July 5th is National Injury Prevention Day

July 5, 2024, is National Injury Prevention Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of preventable injuries. Today, BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) would like to highlight the importance of preventing injuries in the workplace, particularly for workers in the seniors care sector.

To empower those working in the continuing care sector, our partners at SafeCare BC have many useful injury prevention resources, including:

Client handling

Lift policy

Musculoskeletal Injury (MSI) prevention


Point of care risk assessment for transfers

Safety Huddle | Point of Care Assessment

Safety Huddle | Safe Handling During Showers

Safety Huddle | Transfers

Safe resident and client handling policy

On this National Injury Prevention Day, let’s come together to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for everyone working in the sector who supports and cares for our seniors!

For more resources, please visit the SafeCare BC website.

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