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Feb 07

Simple solutions succeed at Safety Den

Worried your health and safety innovation isn’t big or bold enough for Safety Den? Don’t be. Over the many years, we’ve hosted the event, there is always one common trait […]

Jan 25

The mental health impacts of workplace violence

When a team member experiences workplace violence, the physical impacts may be easy to spot. But, workplace violence impacts healthcare professionals’ physical and mental health. Workplace violence can contribute to […]

Jan 13

Leaders have a unique role in shaping a workplace culture that promotes violence prevention 

In 2023, SafeCare BC launched a new initiative called 12 Months of Safety – which focuses on a new health and safety topic each month. This January, we’re exploring violence […]

Jan 11

Safety Den is back for 2023!

Are you passionate about helping your workplace stay safe? Do you have a safety idea that others should hear about? …Do you want to win $1000? Then you should submit […]

Dec 16

Single-site directive expires on December 31

In the early stages of the pandemic, the provincial government introduced the single-site directive to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As the pandemic progresses, this order is set to […]

Nov 22

Five new training centres expands health and safety training to more of British Columbia’s continuing care workers 

Healthcare workers in continuing care will have five new in-person health and safety training location options in British Columbia, thanks to a new partnership between SafeCare BC and AgeCare.  With […]

Nov 16

Working Mind Program for long-term care

We have recently partnered with the Canadian Association for Long-Term Care (CALTC) to support a grant they have received from the federal government to boost resiliency and mental health education […]

Nov 16

Care to participate in a new podcast?

SafeCare BC is working with the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division, and CheckingIn, to produce a podcast and video series for caregivers that will be released in 2023. We […]

Oct 25

Workplace violence is the second leading cause of injury for long-term care workers in B.C.

Burnaby, B.C. – Yesterday’s announcement introducing new initiatives to reduce violence in the workplace for healthcare workers in targeted acute care locations is a crucial step in the right direction. […]

Oct 18

Hearts and Hands digital returns

With the success of the digital Hearts and Hands event over the past two years, we are excited to announce the digital platform is returning to accompany the in-person conferences so more people from across the province can enjoy the Hearts and Hands experience.

Oct 06

B.C.’s Health Human Resources strategy pledges to support the occupational and psychological health of healthcare professionals

Burnaby, B.C. – The Ministry of Health’s health human resources strategy promises to build healthy, safe, and inspired workplaces for B.C.’s health care workers. “We are thrilled to see a […]

Sep 28

Founding partner WorkSafeBC sponsors Hearts and Hands

We are pleased to announce that WorkSafeBC is supporting the Hearts and Hands conference, as our Founding Partner. We are appreciative of WorkSafe’s long-time support of this event.