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Leading from the Inside Out
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  • "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

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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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Hazard Identification

Managing risk includes identifying hazards, assessing the risk, and deciding on control measures to eliminate or minimize the risk. When identifying hazards, it’s important to look for all the conditions and situations that could possibly harm your workers.

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This document is intended for managers, supervisors, workers and joint health and safety committee members. It outlines the steps in a risk assessment and details completing a job hazard analysis.

Managing risk includes identifying hazards, assessing the risk and deciding on control measures to eliminate or minimize the risk. When identifying hazards, it’s essential to look for all the conditions and situations that could harm your workers or workers on your sites, such as contractors or contracted service providers.

A Risk Assessment is the overall process of hazard identification, risk analysis and risk evaluation and includes:

  • Hazard Identification which is the process of finding, listing and characterizing hazards
  • Assessing the degree of risk of injury or illness for the hazards that have been identified
  • Determining and implementing measures to eliminate or control those hazards

Hazard Identification

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Risks should be systematically identified and reviewed to ensure those things, activities, situations, processes, etc. that cause harm to people or property are controlled.
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Your first step in protecting workers involves accurately identifying potential hazards in your workplace. You're looking for all the things and situations that could possibly harm your workers or other workers that may be on site.
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This series of photos illustrates a care worker bathing a client. They show many hazards that may be encountered by a care worker while providing care in a client's bathroom. You can use these photos during safety meetings, or post them on the wall to encourage staff to spot the hazards.
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See how many hazards you can spot. Challenge your students, staff or co-workers. Take the picture to a safety committee or staff meeting - anywhere you can to generate discussion about the safety issues in the photo.
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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.
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Kitchen working conditions vary from those of a private household where you are the only cook to large commercial kitchens where you are preparing meals with an entire team. Either way, kitchens are full of safety hazards and it is important to understand what they are and how to avoid them.
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