183.2. The functions of the committee include seeking, developing and promoting ways to
(1) identify and analyze the risk of incidents or accidents in order to ensure the safety of users and, in particular in the case of nosocomial infections, prevent such risks and reduce their recurrence;
(2) make sure that support is provided to the victim and the close relatives of the victim; and
(3) establish a monitoring system including the creation of a local register of incidents and accidents for the purpose of analyzing the causes of incidents and accidents, and recommend to the board of directors of the institution measures to prevent such incidents and accidents from recurring and any appropriate control measures.
For the purposes of this section and sections 233.1, 235.1 and 431 and unless the context indicates otherwise,
“incident” means an action or situation that does not have consequences for the state of health or welfare of a user, a personnel member, a professional involved or a third person, but the outcome of which is unusual and could have had consequences under different circumstances.
2002, c. 71, s. 9; 2005, c. 32, s. 95.