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  • New postdoctoral fellowship established in honour of Ralph McGinn

    Ralph McGinn, former chair of the WorkSafeBC Board of Directors, was a lifelong advocate and leader in the field of occupational health and safety in Canada and internationally. To commemorate his tremendous contributions, WorkSafeBC has established the Ralph McGinn Postdoctoral Fellowship award.

    Published on: Feb 18, 2021
  • Injuries caused by overexertion during accustomed work

    On January 27, 2021, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved policy amendments regarding injuries caused by overexertion during accustomed work.

    Published on: Feb 01, 2021
  • Classification changes

    On January 27, 2021, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved policy changes to the effective date for classification changes due to a change in business operations.

    Published on: Jan 28, 2021
  • Revised resource outlines employer responsibilities for the safe operation of lift trucks

    As an employer, you’re responsible for protecting workers who operate lift trucks or work around them in your workplace. This includes identifying hazards and assessing the risks, and providing workers with the necessary information, training, and supervision to work safely.

    Published on: Jan 22, 2021
  • Longer than normal Employer Service Centre wait times

    Due to annual reporting and payment deadlines, our Employer Service Centre is currently experiencing longer than normal wait times.

    Published on: Jan 19, 2021