News & events
Proposed Occupational Exposure Limits based on the New or Revised 2016, 2017, and 2018 ACGIH TLVs for Selected Chemical SubstancesPublished on: Jun 20, 2019
WorkSafeBC is requesting stakeholder feedback on the proposed OELs for 31 substances.
Amended regulations aimed at improving safety on commercial fishing vesselsPublished on: Jun 19, 2019
WorkSafeBC has amended its health and safety regulations related to personal flotation devices (PFDs) with the goal of improving worker safety on fishing vessels.
2020-2022 Occupational Health and Safety Regulation WorkplanPublished on: Jun 13, 2019
At their May 29, 2019 meeting, WorkSafeBC's Board of Directors approved the Policy, Regulation and Research Division’s 2020-2022 Occupational Health and Safety Regulation Workplan.
May/June issue of WorkSafe MagazinePublished on: Jun 13, 2019
Read the latest issue of WorkSafe Magazine, featuring articles on health and safety for restoration contractors, behind the scenes of the Prevention Information Line, and tips for your first summer job.
Consultation on proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety RegulationPublished on: Jun 06, 2019
The Policy, Regulation and Research Division is requesting feedback on two proposed amendment packages to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
New resource outlines roles and responsibilities on a restoration worksitePublished on: Jun 05, 2019
On a restoration worksite, it’s common to see workers for multiple employers carrying out work at the same time. Learn why it's important for a prime contractor to coordinate health and safety when many employers are on a worksite.
New resource on inspecting and certifying mobile cranes and boom trucksPublished on: Jun 05, 2019
Catastrophic failure of mobile cranes and boom trucks can lead to serious injury or death. If you are an owner or certifying engineer, learn more about your responsibilities to inspect and certify this equipment.
Amendments to Occupational Health and Safety Regulation now in effectPublished on: Jun 04, 2019
In early 2019, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation.
WorkSafeBC’s 2018 Annual Report now availablePublished on: May 31, 2019
Our 2018 Annual Report and 2019-2021 Service Plan was tabled on May 27 by Minister of Labour Harry Bains. The annual report provides an audited review of our performance against targets set the previous year. It also includes our audited consolidated financial statements.
New resource helps parents talk to kids about workplace safetyPublished on: May 28, 2019
Everyone has a part to play in worker safety, and parents can be powerful role models. It’s never too soon to start talking to your kids about workplace safety.