News & events
Revised resource helps small businesses better understand health and safetyPublished on: Oct 11, 2019
The contribution of small businesses to B.C.’s economy and our local communities is invaluable. This revised resource is designed to help small business owners understand the basics when it comes to health and safety in B.C.
New tools for quick access to injury and claim dataPublished on: Oct 10, 2019
We’ve replaced our tools for workers, employers, safety associations, and researchers to access industry injury and claims data so the information is easier to filter and use in research, reports, and health and safety business planning.
Real-time clearance updates and new insurance dashboardPublished on: Oct 10, 2019
Based on feedback from employers and upgrades to our technology, most employers who log in to use our online services will now be able to get real-time updates to their clearance status and account balance.
WorkSafeBC releases investigation report into 2017 motorcycle fatality on Deadpool 2 film setPublished on: Oct 02, 2019
WorkSafeBC has completed its incident investigation report (IIR) into the tragic death of a stunt performer on the TCF Vancouver Productions Ltd. (TCF) film set of Deadpool 2 in August 2017.
New resource to help prevent injury when working with spring-assisted folding stakes on log transport trailersPublished on: Sep 30, 2019
Adjusting the spring tensions of folding stakes on log transport trailers can result in serious injuries if not done properly. This new bulletin describes the hazards and how to reduce the risks.
WorkSafeBC raising awareness of asbestos dangers in older homesPublished on: Sep 24, 2019
WorkSafeBC is raising awareness about the dangers of asbestos in pre-1990s homes and urging homeowners to talk to their contractor before starting renovations or a demolition.
2019 Public hearing on proposed regulatory amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety RegulationPublished on: Sep 24, 2019
WorkSafeBC will be holding a public hearing on October 10, 2019 regarding changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
Ergonomics ForumPublished on: Sep 16, 2019
In recognition of Ergonomics Month, WorkSafeBC is hosting our fourth annual Ergonomics Forum.
Revised manual on controlling hazardous energy through de-energization and lockoutPublished on: Sep 13, 2019
Every year, workers in B.C. are killed or seriously injured because machinery or equipment was not properly de-energized and locked out. This manual has been significantly revised to better help employers control hazardous energy in their workplaces and create a safe environment for their workers.
Fatigue Risk Management ForumPublished on: Sep 09, 2019
You’re invited to attend this free, half-day forum on fatigue risk management.