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Jan 26
2022

WorkSafeBC High Risk Strategy

WorkSafeBC is in year two of a three-year campaign called Health Care and Social Services High Risk Strategy, which focuses on inspecting ‘point of care’ interactions in classification units with […]

Jan 26
2022

SafeCare BC’s vaccine education and engagement initiative receives funding

On January 21, the Public Health Agency of Canada announced $14 million of federal funding through its Immunization Partnership Fund (IPF). This money will go to projects hoping to increase […]

Jan 25
2022

SafeCare BC Rapid Testing Media Roundup

SafeCare BC Saleema Dhalla has been busy the past week speaking to local media about the importance of rapid testing in protecting against COVID-19. Check out these stories below: Vancouver […]

Jan 19
2022

Spotlight on New Staff – Jennifer Derksen

We’d like to welcome Jennifer Derksen to the SafeCare team as our Occupational Health and Safety Consultant. Jennifer has collected a range of knowledge in various industries, including 10 years […]

Jan 19
2022

Safety Den is back!

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 […]

Jan 17
2022

Call for Nominations – SafeCare BC Board – January 2022

SafeCare BC’s volunteer Board is comprised of industry and union leaders, who represent our members in long-term care and home and community care and support, along with representation from WorkSafeBC. […]

Jan 14
2022

Rapid testing for COVID-19: what you need to know

Long-term care homes The province has sent out more than 200,000 rapid tests through the Provincial Health Services Authority. These tests should have been sent to all long-term care homes […]

Jan 12
2022

Spotlight on New Staff – Hannah Weinkauf

SafeCare BC is pleased to welcome Hannah Weinkauf to the team as the Project Coordinator. Hannah joins us after having completed her degree from Simon Fraser University with a major […]

Jan 12
2022

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What You Need to Know

On Friday, January 7, the Provincial Health Officer announced that employers would need to bring back their pandemic safety plans under a new health order. The new health measure was […]

Jan 10
2022

Year in Review – 2021

As we enter the new year, SafeCare BC would like to take a chance to reflect on 2021. From the start of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout to the challenges of […]