The Quebec Joint Health and Safety Association for the Healthcare Sector (ASSTSAS) is exclusively dedicated to the prevention of accidents and occupational diseases in the health and social services sector. Created in 1979 under the Health and Safety Act (OHS), it is a non-profit organization that provides information, training, technical assistance and research and development in occupational health and safety.
AWARE-NS (Nova Scotia Health and Community Services Safety Association) was founded to reverse the trend of injuries and illness within the health and community service sector through leadership, stakeholder engagement, and effective OHS program training and development. AWARE-NS offers resources and information for Safe Resident Handling and Mobility (SRHM, SRHM for CCA Program Educators, Soteria Strains, and Workplace Violence Prevention.
The New Brunswick Continuing Care Safety Association (NBCCSA) was established in 2014. Initial NBCCSA efforts have focused on reversing higher than average workplace injury trends in nursing homes through measures that include training, consultation and an innovative peer group pilot.
The Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA), provides training, consulting and resources to more than 10,000 organizations and over 1.6 million workers across Ontario’s education and culture, community and healthcare, municipal and provincial government and emergency services sectors to reduce workplace risks and prevent occupational injuries and illnesses.
From eLearning to regional instructor-led training, PSHSA offers effective solutions to make organizations healthier and safer places to work
Established in 2013, SafeCare BC (SCBC) is an industry funded, non-profit society working to ensure injury free, safe working conditions for long term care (LTC) workers in BC. SafeCare strives to be the industry leader in advancing injury prevention and safety training for LTC workers.
SCBC provides its members with cost effective training, educational services, and industry safety performance information as well as communicates government health and safety legislation and policies which impacts its members.
The Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health (SASWH) is a non-profit association representing health services workers and employers. Established March 12, 2010, SASWH’s mission is to support and guide the health related industry in the elimination and prevention of workplace illness and injury. This is achieved through the effective application of the Provincial Healthcare Safety Management System.
The Alberta Continuing Care Safety Association (CCSA) provides industry-specific health and safety training to the Alberta continuing care sector. By assisting members in implementing health and safety training programs, the CCSA aims to lower incidences of workplace injury, enabling employers to save on WCB premiums, reduce injury costs, increase efficiency, and improve the overall long-term well being of employees.