COVID-19 information and resources: What’s new (Nov. 9)
Highlighting key changes to our COVID-19 health and safety information on worksafebc.com in the past week.
Provincial health officer order for Vancouver Coast Health and Fraser Health Authority regions
On November 7, 2020, the provincial health officer issued an order to all employers in the Vancouver Coast Health and Fraser Health Authority regions with the exception of the Central Coast Regional District, the Bella Coola Valley, and Hope.
For more information on what the order means for employers in the affected regions, see COVID-19 health and safety.
This order also has specific requirements for:
Considerations in the uses of masks
- We added a new page with information on assessing risk and applying appropriate controls and considerations in the use of masks. See Controlling exposure.
- The Ministry of Health released Policy: Mask Use in Health Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic. See Health Care and COVID-19 safety.
We consolidated frequently added questions on a single page for easy access. See COVID-19 FAQs.