This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
© 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Copyright Workers' Compensation Board of
Richmond, B.C., Canada. All rights reserved.
All text, logos, symbols, photographs, and any other graphics material are copyright ©Workers’ Compensation Board of B.C. (WorkSafeBC). All rights reserved.
WorkSafeBC printed products, videos, DVDs, CDs, and material on WorkSafeBC.com are covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, and by Canadian laws, policies, regulations, and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.
Printed products and materials on WorkSafeBC.com were produced and/or compiled by WorkSafeBC for the purpose of providing British Columbians with direct access to information on occupational health and safety. We make every reasonable effort to ensure this information is current and accurate. However, we do not guarantee that the information is complete, up-to-date, or accurate, or that it will be available without interruption.
The WorkSafeBC logo and Certified WorkSafeBC logo are official marks of WorkSafeBC and are protected. Their use is strictly regulated.
Use of the WorkSafeBC logo is permitted only as part of partnership and sponsorship agreements that are approved by the Director of Communications.
Only first aid training agencies with whom WorkSafeBC has written agreements are permitted to use the Certified WorkSafeBC logo.
The WorkSafeBC logo and/or Certified WorkSafeBC logo may not be used to indicate registration with WorkSafeBC. Employers may use the words “Registered with WorkSafeBC” if they are registered and in good standing with WorkSafeBC.
No commercial use of either logo is permitted.
If you have any questions about the WorkSafeBC logo or wish to request permission for use, please contact WorkSafeBC.
You may download and print WorkSafeBC publications for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not alter or remove any copyright or other notice from copies of the content. Copying, storing, or reselling any content except as provided above is expressly prohibited without prior written permission of WorkSafeBC.
Resale and/or reproduction of WorkSafeBC materials, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution are prohibited except with written permission from WorkSafeBC. To obtain permission to reproduce WorkSafeBC materials for commercial purposes, please contact WorkSafeBC.
Videos, DVDs, and CDs
Reselling, copying, reproducing, reformatting, and/or re-labelling and distributing WorkSafeBC video cassettes, DVDs, and CDs — or any portion of the content from these — in any form, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of WorkSafeBC. Digital copies of media purchased from WorkSafeBC and downloaded from the web site can be copied and transferred to electronic devices for distribution, provided such use is for educational purposes only.