SafeCare BC Logo
Programs & Services

Programs and Services

View All
Register
Leading from the Inside Out
Leading from the Inside Out waitlist
  • "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"
Guidelines & Regulations

Guidelines and Regulations

View All
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.
View News Story
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, […]
View News Story
12 Months of Safety - April 2024

Joint Health & Safety Committee

A Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee is required in workplaces where there are 20 or more employees. Small workplaces with more than nine but less than 20 employees must have a worker health and safety representative.
View 12 Months of Safety

Have a question about this topic?

Our health and safety consultant will be happy to respond to your question.
Ask
12 Months of Safety January 2024

Violence Prevention

4 Featured Resources

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.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety February 2024

Bullying and Harassment

1 Featured Resources

Bullying and incivility are significant problems in workplaces, homes, schools, and online. SafeCare BC and its members can play a role in creating safe, healthy, and civil workplaces.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety March 2024

Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention

6 Featured Resources

Musculoskeletal Injuries are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries, such as sprains and strains, in both long-term care and community health support services.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety April 2024

Joint Health & Safety Committee

17 Featured Resources

A Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee is required in workplaces where there are 20 or more employees. Small workplaces with more than nine but less than 20 employees must have a worker health and safety representative.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety May 2024

Mental Health

11 Featured Resources

Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Conditions such as stress, anxiety, and loneliness can negatively impact your overall well-being.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety June 2024

Extreme Weather

8 Featured Resources

One in three Canadian adults has experienced a major weather-related disaster or emergency (Government of Canada, 2023). The Government of Canada (2023) reports that we live “in a period of rapid climate change,” and high-risk weather is becoming severe, longer, and more frequent across Canada.  

View Topic
12 Months of Safety July 2024

Risk Assessment

2 Featured Resources

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.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety August 2024

Workplace Inspections

6 Featured Resources

Workplace inspections are an essential incident prevention tool in an organization's occupational health and safety program. Inspections involve critically examining the workplace to identify and record hazards for corrective action.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety September 2024

Infection Control

6 Featured Resources

Prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and influenza by taking proper infection control measures in your workplace.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety October 2024

Slips and falls

1 Featured Resources

Slips, trips and falls are the second most common injury for home and community health workers. As you enter a client's home, there may be uneven or slippery surfaces outside. Weather, outside environment, and clutter inside the home may result in tripping hazards.

View Topic
12 Months of Safety November 2024

Workplace investigations

View Topic
SafeCare BC Logo
©2024 SafeCare BC | All rights reserved.
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.
cross