Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba

202-135 McGregor Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 4V7

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:00



What is Safety Den?

The Long Term & Continuing Care

Association of Manitoba’s

Annual Provincial Conference & Exhibition

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Introducing a new Event Safety Den

Safety Den is a take–off on the popular TV series “Dragon’s Den”.


Do you want to win $1,000?

Just tame the Dragons to Win

Tell us your safety and health ideas or innovation and you could be presenting at the Safety Den, where you have an opportunity to win one of three cash prizes.


Hear the latest safety innovations!!! Watch the Dragons at work! Fun and entertaining!


There are two categories for submissions for Workplace Safety Innovation:


Workplace Safety Innovation

(Membership in LTCAM is not a requirement for this category)

This category is open to all staff, residents, and volunteers who are engaged/interested in providing care and services to seniors throughout the province of MB in various settings, for example, Personal Care Homes, Supportive Housing Residences, Retirement Residences, (aka Assisted Living), Adult programs, and Community, Home Care, and Seniors Resource Centres. (Examples only - not a complete list)

***The intent of the prize money is that it is used to arrange a safety event at your organization to further engage staff in workplace injury prevention. Let us know and we will help advertise your success. We will also help you celebrate!!.

Here are some examples:

  • Bring in a paid speaker to inspire staff to work safely.
  • Invest in training related to workplace injury prevention.
  • Participate in Safety and Health Week (formerly NAOSH Week), and use the money for prizes and innovative activities.
  • Host a staff lunch or BBQ to recognize the work being done to prevent workplace injuries.

Workplace Safety Innovation Prizes:

First Prize $1,000 |Second Prize $500 | Third Prize $250


Commercial Safety Innovation

(Limited to LTCAM Commercial /Affiliate Members only)

This is an opportunity to present your innovative safety idea to the “Dragons” and cheering delegates. A committee formed by Safe Work MB will review and determine the top ideas in the commercial member category.

The top three winners are presented with an “Innovative Safety Idea of 2023” award at the event.


Deadline to submit safety ideas is March 17, 2023  

How do I apply?

Complete the form below and email to [email protected],mb,ca

Safety Den Submission Form


A committee formed by SAFE Work Manitoba will review and determine the top three submissions. The top three submissions will be asked to present to the Dragons at the LTCAM conference on May 9th, 2023 to determine first, second and third place and prize allocation.


How does the SAFE Work Manitoba committee shortlist the applications?

The SAFE Work Manitoba judging committee will be using the following scoring criteria:

Total possible score = 50 points


1. Innovation - is this idea creative, innovative and unique to address a specific need - 10 points


2. Impact on Workplace Safety and Health - what feedback or measurable results have been received i.e. how do you know it is making a difference? - 10 points


3. Worker Engagement - were workers involved in the identification of solution i.e. the safety committee workers in a particular unit or area of a facility? - 10 points


 4. Feasibility - can this solution be sustained and would other workplaces benefit from this idea? - 10 points


 5. Wow factor - will this idea present well at the Safety Den? - 10 points

Total Score /50 points


Spread the word

We know there are lots of great ideas out there! Share this information with your staff, and a downloadable poster (coming soon) for your workplace.