Safe Resident Handling

Did You Know?

Musculoskeletal injuries make up the highest percentage of injuries in the continuing care sector.

Course Description

In Safe Resident Handling, you will receive best-practice training for safe handling and musculoskeletal injury prevention designed specifically for long-term care staff.

This one-day course includes a blend of theory, scenario-based learning, and hands-on practice. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about safe handling techniques and tools, and apply that knowledge in a supportive, small group environment.

Intended Audience:

  • Long-term care workers who provide direct resident care, including care aides, LPNs, and RNs
  • Supervisors who work with those who provide direct resident care, and who would like to understand what safe work practices look like
  • Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee members who want to learn more about current best-practices in safe handling

Cost:

SafeCare BC Members - $35.00

Non-SafeCare BC Members - $100.00 (please contact training@safecarebc.ca to register)

Contact:

If you have any questions regarding this or any other SafeCare BC workshops, please contact training@safecarebc.ca.

*Note: SafeCare BC offers an extensive range of educational programs. Periodically, we must cancel sessions due to low enrolment as each of our workshops require minimum registration levels. If minimum registration levels are not reached by the two-week mark, the course will be postponed. Please ensure you register as soon as possible so we can confirm the course will run as scheduled.

Safe Resident Handling (One-Day): February 20, 2019

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  • Wednesday Feb 20 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 1424-4710 Kingsway
    Burnaby, British Columbia
    Canada
    V5H 4M2