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Jan 28
2015

Avoiding the Iceberg – Putting MSIP Theory into Practice

In our last post, The Iceberg Effect, we presented the financial and human argument for reducing workplace injuries, using musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) as an example. We also highlighted key general […]

Jan 21
2015

The Iceberg Effect – The Hidden Costs of Workplace Injuries

The continuing care sector is BC’s second-largest categories of healthcare employers – accounting for approximately $1.4 billion in payroll every year. It also retains the dubious distinction of being the […]

Jan 21
2015

Call For Technical Advisory Committee Applicants

SafeCare BC is seeking applicants for the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC provides input, expertise, and knowledge to strengthen the effectiveness of SafeCare BC initiatives, programs, and projects. Specifically, […]

Dec 19
2014

SafeCare BC – Year-End Sign-off

A Year in Review For SafeCare BC, this past year (including several months at the end of 2013) have been marked by an incredible rate of change. Over this period, […]

Dec 17
2014

Rethinking Safety- Haro Park’s Experience

Earlier this past summer, SafeCare BC launched the Be Care Aware campaign aimed at raising awareness around the importance of safety in the workplace. As part of the campaign, we […]

Dec 10
2014

Train-the-Trainer Workshop Well Received

SafeCare BC is pleased to have launched its first Safe Resident Handling Train-the-Trainer workshop this past weekend. The in-depth 8 hour pilot, which was held at Little Mountain Place, received […]

Nov 19
2014

SafeCare BC Pilots New Safe Resident Handling Tool & Workshop

You spoke, we listened. In early 2014, employers and frontline staff identified safe resident handling as one of the top priority areas for training and resource development. In response to […]

Nov 17
2014

SafeCare BC Spearheads Safety Discussion/ New Board Elected

SafeCare BC participated on the BC Care Providers Association’s Care to Chat panel discussion on workplace safety yesterday at the Terminal City Club. Executive Director Jennifer Lyle joined moderator Robin […]

Nov 10
2014

UBC Health & Safety Research Study

SafeCare BC is encouraging you to participate in an exciting research initiative that will help better understand how your organization’s workplace health and safety practices are directly associated to work-related […]

Oct 29
2014

#BeCareAware – We’ve got your back.

The launch of the #BeCareAware campaign started with a simple, yet provocative question: who do you think is most likely to be injured at work? The purpose behind asking the […]