News & events
Reporting and paying during the Easter long weekendPublished on: Apr 15, 2019
All WorkSafeBC offices will be closed on Friday, April 19, and Monday, April 22, for the Easter long weekend. Our offices will re-open on Tuesday, April 23.
New resources to help prevent noise-induced hearing lossPublished on: Apr 08, 2019
Noise-induced hearing loss is a serious, preventable workplace injury. Check out these new resources to learn more about the causes of noise-induced hearing loss and what you can do to keep yourself and your workers safe on the job.
Anne Naser named President and CEO of WorkSafeBCPublished on: Apr 08, 2019
WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors announced today that Anne Naser has been named as the new President and CEO of WorkSafeBC.
March/April issue of WorkSafe MagazinePublished on: Apr 05, 2019
Read the latest issue of WorkSafe Magazine, featuring articles on preventing bullying and harassment in construction, the risks of aging equipment, and prototyping a new body armour for arborists.
Proposed policy amendments regarding activity-related soft tissue disorders of the limbsPublished on: Mar 29, 2019
The Policy, Regulation and Research Division is releasing a discussion paper with options on proposed policy regarding policy item #27.00 to stakeholders for comment.
WorkSafeBC is a Builders Code partnerPublished on: Mar 27, 2019
WorkSafeBC is pleased to be a partner in the Builders Code, an initiative to set a standard code of conduct for workers on construction sites in B.C.
2019 Public hearings on proposed regulatory changes to Part 16, Mobile EquipmentPublished on: Mar 20, 2019
WorkSafeBC will hold public hearing sessions in April and May 2019 regarding changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
WorkSafeBC offers new safety resources as craft-brewery industry bubbles with growthPublished on: Mar 18, 2019
WorkSafeBC is providing new health and safety resources for B.C.'s craft-brewery industry to help reduce injuries and incidents. The industry has tripled in size over the past ten years, growing from 54 employers to more than 160. With rapid growth of a new industry, the risk of workplace hazards can increase.
Food trucks can pose explosion riskPublished on: Mar 06, 2019
Food trucks primarily use propane to fuel cooking and other equipment. Explosions can occur when propane leaks from equipment or a fuel tank, builds up in a truck and ignites.
High Risk Strategies and Industry Initiatives updated with 2019 focusPublished on: Mar 06, 2019
WorkSafeBC’s 2018–2020 High Risk Strategies and Industry Initiatives identify and target industries and employers with a high risk of serious workplace injury and a significant contribution to the serious injury rate.