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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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SafeCare BC's outreach services are crucial in helping our members in the health sector create psychologically healthy and safe workplaces. It follows a systematic process, aligns with the national standard, and provides customized solutions for your organization's unique needs. This proactive approach is essential for promoting employee well-being, preventing psychological harm, and ultimately enhancing productivity and job satisfaction.

What we do

Our psychological health and safety in the workplace assessment tool assesses and addresses the psychological well-being of your employees. Using this tool, our service helps your organization identify potential stressors, hazards, and areas of improvement within your work environments that may impact mental health.

Gap analysis

Why it's important

  1. Our service prioritizes proactive measures to promote employee well-being, as a psychologically healthy and safe workplace improves mental health and enhances productivity and job satisfaction.
  2. The assessment process aligns organizations with the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (Psychological Safety Standard), a recognized framework for creating a mentally healthy workplace.
  3. We create personalized solutions by tailoring recommendations and educational resources to meet each organization's unique concerns and needs. This approach ensures that strategies are effective and relevant.

The process

  • Initial contact: We discuss your primary concerns regarding psychological health and safety in the workplace. During this stage, we inform you of the assessment process.
  • Leadership engagement: We meet with the leadership team to educate them about psychological health and safety in the workplace. This helps leaders understand the benefits of fostering a psychologically healthy workplace.
  • JOHSC Committee consultation: We consult with the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) to gather insights and perspectives from various stakeholders within the organization.
  • Individual meetings with leaders: We schedule 30-minute meetings to gather their observations, experiences, and concerns about psychological health and safety.
  • Data collection: We collect previous surveys from the last year and the current policy handbook from the organization to review data and obtain relevant information.
  • Site visit: We raise awareness for a site visit and schedule 2-3 days to conduct onsite observations, gather information, engage with frontline workers, and implement the Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace Assessment tool.
  • Action plan: Following the assessment, we provide the organization with an action plan, which includes:
    • Sharing findings (gap analysis)
    • Creating recommendations and a strategy for implementation
    • Providing educational resources and tools tailored to the organization's unique concerns
    • Offering a framework to support psychological health and safety in the workplace
    • Supporting the organization in developing and committing to psychological health and safety in the workplace policy

We commit to continuing support and providing resources as needed as the organization works through its action plan.

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We strive to empower those working in the continuing care sector to create safer, healthier workplaces by fostering a culture of safety through evidence-based education, leadership, and collaboration.
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