adapted from the Violence Risk Assessment Standard created by the Fraser Health Authority, Interior Health Authority, Northern Health Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Vancouver Island Health Authority, First Nations Health Authority, the Provincial Health Services Authority and WorkSafeBC dated August 24, 2021. The purpose of this standard is to provide a […]
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Use this checklist to record information about client-centred violence-related hazards and existing control measures. The questions in the tool focus on common hazards and control measures. Organizations must evaluate client homes, surrounding areas and control measures for applicability. Use the table below as a reference tool when prioritizing action items.
Files Attached
View Environmental Survey
Use these checklists to record information about worksite or department violence-related hazards and existing control measures.
Files Attached
View Task Analysis
Working closely with clients and their families and friends, often under difficult circumstances and sometimes in isolated locations, can put you at risk of violence. Violence and aggressive behaviour are not part of your job.
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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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More Toolkits

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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