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Measurement of Earnings Loss

Published on: November 24, 2017

On November 22, 2017, the Board of Directors approved changes to policy item #40.13, Measurement of Earnings Loss, of the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II, to revise the factor used to adjust earnings for inflation in calculating a loss of earnings award.

Typographical error in Schedule B

Published on: November 24, 2017

On November 22, 2017, the Board of Directors approved amendments to Schedule B of the Workers Compensation Act to correct a recently identified typographical error in item 6 regarding asthma.

2018–2020 Policy Workplans

Published on: November 16, 2017

The Policy, Regulation and Research Division has prepared draft Policy Workplans for stakeholder review and comment. These workplans encompass proposed policy priorities relating to compensation, occupational disease, assessments and occupational health and safety.

WorkSafeBC Ammonia Inspection Initiative

Published on: November 09, 2017

From now until December 31, WorkSafeBC will be conducting an inspection initiative focused on risk assessment, exposure control plans, and work procedures, as well as emergency response and evacuation plans for ammonia exposure.

Nov/Dec issue of WorkSafe Magazine

Published on: November 07, 2017

Read the latest issue of WorkSafe Magazine, featuring articles on keeping safe on the night shift; tarping injuries in transportation; and how to get ready for new regulations on storage racks.

Broadband alarm survey

Published on: October 19, 2017

We’re looking to understand the effect alarm signals may have on worker safety, and to understand perceptions workers may have about the broadband signal.

Rate consultation sessions

Published on: October 03, 2017

Join us and other employers in your region to learn more about the 2018 proposed rates for your industry, injury trends in British Columbia, and what you can do to reduce injuries, claim costs, and your insurance rate.

WorkSafeBC Ergonomics Forum

Published on: September 07, 2017

In recognition of Ergonomics Month, WorkSafeBC is hosting an ergonomics forum on October 17. You're invited to join us for an afternoon of presentations and networking.

Young worker survey

Published on: August 31, 2017

Every day, 26 young workers are injured on the job — that's one person every 55 minutes. Starting a new job, especially a first job, can be a little scary, but it shouldn't be dangerous.

WorkSafeBC issues Annual Report

Published on: August 18, 2017

On August 17, 2017, the WorkSafeBC 2016 Annual Report and 2017-2019 Service Plan was tabled by the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. The annual report provides an audited review of our performance against targets set the previous year. It also includes our audited consolidated financial statements.