Industry Partners

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SafeCare BC works with partners throughout the industry to help create healthy and safe workplaces.
WorkSafeBC

WorkSafeBC is a public agency that promotes and enforces workplace health and safety in the province of British Columbia. WorkSafeBC provides injured workers with compensation, medical benefits and help returning to work safely after their injury.


Legislation

The Workers Compensation Act defines the responsibilities, obligations and duties of government agencies, workers, employers and other organizations as related to workplace safety in British Columbia.


Statistics

WorkSafeBC statistics using Tableau in addition to your organization statistics, which can be found on your employer report, WorkSafeBC produces publicly available statistics, through an interactive online tool for all industries in British Columbia. Key time loss claim statistics for health care assistants can be found here.


Resources 

Health Care and Social Services High-Risk Strategy WorkSafeBC’s focus is on reducing injury rates and preventing incidents through inspections that assess point-of-care interactions between workers and residents or clients. For more continuing care related information, please log into the LEARNING [SPACE] to watch our webinar on this topic.


Canada Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Canada Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is a not-for-profit federal department corporation offering work-related injury and illness prevention initiatives and occupational health and safety information. CCOHS provides Canadians with unbiased, relevant information and advice that supports responsible decision-making and promotes safe and healthy working environments.


Association of Workers Compensation Boards of Canada

The Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) is a non-profit organization, established to facilitate the exchange of information between Workers’ Compensation Boards and Commissions.

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